25 July – 5 August, 2016

International Summer Program: Sustainable Water Management in an Era of Big Data 2016


The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) and the International Centre for Water and Risk Management(ICHARM) under the auspices of UNESCO, Public Works Research Institute (PWRI), Tsukuba, will organize an International Summer Program from 25 July through 5 August 2016.

The program aims to promote problem-solving capability for water problems with interdisciplinary approach by exploiting various data and data integration functions of the Data Integration and Analysis System (DIAS) of Japan. It focuses on developing resilience to disasters under the climate change, preparedness for risk of unforeseen disasters and how to introduce this risk into social management and planning for safe and naturally rich environment.

Duration Monday 25 July – Friday 5 August 2016
Venue The University of Tokyo and the International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM)
Number of Participants 20 participants, both from Japan and abroad
Language English
Eligibility Mainly undergraduate students *Graduate and post-graduate students as well as young professionals are also welcomed. All applicants must have sufficient knowledge of English, and must be able to attend the program for the whole duration.
Fees 30,000 JPY (about 280 USD) *Participants are responsible for their expenses associated with transportation (including local commuting), accommodation, meals, and travel/health insurance.

Application Due Date

Sunday 22 May 2016


For registration and further details, please visit the official website:


Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Tokyo

Corporate Sponsored Research and Education Unit

Water Cycle Data Integrator

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