Program

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April 26, 2018

Registration
08:30  -  09:00
Registration
Foyer-1st floor

Registration


Workshop on Social Business
09:00  -  10:40
Workshop on Social Business
Conference room-1st floor

Workshop on Social Business

About the Workshop: Participants will be able to: 1) understand the roadmap to start a social business 2) acquire practical tools to do so 3) gain a selected pool of social innovation resources for further development This workshop will take participants from building a common understanding of social business to learning how to use the […]

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Coffee Break
10:40  -  11:00
Coffee Break
Foyer-2nd floor

Coffee Break


Welcome Note
11:00  -  11:10
Welcome Note
Conference room-1st floor

Welcome Note

Dr. Ashir Ahmed, General Chair of the conference, will express his warm gratitude to all the participants of the conference. After that, he will have a short presentation focusing Universal Healthcare, SDGs and Social Business.

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Keynote Speech
11:10  -  12:30
Keynote Speech
Conference room-1st floor

Keynote Speech

Keynote 1: Where are we from and where are we going? -Perspectives of Human Health and a Sustainable Society Speaker: Dr. Tetsukazu Yahara, Director, Institute of Decision Science for a Sustainable Society, Kyushu University Keynote 2: Global Health Challenges for Achieving UHC/SDGs and Required Social and Technological Innovations Speaker: Dr. Ryoma Kayano, Technical Officer, WHO […]

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Corporate Speech over Lunch
12:30  -  13:30
Corporate Speech over Lunch
Conference room-1st floor

Corporate Speech over Lunch

Title: Value Creation via Innovation to Solve Social Problems Abstract: The starting point of Omron Corporation could be described as: “venturing spirit”; it can be defined as the driving force to push boundaries to the very edge and never stop improving. Our business style is based on technology creation to help provide solutions through various components […]

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Session 1: Building the Social Business Enterprise Ecosystem
13:30  -  15:10
Session 1: Building the Social Business Enterprise Ecosystem
Conference room-1st floor

Session 1: Building the Social Business Enterprise Ecosystem

This session is built around the proposition that certain attributes exist outside the boundaries of an organization but within a region that contributes to the competitiveness, viability, and effectiveness of an organization / new venture. This type of thinking is often applied to the analysis of entrepreneurial ecosystems. An ecosystem is an inter-connected collection of actors, institutions, social structures, […]

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Coffee Break
15:10  -  15:30
Coffee Break
Foyer-2nd floor

Coffee Break


Special Session: Spiritual Health
15:30  -  16:00
Special Session: Spiritual Health
Conference room-1st floor

Special Session: Spiritual Health

Dr.Poonchai Chitanuntavitaya, MD founder of Social Health Enterprise (SHE) since 2012, will execute this session. Dr.Poonchai is a cardiologist who response to implementing Universal Health Coverage program in Thailand 16 years ago. He has been working as director of National Health Security Office (NHSO), Bangkok branch for 4 years. SHE as Social Enterprise were interested in […]

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Session-2: Innovations in Healthcare
16:00  -  17:40
Session-2: Innovations in Healthcare
Conference room-1st floor

Session-2: Innovations in Healthcare

This session will present the recent development in the area of healthcare and technology. Speakers from academia, industries will share their recent findings. Session Chair: Prof. Naoki Nakashima Speakers: 1. Prof. Takeshi Yamakawa, Founding Director of Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute (FLSI) 2. Prof. Michiko Moriyama, Hiroshima University 3. Dr. Sozo Inoue, Kyushu Institute of Technology […]

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April 27, 2018

Registration
08:30  -  09:00
Registration
Foyer-1st floor

Registration


Welcome Note
09:00  -  09:10
Welcome Note
Conference room-1st floor

Welcome Note

Professor Masaharu Okada, Executive Director, Yunus & Shiiki Social Business Research Center, Kyushu University, will welcome all the participants on the second day of the conference. In his short presentation, he will focus on social business activities of Yunus & Shiiki Social Business Research Center of Kyushu University.

