2018 ASAIHL Conference

Conference Program

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline 18th December 2017
18th January 2018 (Final Call)
Notification of Acceptance 26th December 2017
28th January 2018 (Final Call)
Full Paper Submission Deadline 22nd January 2018
19th February 2018 (Final Call)
Registration and Payment Deadline 12th February 2018
Revised Paper Submission Deadline 7th February 2018
28th February 2018 (Final Call)
Conference 26th-28th March 2018

Conference Schedule (Tentative)

25 March 2018 (Sun.)
Arrival of Board Members *Stay at Forest Inn Showakan
17:00-18:00 ASAIHL Board Meeting Room “Kinpouge,” Forest Inn Showakan
1st Day: 26 March 2018 (Mon.)
8:00 Registration of Participants/Delegates  
9:00-9:30 Opening Ceremony
1) Welcome Remarks by President, Soka Univ.
2) Opening Remarks by Acting President, ASAIHL
3) Opening Remarks by Secretary General of ASAIHL
Discovery Hall, Soka Univ.
9:30-9:45 Opening Remarks and Keynote Speech (MEXT)  
9:45-10:00 Photo Session Discovery Hall
10:00-10:20 Tea Break & Networking Discovery Hall Lobby
10:20-11:20 KEYNOTE Dr. Tsutomu Kimura DiscoveryHall
11:20-12:00 KEYNOTE Dr. Young Guk Park Discovery Hall
12:10-13:20 Lunch Break Cafeteria on 13th floor, Central Tower
13:30-14:30 Country Report 1 AB103, Global Square
14:30-16:00 Country Report 2 AB103, Global Square
16:00-16:20 Tea Break & Networking Gran Café
16:30-18:15 Parallel Session 1 4th Floor, Global Square
18:30-20:00 Welcome Dinner Cafeteria “New Loire”
2nd Day: 27 March 2018 (Tue.)
9:00-9:40 KEYNOTE Dr. William Gaudelli AB103, Global Square
9:40-10:40 Country Report 3 AB103, Global Square
10:40-11:00 Tea Break & Networking Gran Café
11:10-12:25 Parallel Session 2 4th Floor, Global Square
12:35-13:50 Lunch Break Cafeteria on 13th floor, Central Tower
14:00-15:30 Parallel Session 3 4th Floor, Global Square
15:45-16:15 Closing Ceremony AW403, Global Square West Wing
16:30-17:30 Depart for Dinner venue by Shuttle Bus
18:00-19:15 Farewell Dinner Sylvain Hall, Forest Inn Showakan
3rd Day: 28 March 2018 (Wed.)
9:00-12:30 Optional Half-day Tour Mt. Takao

Keynote Speakers

9:30-9:45 March 26
H. E. Mr. Hideki Niizuma
Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
10:20-11:20 March 26
Dr. Tsutomu Kimura
Advisor, Professor Emeritus of National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education
11:20-12:00 March 26
Dr. Young Guk Park
Vice President for External Cooperation, Kyung Hee University, South Korea
Dr. Young - Jun Lee
Dean of Humanitas, Kyung Hee University, South Korea
9:00-9:40 March 27
Dr. William Gaudelli
Professor of Social Studies and Chair of the Department of Arts and Humanities at Teachers College, Columbia University