[サイエンスショップ] 4th Science Conference in Hyogo

The 4th Science Conference in Hyogo will be held on Saturday, July 14, at Kobe University Centennial Hall (Rokko Hall), on the Rokkodai 1st Campus of Kobe University.

Science Research Presentations in English by High School Students!

The purpose of the conference is
1) to increase the opportunity to implement scientific theories from a global context by broadening students' global perspective and promoting international exchange in the science and technology field,
2) to improve students' English ability especially in the science and technology field via the use of presentations and Q&A sessions in English, and
3) to nurture a desire and an aspiration toward a career in the science and technology field for young people who will be the driving force of Japan in the future.

In the conference, high school students from Hyogo Prefecture will give presentations (oral/poster) in English with Q&A sessions. The conference will be open to the general public, including citizens, students (schools/universities), parents and families, teachers, and professionals. Please join us and enjoy a special lecture by a guest scientist, the students' presentations, and free discussions with them in English.

Date
Saturday, July 14th, 2018
Time
9:50 -- 16:00
Schedule
  • 10:00 Special Lecture
    Dr. Stefan Baar (Nishi Harima Astronomical Observatory)“Modern astrophysics and our place in the universe”
  • 12:00 Presentations by high school students (oral/poster)
  • 15:00 Science Cafe
    High school students meet university students and graduate students and exchange opinions on scientific issues.
Location
Kobe University Centennial Hall (Rokko Hall), on the Rokkodai 2nd Campus of Kobe University.
Address
1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe, 657-8501
Hosted by
Hyogo SciTech Project Promotion Committee (organized under Hyogo Prefectural Board Of Education)
※ "SAITEKU" (「咲いテク」), sounding like sci-tech, which stands for "science and technology," literally means "going to blossom" (on stem) in Japanese, indicating the blossoming of flowers of future scientists and engineers (on STEM).
Co-hosted by
Kobe University
Under the auspice of
University of Hyogo
Hyogo Science and Technology Association
The Consortium of Universities in Hyogo
Assisted by
Kobe University Science Shop
Kobe University Center for International Education
Science Supporters Hyogo