2022 Cosmos Prizewinner Dr. Felicia Keesing Commemorative Lecture
Purpose of the Lecture
To promote understanding of the importance of life and scientific thinking and to spread the significance of the prize through the research, activities and achievements of the International Cosmos Prizewinner, who contributes to the inheritance and development of the Expo '90 philosophy of "The Harmonious Coexistence between Nature and Humankind".
Date and Time
November 13, 2022 (Sun.)
From 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Time is Japan Standard Time
*Registration is required to participate.
*No registration fee is required.
Yasuda Auditorium, The University of Tokyo (7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
[Yasuda Auditorium will open at 1:00 p.m.]
Online delivery available (Zoom webinar)
Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Ministry of the Environment
The Ecological Society of Japan
The Japanese Society of Veterinary Science
The Japanese Society for Bacteriology
The Japan Society of One Health Science
*Simultaneous Japanese-English interpretation will be provided.
- Greetings from the Organizer
- Introduction of the Prizewinner
Dr. SHIRAYAMA Yoshihisa (Chairperson of the International Cosmos Prize Screening Committee of Experts / Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University)
- Commemorative Lecture "How Biodiversity Loss Fuels Pandemics"
Dr. Felicia Keesing (2022 International Cosmos Prizewinner, Professor, Bard College)
- Dialogue (Q&A session)
- Dr. Felicia Keesing
- Dr. OKABE Kimiko
(re-emploed Research Scientist, Biodiversity and Climate Change Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, National Forestry Research and Development Institute)
- Coordinator: Dr. SAKURA Osamu
(Member, International Cosmos Prize Screening Committee of Experts / Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo)
How to apply for On-site Participation
Please fill in your postal code, address, name, and telephone number, and send it by postcard or fax.
"Commemorative Lecture for the International Cosmos Prize 2022"
Expo '90 Foundation
Postal code: 538-0036
2-136 Ryokuchi-Koen, Tsurumi-ku, Osaka, Japan
No registration fee is required.
Registration will be considered complete when the registration card is sent.
Personal information will be strictly managed and will not be used for any purpose other than the operation of this project.
How to apply for Online Participation (Zoom Webinar)
- After applying, you will receive an automatic reply with the URL to watch the webinar.
(If you do not receive a reply, please contact us.)
- You will need an Internet connection to view the webinar.
- The viewer will be responsible for packet communication charges.
- Personal information will be strictly managed and will not be used for any purpose other than the operation of this project.
- Please refrain from recording, videotaping, or taking pictures of the broadcast.
Planning and Project Division
Expo '90 Foundation