Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019, August 6-7, Tokyo, Japan

  • 6 August 2019 To 7 August 2019
  • Start time : 08:00 AM
  • End time : 05:30 PM
  • Event Host : SBE19 Tokyo
  • Event Location : The University of Tokyo Komaba Campus I: KOMCEE, 21Komcee West, 3 Chome-8-1 Komaba, Meguro City, Tokyo, Japan
Sustainable built Environment Conference, Tokyo
Event Description

The conference aims to encourage the participation and commitment of students and experts/professions of coming/acting generations who proactively research sustainable built environmental related issues that are critically relevant to the mitigation of and the adaptation to the undergoing climate change.
It also aims to facilitate interactive dialogue to exchange of thought and practices among researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders, as well as to build up the interdisciplinary networks that enable holistic approach on a global scale. 

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • SBE19 Tokyo
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Hiroko Kuniya
      Member of the Board of Trustees to the Tokyo University of the Arts
      B.A. in International Relations and Economics Brown University
      1989 Anchor for Nightly News, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) Satellite TV Channel
      1993-2016 Host of Close-Up Gendai, a daily current affairs program on NHK-TV General Service.
      Member of the Board of Trustees to the Tokyo University of the Arts
      Project Professor at Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance
      FAO National Goodwill Ambassador for Japan
      Board Member, Renewable Energy Institute
      Independent Journalist, focusing on coverage of the Sustainable Development Goals and gender issues.
      Awarded ‘Broadcasting Women Award’ (1998), The Japan National Press Club Award (2011)

      Peter Head
      Professor, CBE FREng FRSA
      Peter is a civil and structural engineer who has become a recognized world leader in major bridges, advanced composite technology and in sustainable development in cities and regions. In 2008 he was named by the Guardian Newspaper as one of 50 people that could ‘save the planet’. He was cited by Time magazine in 2008 as one of 30 global eco-heroes and has been one of CNN’s Principle Voices.
      In 2011 he was awarded the CBE in the New Year’s Hono rs List for services to Civil Engineering and the Environment.
      In April 2011 he left Arup to set up The Ecological Sequestration Trust, a Charity which has brought together the world’s top scientists, engineers, economists, financiers, health, ecology and other specialists to create, demonstrate and scale a CHEER (Collaborative Human-Ecological-Economics-Resource systems) GIS platform to enable regions all over the world to plan, design and implement inclusive resilient growth using low carbon urban-rural development approaches which are energy, water and food secure. The first prototype has been demonstrated in Accra Ghana in 2016 for WASH and Peter now plans to scale the platform use globally to support SDG delivery.
      Peter is the editor of Roadmap 2030, Financing and implementing the Global Goals in Human Settlements and City Regions.
      Peter is on the advisory board of Swansea University SPECIFIC KIC developing “buildings as power stations”
      Peter is visiting professor in sustainable systems engineering at University of Bristol.
  • Cost
    • Register by July 19, 2019
  • Event type
    • Conference

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