The Futurability Initiatives International Workshop
on Transdisciplinary Research on Global Environmental Problems

Date: 21-22 January, 2013
Venue: RIHN Lecture Hall, Kyoto, Japan (→ Access)
Language: English
Timetable: PDF file


January 21 (Monday)

13:30-13:45 Opening Remarks and Objectives of the Workshop;
- Jumpei Kubota, RIHN
13:45-14:45 Gazing through the looking glass at both ends: studying sustainability in Canadian biosphere reserves from the bottom up and the top down
- Maureen G. Reed, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
14:45-15:30 Transdisciplinarity in Regulatory Science: A Case Study of Climate Change
- Hiroyuki Matsuda, Yokohama National University, Japan
15:30-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:30 Preliminary Framework for the Multi-scale Analysis for Adaptive Environmental Governance: Rethinking ‘Multi-scale’ Governance and Social Network
- Hiroe Ishihara, RIHN
16:30-17:30 Transdisciplinary sustainability research - relevance, potentials and challenges
- Daniel J. Lang, Leuphana University of Luneburg, Germany

January 22 (Tuesday)

9:30-11:30 Round-table Discussion:
"Working together with stakeholders —Approaches for co-design and co-production of innovative knowledge towards solutions of global environmental problems"
- Moderators: Itsuki C. Handoh & Steven McGreevy
11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:30 Wrap-up
12:30 Closing Remarks

KUBOTA Jumpei (Professor, RIHN)
KURATA Takashi (Associate Professor, RIHN)
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
457-4 Motoyama, Kamigamo, Kita-ku,
Kyoto, 603-8047, Japan
Phone : +81-75-707-2391
Fax : +81-75-707-2513