AI3 & SOI ASIA MEETING @ Hiyoshi, Japan- Fall 2015

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This fall, from Oct 16 to 19, the joint bi-annual meeting with will be hosted by Keio University at Hiyoshi Campus, located at the city of Yokohama, Japan. Representatives from all partners will gather for 3 days to share information and discuss the directions for both projects. More details will be updated in this page.

We kindly ask all participants to fill in the registration form (or access the URL:https://goo.gl/T89F9H).

PROGRAM

This meeting will be held in 2 days in different venues in Hiyoshi Campus, in Yokohama. The last day will be held in Mita Campus, in the heart of Tokyo. Please check the schedule below (tentative).

DAY 1 – Oct 16(Fri)
* Meet on 2nd Floor of Collaboration Complex (Kyosei-Kan)
(in front of the elevator) at 9:30
* Venue: HIYOSHI Campus (来往舎 Raiosha, 2F Large Meeting Room)
* Wireless: SSID:sfc-soi / Pass:0466493414

9:30 – 9:50 Registration
9:50 – 10:00 Greetings by Professor Jiro Kokuryo
Vice President of Keio University
International Collaboration
10:00 – 10:15 Opening
10:15 – 12:15 Site Updates
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch @ Faculty Lounge
Friday Pray @ Yagami Campus
14:00 – 16:00 Research Presentations
– Achmad Husni Thamrin
– Dita Oktaria
– Marcos Sadao Maekawa
– Komkid Topoklang
– Eliko Akashi
– Goi Chin Hoe

16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 18:15 SOI Asia Academic Steering Meeting

DAY 2 – Oct 17 (Sat)
* Meet on 2nd Floor of Collaboration Complex (Kyosei-Kan)
(in front of the elevator) at 9:30
* Venue: HIYOSHI Campus (独立館 Fourth Building Independence Wing, 3F D309)
* Wireless: SSID:sfc-soi / Pass:0466493414

9:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 12:00 Operators Task Force Meeting
12:00 – 12:15 Break
12:15 – 13:00 Partner presentation (1) YAMAHA
13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:00 Internship Discussion
15:00 – 15:30 Partner presentation (2) SKY Perfect JSAT
15:30 – 16:15 Presentation by Professor Jun Murai
16:15 – 16:45 Photo Session & Break
16:45 – 18:00 Directors Meeting
18:00 – 18:30 Meeting Summary & Closing
18:30 – 20:00 Official Dinner @ Faculty Lounge

DAY 3 – Oct 18 (Sun)
Follow-up Meetings will be planned if necessary.

DAY 4 – Oct 19 (Mon)
10:00-18:00
International Symposium on Double Degree Strategy 2015
Organized by Keio University, T.I.M.E. Association and SOI Asia
* Venue: MITA Campus
* Meet on 2nd Floor of Collaboration Complex (Kyosei-Kan) (in front of the elevator) at 8:45, then take a train to Mita station.
* This symposium will be attended by delegates from European and Japanese universities as well as SOI Asia / AI3 members
* Reception start at 18:00

ABOUT VISA

Japan requires visa for many countries in Asia. We strongly reccomend you to confirm with the closest Consulate of Japan and check which are the required documents for single short-term stay visa.

We will be able to provide invitation letter for any of the registered participants.

You can also find information in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website.

http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html

Some countries have been exempted of visa for short-term stay

http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/short/novisa.html#list

ACCESS & MAPS

Keio University’s Hiyoshi Campus is located in the city of Yokohama, in the south of Tokyo. The closest train station is Hiyoshi station and it is served by two train lines (Toyoko Line and Meguro Line) and one subway line (Yokohama Municipal Subway – Green Line). It is less than 20-min distant from some major stations in the Tokyo metropolitan Area:

Yokohama station: about 12 minutes

Shibuya station: about 19 minutes

Meguro station: about 20 minutes

(from Tokyo station: about 40 minutes, from Shinjuku station: about 35 minutes) 

 

HIYOSHI CAMPUS (MAP http://www.keio.ac.jp/en/maps/hiyoshi.html)
Address: 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8521 – Japan
Hiyoshi station (Toyoko Line/Meguro Line/Green Line)

 

STAY

We would recommend all participants to stay at Keio’s Seminar Guest Rooms, located in the Collaboration Complex (Kyoseikan), in Hiyoshi Campus. This facility is located inside the campus, 1-min from Hiyoshi station.

