National and Regional Policy Bureau

The Third Workshop on Transport Statistics in East Asian Countries

  • In order to conduct research works for realization of the concept of the Seamless Asia, which is stated in “The New National Land Sustainability Plan (National Plan)”, improvement of statistics of traffic and transportation is the major issue.
    The first and the second workshops on transport statistics in East Asian counties were held in March and November 2008 and current data issues of traffic and transportation statistics were discussed. In the workshop, importance of commoditization and standardization of traffic and transportation statistics was identified, and the course of action to be taken was proposed.
    This time, the presentation of country reports and free discussion for desirable transportation statistics will be organized, with experts of transport statistics from East Asian countries, in order to deepen discussions in the first and the second workshops.

Organizer of the Workshop

  • National Land Policy Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)

Co-Organizer

  • Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University

Supporting Organization

  • Kinki Regional Development Bureau ,MLIT
    Kobe City (Municipal Government)
    EASTS IRG17

Date & Venue

  • 15th and 16th November, 2011
    Kobe University at FUKAE; UMEKI Memorial Hall
    5-1-1 Fukae Minamicho, Higashi Nada-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Language

  • English

Admission Fee

  • The admission to the workshop is free of charge.

Program

  • The First Day: 15th November, 2011 (Tuesday)
    13:30 - 14:00Registration
    14:00Opening of the Workshop
    14:00 - 14:10Opening Address by Organizer
    Dr. Yukio KAWAKAMI, Deputy Director General of National Land Policy Bureau, MLIT, Japan
    14:10 - 14:15Welcome Speech
    Prof. Keiji ODA, Dean of Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University
    14:15 - 15:15Keynote Speech
    (1) Prof. Tien Fang FWA
    National University of Singapore
    Issues in Developing Database for Transportation Statistics in East Asia Countries
    (2) Mr. Tsutomu SUDO
    Director for Planning, National Land Policy Bureau, MLIT, Japan
    Current Status of Transport Statistics in East Asian Countries
    15:15 - 15:30Coffee break
    15:30 - 17:00Session 1 ( Outline of Existing Transport Statistics and System)
    Facilitator: Prof. Mikio Takebayashi, Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University
    (1) Country Reports on Transportation Statistics
    a) China: Prof. Lixin MIAOThe Current and Future of Transport Statistics in China
    b) ROK: Dr. Young-in KWON
    Dr. MOON
    Transport Statistics and Related Policy of Transport Statistics in Korea
    c) Taiwan: Dr. Kuan-Cheung HUANGThe Transport Statistics and Major Issues in Taiwan
    (2) Free Discussion
    (3) Summarization of the Session 1 by Facilitator
    18:00 -Welcome Reception at Kobe Airport

    The Second Day: 16th November, 2011 (Wednesday)
    9:00 - 10:20Session 2 ( Outline of Existing Transport Statistics and Problems)
    Facilitator: Associate Prof. Shinya HANAOKA, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    (1) Country Reports on Transport Statistics and Major Issues
    a) Cambodia: Mr. Ouk SomethyTransportation Structure in Cambodia and Statistics of Sihanouville Autonomous Port
    b) Philippines: Ms. Sheila Flor Dominguez JAVIERPhilippine Transportation Statistics (2001-2010)
    c) Thailand: Dr. Sompong SIRISOPONSILPIssues and Challenges in Collecting Freight Transportation Statistics in Thailand
    d) Viet Nam: Mr. Tran-Minh PHUONGCurrent Status of Transport Statistic in Vietnam
    10:20 - 10:35Coffee break
    10:35 - 11:15(2) Free Discussion
    (3) Summarization of the Session 2 by Facilitator
    11:15 - 11:35Final comment on the Workshop
    Prof. Eiichi TANIGUCHI. Graduates School of Engineering, Kyoto University
    11:35 - 12:00Closing Remarks
    Dr. Kenji ONO, Deputy Director General, Kinki Regional Development Bureau, MLIT
    12:00Closing of the orkshop
    13:00 - 17:00 Site Trip (Kobe Port, Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, etc.)
    General audiences can attend this site trip without charges. However, admission fee should be paid by an audience for only entering the Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution.

Participants from Overseas

  • (1) Prof. Tien Fang FWADepartment of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore
    (2) Prof. Lixin MIAOTsinghua University, China
    (3) Dr. Young-in KWON
    Dr. MOON
    Korea Transport Institute (KOTI))
    (4) Dr. Kuan-Cheung HUANGAssistant Professor, National Chiao Tung University
    Department of Transportation Technology and Management, Taiwan
    (5) Mr. Ouk SOMETHYChief of Statistics and communication
    Planning and Statistics Department, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), Kingdom of Cambodia
    (6) Ms. Sheila Flor Dominguez JAVIER University Extension Specialist, University of the Philippines - National Center for Transportation Studies, The Philippines
    (7) Dr. Sompong SIRISOPONSILPAssociate Professor, Transportation Institute, Chulalongkorn University, Kingdom of Thailand
    (8) Mr. Tran-Minh PHUONGVice Chief of General Plan and Statistic Section, Department of Investment Plan of Viet Nam, Ministry of Transport, Viet Nam

Application to the Workshop

  • If you are interested in the workshop, please send an e-mail to the secretariat of the Workshop. The secretariat will send an application form. The deadline of submission of the application is 4th November, 2011.
    workshop2011@kok.or.jp

Enquiry

  • If you have any enquiry for the Workshop, please contact the secretariat by above mentioned e-mail or FAX..
    workshop2011@kok.or.jp
    FAX No. 03-5117-1089
    Person in charge: Nishimura, Fujita

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