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THE ANNUAL MEETING 2019 Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

THE ANNUAL MEETING 2019 Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

Event Outline

Date & Time:
Saturday, 9th November 2019, 09:00 - 18:00
Venue:
Tokyo Metropolitan University Minami-Osawa Campus
Attendees:
Part I; 111(Current students: 75, Alumni: 12, Tokyo Metropolitan University & Tokyo Metropolitan Governmentrepresentatives: 17)
Part II; 118 (Current students: 79, Alumni: 15, Tokyo Metropolitan University & Tokyo Metropolitan Government representatives: 24)
Part III ; 109 (Current students: 79, Alumni: 7, Tokyo Metropolitan University representatives:15)
Total attendees:118

Program

Part I

・Greeting from Dr. Jun Ueno, President of Tokyo Metropolitan University

・Keynote speech from Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike

・Discussion between students and the Governor, photoshoot

・Panel discussion by students

・Summary remarks from Chairperson, Public University Corporation TMU Board of Trustees Haruo Shimada

Part II

・Opening remarks by Dr. Jun Ueno, President of Tokyo Metropolitan University

・Speech from Tokyo Metropolitan Government by Mr. katsuya Ikkatai, Special Advisor to the Governor on International Affairs

・Introduction of alumni and supervisors

Advanced research presentation:
Dr. Masayoshi Noguchi (Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Mr. Thai Quoc Khanh (Current student, Graduate School of Social Sciences)
Presentations by Current Students:
Mr. Hasan Bin Mohamed Zakaria (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences)
Mr. Sirichotedumrong Warit (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Systems Design)
Ms. Wanni Arachchige Pradeepa Ruwan (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Human Health Sciences)
Presentations by Alumni:
Dr. Granja Pereira De Morais, Liliana (Lecturer, Tokyo Metropolitan University) Alumna of Graduate School of Humanities
Dr. Rijal Satria (Lecturer, Universitas Negri Padang) Alumnus of Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Part III
Networking Reception

Details & Outcomes

The Annual Meeting 2019 of Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program was held on November 9 at Minami-Osawa Campus.
This year marked the 4th Annual Meeting, which served as a place where international scholarship students (current/alumni) under Asian Human Resources Fund and Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy, their academic supervisors, TMU and Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) representatives all got together.
As this year’s meeting took place in conjunction with the Five Continent Student Symposium, it consisted of three parts.
In Part I, Tokyo Governor Yurio Koike gave her keynote speech, and exchanged opinions with students invited by TMU from five continents. The audience could hear opinions expressed from a wide range of fields of study though the student panel discussion.
Part II started with TMU President Ueno’s opening remarks, TMG Special Advisor to the Governor on International Affairs Ikkatai’s speech and speeches by alumni, which were followed by presentations of current students and alumni, sharing the update about their research, student life, and research outcomes with the other attendees.
Part III was a networking reception, where five current students presented the outcomes of their study and research. The attendees came to reaffirming the aim and objective of the Fund programs and the much stronger ties among international students, TMU and TMG through this Annual Meeting.



TMU Presient Ueno opens the Annual Meeting with his speech

TMG Special Advisor to the Governor on International Affairs Mr.Ikkatai greets the attendees

Advanced research presentation

A current student reseach presentation

An alumnus reseach presentation

Networking reception

THE ANNUAL MEETING 2018 Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

THE ANNUAL MEETING 2018 Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

Event Outline

Date & Time:
Friday, 26th October 2018, 14:00 - 18:00
Venue:
Tokyo Metropolitan University Minami-Osawa Campus
Attendees:
Part I: 141 (Current students: 79, Alumni: 9, University & Tokyo Metropolitan Government representatives: 41, Others :12)
Part II:113(Current students:b79, Alumni: 7, University representatives:15, Others:12)
Total attendees:144

Program

Part I

・Opening Remarks by Dr. Jun Ueno, President of Tokyo Metropolitan University

・Speech from Tokyo Metropolitan Government by Mr. Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, Special Advisor to the Governor on International Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