ROOM RATES AND AMMENITIES

Single room: 4,000 yens/night

Twin room: 7,000 yens/night

Each room is equipped with: Internet (LAN port only, please bring a cable), bathrobe, refrigerato, glass, mug, electric kettle, flash light, soap, shampoo, rinse, toothbrush and toothpaste, toothbrush cup, bath towel, face towel, and dust box.

For more details about Keio’s Seminar Guest Rooms, please access the website:

http://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/keio_student/short_prog/leadership/kyoseikan.html

 

Accommodation

Seminar Guest Rooms located at Kyoseikan,
Collaboration Complex, 7F on Keio University Hiyoshi Campus
http://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/keio_student/short_prog/leadership/kyoseikan.html
http://www.kcc.keio.ac.jp/english/floor.html

CONTACTS

If you need any assistance, please contact Mr. Tetsuya Hayashi (Keio University) or Mr. Kohei Kosuge (Keio University):  secretariat@soi.asia

 

 

 

Advanced Topics for Marine Technology and Logistics 2014-2015

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This course—held by Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology—aims to explain advanced technology and tools of Marine Engineering, Logistics, Information Technology and Maritime Education which are applied for present operation and management of marine industries. Students can also review fundamental knowledge through the course. Starts in December 24 (Wed). For more details, click here.

Advanced Topics for Marine Science 2014-2015

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Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology presents the 2014-2015 series of lectures on “Advanced Topics for Marine Science.” This course will focus on the marine biology and the marine environmental study. The course starts on December 18 (Tuesday) and holds a total of eight interactive lectures, including a final presentation by students. For more details, click here.

 

24th IHP Training Course Nov 24 – Dec 1

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The 24th IHP (International Hydrological Project) Training Course, conducted by Nagoya University (Japan), will feature lectures on the theme “Forest Hydrology − Conservation of Forest, Soil, and Water Resources.” SOI Asia will support delivering the e-learning content, that will be available in several channels such as h.323 (Polycom, etc) and SOI live

lecture. For more information about the IHP Presence Course visit the official website.

I. HOW TO JOIN

Please contact SOI Asia Secretariat by email (secretariat[at]soi.asia) with the subject “24nd UNESCO IHP COURSE,” informing the items below.

1) Organization:
2) Number of participants:
3) Attendance type:
(A) H323 (i.e. Polycom)*
(B) SOI Asia Live Streaming

* If you choose H323 (i.e. Polycom, etc), please inform your site IP address for connection.

4) Person in charge:

II. LECTURES SCHEDULE
(time is displayed in JST – Japan Standard time)

Nov 24, 2014 – Monday
9:30am-12:00pm – Lecture 1: Basics of Forest Hydrology, by T. Kumagai

Nov 25, 2014 – Tuesday
2:00pm-4:30pm – Lecture 2: Discharge From Forested Watershed (1), by M. Tani

Nov 26, 2014 – Wednesday
09:30am-12:00pm – Lecture 8: Basics of Forest Dynamics, by H. Sato

Nov 27, 2014 – Thursday
9:30am-12:00pm – Lecture 3: Discharge From Forested Watershed (2), by K. Kosugi
2:00am-4:30pm – Lecture 4: Effect of Vegetation Cover on Sediment Transportation and Erosion, by T. Gomi

Nov 28, 2014 – Friday
2:00pm-4:30pm – Lecture 6: Evapotranspiration From Forest, by Y. Kosugi

Nov 29, 2014 – Saturday
9:30am-12:00pm – Lecture 10: Global/local Hydrometeorology and Forest (2), by H. Fujinami

Dec 1, 2014 – Monday
9:30am-12:00pm – Lecture 7: Water Resources in Forested Watershed, by H. Komatsu
2:00am-4:30pm – Lecture 9:Global/local Hydrometeorology and Forest (1), by T. Hiyama

 

Business Contest 2014

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SOI Asia Business Plan Contest 2014

SOI Asia is happy to host a business plan contest on coming December 17, 2014, to cultivate the environment for the potential entrepreneurs in the region and to prepare for efficient fund matching opportunity with research asset originated from universities.

