Dec.16, 2012 Symposium “Role of Science and Technology in Sustainable Development” and Annual Meeting 2012 were held by JSPSAAE and JSPS Cairo Research Station.

The First Science Symposium and Annual Meeting of the Egyptian-JSPS Alumni Association on “Role of Science and Technology in Sustainable Development”


Sponsored & Organized by
JSPS Cairo Research Station & Egyptian JSPS Alumni Association


Date: December 16, 2012 (Sunday)
Place: Nefertiti Ballroom, 10th Floor, Shepheard Hotel
Corniche El Nil, Garden City, Cairo
Tel: + 20 2 2792 1000



09:00 Registration
10:00 Greeting from the Hosts
10:20 Keynote Lecture
1) 10:20-11:10 Prof. Yuzo Fujino (Professor, University of Tokyo)
“Role of Science and Technology in Sustainable Development: In the fields of Structural Control and Civil Engineering”
11:10-11.20 Coffee Break
2) 11:20-12:10 Prof. Nageh K. Allam (Professor, The American University in Cairo)
“Design and Assembly of 1D Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion”
3) 12:10-13:00 Mr. Hisashi Kato (Director, International Program Department, JSPS)
“Development of Science and Technology in Japan and Egypt: Policy of Science and Technology in Japan and JSPS Exchange Program”
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 Annual Meeting of JSPS Alumni Association in Egypt (2012)

  1. Activity in 2012 and Account Report
  2. Draft of 2013 Activity and Budget Request
  3. Questions and Inquiries
16:30 Concluding Remarks


Important Notes

  • Participant fee is Free.
    Participants are limited to 50 members invited by JSPS Alumni Association in Egypt including Ministry of Higher Education, STDF, Embassy of Japan, JICA, E-JUST, Kyushu University Cairo Office etc.
  • Partial payment of travel expenses will be offered to far distant participants from inside Egypt. (For Alumni members only)
  • The deadline for registration is November 30, 2012.


For registration

The registration should be made on the registration form and the completed form must be sent to Prof. Ibrahim Tantawy by e-mail (

Registration Form (Please download this)
(Deadline for registration: November 30, 2012)



For more information, please contact:

Professor Ibrahim Tantawy
Tel.: 01096726008


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