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International Symposium organised by the OECD and Kyoto Alliance

1 October, 2015 (Thu)

International Symposium “Kyoto Alliance and Resilient Cities”

Place Wagenkan, Fukakusa Campus, Ryukoku University
Date  1 October, 2015, 10:00-13:00
Organised by
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 
Ryukoku University Research Centre for Local Human Resources and Policy Development (LORC)



10:00〜11:30 Session 1: How the Kyoto Alliance approach could build resilience in regions? 
11:45〜13:00  Session 2:  What roles are institutions (local governments, universities and industries) in Kyoto Prefecture expected to play in revitalizing local economies?



Rolf Alter, Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD

Katsutaka Shiraishi, Professor, Ryukoku University, Kyoto Alliance

Hiroshi Yahagi, Professor, Ryukoku University
Teru Fukui, Member, House of Representatives
Shuichi Yamauchi, Vice-Governor, Kyoto Prefecture
Yasushi Nakayama, Mayor, Kyotango City
Tomoko Samura, First Deputy Commissioner,  Secretariat of the Headquarters for Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy
Makoto Ueda, Director, University Policy, General Planning Bureau, Kyoto City
Takayuki Sakakida, Senior Managing Director, Kyoto Shinkin Bank & Representative Director, NPO Glocal Human Resources Development Center
Yasushi Ogihara, Secretary-general, Kyoto Association of Small Business Entrepreneurs
Yoshinobu Fukasawa, Director, ROAP-Fukuoka, UNHABITAT
Terry Schwarz, Director, Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Kent State University, United States
Roman Szul,  Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland

Co-hosted by:
Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto Alliance for Human Development

Supported by:
The Consortium of Universities in Kyoto, Kyoto NPO Center (KNC), Kyoto Center for Community Collaboration, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Kyoto Association of Corporate Executives, Consortium for Local Public Human Resources Development (COLPU), Community and University Alliance for regeneration of Northern Kyoto Area (CUANKA), NPO Glocal Human Resources Development Center, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Fukuchiyama City, Maizuru City, Ayabe City, Miyazu City, Kyotango City, Ine Town, Yosano Town, Kyoto Employers’ Association, Kyoto Industrial Association, Kyoto Association of Small Business Entrepreneurs, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific - Fukuoka




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