Conference Outline

Monday, May 20, 2019

09:00-09:15: Conference Registration | Orion Foyer (5F)

09:15-09:30: Announcements & Welcome Address, and Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners | Orion Hall (5F)

09:30-10:00: Featured Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
Defining and Measuring Resilience in an Aging World
James W. McNally, University of Michigan, United States

10:00-10:45: Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
Independence and Interdependence: Preliminary Thoughts from the Viewpoint of Japan’s Experience on SDGs implementation
Kotaro Katsuki, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

10:45-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-11:45: Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
Independence and Interdependence – Perspectives from a Development Practitioner Based in Indonesia
Toshi Nakamura, Kopernik, Japan

11:45-12:15: Featured Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
Independence and Interdependence
Lowell Sheppard, HOPE International Development Agency, Japan

12:15-12:30: IAFOR Documentary Photography Award | Orion Hall (5F)

12:30-12:45: Conference Photograph | Orion Hall (5F)

12:45-14:00: Lunch Break | Orion Hall (5F)

14:00-14:45: Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
South Asian Indenture to Jamaica: Between Law, Literature and Social Science
Eddie Bruce-Jones, Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom

14:45-15:30: Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
What Role Should Japanese Universities Play in the Refugee Crisis?
Osamu Arakaki, International Christian University, Japan

15:30-15:45: Coffee Break

15:45-16:45: Conference Poster Session | Orion Hall (5F)

17:30-19:00: Conference Welcome Reception | Garb Central
Meet in Toshi Center Hotel lobby at 17:15


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

09:00-10:40: Parallel Session I

10:40-10:55: Coffee Break | Room 708 Foyer (7F)

10:55-12:10: Parallel Session II

12:10-13:10: Lunch Break | Room 708 Foyer (7F)

13:10-14:25: Parallel Session III

14:25-14:40: Coffee Break | Room 708 Foyer (7F)

14:40-15:55: Parallel Session IV

16:00-17:00: Featured Workshop Presentation
Locating Data for Research: Data Collections and Resources for Thesis Writing, Teaching, and Grant Development for the Social Sciences and the Environment
James W. McNally, University of Michigan, USA & NACDA Program on Aging
Kathryn Lavender, National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), United States

18:00-20:00: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra) | Za Watami
Meet in Toshi Center Hotel lobby at 17:15


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

09:00-10:40: Parallel Session I

10:40-11:00: Coffee Break | Room 708 Foyer (7F)

11:00-12:40: Parallel Session II

12:40-13:45: Lunch Break | Room 708 Foyer (7F)

13:45-15:00: Parallel Session III

15:00-15:15: Coffee Break | Room 708 Foyer (7F)

15:15-16:30: Parallel Session IV

16:30-16:45: Closing Session | Room 708 Foyer (7F)


The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on November 11, 2019. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

The above schedule may be subject to change.