Session A1 – Internet for Disaster Relief and Restoration: Reports from Local Governments

Date: 18 July 2012 (Wednesday)

Time: 16:30 – 18:00

Venue: Room 17610, 6th Floor, Building No.17, Aoyama Campus, Aoyama Gakuin University

This session is a continuation of the preceding Main Session and focus will be on the activities of the local government in Tohoku region, each were heavily hit by Tsunami. Reconstruction works of municipal information system has been critical role in helping the citizens for their recovery. Many lessons will be reported.


  • Mr. Takayoshi Shinyama, CEO, JET Internet
  • Mr. Izumi AizuSenior Research Fellow, Institute for InfoSocionomics, Tama University

Speakers –

  • Mr. Shigekazu Toyoshima, General Affairs Division, City of Tagajo 
  • Mr. Souichi Tadano, Information Policy Section, City of Soma
  • Mr. Takehiko ImaiSenior Director, General Affairs & Planning Bureau, Information Policy Dept., City of Sendai