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2nd Japanese-American-German Symposium

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Brighton Hotel  - Kyoto, Japan
September 26-29, 2019

Sessions:

 Collective Intelligence

Planning Group Members: Sanaz Mostaghim, Shohei Nobuhara and Wesley Pegden
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Michael Rubenstein, Northwestern University
SPEAKERS:
David Bierbach, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin
Yoichi Mototake, The University of Tokyo

 The Entanglement Frontier: Quantum Information

Organizers: Kate Ross, Keiko Takase and Ursula Wurstbauer
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Kai Müller, Technical University of Munich
SPEAKERS:
Marina Radulaski, University of California, Davis

 The Origin of Cooperation

Planning Group Members: Mandy Boehnke, Scott Kominers and Hisaki Kono
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Esther Herrmann, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
SPEAKERS:
Jun Goto, Kobe University
Erez Yoeli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Phase-changing Droplets as Nontraditional Organelles

Planning Group Members: Akiko Hayashi-Takagi, Zachary Pincus and Tim Nicolai Siegel
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Stephanie Weber, McGill University
SPEAKERS:
Sara Cuylen-Häring, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
Tokiwa Yamasaki, Keio University

 Plastics in the Ocean and Microplastics

Planning Group Members: Kristy Kroeker, Chika Minejima and Ilka Weikusat
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Shuhei Tanaka, Kyoto University
SPEAKERS:
Annika Jahnke, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig
Jenna Jambeck, University of Georgia

 Soft Matter and Metamaterials

Planning Group Members: Jodie Lutkenhaus, Itaru Osaka and Stefan Schiller
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Shuhei Tanaka, Kyoto University
SPEAKERS:
Eva Blasco, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Jennifer A. Dionne, Stanford University

The Japanese-American-German Frontiers of Science symposia are sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.  Major support is provided by the Kavli Foundation with additional support from the National Academy of Sciences.

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