Day 1: November 19, Saturday, 10:00-17:30

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Soshikan Hall will open for registration at 9:30.
 10:00-10:10 Opening Speech by
Dr. Kiyofumi Kawaguchi, Chancellor, Ritsumeikan University
 10:10-10:40 Keynote Speech 1:
Dr. Makoto Nagao, Director, National Diet Library
"The National Diet Library’s Efforts on Creating a Digital Library"
 10:40-11:10 Invited Speech 1:
Dr. Akihiro Kinda, President, National Institutes for the Humanities
"NIHU’s Project to Promote Resource Sharing"
 11:10-11:20 Break
 11:20-11:50 Keynote Speech 2:
Prof. Simon C Lin, Principle Investigator (PI) of International Collaboration and Promotion of Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Project, TELDAP
"From Digital Archives to Digital Humanities"
 11:50-12:20 Special Discussion by
Dr. Makoto Nagao, Dr. Akihiro Kinda, Prof. Simon C Lin, and Prof. Kozaburo Hachimura
 12:20-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Joint Sessions
14:00-14:30 Kyoto Culture Research Group (Prof. Masaaki Kidachi); and
Prof. Seishi Namiki, Director, Museum and Archives; and Director, Center for Education and Research of Cultural Heritage, Kyoto Institute of Technology
14:35-15:05 Prof. Ryo Akama, Japanese Culture Research Group; and
Dr. Ellis Tinios, Honorary Lecturer, University of Leeds
15:10-15:40 Prof. Keiji Yano, Historical GIS Research Group; and
Prof. Peter Bol, Director, Center For Geographic Analysis Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University
 15:40-15:55 Break
15:55-16:25 Prof. Mitsuyuki Inaba, Web Technology Research Group; and
Prof. Geoffrey Rockwell, University of Alberta
16:30-17:00 Prof. Kozaburo Hachimura; Digital Archiving Technology Research Group; and
Prof. Hongbin Zha, Center for Information Science, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University
 17:00-17:30 Closing Remarks of the Day by
Prof. Kozaburo Hachimura
 18:30- Reception
After the completion of the first day’s program, we will have a reception for all the guests and participants of the Symposium.