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Five-Continent Student Symposium

【Last Updated: November 22, 2019】

With the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 opening next year, we hosted a symposium, titled “Five-Continent Student Symposium” -- “Five Continents”, from which the symbol of the Olympics originated  --, as a supporting program for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Participants were invited from our strategic partners and over 20 countries and regions across the world. 

1  THEME

“Global Cities in a Flux - Unity in Diversity/Connecting to Tomorrow”

2  SCHEDULE

November 7 - November 9, 2019

3  VENUES

Tokyo Metropolitan University Minami-Osawa Campus, Auditorium Grand Hall, etc.

4  HOST/SPONSOR

Host Organizer: Tokyo Metropolitan University
Sponsor: Tokyo Metropolitan Government

5  UNIVERSITIES INVITED

CONTINENTUNIVERSITES
AISA National Research Tomsk State University, University of Seoul, University of Malaya, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tsinghua University, National University of Singapore
EUROPE University of Leicester ; City, University of London
AFRICA Cairo University, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology
AMERICAS SUNY Oneonta, New York University, Universidade de São Paulo
OSEANIA University of Technology Sydney

6 PARTICIPANTS

443 from 24 countries and 1 region, 95 universities.

7 PROGRAM

Thursday, November 7

・Orientation, Campus tour, Research exchange, Welcome reception
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Friday, November 8

・Excursion: Olympic - Paralympic facilities and attractions
(Japan Olympic Museum → The Olympic Village → Triathlon at Odaiba Marine Park → Observation Deck of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building)5continent4

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Saturday, November 9

(Plenary Session 1)
・Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Jun Ueno, TMU President5continent7

・Keynote Speech: Ms. Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo5continent8

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・Q&A session with Governor Koike and student representatives
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・Student Panel Discussion
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・Comments from TMU students
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・Summary Remarks; Dr. Haruo Shimada, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, TMU Public  University Corporation
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(Parallel Session 1)
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(Plenary Session 2)
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・Farewell Reception
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8 OTHER

  We have articles about the Symposium on Linked-In.
  https://www.linkedin.com/school/corp-tmu/ External Link

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