Sessions:

A full playlist of symposium session presentations may be found here.


Planning Group Members: W. Florian Fricke, Monica Munoz-Torres, Masato Yamamichi
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Animal Linguistics: Origins and Evolution of Language: Some Things Never Change: An Ethological Approach to Investigating The Origins of Humpback Whale Vocal Behavior, Michelle Fournet, University of New Hampshire
SPEAKER: Linking Communication and Cooperation – Lessons from the Naked Mole-Rat, Alison Barker, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
SPEAKER: Animal Linguistics: Exploring Elements of Language in Non-Human Species, Toshitaka SUZUKI, Kyoto University


Organizers: Sarah E. Cowie, Jun Goto and Nadine Schöneck-Voss
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Environmental Humanities: A Perspective from Commons’ Studies, Jun Goto, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
SPEAKER: Food, Water and the Climate Crisis: The Micropolitics of Sustainability in Cape Town, South Africa, Katharina Gröne, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy
SPEAKER: Climate Justice through Indigenous Land Rights, Jessica Hernandez, Landesa


Planning Group Members: Kim Blisniuk, San Jose State University, Kira Rehfeld, Institute of Environmental Physics and Teppei J. Yasunari, Hokkaido University
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Towards Global “Cloud-Resolving” Simulation of Weather and Climate, Tomoki MIYAKAWA, The University of Tokyo
SPEAKERS: Improving Tropical Weather and Climate Predictions with Global Cloud-Resolving Models, Falko Judt, National Center for Atmospheric Research
SPEAKER: The Coupling of Motion and Moisture Fields from Cloud Scales to Global Scales, Claudia Stephan, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology


Planning Group Members: Matthew Comstock, Michigan State University, Benedikt Friess, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research and Yuichiro Sekiguchi, Toho University
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Rewriting the History of our Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope, Katherine Whitaker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
SPEAKERS: Exoplanet Science in the Era of James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), Yui KAWASHIMA, RIKEN
SPEAKER: Exploring the Dark Cosmos through Gravitational Lensing and the James Webb Space Telescope, Sherry Suyu, Technical University of Munich


Planning Group Members: Simina Branzei, Purdue University, Sebastian Fudickar, University of Luebeck and Taiji Suzuki, University of Tokyo
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Explainable and Robust Machine Learning, Wojciech Samek, Technical University of Berlin
SPEAKER: Robust Machine Learning under Distribution Shifts, Han Zhao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SPEAKER: On Multiplicity of Explanation, Satoshi Hara, University of Osaka, Japan


Planning Group Members: Charles McCrory, University of Michigan, Akinobu Nakada, Kyoto University and Anna Schenk, University of Bayreuth
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Quantum Science and Technology, Uri Vool, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
SPEAKER: Molecular Quantum Information Science with Electron Spins, Ryan Hadt, California Institute of Technology
SPEAKER: Solving Chemistry Problems on a Quantum Computer, Kenji SUGISAKI, Keio 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 funding from the National Academy of Sciences.