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IEEE R10-HTC2013 “ Lessons Learned from Japan’s 2011 earthquake and other Natural disasters ” Sendai, Japan. Presented by Takako Hashimoto Ph.D Organizing Committee Secretary. 3rd March, 2013. http://www.R10-HTC2013 .org/. R10-HTC2013. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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2012 IEEE Region 10 Meeting Proposal

IEEE R10-HTC2013Lessons Learned from Japans 2011 earthquake and other Natural disasters

Sendai, JapanPresented byTakako Hashimoto Ph.DOrganizing Committee Secretary

http://www.R10-HTC2013 .org/3rd March, 2013R10-HTC2013 The first Region 10 oriented Humanitarian Technology ConferenceSponsored 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.

CONFERENCEINFORMATIONConference Dates 26-29 August, 2013Conference Location Sendai, JapanConference Venue Kawauchi-North Campus, Tohoku UniversityTheme Lessons Learned from Japans 2011 earthquake and other Natural disastersOrganized by IEEE Japan Council IEEE Region 10 IEEE Humanitarian AdHoc CommitteeCooperation 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 Organizing CommitteeConference 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 2011-12. He also served as the president of IEICE Japan.

Organizing Committees 1(Committee Chairs)CommitteeChairVice Chair(*secretary)Conference PresidentDr. Fumio HarashimaOrganizing Committee ChairDr. Tomonori Aoyama Dr. Hirohisa GambeFinance ChairDr. Seishi TakamuraPromotion ChairDr. Akinori NishiharaTechnical Program ChairDr. Kazuo Hagimoto*Dr. Ryutaro KawamuraProgram Planning (PPC) ChairDr. Yukoh MochicaPublicationDr. Kiyoshi Nishikawa Dr. Mamiko InamoriPublicityDr. Haruko Kawahigashi Dr. Basabi ChacrabortyRegistrationDr. Morishige HiedaLocal ArrangementDr. Masahiro YamaguchiInternational LiaisonMr. Deepak Mathur*Dr. Takako HashimotoAffinity GroupDr. Yasuharu OhgoeOrganizing Committees 2(Committee members)Technical Program CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeDr. Kazuo HagimotoChairMr. Raja AmarnathIEEE HT-AdhocDr. Miwako DoiInformation & ServiceDr. Toshio FukudaRegion 10Mr. Tetsuo TakemuraCommunicationDr. Lawerence WongRegion 10Dr. Kohei OhnishiPowerDr. Janina MazierskaRegion 10Dr. Kazuhiro KosugeRoboticsDr. Yong Jin ParkRegion 10Dr. Hiroyuki MorikawaSensorMr. Deepak MathurRegion 10Dr. Minoru Nakayama EducationDr. Norio ShiratoriJapan CouncilDr. Akira TaguchiBio-MedicalDr. Masaki Koyama Japan CouncilDr. Shoichiro SenoEDASDr. Hideki ImaiJapan CouncilDr. Ryutaro KawamuraSecretaryDr. Hideki HashimotoJapan CouncilSecretariesDr. Takako HashimotoWIE, HQ/R10 relationDr.Yasuharu Ohgoe Affinity Group, GOLDDr. Kohei OhnoSACMr.Takatoshi MinamiConference ApplicationKawauchi North CampusTohoku University,Sendai, Japan6 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


Access to Sendai7

From 37 airports to Narita AirportAucklandBangkokBeijingBusanCairnsCebuChejuChengduChongqingDalianDelhiFuzhouGold CoastGuangzhouHangzhouHanoiHo Chi Minh CityHong KongJakartaKaohsiungKarachiKota DenpasarKuala LumpurManilaMumbaiQingdaoSaipanSeoulShanghaiShenyangShenzhenSingaporeSydneyTaipeiUlaanbaatarXiamen CityXi'an

HanedaandNarita4SendaiFrom 4 airports to Sendai AirportShanghaiBeijingTaipeiSeoul Flights between Narita Airport and Sendai Airport are also availableAccess via Tokyo(by Shinkansen )From 11 airports to Haneda AirportBangkokBeijingBusanHong KongShanghaiKota KinabaluKuala LumpurSeoul / GimpoSeoul / IncheonSingaporeTaipei8

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

Call For PapersFor more informationPlease visit

Important dates: 15th March, 2013 Deadline of paper submission8th May, 2013 Notification of paper acceptance31st May, 2013 Deadline of poster submission30th June, 2013 Deadline for early registration30th June, 2013 Camera Ready Paper Submission

Notes: Paper submissions are managed through EDAS

Conference Schedule

26th August MondayTutorialWelcome Reception by GOLD

27th August TuesdayOpening sessionKeynotes & Technical SessionsBanquet

28th August WednesdayKeynotes & Technical SessionsClosing session

29th August, ThursdayTour to a Tsunami Disaster Area

Program Plan(current estimation)Keynote talks 6-9Panel session 1Technical 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) TBDTutorials 2 Tour to a disaster areaRegistration FeeBefore deadlineAfter deadlineIEEE Member JPY45,000 (USD500**) JPY55,000(**USD611)Non-Member JPY55,000 JPY65,000Student (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. Expectation of ParticipantsWe 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.

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

Budget Supplementary pageAmount in JPYAmounnt in USD @90JPYManagement Service500,000 5,556 Registration Expense1,049,000 11,656 Promotion18,430 205 Conference Publication430,000 4,778 Evhibit/Vendors0 0 Local Arrangements1,832,570 20,362 Social Functions910,000 10,111 Program Expense1,490,000 16,556 Administration20,000 222 Society Admin Fee0 0 Committee500,000 5,556 0 Total Expense6,750,000 75,000 Amount in JPYAmounnt in USD @90JPYRegistration Fees3,300,000 36,667 IEEE Donation(HAHC)2,700,000 30,000 Other Donation(JC etc)750,000 8,333 Total Income6,750,000 75,000 ExpenseIncomeThis is the plan as of today. Further financial supports are being applied for invitation of guests from outside technology world.16

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See you in Sendai in August!http://www.R10-HTC2013 .org/: Photos were provided by Miyagi Prefecture Government Office

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