A Universal Challenge: Climate Change

12th Japanese – German Symposium

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

May 11–12, 2007
Welcome Hotel Residenzschloss, Untere Sandstr. 32, 96049 Bamberg


Friday, May 11, 2007

13.30   Welcoming Remarks
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus (Chairman, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)

Convener: Dr. Arnulf Jäger-Waldau (JRC Ispra)

14.00   Prof. Dr. Satoru Ikeuchi (Graduate University for Advanced Studies):
The Environmental Problem as a Science of Complex Structure

14.30   Discussion

14.45   Prof. Dr. Harry Lehmann (Federal Environment Agency, Dessau):
Options and Chances of Renewable Energies

15.15   Discussion

15.30   Coffee break

16.00   Prof. Dr. Harukazu Iguchi (National Institute for Fusion Science):
Energy Strategy for Future on the Finite Globe

16.30   Discussion

16.45   Conclusion of the day with questions to all speakers

Saturday, May 12, 2007

08.30   Information on Japan-Programs, Presentation by AvH and JSPS Bonn Office

Convener: Prof. Dr. György Széll (University of Osnabrück)

09.15   Dr. Andreas Behrendt (University of Hohenheim):
Convective Precipitation: A Challenge for Atmospheric Modelling Tackled with the International Research Campaign COPS

09.45   Prof. Dr. Takuji Nakamura (Kyoto University):
Impact of Atmospheric Radar and Lidar Observations on Global Climate Change Studies

10.15   Discussion

10.45   Coffee break

11.15   Prof. Dr. Udo E. Simonis (Social Science Research Center Berlin):
Kyoto II and Houston Protocol - on the Future of Climate Policy

11.45   Discussion

12.00   Conclusion of the day with questions to all speakers

12.15   Lunch

13.30–15.30   Sight-seeing tour 1, walking downtown Bamberg
English and German guided groups

13.30–15.00   Annual Assembly
Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

15.00–17.00   Sight-seeing tour 2, walking downtown Bamberg
only German guided groups, for participants of annual assembly