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1 IEEE R10-HTC2013 Lessons Learned from Japans 2011 earthquake and other Natural disasters Sendai, Japan Presented by Takako Hashimoto Ph.D Organizing Committee Secretary 3rd March, 2013

2 R10-HTC2013 The first Region 10 oriented Humanitarian Technology Conference Sponsored by IEEE HT Adhoc Committee, Region10 and Japan Council on behalf of nine sections in Japan. To focus on the contributions, current limitations and future possibilities that we have learned from March 11 disaster in Japan and similar disasters around the world. The goal is to share the experience of the tragedy and to seek a measure to avoid and reduce the damage of possible future disasters.

3 CONFERENCE INFORMATION Conference Dates August, 2013 Conference Location Sendai, Japan Conference Venue Kawauchi-North Campus, Tohoku University Theme Lessons Learned from Japans 2011 earthquake and other Natural disasters Organized by IEEE Japan Council IEEE Region 10 IEEE Humanitarian AdHoc Committee Cooperation Sponsored by Region 10 and Japan Council on behalf of nine sections in Japan (Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Kansai, Nagoya, Sapporo, Sendai, Shikoku, Shinetsu, Tokyo) In cooperated with Tohoku University

4 Organizing Committee Conference President : Dr. Fumio Harashima, IEEE Life Fellow He is the president of Metropolitan university of Tokyo. He has a lot of experiences in IEEE volunteer works, including HQ secretary, society president and also Tokyo Section chair. Organizing Chair Dr. Tomonori Aoyama, IEEE Life Fellow He is a professor of Keio University. He has experienced in IEEE activities, especially in Communication society. He was the IEEE Tokyo Section chair He also served as the president of IEICE Japan.

5 Organizing Committees 1 (Committee Chairs) CommitteeChairVice Chair (*secretary) Conference PresidentDr. Fumio Harashima Organizing Committee ChairDr. Tomonori Aoyama Dr. Hirohisa Gambe Finance ChairDr. Seishi Takamura Promotion ChairDr. Akinori Nishihara Technical Program ChairDr. Kazuo Hagimoto*Dr. Ryutaro Kawamura Program Planning (PPC) ChairDr. Yukoh Mochica PublicationDr. Kiyoshi Nishikawa Dr. Mamiko Inamori PublicityDr. Haruko Kawahigashi Dr. Basabi Chacraborty RegistrationDr. Morishige Hieda Local ArrangementDr. Masahiro Yamaguchi International LiaisonMr. Deepak Mathur*Dr. Takako Hashimoto Affinity GroupDr. Yasuharu Ohgoe

6 Organizing Committees 2 (Committee members) Technical Program CommitteeAdvisory Committee Dr. Kazuo HagimotoChairMr. Raja AmarnathIEEE HT-Adhoc Dr. Miwako DoiInformation & ServiceDr. Toshio FukudaRegion 10 Mr. Tetsuo TakemuraCommunicationDr. Lawerence WongRegion 10 Dr. Kohei OhnishiPowerDr. Janina MazierskaRegion 10 Dr. Kazuhiro KosugeRoboticsDr. Yong Jin ParkRegion 10 Dr. Hiroyuki MorikawaSensorMr. Deepak MathurRegion 10 Dr. Minoru NakayamaEducationDr. Norio ShiratoriJapan Council Dr. Akira TaguchiBio-MedicalDr. Masaki KoyamaJapan Council Dr. Shoichiro SenoEDASDr. Hideki ImaiJapan Council Dr. Ryutaro KawamuraSecretaryDr. Hideki HashimotoJapan Council Secretaries Dr. Takako HashimotoWIE, HQ/R10 relationDr.Yasuharu Ohgoe Affinity Group, GOLD Dr. Kohei OhnoSACMr.Takatoshi MinamiConference Application

7 Kawauchi North Campus Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 6 Sendai is located 350 km north east from Tokyo. Travel distance from Tokyo is about 1 hour and 40 minutes by Shinkansen, super express train. Conference Venue Tokyo Sendai