 Business Plan Contest at SOI Asia 2014 

– Building the future from Asia –
– For All Innovators –

Paper submission due : Nov 26, 2014,  24:00 [GMT+9]
Final presentation contest : Dec 17, 2014, 11:10 [GMT+9]


“Technology entrepreneurship gives us capabilities to prove whether our
technology is accepted and can benefit to people, and may derive our
economic incentives”

– Statement from
2008 Spring SOI Asia meeting in Keio, Japan


1. Purpose

SOI Asia is happy to host a business plan contest on coming December 17, 2014, to cultivate the environment for the potential entrepreneurs in the region and to prepare for efficient fund matching opportunity with research asset originated from universities. This contest is hosted by SOI Asia Business Platform LLP that engages in entrepreneur assistance, and supported by Keio University Incubation Center. We wish to promote the entrepreneur development by the students, faculty members, researchers and graduates from the SOI Asia partner institutions through this contest.

 

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2. Special workshop for Business plan contest

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 Workshop 1 photo 2

 

Workshop I :”How to create a winning business plan”   

                      November 4, 2014 (Tues), 17.30-19.00 GMT+9

                      Materials : [Click SOI Asia’s Slides], [Click Guest Speaker Slide] 

                      Video    : [Click Workshop Video]

Workshop ll: ” How to action beyond a business plan”  

                     November 12, 2014 (Wed), 17.30-19.00 GMT+9 

                     Materials: [Click Soi Asia Slides] [Click Netmedics][Click KYUBI][Click Guest Speaker slide]

                       Video  :   [Click Workshop Video II]

The workshop will be interactive to explain about the rules and basic template of writing business plan.

In addition, the winning teams for business plan contest 2012 and 2013 will share their experience of writing and taking action based on their business plan. External consultants with incubating entrepreneurs will share the views based on industrial perspectives.

 

3. Submission Procedure

Please download this format [Click SOI Asia Business Plan Template] and fill in your ideas to be submitted from the following file uploader by:                         

                    Date: November 26, 2014, Wednesday, 24:00 GMT+9

You can also use your own format, but we strongly recommend that you use the provided format

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4. Evaluation Criteria

 

Evaluation is done based on 4 components :

 

i)   Entrepreneur

ii)  Business Model

iii) Finance

iv) Internal Capability

 

criteria

Prominent specialists as judges from many fields: e.g. IT technology, Management, Intellectual Property, Financial Sector, Accountant and University faculty members will be invited as contest judges. 

5. Evaluation Process & Result

Announcement of  finalist teams : 

Congraluation to the 6 business plans which have been selected for the final presentation !

 

Business Plan                   University

 

1) Intel Care                      University Sains Malaysia (USM)

 

2) Edhet                            University of Brawijaya (UB)

 

3) Kitney                           Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB)

 

4) Lesson Me                    Keio University (KEIO)

 

5) Japan Live Show          Keio University (KEIO)

 

6) Trouble Free Travel      University of Computer Studies, Yangon (UCSY)

 

 

Final Presentation (for finalist only)

The finalist teams will make a 8-min powerpoint presentation (including any video presentation or demonstration)

Followed by a Q&A session 

Date     : December 17 (Wed), 2014, 11:10 – 12:40 (GMT+9)

*Judgement will be based on business plan and presentation

-Announcement of Contest Winner

Date    : January 7, 2015

Method: Contest Website and email (for finalist only)

6. Prize

i) Certificate Recognition as the “SOI Asia Best Business Plan 2014”

ii) Incubation (online and onsite) for *6-9 month

    – Online will be monthly discussion via SOI system

    – Onsite will conduct at home country

    -Content : Product development, entrepreneurial mindset etc 

iii) Overseas Guest Speaker Presentation Opportunity

     – As a used case based on 9-12 months of business plan creation and development

     – Airticket and accomodation to be covered for **two selected representatives from winning team

*Duration is subjected to change based on the business plan

** The participating team can have more than two members

 

7. Language

The documents and presentations should be in English.

