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Friday,  Nov. 29 Saturday, Nov. 30
9:00~9:45 Registration Registration
9:45~10:00 Opening Speech Registration
10:00~10:45 Keynote Speech 1 Keynote Speech 2
10:45~11:00 Break Break
11:00~13:00 Student presentations Student presentations
13:00~14:00 Lunch Lunch
14:00~17:00 Student Presentations Student Presentations
17:00~18:00 Free Time Awards and Closing Ceremony
18:00 – 20:00 Dinner


Chris Hartz

Mallinckrodt Pharma K.K.

Tokyo, Japan

Chris Hartz is the General Manager and Representative Director of Mallinckrodt Pharma K.K. where he manages numerous clinical trials and development projects to gain clinical approval and access to ethical drugs and devices for Japanese patients. He has 25 years of experience in the MedTech and Biotechnology fields, with the majority spent in, or working with, Japan. Mr. Hartz has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California and a Masters Degree in International Management from Baylor University.

John Mackenzie

Ritsumeikan Uji High School

Kyoto, Japan

John Mackenzie is the Head of the Science department and Research Coordinator within the International Baccalaureate department at Ritsumeikan Uji High School in Kyoto. He is an educator with over 10 years of career experience and research in the field of teaching and learning in the UK and Japan. Mr. Mackenzie graduated with a BSc Honours degree in Aerospace and Aviation Technology from the University of Leeds. He also completed his Post-Graduate Certificate of Education and obtained a Master’s Degree in Education.