Japan &Science AAAS: For the Future of Science and Innovation in Japan
September 20, 2018
Science Japan Meeting 2018 ended successfully. It was the first time for Science to organize such an event in Japan. It was a great opportunity to reach out to different researchers, academia, and stakeholders and overall increase the visibility of Science in Japan.
All the key speakers and presenters pointed out different key areas that had been in trend and those that has to be taken into consideration in coming days.
The publisher of the Science, Bill Moran reported that Japan's citation remain flat on fourth place on the world ranking, compared to China's breakthrough growing tremendously. Dr. Holt pointed out the science policy around the world to still remain highly depended upon the budgetary constraints, Dr. Malcom presented her view on how diversity is important in the scientific world and the way she has tried to incorporate and reflect them in her working sphere.
The elite presenters from Japan also presented examples of budgeting system related to the science and technology, young foster development, corporate and university initiatives in Japan.
The more the areas in the development of science improve, the brighter will be the future of Japan.
- Keynote speech
"Advancing Science Through Publishing, Communications, and Advocacy."
Dr. Rush D. Holt
Chief Executive Ofﬁcer and Executive Publisher of Science Family of Journals, AAAS
- Speech 1
"The Other Impact Factor AAAS: Supporting Diversity in Science"
Dr. Shirley M. Malcom
Director, Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR), AAAS
- Speech 2
"Support to Young Researchers"
Prof. Hiroshi Nagano
Visiting fellow, Program officer of Center for Research and Development Strategy Japan Science and Technology Agency; AAAS fellow
- Speech 3
"Making World Competitive Research Hub: Activities of WPI-AIMR"
Prof. Motoko Kotani
Director, Professor and Principal Investigator, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, & Mathematics Institute, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
- Speech 4
Expectation on Academic Research & collaboration for Innovative Drug Development
Dr. Junichi Koga
Head of R&D Division, Senior Executive Officer, Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd.,
- Networking reception
|Co-Sponsor||Science/AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)|
|Support||Council on Competitiveness-Nippon|
|Venue||Tokyo American Club（2-1-1 Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan）|