A Local Perspective on Life in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

World Partnership Forum in Ibaraki

Please contact the organizer ASAP if you are interested in participating in this forum. 200 seats are available. First come, first served.

World Partnership Forum in Ibaraki*
Date: October 20, Saturday
Venue: Epochal Tsukuba
* The forum will be simultaneously interpreted into English.

Keynote Lecture: “Pushing Our Faculties to the Limit: The Challenge” by a Noble Prize winner 江崎玲於奈(Dr. Leo Esaki), who was also a chancellor of Tsukuba University from 1992 to 1998.

Time: 13:15pm to 17:00pm
– Doors open at 12:45
– Forum begins at 13:15
– Lecture: 13:30 to 14:15
– Panel discussion between Dr. Esaki, about 10 ambassadors to Japan, and representatives of the economic circle: 14:15 to 15:45
– Dialogue between the ambassadors and local students: 16:00 to 17:00

Please visit this page or download the flyer/application form here.
Or e-mail Ibaraki Prefectural Government’s International Affairs Division : kokuko[AT]pref.ibaraki.lg.jp if you have any questions.


  • Seng Chye says:

    Thanks for sharing this precious information.
    I have applied for it. Anyone else is going?

  • RrFish says:

    Dear Seng,

    Thank you for your comment and you are welcome!

    I hope a lot of people from the foreign community will be able to attend this forum and make it a very “international” forum because I think it’s sad if the panelists are the only international presence.