SPEAKERS

2022.03.10(thu.)

 

Master of Ceremonies (DAY1)

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Yuki Fujioka

News Caster

Sun Television Co., Ltd.

He joined Sun TV in 2015 and worked as a reporter and director before becoming a news anchor covering the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake and disaster prevention. He is a disaster prevention expert.

Speakers (DAY1)

SESSION 1: Private Sector, Disaster Prevention and DX

 
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Toshihiko Horiuchi

Earthquake Engineer

National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Division

Dr. Horiuchi graduated from Graduate School of The University of Tokyo in 1984 and joined a private company as a research engineer in seismic design of structures. He received his doctoral degree from The University of Tokyo in 1996. He won JSME Medal for New Technology in 1998. He has been working for NIED since 2019 on research in earthquake disaster mitigation.

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Oishi Satoru

Professor

Research Center for Urban Safety and Security Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Kobe University

Oishi was Born in Shizuoka, Japan. He graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering, Kyoto University, and he received a Doctor of Engineering Degree from the Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University. He also has a license as a weather forecaster. From 1993 to 2000, Assistant professor in Disaster Prevention Research Institute of Kyoto University; from 2000-2009, Associate Professor in Yamanashi University; From 2009 to present, Professor in Kobe University; from 2017 to present Team Leader of RIKEN. His research theme is “Study on multimodal disaster risk using vulnerability index.”

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Yukio Tamari

R & D Manager

Tokyo Electric Power Services Co., Ltd. (TEPSCO)

Yukio Tamari has extensive professional experience, both as a researcher and as practicing engineer in the field of geotechnical earthquake engineering. He received his Master of Engineering degrees from the Kobe University (Japan) and Doctor of Engineering degree from the University of Tokyo (Japan). Working in TEPSCO, he has worked on a variety of geotechnical engineering projects and research projects.

SESSION 2: ESG investment and TCFD measures

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Takaaki Hoda

Professor responsible for Corporate Finance and Entrepreneur Finance​

Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University

Takaaki Hoda is a Professor of Corporate Finance and Venture Business at Kobe University, Graduate School of Business. Takaaki Hoda’s research interests are corporate finance, corporate governance, social finance (i.e. crowdfunding, social impact bond, regional cryptocurrency), and applications in government policy. He has multiple peer-reviewed publications, many working papers, and has received awards for his work from the Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs.

 
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Tsukasa Kanaia

financial institution

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited Sustainability Management Department Executive Manager Chief Sustainability Officer

He has been in his current position since April 2018.
Oversees overall sustainability operations for the company group. Developed the first ESG (SRI) fund for corporate pensions, launched environmental real estate business,developed the world's first natural capital valuation type environmental rating loan and positive impact finance, and formed a technology-based finance team.
Chairman of the 21st Century Financial Behavior Principles "Sustainable Community Support Working Group".
Member of the Ministry of the Environment's "ESG Financial Promotion Project in the Region" Opinion Exchange Meeting, and member of the Cabinet Office's "Regional Revitalization SDGs Financial Research and Study Group".

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Hidenori Yoshikawa

Think Tank, Chief Consultant

Senior Consultant / Director of Management Consulting Dept.1,

Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd.

Hidenori Yoshikawa is Senior Consultant of Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd (DIR). His specialty is ESG / sustainability strategies, corporate governance, capital market intelligence, etc.. He joined DIR in 2005, initially served as an equity research analyst focusing on IT service / software sector. He also worked for Industrial Finance Division of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in 2010-2012. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Policy Management from Keio University.

Conference for MIRAI BOSAI - DAY 1

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Taka Nakamura

Social entrepreneur​

taliki, Inc. CEO

Take Nakamura was born in Tokyo in 1995. While at Kyoto University, she built two schools in Cambodia to expand on children’s possibilities. She also studied at a business school in New York while working for the news bureau as an assistant producer, and was involved in coverage of the 2016 presidential election and the United Nations. Through various experiences, she found it necessary for supporting players to solve social issues, and founded taliki. Taliki supports social entrepreneurs grow, helps large companies in Kansai area to develop new businesses, and invests in start-ups.

 

​(Moderator of Conference for MIRAI BOSAI)

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Atsushi Izuka

Soil Engineer

Professor of Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Kobe University

His specialty is geomechanics, and he has been conducting research to theoretically explain and predict the mechanical response of the ground. However, after the Great East Japan Earthquake, his focus has shifted from geotechnical engineering to how to protect people's living space from natural disasters. Currently, he is focusing on the social implementation of the simulation technology of the whole city using the advanced ICT technology and its application to disaster prevention and mitigation.

2022.03.11(fri.)

Master of Ceremonies (DAY1)

 
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Jun Matsumoto

Announcer

Born in Hyogo Prefecture, she began her career in 2007 as an announcer working for NHK Nara and Okayama stations before becoming a freelance announcer in 2014.
She worked as a newscaster for societal and political news and economic programs at Sun Television in her hometown of Kobe for two years. She experienced the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake when she was 11 years old. She will never forget the shock of the huge shaking and the devastation of the city. She produced a documentary program about her classmate at the time, "Memories of the Earthquake:
My Schoolmate Who Lost Four Members of His Family...".

