Online Event─Sakura Science and Beyond
JST and SSC Japan Alumni Association to Co-host Alumni Meeting
Inspiring Messages from Japan to the World

Date: Saturday March 6, 2021
Time: 13:00-14:30 Japan Standard Time
Platform: Zoom Webinar
Operation: Sakura Science Club Secretariat (Japan International Science and Technology Exchange Center - JISTEC - Phone +81-3-5825-9391)

The March 6 online event <Sakura Science and Beyond> will be co-organized by JST and SSC Japan Alumni Association from Japan and anyone interested around the world can attend. Organizers have invited experts from various backgrounds in S&T to take part in this webinar so we hope the event will inspire you. One of main coordinators in Japan, Ms. Ha Hoang (working at Kioxia Corporation) and Ms. Thin Thin Htut (studying at Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University) will be moderators for this event.

Event Outline

13:00 Opening remarks by JST and Mr. Lai Hung Wei, Head of SSC Japan Alumni Association
13:08 Introduction of SSC alumni groups in other countries
13:15 Presentation by Keynote Speaker
Dr. Mohri Mamoru, Chief Executive Director of Miraikan (The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation); Astronaut
13:45 Photo Session
13:47-13:50 Intermission
Presentation by Invited Speakers
Session on Revisiting Japan for Higher Studies
13:50 Mr. Chirayu Kothari, Master’s Student at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo
Session on Research
14:00 Dr. Pham Nam Hai, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering/School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology (JST CREST Researcher)
14:10 Dr. Tarin Clanuwat, Project Assistant Professor at ROIS-DS Center for Open Data in the Humanities, National Institute of Informatics (JST ACT-X Researcher)
Session on Working in Japan
14:20 Mr. Austin Zeng, Co-Founder and President of MEXT Scholars Association
14:30 Closing remarks by JST