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NU Tech 10th Anniversary

Symposium and Reception

1.  Background:

Established as an NPO on October 12, 2007, Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. (NU Tech) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  To commemorate this event and to express appreciation for the generous support provided by NC State University and our many local partners, NU Tech will host a 10th Anniversary Symposium and Reception on Monday, September 18, 2017.


2.  Date, Time and Venue:

Monday, September 18, 2017

15:00  -  10th Anniversary Symposium, 

       Monteith Research Center 136, NC State University

18:30  -  Reception, Park Alumni Center, NC State University


3.  10th Anniversary Symposium:

Focusing on Biomedical Engineering (BME), a field in which NC State and Nagoya University actively collaborate, the Symposium will have two distinguished speakers from both institutions, followed by a panel discussion on how to promote further collaboration between NC State and Nagoya University.


15:00  -  Welcome Remark    Dr. Warwick Arden, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

15:03  -  Opening Remark      Dr. Seiichi Matsuo, President, Nagoya University

15:06  -  Congratulations        Mr. Tomohiko Arai, Science Counselor, Embassy of Japan

15:10  -  Presentation #1        Dr. Yoshinobu Baba, Chair

                                               Department of Applied Chemistry

                                               Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University

15:40  -  Presentation #2        Dr. Fran Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor

                                                Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

                                                University of North Carolina and NC State University

16:10  -  Networking

16:20  -  Panel Discussion    “NC State & Nagoya University Collaboration & Beyond”

       Dr. Seiichi Matsuo

       Dr. Bailian Li, Senior Vice Provost, Global Engagement

       Dr. Yoshinobu Baba

       Dr. Fran Ligler

17:00  -  Adjourn

4.  10th Anniversary Reception (by invitation only)

NU Tech will host a buffet style reception in appreciation of the generous and continuous support provided to NU and NU tech by local partners.

18:30  -  Opening Remarks           Mr. Tomohisa Koyama, Executive Director, NU Tech

18:35  -  “Thank You” Greeting     Dr. Seiichi Matsuo, President, Nagoya University

18:40  -  Greeting                          Dr. Randy Woodson, Chancellor, NC State University

18:45  -  Kagami Biraki                 Sake barrel breaking ceremony

                                                      Dr. Matsuo, Dr. Woodson & Mr. Shinozuka

18:50  -  Toast                               Mr. Takashi Shinozuka

                                                      Consul General of Japan in Atlanta

18:55  -  Networking

19:20  -  Quick greetings

20:30  -  Adjourn






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