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5th Japanese-German University Presidents' Conference

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology hosted the fifth annual HeKKSaGOn Presidents' Conference on the topic “Fostering Student Mobility to shape tomorrow’s Researchers and Innovators” September 29-30th 2016.

 

Programme

First Day

8:05 a.m. Pick-up from B&B Hotel

8:15 a.m. Pick-up from Novotel

8:25 a.m. Pick-up from ibis Hotel and Schlosshotel in front of ibis Hotel

8:35 a.m. Pick-up from ACHAT Plaza Hotel

We kindly ask you to be ready for pick-up in the hotel lobby five minutes before departure.

 

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Guided KIT Campus Tours

Visiting & Lab Tour Campus North and Campus South (optional)

1) KIT Campus South Lab Tour – Visit to different high-end labs at our university campus, embedded in a motivating study environment

2) KIT Historical Tour – Follow KIT from its early beginnings as Polytechnical School on its way to the unique Research University in the Helmholtz Association

3) Large-scale Research Facilities Tour Campus North – Visit to some of KIT’s most fascinating research laboratories operating in the range from fundamental to applied research

 

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Registration and Lunch

“Würth Building” 11.30, Foyer, Engelbert-Arnold-Straße 2

 

Opening Ceremony

 

Conference “Fostering Student Mobility to shape tomorrow’s Researchers and Innovators”

“Würth Building” 11.30, Senatssaal, 3rd Floor, Engelbert-Arnold-Straße 2

Chair: Prof. Dr.-ing. Holger Hanselka, President KIT

 

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka, President KIT

Wolfram Jäger, First Mayor, City of Karlsruhe

Prof. Dr. Susumu Satomi, President Tohoku University

H.E. Hidenao Yanagi, Consul General, General Consulate of Japan in Munich

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Overview on funding schemes for Japanese-German Cooperation Projects

Dr. Holger Finken, Head of Section Research Fellowship Programs, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Prof. Dr. Keiichi Kodaira, Director of Bonn Office, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Dr. Franziska Langer, Program Officer Asia, International Affairs German Research Foundation (DFG)

 

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Keynote: Going Abroad - Founding at home. International Expericence as an asset for start-up entrepreneurs”

Christopher Kränzler, lengoo GmbH

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break

 

Plenary Session

 

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Working Group Reports 2015 – 2016 (5 minutes each)

Working Group I - Prof. Dr. Martin Bastmeyer - Report

Working Group II - Prof. Dr. Markus Enders, Heidelberg University - Report

Working Group III - Prof. Dr. Harald Fuess, Heidelberg University - Report

Working Group IV - Prof. Dr. Friedemann Wenzel, KIT - Report

Working Group V - Prof. Dr. Kiyoshi Ueda, Tohoku University - Report

Working Group VI - Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamim Asfour, KIT - Report

Working Group VII - PD Dr. Stephanie Witt, Heidelberg University

Working Group VIII - Prof. Dr. Wilderich Tuschmann, KIT - Report

 

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

HeKKSaGOn Universities Presentations (15 minutes each)
“Fostering Student Mobility to shape tomorrow’s Researchers and Innovators”

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Eitel, President Heidelberg University

Prof. Dr. Juichi Yamagiwa, President Kyoto University

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka, President KIT

Prof. Dr. Susumu Satomi, President Tohoku University

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Beisiegel, President University of Göttingen

Prof. Dr. Shojiro Nishio, President Osaka University

 

6:15 p.m. Transfer to Dinner Place

 

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Welcome Dinner
Winery Dr. Steiner, Siebeldingen, Pfalz

Welcome Toasts:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka, President KIT

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Eitel, President Heidelberg University

Prof. Dr. Juichi Yamagiwa, President Kyoto University

 

10:00 p.m. Transfer back to hotels

 

 

Second Day

8:05 a.m. Pick-up from B&B Hotel

8:15 a.m. Pick-up from Novotel

8:25 a.m. Pick-up from ibis Hotel and Schlosshotel in front of ibis Hotel

8:35 a.m. Pick-up from ACHAT Plaza Hotel

We kindly ask you to be ready for pick-up in the hotel lobby five minutes before departure.

