Young Sustainability Symposium (YSS) - 2020 will be held on 3rd – 5th February 2020 @Hokkaido Univ.

We are very pleased to announce the symposium is scheduled to take place in Hokkaido, Japan, Feb 3rd-5th, 2020.

Title: Young Sustainability Symposium (YSS) - 2020

Venue: Room D-101, Graduate School of Environmental Science/Faculty of Environmental Earth Science,

Hokkaido University, Japan

Date: 3rd – 5th February 2020


  • Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

  • GLP Japan Nodal Office

Schedule: There are four sessions.

Registration Fee: Free

Contact email:

Please download the schedule from here and check the detail.

Feb. 3rd

Technical Session-1

  • Global Fire Emission Issues

  • Role of IWRM for mainstreaming adaptation policy for water resource management at watershed scale

  • Water security in perspective to sustainable sanitation

Technical Session-2

  • Making land-use climate resilient: A participatory watershed management approach in the Philippines

  • Water for sustainable Development

  • Human Mobility Analysis for Extracting Local Interactions under Rapid Socio-Economic Transformation

Technical Session-3

  • Developing materials towards improving quality of living in an aging society

  • Pedagogical Issues with the Concept of Sustainable Development

  • Sustainable Campus Management

  • Solar Rooftop and SDG Targets of India

Technical Session-4

  • Biodiversity/ecosystem services scenario exercises from the Asia–Pacific: typology, archetypes and implications for sustainable development goals (SDGs)

  • Impact of climate variability on agriculture in India

  • Satoyama approach for climate change adaptation in mountain landscapes

  • Role of Geo spatial data in SDGs implementation and progress

  • Geo spatial data in urban science

Student Session/Networking session

Feb. 4th

  • Round table discussion-1

  • Round table discussion-2

Feb. 5th

  • Field excursion to Rankoshi Mountain Lab. Rankoshi, Hokkaido, Japan (travel by car about 2-3 hours depends on weather condition)

Goal of this excursion: To discuss with city officers about Sustainable impact of the wider area of Niseko (Kutchan, Hirafu, Annupuri, Rankoshi) regarding economical, infrastructural and population development by national and international influences


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