WEAJ hosts the 2016 Annual Conference at seaside area of Sendai City where suffered Tsunami disaster 2011 and completed redevelopment from the damage. The conference will feature the role of outdoor recreation and education for recovery and reconstruction in Tsunami Area. You will experience the REAL of recovery of Japan from Tsunami disaster and visit to Tsunami area and some nature schools who attempt to redevelop local community through outdoor program. Off course, you have a chance to present workshop(See Call for workshop) in English. Do not worry about language. Japanese translator help you. Your new idea is beyond the language!

DATE: June 25th to 26th, 2016

SITE:Yume Messe Miyagi

June 25th
09:00-10:00 General meeting
09:30-10:00 Reception Open
13:00-14:30 Opening Keynote  "Teaching Judgement through the WEA curriculum" by Francois Guilleux, Ph.D.(President-elect of WEA)
15:00-16:30 Workshop Session 1
17:30-20:30 Evening Social (2016WEAJ Award/Auction)
June 26th
09:00-10:30 Workshop Session 2
10:45-12:15 Workshop Session 3
13:00-14:00 Ending Keynote "Leadership Needed in Reconstruction of Onagawa City" by Yoshiaki Suda (the Mayer of Onagawa City)
14:00-15:30 Panel Discussion "Our Wilderness Bonds with World Wild People"

FEES: 4,000 yen for 2 day/ 2,500 yen for 1 day foreigner.

REGISTER:By internet

CONTACT: ms-okada@sendai-u.ac.jp