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PNC Annual Conference and Joint Meetings 2013 Concluded Successfully
The 2013 Pacific Neighborhood Consortium Annual Conference and Joint Meetings at Kyoto University, Japan concluded successfully on December 12, 2013. 200 participants from 14 countries attended the 3-day event.
The main theme of PNC 2013 was ˇ§New Paradigms on Humanities Computing: Linking Knowledge on Human Activities.ˇ¨ There were 2 keynote sessions and 47 parallel sessions during which participants shared the latest trends of the developments and applications in the fields represented. For more information on the program, please click here.
Academician Chao-Han Liu, who is also the Chairman of the Center for Sustainability Science at Academia Sinica, delivered the first keynote speech entitled ˇ§Toward Global Sustainabilityˇ¨. Dr. Liu shared with the participants how values and beliefs influence individual and collective behavior towards more sustainable practices of human society. The second keynote speaker was Professor Kozaburo Hachimura, Dean of the College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University. His lecture was entitled ˇ§Digital Archives of Intangible Cultural Properties: From Dance Performances to Traditional Festivalsˇ¨. Professor Hachimuraˇ¦s lecture provided great insights on applying motion capture technologies in the archiving of the Japanese traditional dances and festivals. His presentation demonstrated the characteristics of humanities computing in Japan...click for details.