Schedule

Friday, February 24, 2012
3:00-3:15Opening ceremony
  • Welcome
  • Marlene Moore, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Willamette University
  • Opening remarks
  • Hon. Takemichi Okabe, Consul General of Japan
3:15-4:30Keynote address
4:30-4:45 p.mCoffee Break
4:45-5:45The Impact of the Fukushima Disasters on the Japanese People

Moderator: Linda Tamura, Willamette University School of Education

6:30 p.m.Hosted dinner for presenters
Saturday, February 25, 2012
9:00-10:30Information Flows and Risk Analysis in the Aftermath of the Crises

Moderator: Steve Maser, Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University

10:30-11:00Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.North American Perspectives on the Fukushima Disasters

Moderator: Gunnar Gundersen, Tokyo International University of America

12:30-1:45 p.m.Lunch (no-host)
1:45-3:15Personal experiences of 3.11: One year later

Moderator: Cecily McCaffrey, Willamette University

3:15-3:30 p.m.Closing remarks

Ronald Loftus, Director of the Center for Asian Studies, Willamette University

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SPECIAL THANKS TO:

  • Pamela Smith
  • Gunnar Gundersen
  • Masaki Shimada
  • Tomoko Harpster
  • Barby Dressler
  • Salem Kawagoe Friendship Society
  • Consulate-General of Japan in Portland
  • Japanese Studies Student Leaders
  • Bryan Schmidt
  • Sarah Shinn
  • Linda Heuser
  • History Department, Willamette University
  • Koki Yamashita
  • Joanna Means
  • Sammy Basu