8 Access to Sendai 7 From 37 airports to Narita Airport AucklandBangkokBeijingBusan CairnsCebuChejuChengdu ChongqingDalianDelhiFuzhou Gold CoastGuangzhouHangzhouHanoi Ho Chi Minh CityHong KongJakarta KaohsiungKarachiKota Denpasar Kuala LumpurManilaMumbai QingdaoSaipanSeoulShanghai ShenyangShenzhenSingaporeSydney TaipeiUlaanbaatarXiamen CityXi'an Haneda and Narita 4 Sendai From 4 airports to Sendai Airport ShanghaiBeijingTaipeiSeoul Flights between Narita Airport and Sendai Airport are also available

9 Access via Tokyo (by Shinkansen ) From 11 airports to Haneda Airport BangkokBeijingBusanHong Kong Shanghai Kota Kinabalu Kuala Lumpur Seoul / Gimpo Seoul / IncheonSingaporeTaipei 8 From Haneda Airport to Tokyo station: About 30min by Mono-rail & Train or about 1 hour by Limousine Bus From Narita Airport to Tokyo station About 1 hour by express train or about 100minutes by Limousine Bus From Tokyo Station to Sendai Station: 1 hour and 40 minutes by Shinkansen, Super Express Train. Sendai Train Station Sendai Airport

10 Call For Papers For more information Please visit Important dates: 15 th March, 2013 Deadline of paper submission 8 th May, 2013 Notification of paper acceptance 31 st May, 2013 Deadline of poster submission 30 th June, 2013 Deadline for early registration 30 th June, 2013 Camera Ready Paper Submission Notes: Paper submissions are managed through EDAS

11 Conference Schedule 26 th August Monday -Tutorial -Welcome Reception by GOLD -Tutorial -Welcome Reception by GOLD 27 th August Tuesday -Opening session -Keynotes & Technical Sessions -Banquet -Opening session -Keynotes & Technical Sessions -Banquet 28 th August Wednesday -Keynotes & Technical Sessions -Closing session -Keynotes & Technical Sessions -Closing session 29 th August, Thursday -Tour to a Tsunami Disaster Area

12 Program Plan (current estimation) Keynote talks 6-9 Panel session 1 Technical sessions 11 (40papers) Information service 2 Communication 3 Power 1 Robotics 2 Sensor 1 Education 1 Bio-Medical 1 Details may be changed according to accepted papers. Posters (Technical & Student Activities) TBD Tutorials 2 Tour to a disaster area

13 Registration Fee Before deadlineAfter deadline IEEE Member JPY45,000 (USD500**) JPY55,000(**USD611) Non-Member JPY55,000 JPY65,000 Student (Member) JPY20,000 (USD180**) JPY25,000(**USD278) Student(non-member) JPY25,000 JPY30,000 ** Registration fee is to be paid by JPY. Note that 1 USD is approximately 90 JPY as of today.

14 Expectation of Participants We expect approximately 110 participants paying full rate and are making further efforts to increase the number. We are cooperating with Japan Council SAC to obtain student participates. A special poster session, tutorial session and joint welcome party are being planed by cooperating with the JC affinity groups (WIE, GOLD). We wish to have many people from the Region 10.

15 About Sendai A beautiful place in North East Japan known as a tree clad city and there are a lot of tourist attractions and historical spots in the area. The largest city with about 1 million population in the region of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Attack on March 11, 2011 and playing important role for the recovery from the disaster. : Photos were provided by Miyagi Prefecture Government Office

16 Budget Supplementary page Amount in JPYAmounnt in Management Service500,0005,556 Registration Expense1,049,00011,656 Promotion18, Conference Publication430,0004,778 Evhibit/Vendors00 Local Arrangements1,832,57020,362 Social Functions910,00010,111 Program Expense1,490,00016,556 Administration20, Society Admin Fee00 Committee500,0005,556 0 Total Expense6,750,00075,000 Amount in JPYAmounnt in Registration Fees3,300,00036,667 IEEE Donation(HAHC)2,700,00030,000 Other Donation(JC etc)750,0008,333 Total Income6,750,00075,000 Expense Income This is the plan as of today. Further financial supports are being applied for invitation of guests from outside technology world.

17 16 IEEE R10-HTC2013 See you in Sendai in August! : Photos were provided by Miyagi Prefecture Government Office


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