On 24th July 2020, JSPS Alumni Association of Indonesia (JAAI) held the web lecture with the cooperation of Indonesia Institute of Sciences/Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI) and JSPS Bangkok Office entitled “Managing COVID-19 Pandemic – Experience from Japan and Lesson Learned for Indonesia”.
The lecture was started by a brief introduction by Dr. Herry Yogaswara, the host of this lecture, Head of Research Center for Population LIPI followed by the opening remarks by Dr. Wahyu Dwianto, Chairman of JAAI.
At this lecture, one Japanese researcher and two Indonesian researchers made presentations regarding “Managing COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan” from their professional point of view.
The lecturers and the presentations titles were as follows.
Lecturer：Prof. Atsuro Tsutsumi, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies, Kanazawa University
Title：Overview of COVID-19 in Japan
Lecturer：Syarifah Aini Dalimunthe, M.Sc, Nagoya University, Researcher at the Research Center for Population – LIPI
Title：Japan and COVID-19 -Was it a success or a premature victory lap?-
Lecturer：Firman Budianto, M.A., Waseda University, Researcher at the Center for Area Studies – LIPI
Title：Managing COVID-19 in Japan -What to Note?-
For this seminar, 140 participants attended and many questions were raised after their presentations.
Finally, Prof. Yoshio Otani, Director of President of JSPS Bangkok Office delivered closing remarks, thanking everyone involved in this symposium.
The web lecture ended successfully, we believe that this event could provide fruitful opportunity to learn new knowledge on “Managing COVID-19 Pandemic”.