 

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Parallel Session I:

Closed Presidents’ Meeting

Discussion on the future development of HeKKSaGOn 

“Würth Building” 11.30, Room 206, 2nd Floor, Engelbert-Arnold-Straße 2

Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka, President KIT

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Parallel Sessions III:

Work Group Meetings

KIT Department of Mathematics, Building 20.30, Englerstraße 2

I. Life and Natural Science Fusion

Programme

Room 0.014, Ground floor
Chair: Prof. Dr. Martin Bastmeyer, KIT
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Motomu Tanaka, Kyoto University and
Heidelberg University

II. Coordination Chemistry for Energy Conversion, Catalysis and Nanotechnology

Room 0.016, Ground floor
Chair: Prof. Dr. Markus Enders, Heidelberg University
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Masahiro Yamashita, Tohoku University

III. Social Sciences and Humanities

Programme

Room 0.019, Ground floor
Chair: Prof. Dr. Harald Fuess, Heidelberg University
Co-Chair: Dr. Alexandra Hausstein, KIT

IV. Disaster Risk and Response – Scientific and Technological Issues

Room 1.008, Basement
Chair: Prof. Dr. Friedemann Wenzel, KIT
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Koshimura Shunichi, Tohoku University

V. Dynamic Imaging for Physical, Chemical and Biological Interests

Room 1.009, Basement
Chair: Prof. Dr. Kiyoshi Ueda, Tohoku University
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Lorenz S. Cederbaum, Heidelberg University

VI. Robotics – Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century

Programme

Room 1.011, Basement
Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamim Asfour, KIT
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Kosuge, Tohoku University

VII. Japanese-German Neuroscience Research Network Focusing on Psychosis, Affective Disorders and Related Traits

Room 1.012, Basement
Chair: PD Dr. Stephanie Witt, Heidelberg University
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Hiroaki Tomita, Tohoku University

VIII. Mathematics at the Interface of Science and Technology towards
Innovation - Seeds in Mathematics versus Needs outside Mathematics

Programme

Room 1.013, Basement
Chair: Prof. Dr. Wilderich Tuschmann, KIT
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Takashi Suzuki, Osaka University

IX. New Working Group “Data Science”

Programme

Room 1.014, Basement
Chair: Prof. Dr. Ramin Yahyapour, University of Göttingen

 

12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

KIT Department of Mathematics, Building 20.30, Foyer

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Group Photo

Stairs in front of KIT Department of Mathematics, Building 20.30

 

Plenary Session

“Würth Building” 11.30, Senatssaal, 3rd Floor, Engelbert-Arnold-Straße 2

Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka

 

2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Summary Report of the 1st HeKKSaGOn Student Workshop

 

2:20 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Summary Reports of the Work Group Meetings (10 minutes each)

Working Group I - Prof. Dr. Martin Bastmeyer, KIT

Working Group II - Prof. Dr. Markus Enders, Heidelberg University

Working Group III - Prof. Dr. Harald Fuess, Heidelberg University

Working Group IV - Prof. Dr. Friedemann Wenzel, KIT

Working Group V - Prof. Dr. Kiyoshi Ueda, Tohoku University

Working Group VI - Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamim Asfour, KIT

Working Group VII - PD Dr. Stephanie Witt, Heidelberg University

Working Group VIII - Prof. Dr. Wilderich Tuschmann, KIT

Working Group IX - Prof. Dr. Ramin Yahyapour, University of Göttingen

 

4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Coffee Break

 

Closing Ceremony

 

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summary Report of the Closed Presidents’ Meeting

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka, President KIT

 

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Signing of the Joint Statement & Exchange of Presents

HeKKSaGOn University Presidents

Closing Remarks

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka, President KIT

 

5:45 p.m. Transfer to Dinner Place

 

6:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Farewell Dinner

Restaurant Kesselhaus

Toasts

Prof. Dr. Susumu Satomi, President Tohoku University

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Beisiegel, President University of Göttingen

Prof. Dr. Shojiro Nishio, President Osaka University

 

9:00 p.m. Transfer back to hotels

Informations and contact

Download programme and conference brochure as PDF:



 

For registrations please contact:

Mr. Oliver Schmidt
Executive Officer Asia and Middle East
KIT International Affairs
Phone:  +49 (0)721 608-41977
E-mail: oliver.schmidt∂kit.edu

 

 

 

Venue:

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Campus South

76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

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