PLENARY SPEAKERS
 
OPENING CEREMONY
 
  Dr. Paul Stonely
CEO
WACE
  Mr. Keiji Yamada
Governor
Kyoto Prefecture
           
  Mr. Daisaku Kadokawa
Mayor of Kyoto
  Professor Terumasa Oshiro
President
Kyoto Sangyo University
     
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
"Future Talent Required by Corporations and the Role of Universities for its Development"
     
  Mr. Tadahito Yamamoto
Chairman of the Board and Representative Director
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Mr. Yamamoto was appointed as the President and Representative Director of Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. in 2007. He also holds the post of Director of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.

Prior to the current position, Mr. Yamamoto was the Executive Vice President and Representative Director of Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. since 2002, overseeing the Company’s entire research, technology, development and manufacturing functions. He is the first in the Company’s history to be appointed as President with an R&D background. He joined the Company in 1968 and holds an engineering bachelor degree from Yamanashi University, Japan.

     
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
“Towards a New Stage of CWIE: Global Challenges and Opportunities”
     
    Moderator:
     
           
  Ms. Judie Kay
National Director, ACEN
Assistant Director, Careers and Employment RMIT University

WACE Board Member
           
    Panelists:      
           
  Ms. Keiko Saito-Miyakawa
President, NPO WIL

Executive Director,
WACE Japan Office

WACE Executive
Committee Member
  Dr. Maurits van Rooijen
CEO and Rector
London School of Business and Finance


Co-Chair,
WACE Board of Directors
           
  Dr. Sampan Silapanad
Vice President
Western Digital (Thailand)


Co-Chair,
WACE Board of Directors
  Dr. Zorica Pantic
President
Wentworth Institute of Technology

WACE Executive Committee Member
     
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
"Thailand's Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education: Facing the Challenges of International CWIE"
     
  Dr. Wichit Srisa-an
President, The University Council
Suranaree University of Technology

WACE Executive Committee Member
     
  Moderator:

Dr. Norah McRae
Executive Director, Co-operative Education Program and Career Services
University of Victoria

WACE Board Member
     
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
"Open Space Technology"
           
  Leader:

Dr. Nancy Johnston
Executive Director,
Student Affairs
Simon Fraser University

WACE Board Member

     
           
  Assistant:

Professor Yasushi Tanaka
Faculty of Economics
Kyoto Sangyo University
  Assistant:

Dr. Naoko Osada
Associate Professor
Institute for General Education
Ritsumeikan University
           
  Assistant:

Dr. Yasunobu Morita
Lecturer
Faculty of Economics
Kyusyu Sangyo University
  Assistant:

Carva Pop
Director
Center for Cooperative Education
Polytechnic of Namibia

WACE Board Member