・Introduction of Alumni and Supervisors

Presentations by Current Students:
Ms. Rui Yican (Doctor Course, Graduate School of Social Sciences)
Mr. Martinez Joval Navas (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Science and Engineering)
Mr. Konduru Rakesh Teja (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences)
Mr. Alve Mohammad Yeasir Arafat(Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Human Health Sciences)
Presentations by Alumni:
Dr. Wu Chia Yinn (Lecturer, Tokyo Metropolitan University) Alumna of Graduate School of Humanities
Dr. Harpal Singh (Technical Officer, World Health Organization)Alumnus of Graduate School of Systems Design

・Advanced Research Presentation
Dr. Kotohiro Nomura, Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Dr. Zhao Weizhen (Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Alumna of Graduate School of Science and Engineering

Part II
Networking Reception

Details & Outcomes

The Annual Meeting 2018 of Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program was held at Minami-Osawa Campus.
This year marked the 3rd Annual Meeting, which served as a place where international scholarship students (current/alumni) under Asian Human Resources Fund and Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy, their academic supervisors, TMU and Tokyo Metropolitan Government (hereinafter refer to as TMG) representatives all got together.

Part I started with President Ueno’s opening remarks, TMG Special Advisor Yamamoto’s speech and speeches by alumni, which were followed by presentations of current students and alumni sharing the update about their research, student life, and research outcomes with the other attendees. Part II was a networking reception – the attendees enjoyed multiple exchanges beyond the fields of research, and watching the research poster presentations on 6 large panels by current scholarship students.

The attendees came to reaffirming the aim and objective of the Fund programs and strengthening further the ties among international students, TMU and TMG through this Annual Meeting.



TMU Presient Ueno opens the Annual Meeting with his speech

TMG Special Advisor Yamamoto greets the attendees

An alumna speeks to the attendees

On-going reseach presentation

Advanced Research Presentation

Networking Reception

The Annual Meeting 2017 Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

The Annual Meeting 2017 Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

Event Outline

Date & Time:
Friday, 27th October 2017, 14:00 - 18:00
Venue:
Tokyo Metropolitan University Minami-Osawa Campus
Attendees:
Part I:111 (Current students: 68, Alumni: 7, University & Tokyo Metropolitan Government representatives: 36)
Part II:88(Current students:62, Alumni: 4, University & Tokyo Metropolitan Government representatives: 22)
Total attendees:116

Program

Part I

・Opening Remarks by Dr. Jun Ueno, President of Tokyo Metropolitan University

・Speech from Tokyo Metropolitan Government by Mr. Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, Special Advisor to the Governor on International Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

・Introduction of Alumni and Supervisors

Presentations by Current Students:
Ms. Silva Sonia Sandra (Master Course, Graduate School of Humanities)
Mr. Tran Thien Vu (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Social Sciences)
Mr. Chin Wei Hong (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of System Design)
Mr. Michael Palpal Sy (Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Human Health Sciences)
Presentations by Alumni:
Dr. Velloth Archana, Alumna of Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Dr. Fengming Chen, Alumnus of Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences

・Advanced Research Presentation
Dr. Masayuki Ichinose, Associate Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Dr. Sattayakorn Sutida (Project Researcher, Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Alumna of Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences

Part II
Networking Reception

Details & Outcomes

The Annual Meeting 2017 for Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program was held at Minami-Osawa Campus.

This year marked the 2nd Annual Meeting, which served as a place where international scholarship students (current/alumni) under Asian Human Resources Fund and Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy, their academic supervisors, TMU and TMG representatives all got together.

Part I started with President Ueno’s opening remarks, TMG Special Advisor Yamamoto’s speech and speeches by alumni, which were followed by presentations of current students and alumni sharing the update about their research, student life, and research outcomes with the other attendees. Part II was a networking reception – the attendees enjoyed multiple exchanges beyond the fields of research, and watching the research poster presentations on 10 large panels by current scholarship students.

The attendees came to reaffirming the aim and objective of the Fund programs and strengthening further the ties among international students, TMU and TMG through this Annual Meeting.



