Conference Outline

Thursday, March 22, 2018

09:15-10:15: Conference Registration & Morning Coffee | Open Studio (2F)

10:15-10:45: Announcements & Welcome Address | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Kiyoshi Mana, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
Steve Cornwell, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
& Osaka Jogakuin University, Japan
Dexter Da Silva, Keiser University, Japan

10:45-11:30: Featured Presentation I | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Patterns of Depression Among Elderly Asian Immigrants to the United States Over the Past Decade
James W. McNally, University of Michigan, USA & NACDA Program on Aging

11:30-11:35: Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners | Prokofiev Hall (2F)

11:35-11:50: IAFOR Documentary Photography Award | Prokofiev Hall (2F)

11:50-12:00: Conference Photograph | Atrium (2F)

12:00-13:30: Lunch Break | Mame no Hatake

13:30-14:30: Featured Panel Presentation | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Psychological Literacy
Dexter Da Silva, Keisen University, Japan
Steve Cornwell, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
Monty P. Satiadarma, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
Ronald Mellado Miller, Utah Valley University, USA
Sela V. Panapasa, University of Michigan, USA

14:30-15:45: Conference Poster Session & Coffee Break | Open Studio (2F)

15:45-16:45: Keynote Presentation | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Law, Religion and Authoritarianism: From State Shinto to Religio-Trumpism
Frank S. Ravitch, Michigan State University College of Law, USA

17:00-18:30: Conference Welcome Reception | Grand Salon (3F)


Friday, March 23, 2018

08:30-09:00: Coffee, Tea and Pastries | Room 504 (5F)

09:00-11:00: Parallel Session I

11:00-11:15: Coffee Break | Room 504 (5F)

11:15-12:45: Parallel Session II

12:45-14:00: Lunch Break | Mame no Hatake

12:45-14:00: Japanese Tea Ceremony organised by Group Wa | Room 504 (5F)

14:00-16:00: Parallel Session III

16:00-16:15: Coffee Break | Room 504 (5F)

16:15-17:00: Featured Presentation | Room 504 (5F)
Shinto: Window on Universal Religion
Brian Victoria, Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies, UK

19:00-21:00: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra)


Saturday, March 24, 2018

08:30-09:00: Coffee, Tea and Pastries | Room 504 (5F)

09:00-10:30: Parallel Session I

10:30-10:45: Coffee Break | Room 504 (5F)

10:45-12:15: Parallel Session II

12:15-13:30: Lunch Break | Mame no Hatake

12:15-13:30: Calligraphy (Shodo) workshop organised by Group Wa | Room 504 (5F)

13:30-15:30: Parallel Session III

15:30-15:45: Coffee Break | Room 504 (5F)

15:45-16:30: Featured Presentation & Conference Closing Address | Room 504 (5F)
On Being Tolerant and Acceptant to Survive Life Changes
Monty P. Satiadarma, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia


Sunday, March 25, 2018

08:00–18:00: Post-Conference Tour of Kyoto (optional extra).


The above schedule may be subject to change.