Outline of the event

Since 2005, the Policy University and Graduate School Research Exchange Conference has been held as a place for research and exchange among students and graduate students who identify problems and issues faced by cities and conduct research to solve them, and as a place to disseminate them to society. The purpose is not only to present the results of daily research, but also to deepen research by interacting with each other and disseminating them to society.

The 5th Policy University and Graduate School Research Exchange Conference

Date and time
Sunday, December 6, 2009 10:00~19:30
Place of Event
Campus Plaza Kyoto
University Consortium Kyoto
Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Kyoto Association of Corporate Executives, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Japan Society for Public Policy, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Prefectural University, Kyoto Women's University, Kyoto Tachibana University, Doshisha University, Bukkyo University, Ritsumeikan University, Ryukoku University, Asahi Shimbun, Kyoto Shimbun, Sankei Shimbun Kyoto Bureau, Japan Keizai Shimbun Kyoto Branch, Mainichi Shimbun Kyoto Branch, Yomiuri Shimbun Osaka Head Office, NHK Kyoto Broadcasting Station, KBS Kyoto, Kyoto Wisdom and Power Expo Promotion Council
Presentation Theme
"Urban policy" (cities here are not limited to cities)
(1) Oral presenters
will give research presentations in each subcommittee. Please join the breakout sessions that interest you and listen to the students' presentations.
(2) This
is a research presentation in which the panel presenter posts his or her research results on the panel.
(3) Special Exhibitions
Exhibition Title Exhibitors
Urban Wastewater Management Initiatives in Cities Planning Division, Sewerage Department, Kyoto City Waterworks and Sewerage Bureau
Transportation City Development Measures in Kyoto City Kyoto City Planning Bureau Walking Town Kyoto Promotion Office
HIV/STD Testing and Consultation Service
in Kyoto City ~Social Marketing and PDCA Cycle Practice~
Health and Medical Care Division, Health and Sanitation Promotion Office, Kyoto City Health and Welfare Bureau
(4) Student planning
Theme Is that a problem!? ―Traffic Conditions in Sightseeing Spots in Kyoto―
Contents The goal of this project is to provide students participating in this competition with an opportunity to realize that there are many problems that have not surfaced in society through this project.
Kyoto has a lot to offer, and there are many problems behind it. This time, we will focus on the theme of transportation problems occurring in tourist spots, and a panel discussion will be held on the role of public transportation in tourist destinations in Kyoto by students, Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd., and Kyoto City to solve the problem. After talking about the efforts of Kyoto City and Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd. to address traffic problems, we will exchange opinions on the future of public transportation in tourist spots in Kyoto.
Panelists Masaru Maeda (Manager of Railway Planning Department, Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd.) Hideo Miyazaki (Director of Planning Promotion Division, Kyoto City Planning Bureau,
Walking Town Kyoto Promotion Office) Yusuke Fujikawa (Student Executive Committee / Ritsumeikan University Faculty of Policy Science 2nd year)
Coordinator Hiroyuki Akada (Student Executive Committee / 4th year student, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Ryukoku University)
The 5th Policy University and Graduate School Research Exchange Conference List of Oral Presenters (List of Designated Questioners) [Click here for details] The 5th Policy University and Graduate School Research Exchange Conference Panel Presenters [Click here for details]

Implementation Report

The 5th Policy University and Graduate School Research Exchange Conference


On the day of the event, a total of 67 groups (51 oral presentations, 13 panel presentations, and 3 special presentations) gave presentations. In addition, excellent presentations were awarded the Research Encouragement Award at the award ceremony.

List of Recipients

Research Encouragement Award Research Theme Name of University Name of representative
Kyoto Prefectural Governor's Award Possibility of "Recycling" Music Industry Promotion Policy ~Proposal of
Music Policy Centered on Vocational Education in the Region~
Ryukoku University Graduate School Mitsuru Shibui
Preventing and Detecting Child Abuse Kyoto Sangyo University Masami Takahashi
Kyoto Mayor's Award Environmental Kuznets Curve and Latecomer Profit Ritsumeikan University Graduate School Kim Doo-won
Policy Issues and Directions for Promoting the Dissemination of Generic Drugs in Japan ~Necessity of Transaction Cost Savings for Institutional Reform~ Ritsumeikan University Minato Suzuki
University Consortium Kyoto President's Award Philosophy and Methods of Inclusive Town Development and Safety and Regional Attraction Map ~Based on the Case Study of Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture through Safe Community Activities~ Ryukoku University Graduate School Seiichiro Hashizume
Denmark's User Democracy Society from the Viewpoint of Environment and Welfare Ritsumeikan University Chika Yagi
Japan Public Policy Association Award Discover "uniqueness"! Effectiveness of Branding Tourist Destinations by Local Identity ~Case Study of Nineizaka District~ Ritsumeikan University Yusuke Hirabayashi
Challenges in the city of Kyoto Ritsumeikan University Yusuke Fujikawa
Excellence Award "Rural Environmental Conservation Activities" by Local Elementary School Based on the Agricultural Corporation "Shinjo Waiwai Rakusha" Doshisha University Graduate School Satoshi Sakamoto
Low-carbon society and regeneration of hilly and mountainous areas ~Thinking from the perspective of the environmental model city of Yusuhara~ Ryukoku University Masako Kashimoto
Considering a system for accepting migrants using vacant houses on remote islands Ritsumeikan University Takuya Iinuma
Kyoto Olympics ~Circle of citizens connected by sports~ Doshisha University Yuta Sato
School lunches in Imabari City Bukkyo University Mana Nishimura
A Big Hope on a Small Island ~A Proposal to Vesma, the Southernmost Point of Japan~ Ritsumeikan University Yutaro Chikishige
Development Mechanism
of SMEs -How to Form a Society that Produces Young Entrepreneurs-
Ryukoku University Hideyuki Saito
TAKE action ~ Learning from a case study of neglected bamboo forests in Yawata City, regeneration of bamboo forests and effective use of bamboo ~ Ryukoku University Takuya Watanabe
of Attitudes among Young People in Japan and South Korea: How Popular Culture in Each Country is Accepted
Ritsumeikan University Takafumi Tomita
"Solving the Taisan Problem" Ritsumeikan University Yuki Yasuda

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