Committees & Supporting Organizations


Local Organizing Committee (LOC Osaka)

Taku Fukumoto, Nanzan University, Japan
Yasunori Hanamatsu, Kyushu International University, Japan
Taizo Imano, Chukyo University, Japan
Eunhwee Jeon, Osaka City University, Japan
Shinya Kitagawa, Mie University, Japan
Tatsuki Kohatsu, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Yosuke Maeda, Niigata University, Japan
Sayaka Sakuma, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Takashi Yamazaki, Osaka City University, Japan, Chair
Shohei Yao, University of Tokyo, Japan

National Supporting Committee (JNC)

Yukio Himiyama, Hokkaido University of Education (emeritus), Japan,
Chair (IGU, Past President)
Akiko Ikeguchi, Yokohama National University. Japan
Yasuhiro Suzuki, Nagoya University, Japan
Takashi Yamazaki, Osaka City University, Japan (LOC Osaka)
Michiyo Yoshida, Wakayama University, Japan
Kohei Watanabe, Teikyo University, Japan

Scientific Committee

Sang-Hyun Chi, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Juan Manuel Delgado, National University of San Marcos, Peru (C20.30)
Adriana Dorfman, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (C20.36)
Jinn-yuh Hsu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Yungang Liu, South China Normal University, China
Virginie Mamadouh, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (C20.36)
Bae-Gyoon Park, Seoul National University, Korea
Cosimo Palagiano, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy (C20.40)
Marcella Schmidt Muller di Friedberg, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy (C20.24)
Huei-Min Tsai, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan (C20.25)
Julie Wilson, Open University of Catalonia, Spain (C20.17)
Takashi Yamazaki, Osaka City University, Japan, Chair

Funding Organizations

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
International Geographical Union (IGU)
Association of Japanese Geographers (AJG)