Program – Science in Japan Forum 2007






“Science in Japan” Forum 2007

Science Policy, Fusion Science and Accelerator Science

June 15, 2007 at Hilton Crystal City


8:30 am-9:00 am


9:00 am-9:05am

Opening Remarks by Dr. Akira Masaike, JSPS Washington Office

Fusion Science Session

9:05 am -9:25 am

Moderator’s Speech on Fusion Science

Robert Goldston
Director, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory


9:25 am -10:10 am

Highlights of Fusion Science Studies in Japan

Osamu Motojima
Director General, National Institute for Fusion Science


10:35 am -11:20 am

The Present and Future of ITER

Norbert Holtkamp
Principal Deputy Director General, ITER Organization

Accelerator Science Session

1:10 pm-1:30 pm

Moderator’s Speech on Accelerator Science and its Applications

Nicholas Samios
Director, RIKEN BNL Research Center

1:30 pm-2:15 pm

J-PARC and International Linear Collider

Masakazu Yoshioka
Professor of KEK, Leader for Construction of J–PARC

2:15 pm-3:00 pm

SPring-8 and XFEL: Leading Facilities for the Photon Science Research in Japan

Hiromichi Kamitsubo
Vice Chairman, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI)
Special Adviser, RIKEN

Science Policy Session

3:25 pm-3:30 pm

Introduction of Speakers

Machi Dilworth
Director, Division of Biological Infrastructure, National Science Foundation

 3:30 pm-4:10 pm

Challenge in Science Policy

Kaye Husbands
Science Advisor for Science of Science Policy, National Science Foundation

 4:10 pm-4:50 pm

Perspective of Science Policy in Japan

Maki Kubo
Director of Administration Department, JSPS

4:50 pm-5:30 pm

Discussion on the Science Policy (chaired by Machi Dilworth)









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