2013 Disaster Conference Revised Programme

Day 1          Venue: Leong Auditorium
8:00            Registration

9:00            Welcome Remarks
Filomeno V. Aguilar, Ph.D
Dean, School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University

Opening Remarks
Shūji Takatori,
Director, The Japan Foundation Manila Office

9:30-10:00   Documentary Film
                      Lessons from a Disaster: The Great East Japan Earthquake

10:00-11:50     Session 1:
Post-Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction for the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
Satoshi TANAKA, Ph.D
Fuji Tokoha University and Graduate School

Business Responses to Crisis: Conflicting Paradigms and Reorientation
Hendrik Meyer-Ohle, Ph.D
National University of Singapore            

11:50-1:00  Lunch

1:00-2:00    Documentary Film
                   Can You See the Lights? First Festival after the Tsunami

2:00-2:15    Coffee Break

2:15-4:05    Session 2:
Social Capital, Social Media and Sociality in Post-3.11 Japan
David H. Slater, Ph.D
Sophia University

Filipino Communities in Tohoku after the Disasters of March 11
Takefumi Terada, Ph.D
Sophia University

4:05            Closing Remarks
Antonio G. M. La Viña, LLB, LLM, JSD, Dean, Ateneo School of Government
Day 2          Venue: Leong Hall
8:30            Registration

9:00-10:30  Session 3:
Reviving Tohoku after 3/11: Food Heritage Preservation and Tourism
Stephanie Assmann, Ph.D
Akita University,

Risk Distribution of Fukushima-related Disaster Waste―From a Risk Governance Perspective
Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Hokkaido University
Medical Disaster in the 3-11 Triple Tragedy in Northeastern Japan: An Analysis of Disaster Response Issues and Problems
        Arnel E. Joven, Ph.D
        University of Asia and the Pacific
10:30-10:45     Coffee Break

10:45-12:15 Session 4:
  Social Capital and volunteerism after the Great East Japan Earthquake
 Cecilia Manoliu
University of Tsukuba

Disaster Vulnerability and Coping in a Foreign Environments: The Narrative of the  
Pinoy Scholars in Tohoku During 3.11
                     Lisette R. Robles
                     Sophia University
The March 2011 Japan Disaster: Trade and Economic Implications to the  
Ferdinand T. Abocejo
Cebu Normal University

12:15          Closing Remarks