[Blueboard] 7th conference on Japanese Studies

cdiyco at ateneo.edu cdiyco at ateneo.edu
Mon Jan 19 08:58:30 PHT 2004


We would like to invite you and your colleagues to our 7th National
Conference on Japanese Studies.  This conference will be held on Feb. 4,
2004 at the Audio Visual Room, Social Science Bldg., Ateneo de Manila
University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.

This year's conference is organized by the Japanese Studies Program of
the
Ateneo de Manila University, in cooperation with the Philippine Institute
for Development Studies (PIDS) and the Japan Foundation Manila Office, as
part of the annual Philippines-Japan Festival of the Embassy of Japan. 
The theme is: Dimensions of a Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership
Agreement."

Below  is the conference program for your reference.  There is no
participation fee, but due to limited slots, may we request that
reservations be done a week before the conference.  Meals and snacks will
be provided and each registered participant will be entitled to a
conference kit which includes copies of the papers.

We look forward to your participation.  Thank you.

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

8:00 a.m.  Registration
8:30-9:00  Opening Ceremonies
           Welcome Address            Fr. Jose M. Cruz, S.J.,Ph.D.
                                      Dean, School of Social Sciences
                                      Ateneo de Manila University

           Opening Remarks            Mr. Mario Lamberte
                                      President, Phil. Institute for
                                      Development Studies (PIDS)

           Message from the Japan     Mr. Naoaki Uchiyama
           Foundation and Intro-      Director, the Japan Foundation
           duction of Keynote Speaker Manila Office

           Keynote Address            Minister Tetsuya Ishii
                                      Head of Economic Section
                                      Embassy of Japan

Session 1:  General Economic and Political Dimensions

9:00-9:30  "Situationer on Japan-     Erlinda Medalla, Ph.D.
           Philippines Economic       Phil. Institute for Development
           Relations"                  Studies (PIDS)

9:30-10:00 "Understanding Japan's     Ronald Rodriguez
           Motives for Pursuing an    Foreign Service Institute
           Economic Partnership       Dept. of Foreign Affairs
           Agreement with the Phil."

10:00-10:30  Coffee Break

1030-1100  "Philippines-Japan Part-   Lydia N. Yu-Jose,Ph.D.
           nership: Where is the      Dept. of Political Science
           Phil. in Japan's Plan?"    Ateneo de Manila University

1100-1130  Open Forum

Session 2:  Sector-Specific Dimensions

1130-1200   "Toward a Philippines-     Zemaida Sumalde,Ph.D. and
           Japan Partnership in        Amelia Bello,Ph.D.
           Agriculture"                University of the Phil. at
                                       Los Banos

1200-1230   "Prospects and Problems    Rosalina Palanca-Tan,Ph.D.
            of Expanding Trade with    Department of Economics
            Japan: A Survey of Phil.   Ateneo de Manila University
            Exporters"

1230-130   Lunch Break

130-200    ""What to Bring Up for      Gloria Pasadilla
           Services Negotiation in     School of Economics, University
           RP-Japan Trade Talk?"       of the Phil. at Los Banos

200-230    "Movement of Natural        Tereso S. Tullao,Ph.D.
           Persons Between the Phil.   School of Economics
           and Japan: Issues and       De La Salle University
           Prospects"

230-300    "Exploring Potentials of    Jose V. Camacho,Ph.D.
           a Japan-Phil. Economic      University of the Phil. at
           Partnership in Human        Los Banos
           Resource Development"

300-330    Coffee Break

330-400    "The Dynamics of Phil-      Rodger Valientes
           Japan Economic Cooperation  University of the Phil at
           The Case of Japan's         Los Banos
           Official Development
           Assistance (ODA)" in the Phil.

400-430    Open Forum

430        Closing Remarks              Mr. Kenichi Kimiya
                                        Director, Japan Information
                                        and Cultural Center, Embassy
                                        of Japan

Master of Ceremonies:                   Tito G. Valiente
                                        Japanese Studies Program
                                        Ateneo de Manila University

    
           

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JAPANESE STUDIES PROGRAM
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108
Telefax 426-6001 local 5248
Email <rtan at ateneo.edu> or <cdiyco at ateneo.edu>





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