Universities towards 21st Century

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e. V.

May 8–9, 1998
Heidelberg


PROGRAM

Friday, May 8, 1998
Stadthalle Heidelberg, Neckarstaden 24

Moderation: Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki (Chairman of Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)
Protokoll

13.30   Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Takahiro Shinyo
(Minister of Japanese Embassy)
Dr. Klaus Plate (Director, City of Heidelberg)
Dr. Manfred Osten (Secretary General of Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung)
Prof. Dr. Yasuo Tanaka (Director of JSPS Liaison Office Bonn)
Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki (Chairman of Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS Stipendiaten e. V.)

14.00   Hitoshi Osaki (Director General of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science):
Developments of Japan's University Reform

15.00   Prof. Dr. Theodor Berchem (President of Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst):
German Universities on their Way to the Next Millennium

16.00   Coffee break

16.30   Prof. Dr. Leo Esaki (former President of University of Tsukuba, Chairman of Science and Technology Promotion Foundation of Ibaraki):
The Role of Academic Research: Opening New Frontiers of Scientific and Technical Importance'

17.30   Break

17.45   Jost-Gert Glombitza (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), Georg Neumann (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), Dr. Andrea Detmer (Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung):
JSPS Information on JSPS-Programs in Cooperation with German Organizations

19.30   Dinner, Restaurant Belle Apoque, Stadthalle Heidelberg


Saturday, May 9, 1998
Aula, Alte Universität Heidelberg, Grabengasse 1

09.00   Welcoming Remarks:
Prof. Dr. Heinz-Dietrich Löwe (Vice-chancellor of University of Heidelberg):

09.10   Prof. Dr. Carsten Herrmann-Pillath (University of Witten/Herdecke):
Economic Globalization and the Idea of a University

10.10   Prof. Dr. Makoto Nagao (President of Kyoto University):
University Society Relationship in the 21st Century – Aspects of University Industry Cooperation'

11.10   Coffee break

11.40   Dr. Josef Lange (Secretary General of Hochschulrektorenkonferenz):
The Role of Universities Towards 21st Century

12.40   Lunch

14.00   Annual Assembly of Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V., Senatssaal, Alte Universität