2009.8.7 --- Open the website.
2009.8.23 --- Seminar was held
2009.9.10 --- Seminar photo is avairable
With the rapid increase of population and the progress of motorization in Asian cities, urban and transportation issues, such as urban sprawl, environmental and energy issues, traffic accidents, the declining mobility issues of low-income and disabled people, are becoming more and more serious. These issues should be properly solved in order to realize sustainable Asian mobility society with a balanced consideration of efficiency, environment and energy, and social equity and so on. Especially, development trend in China, which total CO2 emissions ranked in the second place in the world (but the emissions per capita is much lower), could have a huge influence on the sustainable development in Asia and the remaining part of the world. On the other hand, aiming to realize low-carbon society, various countermeasures have been taken and promoted in Japan in recent years, such as low-carbon society leadership, next-generation fuels, local renewable resources for local demand, low-carbon electricity, pedestrian friendly city design, swift and smooth logistics, and comfortable and green built environment. Under such circumstances, the Japan-China Joint Seminar was first proposed and held by Prof. Takayuki Morikawa, Nagoya University in 2005 when EXPO 2005 AICHI took place. Since then, the seminar has been regularly organized by turns by the researchers in both countries.
The first seminar :
Nagoya City, July 10, 2005, organized by Nagoya University.
The second seminar :
Harbin City, July 30, 2006, organized by Harbin Institute of Technology
The third seminar :
Kumamoto City, August 4, 207, organized by Kumamoto University
The fourth seminar :
LangFang City, July 17, 2008, organized by Tsinghua University
9:00-18:00, Sunday, 23 August, 2009
HICEC and ASMO Center
IDEC of Hiroshima University,Toyota Transportation Research Institute
Electric Technology Research Found of Chugoku, Toyota Motor Corporation
Supported by ：
Japan Society for Civil Engineering (JSCE), Hiroshima University