The 27th Leadership Program on Japan
Formation of a Resource Recycling Network in Asia [December 2-5, 2002]
Under the 27th Leadership Program, an international symposium, was held in Kitakyushu City on the formation of a resource recycling network in Asia, inviting four experts in the field of the environment and recycling.
Date: December 2, 2002
Place:Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture
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The IIST invited experts under its 27th Leadership Program on International Division of Labor in Asia. These experts participated in an international symposium on the formation of a resource recycling network in Asia.
At the symposium, the overseasβ participants gave lectures about the environment and recycling issues in their own countries, and discussed the topic with Japanese participants.
More than 150 people were in the audience of the symposium and animated discussions were held on a variety of issues.
Those invited from overseas also exchanged opinions with environmental and recycling experts from Kitakyushu City and discussed relevant issues such as the future establishment of a recycling-based economic system in the Asian region. In addition, they made study visits to environmental and recycling facilities in Kitakyushu City to increase and widen their knowledge about the present situation in Japan.
The following is an outline of the program.
December 3 (Tuesday)
The 27th Leadership Program on International Division of Labor in Asia?Formation of a Resource Recycling Network in Asia
Keynote lecture on the promotion of environmental business and expansion of such business in Asia
-Dr. Ryoichi Yamamoto, Director, Center for Collaborative Research, University of Tokyo
Coordinator:Professor Takayuki Shimaoka, Institute of Environmental Systems, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
-Dr. Zhao Youcai, Professor and Deputy-Director, The State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University (China)
-Dr. Seong-Gu Kang, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Hoseo University (South Korea)
-Dr. Jullapong Thaveesri, Head of Waste Management Division, Factory Environmental Technology Bureau, Department of Industry Works, Ministry of Industry (Thailand)
-Dr. Mukundan Sugunan Pillay, Director of Engineering Services, Ministry of Health (Malaysia)
-Ryoichi Takeuchi, General Manager, Project Planning Office, Business Promotion Center, Ebara Corporation
-Satoshi Tsuruta, President, Environment Technology Service Co., Ltd.
December 4 (Wednesday)
Study visit to the Kitakyushu Eco-Town and an opinion exchange meeting; study visit to the Kitakyushu Science and Research Park; and opinion exchanges
-Dr. Zhao Youcai (CHINA)
Professor and Deputy-Director
The State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse
School of Environmental Science and Engineering
-Dr. Seong-Gu Kang (KOREA)
Department of Chemical Engineering
-Dr. Mukundan Sugunan Pillay (MALAYSIA)
Director of Engineering Services
Ministry of Health
-Dr. Jullapong Thaveesri (THAILAND)
Head of Waste Management Division
Factory Environmental Technology Bureau
Department of Industry Works
Ministry of Industry
International Exchange Dept.