Bioeconomics

25th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized byJapan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V. with kind support of the Japanese-German Center Berlin

Date: May 20–21, 2022
Venue: Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin, Saargemünder Str. 2, 14195 Berlin
 

PROGRAM

May 20, 2022

12:00

Registration

13:00

 

Music performance: Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5, Allegro

Kaori Furusawa (violin) and Maina Yoki (piano)

13:10

Welcome Remarks

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V. – Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus
  • JSPS Bonn – Prof. Dr. Masahiko Hayashi
  • JDZB – Deputy Secretary General Tokiko Kiyota
  • BMBF – MDg Frithjof Maennel
  • DJG – Dr. Bernd Fischer
 

13:40

Music performance: Toru Takemitsu: Distance de Fee
 

Part 1: Circular Economy
Convenor: Prof. Dr. Roza Maria Kamp

13:50

“Design of Circular Economy: Implementing the Concept (Facts and Consequences)"
Prof. Dr. Heinz-Georg Baum (Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Department of Food Technology; Head of Economic Institute for Waste and Environment Studies)

14:15

“Food Waste – A Problem of Highly Developed Countries? How to Reduce Respectively Treat – A Comparison Between Austria and Japan”
Prof. Dr. Marion Huber-Humer (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna; Head of Institute of Waste Management (ABF-BOKU))

14:45

Q & A sessions

15:15

Group picture & coffee break
 

Convenor: Prof. Sonoko D. Bellingrath-Kimura

15:45

“Promotion of 3 Rs to achieve SDGs in Japan”
(3R = Reduce, Reuse, Recycle; SDG = Sustainable Development Goals)
Prof. Dr. Misuzu Asari (Kyoto University; Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies)

16:15

“Legal and Policy Framework toward Circular Economy in Japan”
 Prof. Mami Oku (Tokyo Metropolitan University; Graduate School of Urban Environmental Studies; Department of Urban Science and Policy)

16:45

“Opportunities and Limits of a Bioeconomy as an Integral Part of the Circular Economy - Some Policy Recommendations”
Prof. Dr. Susanne Rotter (Technical University Berlin; Institute of Environmental Technology; Chair of Circular Economy and Recycling Technology; Member of German Advisory Council on the Environment)

17:15

Q & A session

17:45

Transfer to the Embassy of Japan

18:30

Welcome Remarks
Japanese Embassy in Germany – H.E. Ambassador Takeshi Yagi

18:45

JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony

19:15

Dinner
 

May 21, 2022

Part 2: Agrar Bioeconomics
Convenor: Dr. Anton Kraus

09:00

Introduction of JSPS Programs

Makoto Aoyama (JSPS Office Bonn)

09:30

“Soil as Sustainable Resource for the Bioeconomy: In Germany”
Prof. Dr. sc. agr. Katharina Helming (ZALF)

10:00

“Management Soils as Natural Resource for the Bioeconomy: In Japan”
Prof. Dr. Atsushi Hayakawa (Akita Prefecture University)

10:30

Q & A sessions

11:00

Coffee break
 

Convenor: Dr. Arnulf Jäger-Waldau

11:30

“Agriculture in Kyushi-Okinawa Characterized by Local Environmental and Geographical Conditions”
Dr. Nobuhisa Koga (Kyushu-Okinawa Agricultural Research Center)

12:00

“Agriculture of the Future: New Bioeconomic Possibilites Due to Digitalization”
Prof. Sonoko D. Bellingrath-Kimura (ZALF)

12:30

Q & A session and Closing Remarks

13:00

Lunch    
 

For participants of the General Assembly of the JSPS Club:

14:00

General Assembly of the JSPS Club

16:30

Guided tour
 

For others:

14:00

Guided tour


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