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MATERIALS: Local Revitalization Policies for Shrinking and Ageing Society - North-Central Kyoto, 29 Sept 2012 (Kyoto, Japan)

Created on: Mar 1, 2013 4:34 PM by Elisa CAMPESTRIN - Last Modified:  Mar 1, 2013 4:49 PM by Elisa CAMPESTRIN




PANEL SESSION 1: Challengesof  Demographic Change in Kyoto: Policy Responses and Regional Capacity

Demographic change, labour markets and local development – an international OECD project

Dr. Cristina Martinez-Fernandez, Senior Policy Analyst, OECD LEED Programme

Dr. Tamara Weyman,OECD Demographic Change expert

The north-central area of Kyoto Prefecture in anguish over rapid depopulation

Prof.Hiroshi Yahagi,Rykoku University

Key take aways from field trip: Ms Natalia Batz (Berlin University of Technology/ Germany), and Mitsuru Kawamoto (LORC)


PANEL SESSION 2: International experiences, policies and strategies

Mr. Pawel Chorazy, Director, Ministry of Regional Development, Poland

Dr. Tamara Weyman, OECD expert, Australia

Prof. Thorsten Wiechmann, University Dortmund, Germany

Dr. Wenmeng Feng, China Development Research Foundation

Mr. Aldert de Vries, Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations, The Netherlands

Dr. Jasper van Loo, European Center for Vocational Education and Training, CEDEFOP 


PANEL SESSION 3: Fostering partnerships for rich skills ecosystems in shrinking areas

Case Study: How to manage the older worker: Case study of the NPO in North of Kyoto

Mr. Hiroki Noguchi, Research Assistant, Ryukoku University

Case Study: CO2 reduction through Kameoka Carbon Minus Project and revitalization of local communities

Mr. Isao Sadamatsu, Research Assistant,Ryukoku University



PANEL SESSION 4: Policy, education and research approaches to enhance regional capacity

Cultivation ofthe efforts by prefectural government and ‘regional capacity’ 

Mr. Kazuyasu Honda, Head of Policy Planning Department, Kyoto Prefecture

What theuniversities can do as their ‘Intellectual’ contribution toward depopulatingareas?

Prof. Kiichiro Tomino, Ryukoku University

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