Opening speech by TMU President
Prof. Jun Ueno

The Special Advisor Yamamoto greets the attendees

An aluma speeks to the attendees

On-going reseach presentation

Networking Reception

Networking Reception

The Annual Meeting 2016 of Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

The Annual Meeting 2016 of Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program

Event Outline

Date & Time:
Friday, November 25, 2016, 14:00 - 18:30
Venue:
Tokyo Metropolitan University’s main campus: Minami-Osawa Campus
Attendees:
Part I:107(current students: 57, alumni: 13, University & Tokyo Metropolitan Government attendees: 37)
Part II:94(current students: 56, alumni: 13, University & Tokyo Metropolitan Government attendees: 25)

Program

Part I

・Opening Remarks by Tokyo Metropolitan University
Dr. Jun Ueno, President of Tokyo Metropolitan University

・Introduction of Alumni and Supervisors

・Presentations by Alumni&Current Students

Alumni Presenters:
Dr. Villafuerte, Marcelino II Quilates
Dr. Sae-Tang Wannida
Dr. Chang Wei shan
Current Student Presenters:
Ms.Tollari Karine Alexandra
Mr. Hassanur Rahman
Mr. Indra Purnama

・Speech from Tokyo Metropolitan Government(TMG)
Mr. Hideaki Mizukoshi, Special Advisor to the Governor on International Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

・Advanced Research Presentation
Dr. Shinya Numata, Associate Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Dr. Muna Maryam Binti Azmy

Part II
Networking Reception

Content & Outcome

The Annual Meeting 2016 of Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program took place on the TMU’s main campus, Minami-Osawa Campus.

The Annual Meeting invited alumni of the former Asian Human Resource Fund Scholarship Program as well as of the Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy Scholarship Program to get together and offered them (including current and alumni students) an opportunity for exchange with their academic supervisors, university staff and Tokyo Metropolitan Government staff.

Special Advisor to the Governor on International Affairs, TMG Mr. Hieaki Mizukoshi expressed his hope that TMU international students studying on this fund would serve as bridge for Tokyo as we need to build up a better and stronger relationship among international cities for opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

In addition, 3 current students and 3 alumni made presentation on their research and other activities made after graduating from TMU.

At the networking reception, research posters of current international students were on exhibit, and the name plates with the color representing their field of study helped attendees communicate better with each other.

By attending this Annual Meeting, the attendees recognized the intent and purpose of the Fund once again and deepened the relationship among international students, TMU and TMG.



Opening speech by TMU President
Prof. Jun Ueno

Ms. Tollari makes
her presentation in fluent Japanese

Special Advisor to the Governer on International Affairs,TMG Mr. Mizukoshi speaks at the Annumal Meeting

Advanced Research presentation

At networking reception posters represinting research results are on exhibit.

Group Photo for Good Memories

2015 Academic Year

Annual Meeting of “Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy”
(Former name; “Asian Human Resources Fund”)

Annual Meeting of “Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy”

Event Outline

Date & Time:
Friday, October 10, 2016 17:00 - 20:00
Venue:
Tama City, Tokyo
Attendees:
125(current students: 70, alumni:11, University & Tokyo Metropolitan Government attendees:44)

Content & Outcome

Tokyo Metropolitan University held the 1st Annual Meeting of “Tokyo Human Resources Fund for City Diplomacy” ( The former name; “Asian Human Resources Fund”) to offer an opportunity for current students and alumni on the Fund, and university faculty and staff (including academic supervisors) to get together and enjoy the reunion.
As part of the event, four current students from different fields of research made presentation, which gave the attendees an opportunity to share their experience of life in Tokyo as international students and deepen knowledge about different fields of study that we usually can hardly learn, as well. The Annual Meeting was a beneficiary event. The speech from President Ueno and exchange of words with their former professors facilitated dissemination of the concept of Tokyo Resources Fund to students again and reassure of their close relationship with TMU.


1st Annual Alumni Meeting of Asian Human Resources Fund


Event Outline

Date & Time:
Saturday, August 29, 2015 17:00 - 20:00
Venue:
Bangkok, Thailand
Attendees:
41(alumni; 20, University faculty & staff, distinguished guests; 21)

Content & Impact

The 1st Annual Alumni Meeting of Asian Human Resources Fund served as a beneficial opportunity for alumni once studying at TMU to get together, share the story of their successful activities after graduation and reaffirm their long-lasting tie with TMU.
The Meeting inspired the alumni to make suggestions over a new form of cooperation such as production of co-authored research papers and conference co-participation.
Furtherly, the Dean of Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, a TMU’s exchange partner, and other distinguished guests gave a speech. The Meeting made a good opportunity to appeal the presence of this fund to Tokyo’s sister cities, and enhance future cooperation.


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