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International Symposium on the Truth of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident and
the Myth of Nuclear Safety

Dates: August 30 & 31, 2012

Venue: Tokyo University Komaba Campus, Japan

Organizer:

Steering Committee of "International Symposium on the Truth of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident and the Myth of Nuclear Safety"

Cooperating Groups:

Group of Concerned Scientists and Engineers Calling for the Closure of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant,
Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center (CNIC),
Center for Sustainable Development Research, Graduate Program on Human Security, University of Tokyo,
Union for Alternative Pathways in Science & Technology (APAST), The Takagi Fund for Citizen Science


Program

August 30
August 31
Opening Remarks
Session 3: Japan’s Nuclear Policy and Formation of the Safety Myth
9:30 ~ 9:40 Steering Committee: Kotaro Kuroda (Chair)
9:30 ~ 12:30 Speakers
Hitoshi Yoshioka (Science historian, member of government Investigation Committee on the Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Station of Tokyo Electric Power Company)
Philip White (Ph.D student at Adelaide University (Australia), former International Liaison Officer of Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center)

Coordinator

Harutoshi Funabashi
Session 1: What Happened at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Session 4: The State of Nuclear Science and Technology
9:40 ~ 12:00 Speakers
Mitsuhiko Tanaka (Former nuclear power plant designer, member of the Diet Investigation Commission on the Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Plants)
Arnie Gundersen (Chief engineer of Fairewinds Associates)

Coordinator

Hiromitsu Ino
13:30 ~ 16:30 Speakers
Tetsuya Takahashi (Philosopher)
Miranda Schreurs (Professor of Freie Universitšt Berlin)
Satoru Ikeuchi (Physicist)

Coordinator
Makoto Maruyama
13:00 ~ 15:00 Speaker
Katsuhiko Ishibashi (Seismologist, member of the Diet Investigation Commission on the Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Plants)

Coordinator

Yukio Yamaguchi
Session 2: Current Status of Radioactive Contamination
Session 5: Summing Up – from the Perspective of Scientists and Technologists
15:30 ~ 18:00 Speaker
Tetsuji Imanaka (Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute)

Coordinator
Komei Hosokawa
17:00 ~ 18:00 Steering Committee: Kotaro Kuroda (Chair)
Tamotsu Sugenami (Secretary General)
18:30 ~ Social gathering

Contact information: symposium@takagifund.org




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