Speakers (DAY2)

International Session

 
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Khalid Mosalam

Director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Center

Taisei Professor of Civil Engineering, UC-Berkeley and Director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Areas of research are: Rehabilitation of essential facilities, e.g. bridges & electrical substations; Concrete, masonry & wood structures; Earthquake engineering; Energy-efficiency, sustainability & resiliency of structures; Fracture & damage mechanics; Experimental methods including hybrid simulations; Performance & health monitoring of structures using machine & deep learning

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Atsushi Izuka

Soil Engineer

Professor of Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Kobe University

His specialty is geomechanics, and he has been conducting research to theoretically explain and predict the mechanical response of the ground. However, after the Great East Japan Earthquake, his focus has shifted from geotechnical engineering to how to protect people's living space from natural disasters. Currently, he is focusing on the social implementation of the simulation technology of the whole city using the advanced ICT technology and its application to disaster prevention and mitigation.

(Moderator of International Session)

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Takashi Kamihigashi

​Economist

Professor at the Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration, Kobe University,

and Directer of the Center for Computational Social Sciences

He specializes in theoretical analysis on Macroeconomic Dynamics, and in recent years has also been developing research and dissemination activities in computational social science. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Computational Social Science, I have served as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Economic Theory, President of IEFS-Japan, and a member of the Science Council of Japan.

SESSION 3: With COVID-19, A new way of life in 2050

 
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Goh Ohji

Infectious Diseases Internal medicine​

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe University

He provides a bridge between clinical care and society with a focusing on Infectious Disease Treatment. He is working cross-sectionally with the Department of Infectious Diseases, the Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, and the Department of Infection Control at Kobe University Hospital. He is also involved in off-campus activities such as serving as an external member of the Kobe City Infectious Disease Surveillance Council and as a member of the Ethics Committee of a company in the Medical Industry City.

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Masaki Onishi

Artificial Intelligence Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Masaki Onishi received the M. Eng. and Dr. Eng. degrees from Osaka Prefecture University, in 1999 and 2002, respectively. From 2002 to 2006, he was a Research Scientist with the Bio-Mimetic Control Research Center, RIKEN. Since 2006, he has been a Research Scientist with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), where he is currently the Team Leader of the Social Intelligence Research Team, Artificial Intelligence Research Center. His research interests include video surveillance, crowd simulation, and automated machine learning.

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Hiroyasu Inoue

Graduate School of Information Science, University of Hyogo

Hiroyasu Inoue is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo, a researcher in RIKEN and a
sakigake researcher in JST. In 2011 and 2018, he was a visitor at the Center for Complex Network Research at Northeastern University and
Kiel University, respectively. He earned his Ph.D. in Informatics from Kyoto University in 2006. His research expertise is in network
science, social simulation, and data science. Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics Prize in 2017. NISTEP Selection in 2021.

SESSION 4: New Developments in Disaster Culture

 
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Hiroshi Okumura

Historian

Professor at the Graduate School of Literature, Kobe University. Modern Japanese history. Inheritance of disaster culture.

He specializes in the Inheritance of Disaster Culture, and since the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, he has been conducting practical research on the preservation and utilization of regional heritage. He is also a representative member of the Network for Historical Materials and a member of the Cabinet Office's Committee on the Protection of Cultural Properties and Urban Planning for Disaster Mitigation. As the project leader of the Center for Regional Collaboration in the Faculty of Letters Kobe University, he is developing collaborative projects between the university and citizens in this field.

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Yuki Fujioka

News Caster

Sun Television Co., Ltd.

He joined Sun TV in 2015 and worked as a reporter and director before becoming a news anchor covering the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake and disaster prevention. He is a disaster prevention expert.

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Kazuko Sasaki

Academic Fellow of Graduate School of Humanities, Kobe University

From 1996 to 2002, she worked on the collection and preservation of documents from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake implemented by Hyogo Prefecture; from 2002, she was a researcher at Community Outreach Center, Faculty of Humanities, Kobe University, and then at the Office of Promoting Regional Partnership, before being appointed to her current position in September 2020. Specializes in disaster documentation and modern and contemporary Japanese history.

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Akihiko Hokugo

Disaster Prevention Engineer

Professor of Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Kobe University

Starting from fire prevention and evacuation planning in cities and buildings, he is conducting research on residents' response behavior of to fires during earthquakes and the evacuation behavior of residents from tsunamis and torrential rain disasters, and exploring the nature of resilient communities in cooperation with citizens in various regions. In the open seminar of the Research Centre for Urban Safety and Security, he introduces related research of Kobe University and other institutions and discusses it with local citizens.

Conference for MIRAI BOSAI - DAY 2

 

​(Moderator of Conference for MIRAI BOSAI: Theme#2)

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Toshimori Otazawa

Scientist of Infrastructure Planning

Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, Major in Civil Engineering

He specializes in civil engineering planning. In particular, he analyzes various issues related to national land planning, urban and regional planning, and disaster prevention planning using applied economic and statistical models, and engages in research to propose policies and design systems that are desirable for society. He is also actively collaborating on joint research to solve administrative issues, and works as a member of the Hyogo Prefecture Research Committee for Future Planning.