Keynote Speakers

Dr. Miwako Hosoda, Vice-President of Seisa University, has been doing her sociological research in the field of healthcare and environmental sciences. She is interested in the balance of human activities and advocates the protection of natural environments. Dr. Hosoda is also working to achieve a sustainable healthcare policy, and promotes the public's participation in the medical domain, both globally and locally. She graduated from the Department of Sociology at the University of Tokyo in 1992, and received an MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of Tokyo. After spending time as a research fellow in the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, she studied at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Hosoda is now serving as a board member for the International Sociological Association, Research Committee of Sociology on Health.

Prof. Miwako Hosoda, Seisa University, Tokyo, Japan

Prof. Park Chan Jin graduated from Korea University, and got Master and PhD degrees in same university. His major fields of research are the air pollution control, greenhouse gas technology and odor management technology. His another interests is green growth policy. He is now full-professor in Incheon National University at Urban and Environmental Engineering School. He is member of INU ensemble taking part in piano (Chamber orchestra of his University).

Prof. Chan Jin Park, Incheon National University, Republic of Korea