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AASSA-SCJ Workshop on 1-3 March, Tokyo, Japan
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AASSA-SCJ Workshop

on

“Role of Science for Inclusive Society”

 

Tokyo, Japan

1-3 March 2017

 

Jointly Organized by:

Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and 

Science Council of Japan (SCJ)

 

Supported by:

InterAcademy Partnership (IAP)

 

The AASSA-SCJ Workshop on “Role of Science for Inclusive Society” was held at Science Council of Japan, Tokyo, from March 1 to 3, 2017. The workshop was organized by Science Council of Japan (SCJ) in collaboration with the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA), and supported by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).

Asia embraces diverse regions, and there are various issues to be addressed in order to realize an inclusive society, which is an underlying concept of the 17 objectives in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. The main aim of the workshop is to have deep scientific discussions on a lot of complicated issues about social system in collaboration with experts from various fields.

 

The main themes of the workshop are as follows:

 

·         Inclusive Design and Technology for Physically Handicapped People

·         Innovation to Support Healthy Aging

·         Sustainable Future Farm 2050

·         Science with and for Society

·         Migration in Asia and its Cultural Aspects

·         Issues on Work  and Life Balance in Asia

·         Urban Well-being and Healthy Residential Environment

 

42 lectures were given by the participants, who came from 12 different countries: Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Malaysia, Pakistan, Russia, Sri-Lanka, and Turkey.

The workshop comprised all together seven technical sessions on 1 and 2 March and a half-day study tour on 3 March. A welcome dinner was hosted by SCJ on 1 March, and another dinner was kindly hosted by the AASSA on 2 March.

AASSA, The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia
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