JTTRI International Seminar on Railway and Area Development in Thailand

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Supported by 日本財団 THE NIPPON FOUNDATION

Organizer Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI) 
Sponsorship Ministry of Land, Infrastructure,Transport and Tourism (MLIT-Japan)
Embassy of Japan in Thailand
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Ministry of Transport(MOT)
Date / Time Tue, Jan 14,2020 9:00~12:05
Venue Ballroom A 7F, The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
Theme Railway and Area Development in Thailand
Lecturer Opening Remarks:
 Masafumi Shukuri, Chairman, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Honorable Guest Remarks 1:
Sorapong Paitoonphong, Director-General of the Department of Rail Transport, MOT Thailand
Yasuhiro Okanishi, Director-General for International Affairs, MLIT, Japan
Noboru Sekiguchi, Minister, Chief of the Economic Section, Embassy of Japan in Thailand

Keynote Speech: "Transit Oriented Urban Development in Asian Cities"
 Shigeru Morichi, Director of Policy Research Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and JTTRI Advisor for Research

Presentation:"Railway and Area Development"
 Masai Muto, Senior Research Fellow, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Panel Discussion:
Moderator:
 Naohiko Hibino, Associate Professor, Naohiko Hibino, Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS)
Panelists:
 Sorapong Paitoonphong, Director-General of the Department of Rail Transport, MOT Thailand 
 Shigeru Morichi, Director of Policy Research Center, GRIPS and JTTRI Advisor for Research
 Atsushi Fukuda, Professor, Department of Transportation Systems Engineering, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University

Honorable Guest Remarks 2:
Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Former Minister of Transport, the Kingdom of Thailand

Closing Remarks:
 Tetsuya Okuda, Executive Director,Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Event Summary

In metropolises of ASEAN countries which are confronted with various problems such as road congestion and environmental pollution, railway development projects have been moving forward. In Bangkok, the Orange Line and other Mass Rapid Transit Lines are also moving forward.

For sustainable railway development, it is effective to comprehensively consider railway development and development of areas along the railways and Japan has a lot of knowledge and experience of such railway and area development.

In this seminar, knowledge and experience of railway and area development in Japan and the latest worldwide information in these topics will be shared, and measures for solving the aforementioned problems will be considered through a panel discussion.

Program of the seminar is as the following

Opening Remarks
Masafumi Shukuri<br>Chairman, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Masafumi Shukuri
Chairman, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

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Honorable Guest Remarks
Sorapong Paitoonphong<br>Director-General of the Department of Rail Transport, MOT Thailand

Sorapong Paitoonphong
Director-General of the Department of Rail Transport, MOT Thailand

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Honorable Guest Remarks
Yasuhiro Okanishi<br>Director-General for International Affairs, MLIT, Japan

Yasuhiro Okanishi
Director-General for International Affairs, MLIT, Japan

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Honorable Guest Remarks
Noboru Sekiguchi<br>Minister, Chief of the Economic Section, Embassy of Japan in Thailand

Noboru Sekiguchi
Minister, Chief of the Economic Section, Embassy of Japan in Thailand

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Keynote Speech
Shigeru Morichi<br>Director of Policy Research Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)<br>Advisor for Research, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Shigeru Morichi
Director of Policy Research Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Advisor for Research, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)


Keynote Speech:
Transit Oriented Urban Development in Asian Cities

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Presentation
Masai Muto<br>Senior Research Fellow, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Masai Muto
Senior Research Fellow, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)


Presentation:
Railway and Area Development

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Panel Discussion

Moderator
Naohiko Hibino<br>Associate Professor, Naohiko Hibino, Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS)

Naohiko Hibino
Associate Professor, Naohiko Hibino, Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS)

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Panelists
Sorapong Paitoonphong<br>Director-General of the Department of Rail Transport, MOT Thailand

Sorapong Paitoonphong
Director-General of the Department of Rail Transport, MOT Thailand

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Panelists
Shigeru Morichi<br>Director of Policy Research Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)<br>Advisor for Research, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Shigeru Morichi
Director of Policy Research Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Advisor for Research, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

bio

Panelists
Atsushi Fukuda<br>Professor, Department of Transportation Systems Engineering, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University

Atsushi Fukuda
Professor, Department of Transportation Systems Engineering, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University

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Honorable Guest Remarks
Arkhom Termpittayapaisith<br>Former Minister of Transport, the Kingdom of Thailand

Arkhom Termpittayapaisith
Former Minister of Transport, the Kingdom of Thailand

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Closing Remarks
Tetsuya Okuda<br>Executive Director,Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Tetsuya Okuda
Executive Director,Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

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MC
Tuenjai Fukuda<br>Secretary-General, ATRANS(Asian Transportation Research Society)

Tuenjai Fukuda
Secretary-General, ATRANS(Asian Transportation Research Society)

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Outline of the seminar