8. Final Results

Announcement of the Winner for SOI Asia Business Plan Contest 2014 is

“EDHET” Team

University of Brawijaya, Indonesia   

Edhet

 

WASABI Programming Camp in Japan – Pre-Workshop

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This is a project based programming camp—kindly supported by Keio University and SAKURA Science—to develop a collaborative learning environment used for our future program. Students will stay in Japan (Keio University) for one week and learn advanced Web technology (including HTML5, CSS, and WebRTC) as well as Agile and continuous development through lectures and hands-on sessions, and also experience the international OSS development project working jointly with students participating from partner universities in ASEAN countries.

 

Target and Capacity

This program is for both undergraduate and graduate students. The expected number of recruited students is 20 (in total). All participants are required to have basic HTML and JavaScript development skills.

 

Language Requirement

All Lectures will be provided in English. No Japanese skill is required. Participants should be at least able to carry conversations in English.

 

How to Join

There are 3 ways to join this programming camp. (Total expected number of recruited students: 20)

1. For those who have never been to Japan. (Total expected number of recruited students: 10)

Join the remote based Pre-Workshop, complete all assignments and pass the screening examination. You will receive a scholarship that covers the airfare and accommodation expenses.

2. For those who have been to Japan before. (Total expected number of recruited students: 10)

Join the remote based Pre-Workshop, complete all assignments and pass the screening examination. You must cover all costs with your own funds.

3. This camp will be partially opened for remote participants. The program and venue for the remote participants will be announced soon (after we close the application).

 

 

Deadline

Registrations are closed! Thank you for your interest!

 

Details of the remote based Pre-Workshop

October 8 (Wed.) 18:30-20:30JST

#1 WASABI introduction and WebRTC

Refresh of the past WASABI Workshop

 

October 9 (Thu.) 18:30-20:30JST

#2 Responsive Design

Refresh of the past WASABI Workshop

 

October 14 (Tue.) 18:30-20:30JST

#3 Web App Testings

How to test web applications: behavior and UI

 

October 16 (Thu.) 18:30-20:30JST

#4 Web App Performance

How to design web app for performance, including adapting to different devices

 

NOTE:

1. If you have joined the past WASABI Web Development Workshop (February 25 – March 7, 2014), October 8 and 9 will be a refresh of the workshop. Thus, your participation is optional.

2. All participants are required to join the Pre-Workshop held at October 14 and 16, and complete all assignments.

3. The details of the screening examination will be announced at the class.

 

Details of the Programming Camp in Japan

December 6 (Sat.) – Arrive in Japan, Orientation

December 7 (Sun.) – Lecture: Web Technology/Practice: Web App Development (basic)

December 8 (Mon.) – Lecture: Multi Media/Practice: Web App Development (HTML5, CSS,

WebRTC)

December 9 (Tue.) – Lecture: Learning environment Architecture/Practice: Multi Media App

Development

December 10 (Wed.) – Lecture: Cloud Computing/Practice: Visiting IT company @ Tokyo

December 11 (Thu.) – Practice: International OSS Development

December 12 (Fri.) – Integration/Final Presentation

December 13 (Sat.) – Leave Japan

 

Contact

For further information about this program, please contact us at secretariat [at] soi.asia

 

Support

Keio University

SAKURA Science

SOI Asia 2013 Fall Cloud Computing Workshop

Cloud Computing Workshop

at SOI&AI3 Meeting Myanmar

 

On October 29th 2013, the last day of SOI&AI3 Meeting Myanmar, we held one day workshop about Cloud Computing at University of Computer Studies, Mandalay. Participants are mainly UCSM’s master students. About 20 students took lectures about Cloud Computing by Mr. Husni and built a private cloud using OpenNebula.

 

Information

[Date]

October 29th 2013

 

[Venue]

University of Computer Studies, Mandalay

 

[Participants]

About 20

 

[Theme]

Cloud Computing

 

[Time Schedule](LT)

08:30-10:00 Lecture 1

– Mr. Husni talked  what are cloud computing and virtual machines.

10:00-10:30 coffee break

10:30-12:00 Lecture 2

– Mr. Husni talked about virtual infrastructure manager and Open Nebula.

