The 2nd East Asia International Student Symposium on Maritime Sciences will be held in Kobe, Japan, from November 20 to 24, 2012. This symposium is hosted by the Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University, Nippon Kaiji Kentei Kyokai, and Maritime Science Promotion Foundation of Kobe University, for the graduate students studying and researching in the fields of maritime sciences. We invite many students and academic staffs from overseas partner universities and domestic universities and colleges which have the departments of the fields of maritime sciences. We hold this symposium every two years, and last time we had 52 participants from 16 universities and colleges. In the 2nd symposium, we will discuss topics on Marine Engineering and Maritime Transport Sciences. To this symposium, we would like to invite one supervising academic staff and two participant students studying either research field from your university.
In Japan, Kobe is known as an international port city for its unique style with exotic atmosphere from ancient times. Our University is also distinctive university, having many exchange agreements with the universities around the world. We have been commemorating the 110th anniversary of our foundation throughout this year. We are really honored to announce that this symposium is going to be held as one of the events to celebrate this memorable year with the catch phrase "For 110 years and beyond". We hope all participants would have a pleasant stay, social and cultural enjoyments with old and new acquaintances, while becoming familiar with the latest advances in the fields of maritime sciences.
The symposium will discuss the progress and future of maritime sciences, focusing on the theme:
"Future Direction of Marine Engineering & Maritime Transport Science"
The conference scope includes following major areas (tentative):
Mr. Onizuka Y. (Chair, President of Nippon Kaiji Kentei Kyokai (NKKK))
Dr. Oda K. (Vice-Chair, Dean of Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University)
Dr. Uchida M. (Vice-Chair, Director of Maritime Science Promotion Foundation, Kobe University)
Mr. Kawakita H. (Director of Nippon Kaiji Kentei Kyokai (NKKK))
Dr. Liu Q.S. (Director of International Exchange Committee, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University)
Dr. Liu Q.S. (Chair, Kobe University)
Nippon Kaiji Kentei Kyokai (NKKK)
The symposium will be held at UMEKI Y Hall, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University, Japan
Additional information will be updated on the symposium website