NOV.24 (Thu.) to NOV.25 (Fri.) 2022
Kyoto University International Symposium 2022 on Education and Research in Global Environmental Studies in Asia 20 Years of GSGES Achievements and Future Opportunities 2022年度アジアにおける地球環境学の教育研究に関する京都大学国際シンポジウム 地球環境学堂・学舎・三才学林 20年の軌跡と将来展望
For Poster Presenters:
Those who register by 21th October can upload the poster between 15th-28th October.
Day 1 (November 24, Thursday)
LANGUAGE:Japanese/English(Simultaneous Interpretation)
PLACE:Online + Maskawa Hall* (Maskawa Building for Education and Research in the north campus of Yoshida Campus) *By Invitation Only
PART 1 - GSGES 20th Anniversary Ceremony
14:00 - 14:05 (JPT) Opening Speech
Prof. Takeshi KATSUMI, Dean of GSGES, Kyoto University
14:05 - 14:15 (JPT) Keynote Speech
Prof. Nagahiro MINATO, President of Kyoto University
14:15 - 14:45 (JPT) Presentation
The Past and Present of GSGES: Achievements, Challenges, and Prospects
Prof. Makoto USAMI, Vice Dean of GSGES, Kyoto University
14:45 - 14:55 (JPT) Video Congratulatory Addresses
from Partner Universities
14:55 - 15:00 (JPT) Photo Shooting
15:20 - 15:50 (JPT) Presentation
Toward International Collaboration in Vietnam
Emeritus Prof. Shigeo FUJII, GSGES, Kyoto University
15:50 - 16:20 (JPT) Presentation
Toward International Collaboration in Thailand
Prof. Shinya ECHIGO, GSGES, Kyoto University
16:20 - 17:00 (JPT) Panel Discussion
“Long-Term Prospects for International Collaboration over the Next 20 Years”
Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Gregory TRENCHER
・Asst. Prof. Minori TOKITO
・Assoc. Prof. Suwanna BOONTANON
・Lecturer Ayako FUJIEDA
・Emeritus Prof. Shigeo FUJII
・Prof. Shinya ECHIGO
Day 2 (November 25, Friday)
PLACE: Online
13:30 – 14:45 (JPT)
Poster Presentations Time
Japan time Study Field 1
Global Ecology
Study Field 2
Environmental Technology
Study Field 3
Natural Resources
Breakout Rooms
Poster -
Global Ecology
Poster -
Environmental Technology
Poster -
Natural Resources
15:00 – 16:30 (JPT) Oral Presentations 
Study Field 1: Global Ecology
Breakout Rooms
Oral 1 -
Global Ecology
Global Environmental Challenges – A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
Coordinator: Roger BAARS / Senior Lecturer, GSGES, Kyoto University
  1. Kumie HATTORI / Researcher, GSGES, Kyoto University
    “Climate Justice for Loss and Damage”
  2. Khalifatulloh (Aldi) FIEL’ARDH / Asst. Research Professor, Education for Sustainable Development Promotion Center, Okayama University
    “Biodiversity Education as a Gateway to Climate Change Education"
  3. Junko KONDO / Ph.D. Candidate, GSGES, Kyoto University
    “Rethinking Education for the Anthropocene”
Study Field 2: Environmental Technology
Breakout Rooms
Oral 2 -
Environmental Technology
Plastics Management and Microplastics Issues in Asia
Coordinator: Shuhei TANAKA / Assoc. Prof., GSGES, Kyoto University
  1. Shuhei TANAKA / Assoc. Prof., GSGES, Kyoto University
    “Nobody knows the environmental fate of plastic garbage"
  2. Jira KONGPRAN / Assistant Professor, Walailak University
    “Plastic waste and microplastics situation in Thailand"
  3. Yuji SUZUKI / Associate Professor, Gifu University
    “Development and application of an analytical method for fibrous microplastics in domestic wastewater samples in Japan"
  4. Sachithra IMBULANA / Ph.D. Candidate, GSGES, Kyoto University
    “Plastic waste management and current state of microplastic pollution in Sri Lanka"
Study Field 3: Natural Resources
Breakout Rooms
Oral 3 -
Natural Resources
Natural Resources Utilization for Urban/Rural Development
Coordinator: Izuru SAIZEN / Professor, GSGES, Kyoto University
  1. Analyn CODILAN / Assoc. Professor, University of the Philippines, Los Baños
    “Analysis of the performance of the Almaciga Resin (Manila Copal) Industry in the Philippines"
  2. Ernan RUSTIADI / Head of Research Institutions and Community Service, IPB University
    “Potential natural resources and threats to sustainability Jakarta-Bandung Mega Urban Region (JBMUR), INDONESIA"
  3. Le Minh DUC / Lecturer, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry
    “Livelihood of an upland community based on rubber plantation: A case study in Hong Ha commune, Thua Thien Hue province, Vietnam"
  4. Sanara HOR / Dean of Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration, Royal University of Agriculture
    “Urban Green Declines Effect Neutral Carbon Urban Design"
16:30 – 16:55 (JPT) Ceremony for Best Posters
16:55 – 17:00 (JPT) Closing Remarks
Prof. Shinya FUNAKAWA, Former Dean of GSGES, Kyoto University
Call for Poster Presentations

All students and young researchers are welcome to participate in online poster presentations. Please find the details on this website.

Themes: All study fields are welcome to submit to the poster sessions. Please choose one of three categories below. You can find the related keywords on this link .

  1. Global Ecology
  2. Environmental Technology
  3. Natural Resources

Registration for poster presenters (Title and abstract): October 14  Extended to October 21
Poster Submission deadline: October 28

[Poster Display period]
November 17 - 28

Best poster presentation will be selected by the selection committee, and awarded in the Closing Session.

1) Submitted posters will be released on the website from November 17.
2) Posters will be published on Kyoto University Research Information Repository, KURENAI with the permission of the presenter.
3) The committee may check all posters for consistency with the purpose of this symposium.