March 2016 marks the 5th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, and also marks Safecast’s 5th Anniversary. To commemorate this special occasion, the Safecast Conference 2016 will be held on Sunday, March 20th at our offices in Tokyo. Join to hear what we learned along our journey over the past 5 years, where we are today and what lies ahead of us.
The conference will be closed by a reception party, allowing plenty of time to mingle, ask questions and enjoy great music!
In case you are not able to make it, there’s a number of other events to commemorate our 5th anniversary. Please scroll down for a complete listing or why not consider making a donation! The Safecast Report 2016 will be released on March 22nd, 2016.
SEE YOU AT SCC2016!
THE SAFECAST CONFERENCE 2016 – 2PM Sunday, March 20th, 2016
Location: Loftwork 10F, Dogenzaka, Shibuya (map)
1:30pm – Doors Open
2:00pm – SAFECAST 5 Years (Pieter Franken)
“What we learned, where we are today, where we are heading next”
3:00pm – THE SAFECAST REPORT 2016 (Azby Brown)
“Up to date situation report: dose rate, food, water, ocean, health, Daiichi decommission, decontamination”
4:00pm – Panel discussion and Q&A with special guests
Toshikatsu Watanabe – Koriyama, Fukushima. Watanabe-san is the first Safecast volunteer from Fukushima and has been a critical supporter for Safecast on the ground. He launched his own NPO “Fukushima 100 years” and want to get his views on how the situation is in Fukushima today and what are the big challenges over the coming 5 years. LinkedIn
Kohei Watanabe – Koriyama, Fukushima – Safecast Translation team and young member from Koriyama will shares his experience living in Koriyama and how he became and active participant in the Safecast project. Kohei works for the Fukushima Mimpo Newspaper.
Dr. Mamie Lau – Hong Kong. Mamie is an active volunteer from Hong Kong and has been the Principal Environmental Protection Officer for Hong Kong since 1988. She will share about radiation levels in Hong Kong and what made her organize the largest bGeigie workshop till date last December. LinkedIn
Terrie Loyd – Tokyo. Terrie is a well known serial entrepreneur and well known for his publications and newsletter “Terrie’s Take” talking about what’s happening in Japan. Recently Terrie has been focusing on the tourist boom in Japan and we hope to hear his views on the impact on Japan since 3/11 and how projects such as Safecast can impact the perception visitors to Japan have.
5:00pm – Networking Reception –
“Bring your bGeigie, mingle with volunteers, enjoy some great music”
7:00pm – closure
The afternoon event is free – we do ask a small contribution of Y1000 for attendance of the reception party to cover for drinks and snacks
SCC2016 – WORLDWIDE EVENT CALENDAR
March 10th – 6pm – 9pm Roppongi Hills Club, Tokyo
TOHOKU2020 – BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE POST 3/11 FUTURE
March 11th, noon-2pm – American Chamber of Commerce (ACCJ) – Tokyo American Club
CHANGING SOCIETY THROUGH CROWDSOURCED DATA: Safecast’s Impact on Fukushima Radiation Reporting
March 17th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – ICA, Foreign Correspondents Club Japan (FCCJ), Tokyo
SAFECAST 5 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA DISASTER: What lessons have derived by measuring radiation levels and where is all this going?
March 20th, 2pm-7pm, Loftwork 10F, Shibuya, Tokyo
THE SAFECAST CONFERENCE 2016
March 22nd, – Foreign Correspondents Club Japan (FCCJ), Tokyo
PRESS CONFERENCE: Safecast and the Fukushima Disaster: Five years of lessons learned for citizen-based radiation monitoring
April 23-24th – SAFECAST Office, Loftwork, Tokyo
5TH ANNIVERSARY BGEIGIE NANO WORKSHOP
“Special Limited bGeigie nano kit!
March 3rd-5th – CERN, Geneva, Suisse
TALK: GATHERING FOR OPEN SCIENCE HARDWARE
March 12th, 7-10pm – Berkely, USA
FUNDRAISER: TOHOKU SPRINGS BACK!
March 28th-30th – NRDC Offices, Washington DC, USA
WORKSHOPS & TALKS IN PARALLEL WITH THE NUCLEAR SUMMIT
March 5th – July 10th – Bureau Europa, Maastricht, The Netherlands
EXHIBITION: THE NEXT BIG THING IS NOT A THING
May 21st – October 28th – ArtScience Museum, Singapore
EXHIBITION: BIG BANG DATA