Public Lectures

The Public Lectures on Hot Springs and the Tourism
 (Onsen Kanko-Shi Yosei Kouza, in Japanese)


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  The public lectures have been sponsored by RSA, during 3 days a meeting, every year, at Kusatsu Spa (Gunma Prefecture, 2004-), and occationally, at Hirukami Spa (Gifu Prefecture, 2005/5), Beppu Spa (Ohita Prefecture, 2008/5), Kamogawa Spa (Chiba Prefecture, 2008/11), and Atami Spa (Shizuoka Prefecture, 2011/6).
  Everybody who wants to study the natural and socio-cultural aspects of hot spring regions can apply to the lecture, and about 40 to 80 people, from young to adult, have participated in every lecture.
  Official language is Japanese in the Lecture.


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The Previous Public Lectures;

The 10th Public lecuture on hot springs and the tourism at Kusatsu spa
1)Date: Sep. 24th (Tus) to Sep. 26th (Thu), 2013
2)Place: Kusatsu Machi Town Office, the 4th floor of the building
3)Capacity: 50 persons
4)Application: to Kusatsu Machi Town Office (Phone 0279-88-7188).
 Deadline, Sep. 20th, 2013
5)Application money: 10,000 yen per person, by postal transfer
6)Authorization: Presentation of the title "Onsen Kanko Shi"
7)Program (outline)
 Sep. 24th (Tus) 9:30-16:30
 Greeting ....................................................N. Kuroiwa ( Mayor of Kusatsu Machi Town)
 Introduction ............................................M. Ishikawa (President of RSA)
 Geology of Hot springs.........................Y. Yusa (Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University)
 Chemistry of Hot springs ...................Y. Kanroji (Chuo Onsen Kenkyusho Institute)
 Balneology .................................................S. Maeda (International University of Health and Welfare)
 Biology of Hot springs .........................H. Nagashima (Tokyo University of Science)
 Technology of Hot springs .................M. Hamada (International Onsen Institute)
 Sep. 25th (Wed) 10: 00-16:00
 Hot spring Tourism .................................J. Yamamura (Josai International University)
 World Hot spring Regions ......................J. