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Final program

Program of ACEI Conference 2012

Day Time Program
21 June
9:00-12:45 Young scholar workshop (Fusokan 4F F405, 407 and 410-411)
14:00-14:30 Short lecture on Japanese Manga by German Professor Jaqueline Berndt (The manga Museum)
"Locally Global: The Kyoto International Manga Museum as a Mirror of Japanese Comics Culture"
15:00-18:00 Board meeting (Kambaikan 6F Meeting Room)
18:30-19:00 Welcome speech (Kambaikan Hardy Hall)
Prof. Tetsuo Yamaori, religious philosopher
19:00-20:00 Welcome drink (Kambaikan Basement A)
22 June
9:00-9:30 Presentation by Seiichi Kondo, Commissioner of cultural affairs Japan

Words of Welcome (Kambaikan Hardy Hall)
9:30-10:30 Opening plenary session, Stan Liebowitz
Ashbel Smith Professor of Economics, Center for the Analysis of Property Rights and Innovation
"What has the Internet wrought for the production of Entertainment and Culture?"
Discussant R.Towse (Kambaikan Hardy Hall)
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Parallel sessions 1
- Risk-takers in Arts and Culture (Neiseikan 5F Meeting Room)
- Artists' Careers (Fusokan 4F F409)
- Copyrights 1 (Shiseikan 3F Meeting Room)
- Cultural Diversity and Innovation (Kambaikan 6F Meeting Room)
- Cultural Value and Creativity 1 (Kambaikan 2F KB211)
- Creative Cities 1 (Kambaikan Basement A)
- Information, Experts' Critics and Demand for Cinema (Kambaikan 3F Presentation Room)
12:40-13:10 Ikebana Performance :Mr. Ryuho Sasaoka
(Head of the school of the Ikebana Misho-ryu Sasaoka) (Kambaikan Hardy Hall)
13:10-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Plenary session, Former ACEI President Victor Ginsburgh (Kambaikan Hardy Hall)
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-17:00 Parallel sessions 2
- Economics of Internet (Kambaikan 6F Meeting Room)
- Art Markets (Fusokan 4F F409)
- Market Knowledge: Product Design, Advertising, WTP, CRM (Kambaikan 2F KB211)
- Consumer Information in the Digital Age (Kambaikan Basement A)
- Performing Arts (Kambaikan 2F KB202)
- Film Industry (Kambaikan 3F Presentation Room)
- Intangible Heritage (Neiseikan 5F Meeting Room)
- Demand and Social Cohesion (Shiseikan 3F Meeting Room)

Special session on video games (Kambaikan Hardy Hall)
    Mr. Shigeru Saito(President of the TOSE CO. Ltd.
    Tatsuo Tanaka, Associate Professor, Keio University
    Joe Cox, Univ. of Portsmouth
    Nicolas Auray, Telecom-Paris Tech
17:15-18:45 Parallel sessions 3
- Copyrights 2 (Kambaikan 3F Presentation Room)
- Games and Music Markets (Kambaikan 2F KB211)
- Creative Cities 2 (Kambaikan Basement A)
- Audiences (Kambaikan 2F KB202)
23 June

(Rinkokan 2F)
9:30-11:00 Parallel sessions 4
- Crafts, Arts and Culture (R208)
- Auctions and Prices 1(R209)
- Museums (R210)
- International Trade 1(R211)
- Cultural Policies 1 (R207)
- Art and Commerce (R205)
- Cultural Value and Creativity 2 (R204)
- Cinema. The Box Office (R212)

Invited session. Measuring cultural industries by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the ministry of economy, trade and industry of Japan (R201)
 - David Throsby, Professor of Economics, Macquarie University
 - Hristina Mikic Mikic from the Higher School of Professional Business Studies Novi Sad
  in Serbia,
 - Ryotaro Mihara, Deputy Director, Creative Industries Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan
 - Maria Luisa Palma, Professor, Department of Economics and Economic History, University
  of Seville
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Plenary session M. Fujita (R201)
"Diversity and Culture in Knowledge Creation: The Story of the Tower of Babel Revisited"
Discussant M. Hutter
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Parallel sessions 5
- Creative Clusters 1 (R204)
- Auctions and Prices 2 (R208)
- Creative Clusters 2 (R205)
- Culture, Development and Tourism (R207)
- Books (R209)
- Cultural Policies 2 (R212)
- Institutions, Local Habits and the Arts (R210)
- Employment and Wages (R211)
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:30 Intangible cultural heritage : an Asian perspective (R201)
Keynote speaker:
Koichiro Matsuura, former Director-General of UNESCO who played a leading role in the development and adoption of the Intangible Heritage Convention.
Dimiter Gantchev, Acting Director of the Creative Industries Division in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.
Kazuko Goto, Professor of Economics, Saitama University, Japan.
Christer Gustafsson, Director of Heritage Halland (Sweden) and Honorary Professor, Nanjing University, China.
David Throsby, Professor of Economics, Macquarie University, Sydney.

Parallel session 6
- Demand for Online Goods (R208)
- Creative Clusters 3 (R207)
- Determinants of Arts Participation 1(R209)
- Social Well-being and the Arts (R211)
- Festivals (R204)
- Cultural Policies in Europe (R205)
19:00 Gala Banquet with the Rokusai-nembutsu (Niijimakaikan)
(the traditional folk performance in Kyoto) sponsored by Suntory
24 June

(Rinkokan 2F)
9:30-11:00 Parallel sessions 7
- Economics of Heritage 1 (R208)
- Determinants of Arts Participation 2 (R209)
- Cultural Value and Creativity 3 (R205)
- Economics of Tourism (R207)
- Cultural Policies 3 (R204)
- Creative Clusters 4 (R211)
- Measuring competitiveness in the cultural sector (R210)

Special session on digitized books (R201)
With Mr. Masahiro Kitagawa (Executive vice president, Impress Holdings Inc. Japan), Hisashi Sasaki, Deputy director of Shonen (boys) Manga group, Former editor in chief of Weekly SHONENJUMP Shueisha Inc., and Françoise Benhamou, Pr Univ. Paris 13
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-13:00 Parallel sessions 8
- Economics of Heritage 2 (R208)
- Heritage and Tourism (R207)
- Performing Arts and Music Markets (R209)
- Culture and Growth (R204)
- Cultural Value and Creativity 3 (R205)
13:00-13:45 Lunch
14:00-15:30 General meeting ACEI (Kambaikan Hardy Hall)

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Tofuku-ji Tsuten-kyō bridge (640x480, type=image/jpeg, 138.4 KB)

Tofuku-ji Tsuten-kyō bridge
Tofuku-ji is the head temple of the Tofukuji School of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. It was built in 1236.There are a number of gardens in the various precincts of Tōfuku-ji.The temple features a large number of Japanese maple trees, and is most crowded during the autumn season when people flock to see the autumn foliage. It is a tradition to view the leaves from the Tsūten-kyō bridge.
links, wikipedia, wikitravel, web site of Tofuku-ji