On December 2nd(Wed.), the “Kyushu Environmental Cluster University International Network Exchange Event” was held to promote mutual understanding and form networks between students interested in environmental business and companies that are developing environmental business.
On November 4 and November 18, presentation sessions were held in which 10 Master’s students who were accepted for the AY 2009 Spring Semester Master’s Field Research Support Program presented their research findings.
From Monday, October 5 until Friday, October 16, 2009, eighteen public officials from Colombia, Ecuador and Peru participated in a two-week training course held at APU. The training course was titled "One Village One Product Movement for the Andes Region" and was commissioned to APU by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The Kyushu Economic Research Center has announced that it will hold the "Dramatic! Kyushu's Economy in Oita", as part of its 60th anniversary. At the event, the history and strength of Oita’s companies will be displayed through movies, pictures, and chronologies. On November 30, a panel discussion with economists and experts will consider the future of Oita, and also Dr. Jiho Han and APU students will share their impressions of Oita and Beppu’s appeal with an “Oita Tourism Session.” And on December 1, managers of venture companies and students will talk candidly about ways to stimulate Oita’s economy at a Venture Session called “Venture as a Way of Life.”
We hope to see the participation of many faculty members and students.
Information on upcoming lecture by Richard B. Dasher (Director of U.S.-Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University)
The Asia Pacific Innovation Management Center (AP-IMAC) at APU has a cooperative research agreement with the U.S.-Asia Technology Management Center at Stanford University. Dr. Richard B. Dasher, Director of the U.S.-Asia Technology Management Center and a Consulting Professor at Stanford, is scheduled to give a lecture during his upcoming trip to Oita. The details for the lecture are below.
On Saturday, July 18, 2009, the Special lecture for high school students "Hirameki Tokimeki Science –Welcome to the University Lab" was held at APU and 22 Oita Prefecture high school students took part.