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[FPCJ 40th Anniversary Symposium] Role of the Media in Creating Positive Change and Opportunities for Women in Sports —Towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics”

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Thursday October 6, 2016

FPCJ 40th Anniversay Symposium

“Role of the Media in Creating Positive Change and Opportunities for Women in Sports

—Towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics”

 

 

2016”N ƒŠƒIŒÜ—Ö7l§ƒ‰ƒOƒr[ —ŽqThe FPCJ 40th Anniversary symposium will be held on Thursday October 6, 2016. With the Olympics and Paralympics to be held in Tokyo in 2020, this symposium will discuss what role the media can play in creating greater opportunities for female athletes. We will welcome Ms. Ai Sugiyama, a former professional tennis player, to share her experience as one of the top athletes in Japan.

 

(Photo:Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORTS) 

 

  

■ 40th Anniversary Symposium

Date and Time: Thursday, October 6, 2016   15:00-18:00

Location: Nippon Press Center Hall, 10F (2-2-1, Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)

Organizer: Foreign Press Center Japan (FPCJ)

Funded by: The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership

Supporter: Yomiuri Shimbun

Cooperation: International Center for Journalists (U.S.)

Admission fee: Free

Language: Japanese (Simultaneous English interpretation)

 

Program

14:30

Doors open

15:00

Symposium begins, welcome speech  

Mr. Kiyotaka Akasaka, President, Foreign Press Center Japan

15:10~15:40

Keynote speech

“Creating Opportunities for Women as 2020 Approaches: Issues for Japan to Approach” by Dr. Etsuko Ogasawara, Executive Director of the Japanese Center for Research on Women in Sports (Juntendo University):

15:40~15:45

Break

15:45~16:25

 

 

Talk session

“Living as a Female Athlete” by Ms. Ai Sugiyama, former professional tennis player

Navigator: Mr. Shugo Yanaka

16:25~16:35

Break

16:35~18:00

Panel discussion

“Developing Support for Women in Sports: What Role Can the Media Play”

(Moderator)  Ms. Wakako Yuki, Yomiuri Shimbun

(Panelists)  Dr. Etsuko Ogasawara, Juntendo University          

Ms. Ai Sugiyama, former professional tennis player

Mr. Masami Horikoshi, Arukas Queen Kumagaya (women’s sevens rugby football club), General Manager 

Mr. SU HAI HE, Economic Daily News (China), Tokyo Bureau Chief

Mr. Seth. R. Berkman, New York Times , contributing writer

 

■     How to Apply 

Please access https://ssl.form-mailer.jp/fms/30d3d15b462339, to fill in name, organization and contact information.

■ Deadline

Please confirm your attendance by Tuesday October 4.

■ Contact

FPCJ Strategic Communications Division: TEL: 03-3501-5251 

E-mail: sympo@fpcjpn.or.jp  

 

 

“Challenges Facing Female Athletes–Preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics”

Dr. Etsuko Ogasawara, Executive Director of the Japanese Center for Research on Women in Sports (Juntendo University)

https://fpcj.jp/en/useful-en/opinion-en/p=41990/

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