Event: “Decontamination and Food Safety: Is Enough Being Done?”

Decontamination and Food Safety Seminar – April 12th, 2012. at K.I.T Toranomon Graduate School, Tokyo

Full video recording of the event on Vimeo (credit Takeshi Fukushima and Azby Brown):

The decontamination and food safety discussion which was originally scheduled to be held at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo on April 1, 2012, has been moved to another location:

“Decontamination and Food Safety:  Is Enough Being Done?”

Date : Thursday 12 April

Time: 18:30-20:00 (Doors open at 18:00)
Location:  K.I.T Toranomon Graduate School
Atago Toyo Bldg.
Room 101 (ground floor)
1-3-4 Atago, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0002


8 mins from Ginza Line, Toranomon Stn
8 mins from Hibiya Line, Kamiyacho Stn
8 mins from Toei Mita Line, Onarimon Stn

The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Outline of discussion:

As a result of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, decontamination of affected areas as well as food safety are now of great concern in Japan.  On April 12, 2012 from 18:30–20:00, a panel of experts and informed citizens from social media, science, and the community will come together to discuss these issues and answer questions. The event will be in English.

Pieter Franken – Co-Founder/Japan Director, Safecast.org (Facebook)
David Sidney Moore – Founder/Administrator, Tokyo Kids & Radiation (Facebook)
David Wagner – Founder/Administrator, Japan Food Safety (Facebook)
Frank Sanns – Regular Contributor, Tokyo Radiation Levels (Facebook)

Moderator: Azby Brown, Director, KIT Future Design Institute

In addition to these panelists, technical experts from Safecast and others are expected to attend and to be available to share their insights.

This event will be ON-the-record.

(Please note that this event is not being organized by KIT, and they will not be able to answer inquiries.  Please contact azbybrown(at) me.com)

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