Important Notice to Presenters

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6/28 10:00-16:00 CIGAR Doctoral Colloquium
Co-chairs: Prof. Pawan Adhikari (Essex University) and Prof. Giuseppe Grossi (Nord University, and Kristianstad University)
Program details (PDF:556KB)
Board meeting
17:30-18:30 Reception, Garden Terrace, 3rd floor of RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo
6/29 8:30-13:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Welcome session:
Mari Kobayashi, Chair of 19th CIGAR conference organizational committee (5 minutes)
Susana Jorge, Chair of CIGAR (10 minutes)
Aiji Tanaka, President of Waseda University (10 minutes)
Tetsuya Mogi, Chairman and President of The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
9:30-10:00 Opening session
Prof. Mari Kobayashi
Long-Term Fiscal Sustainability for the Government in Times of Crisis:
Reality in Japan from the perspective of the former President of the Board of Audit of Japan
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:30 Keynote speech
  • Prof. Geert Bouckaert
    Sustainable Public Administration in Times of Turbulence Governance
    (45min + 15min Q&A)
Chair: Professors Osamu Shimizu (Waseda University) and Kiyoshi Yamamoto (The University of Tokyo)
11:30-13:00 Parallel Session (First session)
Program details (PDF:96KB) Updated June 29th
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Parallel Session (Second session)
Program details (PDF:96KB) Updated June 29th
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
  • Keynote speech Yoko Tawada by VTR
    Forest and Democracy
16:00-17:30 [Hybrid Session]
Parallel Session (Third session)
Program details (PDF:96KB) Updated June 29th
This session is a hybrid session that will also be conducted online. There is a special registration fee for those attending online only.
19:00-21:30 Gala Dinner, Royal Hall at RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo
6/30 9:00-11:00 Parallel Session (Fourth session)
Program details (PDF:95KB) Updated June 29th
11:30-12:30 Keynote speech
  • Heidi L. Mendoza
    SDG 2030: Shared Vision, Shared Mission, the Challenges and Risks to Implementation
    (45min + 15min Q&A)
Chair: Professor Mari Kobayashi (Waseda University)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Standard Setters Session
‘Financial Reporting and Sustainability Reporting’
IPSASB chair: Ian Carruthers

Eurostat – EPSAS Group:John Verrinder
Chair: Professor Eugenio Caperchione (Modena University)
14:30-15:00 CIGAR-PMM Annual Issue Session
15:00-16:00 CIGAR General Assembly and Closing Session