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Keynote Speech
09:10  -  10:40
Keynote Speech
Conference room-1st floor

Keynote Speech

Keynote 1: Towards Sustainable and Innovative Universal Healthcare (UHC) Speaker: Dr. Takao Toda, Vice President for Human Security and Global Health, JICA Keynote 2: Starting from Fukuoka, Needs of Telemedicine in Aging Society Speaker: Dr. Shinsuke Muto, CEO, Integrity Healthcare

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Coffee Break
10:40  -  10:50
Coffee Break
Foyer-2nd floor

Coffee Break


Session-3.1: Expert Presentations
10:50  -  12:30
Session-3.1: Expert Presentations
Conference room-1st floor

Session-3.1: Expert Presentations

Session Chair: Dr. Hiroshi Nakajima Presenters: Prof. Edmund Soji Otabe Abstract: Kyushu Institute of Technology and University of Rajshahi in Bangladesh have signed an inter-university agreement on Feb. 2017.  And then, Kyushu Institute of Technology invited 10 students of University of Rajshahi by using Sakura Science Plan of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) on […]

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Session 3.2: Paper Presentations
10:50  -  12:30
Session 3.2: Paper Presentations
Lecture Room 1 (2nd floor)

Session 3.2: Paper Presentations

In this session, following researchers will present their research works through oral presentations. Presentation time: 12 minutes Q&A: 5 minutes Session Chair: Dr. Mariko Nishikitani Paper Title: Improving Health Services Using Mathematical Model and Computational Tools Authors: Manuel Alejandro Betancourt, Angelina Lázaro Alquezar, and Alberto Colino Paper Title: SALAH Elderly Motion Therapy to Increase Mobility Status of the Elderly […]

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Session 3.3: Paper Presentations
10:50  -  12:30
Session 3.3: Paper Presentations
Lecture Room 2 (2nd floor)

Session 3.3: Paper Presentations

In this session, following researchers will present their research works through oral presentations. Presentation time: 12 minutes Q&A: 5 minutes Session Chair: Dr. Shigemi Ishida Paper Title: The Poblem of Heavy Metals in Fishes From the Kazaure Dams in Jigawa State Authors: Otokiti Jimoh Paper Title: Assessing Resilience of Urban Communities in Kabul City Authors: Shabir Ahmad […]

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Corporate Speech over Lunch
12:30  -  13:30
Corporate Speech over Lunch
Conference room-1st floor

Corporate Speech over Lunch

Title: Sunpower’s Recycle Tyre/Parts Business in Developing Countries Speaker: Mr. Takuya Kawamura, President, Sunpower Corporation

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Poster Session
13:30  -  15:10
Poster Session
Foyer-2nd floor

Poster Session

Researchers who have submitted their research works (short paper) in the area of Healthcare, SDGs and Social Business and got acceptance will visualize their works through posters. It will be a good opportunity for knowledge acquisition by exploring to different research works and learning from the corresponding authors. List of poster presenters are as follows: Healthcare Professionals’ […]

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Coffee Break
15:10  -  15:30
Coffee Break
Foyer-2nd floor

Coffee Break


Special Session: Physical Health
15:30  -  16:00
Special Session: Physical Health
Conference room-1st floor

Special Session: Physical Health

Title: Elderly Friendly Physical Exercises Suitable for Urban Bangladesh About this session: Aging is associated with declines in activities of daily living and physical function that can lead to physical impairment, disability, and loss of independence (Spirduso, 2005). An optimum and regular physical exercise programs along with an appropriate caloric intake may offset aging-associated declines in […]

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Session-4: Healthcare Case Studies in Asia/Africa
16:00  -  17:40
Session-4: Healthcare Case Studies in Asia/Africa
Conference room-1st floor

Session-4: Healthcare Case Studies in Asia/Africa

Objective: The objective of the session is to discuss the current status of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the world: What exactly UHC is, how to achieve it, how to monitor and evaluate the success of the  UHC goal. Four speakers will share the UHC status of their own areas, discuss their technical contribution […]

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Award Ceremony and Closing Remarks
17:40  -  18:10
Award Ceremony and Closing Remarks
Conference room-1st floor

Award Ceremony and Closing Remarks


Networking Party
18:10  -  20:00
Networking Party
TBD

Networking Party

Professor Hiroto Yasuura, Executive Vice President of Kyushu University, will express his thanksgiving speech to all the participants from different parts of the world. He will welcome all the participants to start the networking party over dinner.

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April 28, 2018

Social Business Forum Asia 2018 Spring
10:00  -  17:00
Social Business Forum Asia 2018 Spring
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