Bioeconomics

25th Japanese-German Symposium

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

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

PROGRAM

May 20, 2022

Convenor: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus

11:00

Discussion of the symposium participants with DAAD Fellows from the 1970s
 

Convenor: Prof. Dr. Roza Maria Kamp

12:00

Registration

13:00

 

Music performance: Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 8

Mitsuhiro Shimada (violin) and Maina Yokoi (piano)

13:10

Welcome Remarks

  • Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus (Chairman, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)
  • Prof. Dr. Masahiko Hayashi (Director, JSPS Bonn Office)
  • H.E. Ambassador Hidenao Yanagi (Embassy of Japan in Germany)
  • Dr. Julia Münch (Secretary General, JDZB)
  • MDg Frithjof Maennel (BMBF)
  • Dr. Bernd Fischer (DJG)
 

13:40

Music performance: Toru Takemitsu: Distance de Fee
 

Part 1: Circular Economy
Convenor: Prof. Dr. Heinz-Georg Baum

13:50

“On the Way to Circular Economy – Intention and Reality”
Dr. Gernot Pehnelt (Head of Economic Institute for Waste and
Environmental Studies - Jena (BIFAS)) and Prof. Dr. Heinz-Georg Baum (Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Department of Food Technology)

14:15

“Food Waste – How to proof the target of the Sustainable Development Goals: The example of 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 (Foyer)
 

Convenor: Prof. Dr. Sonoko D. Bellingrath-Kimura

15:45

“Promotion of 3 Rs to achieve SDGs in Japan”
(3R = Reduce, Reuse, Recycle; SDG = Sustainable Development Goals)
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 – or how to get Plastics Circular”
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

JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony

18:15

Award Ceremony for members with more than 25 years of membership

18:45

JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony

19:00

Dinner (~21:00, Cafeteria and Foyer)
 

May 21, 2022

Part 2: Agrar Bioeconomics
Convenor: Dr. Anton Kraus

09:00

Introduction of JSPS Programs

Eriko Suto (Deputy Director, JSPS Bonn Office)

09:30

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

10:00

“Soil functions as Natural Resource for the Bioeconomy: A case study in a catchment”
Dr. Atsushi Hayakawa (Akita Prefecture University)

10:30

Q & A sessions

11:00

Coffee Break (Foyer)
 

Convenor: Dr. Arnulf Jäger-Waldau

11:30

“One Straw Revolution revisited – No-till Trials in Japan”
Prof. Dr. Nobuhisa Kaneko (Fukushima University)

12:00

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

12:30

Q & A session and Closing Remarks

13:00

Lunch (Foyer)
 

For participants of the General Assembly of the JSPS Club:

14:00

General Assembly of the JSPS Club

16:30

Guided tour (Start: Harnack-Haus, Ihne-Str. 16-20)
 

For others:

14:00

Guided tour (Start: Harnack-Haus, Ihne-Str. 16-20)

 


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