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The 8th SAGA symposium: Support for African/Asian Great Apes

Date: November 18-20, 2005

Place: Osaka University of Arts (18-19 November), Tennoji Zoo (20th November)

Organized by SAGA8 committee, Osaka University of Arts, and Tennoji Zoo


Public exhibition: "Apes and Arts: Creation of arts from apes"
2005/11/7~2005/11/19 Osaka University of Arts
2005/11/20~2005/12/11 Tennoji Zoo


November 18th, Friday, Osaka University of Arts (AV hall)
1130-1230 SAGA organizing committee
1200-1300 Reception
1230-1300 Puppet show for the conservation by Hayashibara-GARI group
1300-1320 Opening and Music by Masataka Kono et al.
1320-1450 Session 1, Wildlife conservation: reports from each site
1450-1500 Break
1500-1630 Session 2, Wildlife conservation: NPO, Government, Companies
1630-1800 Poster presentation and NPO presentation
1810-1950 Welcome party


November 19th, Saturday, Osaka University of Arts (AV hall)
1000-1200 Session 3, Zoos: Research and Exhibition
Asao Fujiyama (National Institute of Informatics) Chimpanzee genome study
Cesar Avesani(Italy)Chimpanzees in European Zoos
Hidetoshi Kurotori (Tama Zoo) A new facility of orangutans in Tama Zoo
Hideyo Tsutsumi (Izu Cactus Zoo) Group formation of captive chimpanzees
1200-1300 Lunch break, SAGA organizing committee meeting


November 19th, Saturday, Osaka University of Arts (Arts hall)
1320-1340 Award ceremony
1340-1400 Motoaki Ishi (OUA) Primates in art history
1400-1420 Drawings by apes
1420-1430 Break
1430-1540 Performance by films, music, and talks
1540-1615 Violin concert by Ikuko Kawai
1615-1630 Break
1630-1830 Jane Goodall (JGI) 45 years with chimpanzees in the wild

1840-2000 Reception


November 20th, Sunday, Tennoji Zoo
90th anniversary project of Tennoji Zoo
1000-1115Environmental Enrichment Award: Award ceremony
Special Award: Asahiyama Zoo
Best Facility Award: Asian elephant facility of Tennoji Zoo
Best Care Taker Award: Ryusuke Kogure (Asahiyama Zoo)
1115-1200 Kenji Wako (OUA) Zoos and design
1200-1400 Free tour in the zoo
1300-         Guide tours at the sites of elephants, chimpanzees, and orangutans
1400-1445 Tetsuro Matsuzawa (PRI, Kyoto University)
1445-1530 Minoru Miyashita (Tennoji Zoo)

1000-1600 NPO exhibitions


For further information, please contact to:
Saga-symposium@pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Phone: 0568-63-0549, 0568-63-0547
Web site http://www.saga-jp.org

Related Web sites:
Ikuko Kawai Officail site, http://www.ikukokawai.com/
Jane Goodall Institute Japan, http://www.jgi-japan.org/
Osaka University of Arts, http://www.osaka-geidai.ac.jp/index.html
Tennnoji Zoo, http://www.city.osaka.jp/yutoritomidori/zoo/
Hayashibara GARI, http://www.gari.jp/