12:00-13:00 Lunch break

13:00- 14:00 Hunds-On Workshop

– Built a private cloud using Open Nebula.

World Water Day and Earth Day 2014

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UNESCO’S Water Day and Earth Day – March 24, 2014

UNESCO Office Jakarta in collaboration with Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO, Indonesia Water Institute and University of Indonesia, Indonesia Institute of Science and Ministry Public works is organizing seminar on Celebration of World Water Day and Earth Day – Green Cities: Balancing People and Planet. A panel discussion will bring together Asian specialists to reflect on water issues, with participation from several universities in the Asia-Pacific region.

About the event

Date : 24 April 2014
Time : 08:00 – 13:00 (GMT +7:00)
Venue : Building D, 3rd Floor, Ministry of Education and Culture, Jakarta

How to join

Live Streaming – SOI Asia will support the broadcast live this event for remote audiences.
The webstreaming will be available on the 24th of April and details will be confirmed soon.

Video Conference – You can also join through video conference facility. Please contact Mrs. Piska Aprilia, at UNESCO Jakarta Office. More details available at http://www.connect-asia.org/ca-event/136-wwd-ed2014

For more details about the Water Day and Earth Day 2014, program and schedule, please access the link below:
http://www.connect-asia.org/ca-event/136-wwd-ed2014

AI3 & SOI Asia Meeting Spring 2014 – Access and Contacts

HOW TO GET TO KEIO UNIVERSITY – HIYOSHI CAMPUS

Keio University’s Hiyoshi Campus is located in the city of Yokohama, in the south of Tokyo. The closest train station is Hiyoshi station and it is served by two train lines (Toyoko Line and Meguro Line) and one subway line (Yokohama Municipal Subway – Green Line). It is less than 20-min distant from some major stations in the Tokyo metropolitan Area:

Yokohama station: about 12 minutes

Shibuya station: about 19 minutes

Meguro station: about 20 minutes

(from Tokyo station: about 40 minutes, from Shinjuku station: about 35 minutes) 

 

Address: 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8521 – Japan
Hiyoshi station (Toyoko Line/Meguro Line/Green Line)

 

STAY

We would recommend all participants to stay at Keio’s Seminar Guest Rooms, located in the Collaboration Complex (Kyoseikan), in Hiyoshi Campus. This facility is located inside the campus, 1-min from Hiyoshi station.

 

ROOM RATES AND AMMENITIES

Single room: 4,000 yens/night

Twin room: 7,000 yens/night

 

Each room is equipped with: Internet (LAN port only, please bring a cable), bathrobe, refrigerato, glass, mug, electric kettle, flash light, soap, shampoo, rinse, toothbrush and toothpaste, toothbrush cup, bath towel, face towel, and dust box.

For more details about Keio’s Seminar Guest Rooms, please access the website:

http://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/keio_student/short_prog/leadership/kyoseikan.html

 

BOOKING A ROOM

The committee will be in charge of the reservations. If you have any questions, please contact us.

 

CONTACTS

Mr. Tetsuya Hayashi or Mr. Marcos Sadao Maekawa (Keio University, SOI Asia): secretariat@soi.asia 

 

 

AI3 & SOI Asia Meeting Spring 2014- Program

PROGRAM

This meeting will be held in 3 days in different venues in Hiyoshi Campus, in Yokohama. The last day will be held in Mita Campus, in the heart of Tokyo. Please check the schedule below (tentative).

 

DAY 1 – May 21 (Wed)
Venue: HIYOSHI Campus
Room: Raiousha 2F (Middle Meeting Room) 

13:00-17:00 Operation meeting

 

DAY 2 – May 22 (Thu)
Venue: HIYOSHI Campus
Room: Collaboration Complex, 5F (KBS Large Meeting Room)

9:30-12:00 Site report, talk slots from industry

13:30-17:00 Research presentations, Working Groups

19:00- Dinner

 

DAY 3 – May 23 (Fri)
Venue: MITA Campus
Room: Higashi-kan, 4F (Seminar Room) 

9:30-12:00 Directors meeting

13:30-16:00 Directors meeting