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2nd General Assembly Meeting
Organizer: International Tsunami Disaster Prevention Society(ITDPS)
Co-organizer: Economic Research Inttitute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA)

November 19,2018
Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall, United Nationas University
5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan

Agenda (a simultaneous translation will be provided)

1. General Assembly 10:00-12:00 Moderator: Toshikazu Ebisuzaki
⑴10:00-10:10Opening remarks: Prof. Akiko Yamanaka, President, ITDPS
⑵10:10-10:20Greeting of Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura, President, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
⑶10:20-10:45Greeting from Guests

 • Mr. Yoshiki Otake, Presidnt, Foundation for Advancement of International Science

 • Mr. Hideo Suzuki, Director-General/Assistant Minister (Ambassador, Division of Global Issues)

 • Ms. Naoko Okamura (Deputy Director-General, Research and Development Bureau, MEXT

 • Ms. Yuki Matsuoka (Head, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Office in Japan)

 • Introduction of other guests

⑷10:45-11:30Keynote Speech

 • Mr. Toshihiro Nikai (Secretary-General, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan)

 • Mr. C.W. Nicol (environmentalist/novelist)

⑸11:30-12:00General Assembly
 Report of activities and discussion on the other issues
2. Lunch 12:00-13:00 provide light meals in lounge
3. Academic session 13:00-17:15
⑴ 13:00-14:00 Keynote speeches
13:00-13:30Tsunami, Disaster Risk Management, and SDGs
 Prof. Taikan Oki (Senior Vice-Rector of UNU and Assistant Secretary-General of the UNU and University of Tokyo, Japan)
13:30-14:00Tsunami research and its practical use for hazard mitigation
 Prof. Hiroo Kanamori (CalTech, USA)
⑵ 14:00-15:30 Academic presentations
14:00-14:15Origin of Tsunami and Disaster Prevention Project
 Prof. Shigenori Maruyama (Tokyo Institute of Techonology)
14:15-14:30The Aceh Tsunami from an historical viewpoint, the impact of damage and efforts to face future disasters
 Prof. Muzailin Affan (Syiah Kuala University)
14:30-14:45Unknown Value of Inamura Fire, Spirit of Hamaguchi leads 160 years future UN initiative "Sendai Framework for DRR"
 Prof. Kimio Takeya (JICA, Japan)
14:45-15:00Protect sick and wounded people and medical staff from tsunami disasters: Preparation of an evacuation map for visiting nursing staff and its operation
 Prof. Nobuaki Shimizu (Aichi Prefectural University)
15:00-15:15The importance of "Human Society and Earth Environment" studies in the education of disaster prevention
 Mr. Masahiro Kasahara (Gyosei International Junior and Senior Highschool)
15:15-15:30Don't run away from a tsunami, but evacuate by floating
 Prof. Mistumasa Etoh (Shoubi University)
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
⑶ 16:00-17:15 Panel discussion
 • Prof. Akiko Yamanaka(ITDPS), moderator
 • Mr. Robert Patton (ADRA Asia Region office)
 • Mr. Freddy Svane (Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Japan)
 • Ms. Kiyoko Mii (Kirincho Inc.)
 • Mr. Hitoshi Murata (NEC Corp.)material
4.Closing Remarks (17:15-17:20): Prof. Shigenori Maruyama, Vice President ITDPS