Kobe University Global-Link Forum in Kuala LumpurKUGL


Day 1: Regional & Local Collaboration on DRR

Date: Fri, December 5, 2014 9:20-17:00
Venue: Plenary Theatre, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur 50088 (http://www.klccconventioncentre.com/)
Organizer: Kobe University Language: English

Opening Ceremony
9:20-9:30 MC: Prof. Kazunori Uchida, Executive Vice President of Kobe University
Opening Address: Prof. Dr. Hideki Fukuda, President of Kobe University
Mr. Yoshinori Kodama, Minister, Embassy of Japan in Malaysia

Session 1 : Natural & Environmental Hazards
9:30-11:00 Chairperson:
Severe Rainfall Prediction using X-Band Radar
  Prof. Satoru Oishi (Kobe University)
Membrane Technology for Water Purifications
  Prof. Hideto Matsuyama (Kobe University)
Hazards and Risk Reduction in Malaysia
  Prof. Lee Yook Heng (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
Activities of Disaster Research Nexus at Universiti Sains Malaysia
  Assoc. Prof. Taksiah A. Majid (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
[Q&A, Discussion]
11:00-11:15 Short Break

Session 2 : Health and Medical Issues
11:15-12:45 Chairperson:
Child Care and Health: Activities in Indonesia based on the experiences
gained after the Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
  Prof. Satoshi Takada (Kobe University)
Emergency and Disaster Medicines in Malaysia
  Dr. Ridzuan Bin Dato’ Mohd Isa (Ampang Hospital Malaysia)
Psychological First Aid in Disasters
  Dr. Hariyati Shahrima Abdul Majid (International Islamic University Malaysia)
Health & Disaster Management: Human ecology perspectives on risk
management (Based on Solomon Islands experiences)
  Prof. Minato Nakazawa (Kobe University)
[Q&A, Discussion]
12:45-14:45 Lunch Break

Session 3 : Regional & Local Collaboration on DRR
14:45-15:05 Keynote Speech: Regional & Local Collaboration
  Prof. Dr. Hideki Fukuda (President, Kobe University)
15:05-17:00 Chairperson: Dr. Wang Chan Chin (Tunku Abdul Rahman University)
・Representative of National Security Council
・Prof. Dr. Samsul Rizal (Rector, Syiah Kuala University)
・Mr. Ahmad Faezal Mohamed (MERCY Malaysia)
・Ms. Kyoko Okubo (JICA Malaysia Office)
・Mr. Asfaazam Kasbani (United Nations Development Programme)
・Prof. Yasuo Tanaka (Tunku Abdul Rahman University)
[Panel Discussion]
17:00 MC: Prof. Kazunori Uchida, Executive Vice President of Kobe University
Closing Remarks: Prof. Kenichi Shoji, Executive Vice President of Kobe University

Day 2: Econo-Legal Studies for Advancing Market Societies
Possibilities of Interdisciplinary Explores

Date:Sat, December 6, 2014 9:30-17:20
Venue:Plenary Theatre, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur 50088 (http://www.klccconventioncentre.com/)
Organizer:Kobe University Language:English
[Registration: 8:30‾9:30]

Opening and MOU Conclusion Ceremony
9:30‾10:00 Opening Address: Prof. Kenichi Shoji (Exective Vice President, Kobe University)
MOU Concluding Ceremony with UKM and UTAR

Session 1 : Public Policy Challenges in the Market Societies
10:10-12:10 Chairperson: Mr. Jeff Leong (Senior Partner, JLPW)
Resale Price Maintenance from the viewpoint of Econo-Legal Studies
  Prof. Takashi Yanagawa (Kobe University)
Competition Law and Policy in Malaysia
  Mr. Ragunath Kesavan (Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC))
Legal Governance of Urban Space and the Role of Judiciary
  Prof. Narufumi Kadomatsu (Kobe University)
Economics of Climate Change & Environmental Policy Approach
  Prof. Rawshan Ara Begum (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
[Q&A, Discussion]
12:10-14:00 Lunch Break

Session 2 : Private Ordering Challenges: Value Creation by Complex Transaction
14:00-15:00 Chairperson: Prof. Akira Saito (Director, Kobe University Center for Asian Studies)
Joint Venture as a tool for Value Creation in Cross-border Businesses
  Mr. Kenny Poon (Jeff Leong Poon & Wong)
Corporate Governance for Value Creation: Japanese View
  Prof. Hidefusa Iida (Kobe University)
Legal Aspects of Islamic Project Financing in Malaysian SME Banking
  Mr. Aminurasyed Mahpop & Prof. Ruzian Markom (Faculty of Law, UKM)
15:00-15:25 Short Break
15:25-15:45 [Discussion]

Session 3 : Econo-Legal Studies and Interdisciplinary Education
15:50-17:10 Chairperson: Prof. Takashi Yanagawa (Director, IISS, Kobe University)
Econo-Legal Education: the experience of Kobe University
  Prof. Hiroshi Takahashi (Kobe University)
Econo-Legal Studies from a viewpoint of Legal Practice
  Mr. Jeff Leong (JLPW Malaysia)
Closing Address



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