2017 Workshop on Urban Planning and Management (Feb., 18-19, Tokyo)

Environment Management and Spatial Planning


     This workshop aims to discuss various methods and applications of spatial planning for achieving sustainable development. We invite you, especially young researchers to contribute to this workshop by presenting your recent research results. This year, a particular emphasis is placed on environment management, such as wetland management through spatial planning. After the workshop, all papers presented at the workshop will be considered for publication in the journal of International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, which is Scopus-indexed having a rigorous peer review procedure with the aim of rapid and wide dissemination of research results.



Prof. Guangwei HUANG, Sophia University

Vice Chairman

Dr. Ryosuke, ANDO, TTRI

Prof. Zhenjiang SHEN, Kanazawa University 


Program Committee

Alejandro Dias ARAGON, Sophia University

Xiaxi GOU, Sophia University

Miaoyi LI, Kanazawa University

Shaolin LU, Sophia University 

Zhenjiang SHEN, Kanazawa University

Manru ZHOU, Sophia University 



Workshop Secretary

Manru ZHOU : zhoumr1990@hotmail.com 


Important information 

Dates:             Submission deadline for abstract: Sept. 15, 2016

                       Submission deadline for full paper: December 15, 2016

                       Workshop  – February 18, 2017

                       Tokyo City Excursion – February 19, 2017

Submission:    email to: zhoumr1990@hotmail.com; huang@genv.sophia.ac.jp  

Accepted paper will be published with IRSPSD International



Workshop Program

February 17th, 2017 Conference






Reception room at Building 2-1522




Welcome Party

Building 2-1522

February 18th, 2017 Conference




Gather to Building 2-410

9:30 –


Welcome Speech: Professor Guangwei Huang, Sophia University

9:40 –


Opening Speech: Professor Zhengjiang Shen, Kanazawa University

ModeratorMs. Manru Zhou, Sophia University

Mr. Alejandro Dias Aragon, Sophia University

9:50 –10:20

Keynote Speakers

The development and regulation of wetland in Taiwan

Professor Jente Pai, Taiwan Chengchi University

10:20 – 10:50

Dynamic Speed Display Sign in Streets for Safety of Community

Ryosuke Ando, Toyota Transportation Research Institute


Research on Problem and Countermeasure of Outdoor Space

Transformation for the Elder in the Historic District in China

Hongtao Liu, Westsouth Jiaotong University


The Formation and Development of Shopping Space in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 1884 to 1990s

Chompoonoot Chompoorath, Kyoto Institute of Technology


Coffee Break


Introduce of "Ring Southwest Jiaotong University" Wisdom City

Hangyu Chen, Kanazawa University


Extreme Spatial Transitions > Extreme Planning And Design

Transitions Using the Layers-Approach to search for more resilient

spatial planning and design solutions to mitigate the negative effects of urban pressure in the context of a fragile delta

Harry den HartogTokyo University


Application of Water Quality Index (WQI) for surface water quality assessment of lower reaches in Liao River, Liaoning, China

Lei Zhang, Sophia University

12:50– 13:50

Lunch Break

ModeratorMr. Alejandro Dias Aragon, Sophia University

 Ms. Manru Zhou, Sophia University

14:00 – 14:30

Keynote Speakers

Research Activities of International Community

on Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development

Professor Zhengjiang Shen, Kanazawa University

14:30 –14:50

Study on Agricultural Management for Sustainable Agriculture in

Arid Region, A Case Study in Zhangye City, Middle Reaches of Heihe River Basin

Manru Zhou, Sophia University

14:50 –15:10

Assessing Local People Preferences Towards Different Landscape

Character Area in Teknaf Peninsula for Sustainable Landscape

Conservation and Development

Mariym Sultana Marry, Kyushu University

15:10 –15:30

Predicting Energy Generation Prospective of Residential Building Attached Photovoltaic in Tropical Area by BIM RevitCase Study Palu City Indonesia

Puteri Fitriaty, Kanazawa University


Coffee Break

15:50 –16:10

The Relationship Between the Spatial Developments and the Change of Wooden-houses in Original Settlements in the Expansion Suburban Area of Bangkok.

Walanrak Poomchalit, Kyoto Institute of Technology


Application of Public Private Partnership on Urban River Management

A Case Study of Chu River

Xiaoxi Guo, Sophia University



 Climate Change Adaptation to Urban Floods in Pathumthani Province, Thailand

Yaowalak Chanthamas, Chulalongkorn University

16:50 – 17:10

Regional Heritage Dimensions vs Management Boundaries 

Zamarbide Urdaniz Alba, Waseta University

1710 –17:30

The Interaction Mechanism of Land Supply and Urban Planning in

Hong Kong

Zhejing Cao, Tsinghua University


Closing Speech: Dr. Ryosuke Ando

Free communication

18:00– 20:00

Congratulation party

 Kioizaka Building 5F Conference Room 2

February 19th, 2017 City Excursion




Gather at the North Gate of Sophia University

9:00 – 10:30

Bus to Lake Teganuma

10:30 – 11:10

Lake Teganuma Park Tour

11:10 – 11:40

Bus to Visitor Center of North Chiba Water Redirection Facility

11:40  12:20


12:20 – 12:40

Bus to restaurant

12:40  13:40

Lunch (not included in register fee)

13:40 – 14:00

Bus to River Tone

14:00 – 14:40

River Tone tour

14:40 – 16:10

Bus back to Sophia University