The final schedule of IMC 2016 in Nagoya with the list of speakers and the descriptions of plenary sessions are here. Please, download the files attached above.
I Basic Construction of the Program
Basically, IMC 2016 consists of study tours (Monday, before the opening), plenary sessions (From Tuesday through Friday in the morning) and workshops (From Tuesday through Thursday in the afternoon) .
There will also be a reception and farewell events with cultural experience.
The preliminary proposal on the plenary sessions cover the themes indicated below. They are subject to change, because they will be finally decided in March 2016.
Prospective speakers and chair persons are listed already. Their names are be indicated on this website.
You will be able to send application to organize workshops together with your colleagues from all over the world with based upon guidelines from late January 2016.
The workshop program will be organized by the conference participants themselves through the traditional Metropolis call for workshop and individual paper proposals which will be launched in February 2016. followed by conference registration through our website.
During the conference, attractive cultural experiences are being planned for our guests and delegates: 1) A
multinational theater will be producing a show that will explore the themes of migration, integration and international relations, 2) A citizen’s
musical group will be singing a variety of songs including those for reconstruction from disasters.
Proposed study tours include visits to:
1) the Toyota Automobile Company and Toyota City,
2) Local communities of multicultural coexistence,
3) the Nagoya Regional Immigration Bureau,
4) University campuses with international students and researchers,
5) Municipality agencies serving resettled refugees,
6) Pre-schools for foreign children,
7) the Alliance of municipalities for integration of foreign citizens,
Study tours will enable you to visit cities with high density of foreign citizens, factories with global activities, facilities for language and education for children with foreign origins and some organizations related to immigration and integration policies in the Great Nagoya region.
Reservation of study tours begins in Autumn 2016. Please wait .
You can find Nagoya Congress Center and an adequate accommodation.
II Plenary session themes
・Refugee protection: Our most
・Managing global risk: migration in situations of crisis
・Creating Trust through Wisdom: Co-development and migration in East Asia
・Migration, trade, and diaspora:
・Asia’s demographic precipice: Migration, technology, and greater workforce participation
・Inclusive development: a new
・When internal and international migration meet:
best practices for cities
・Comprehensive migration policy-making for a re-vitalized Japan
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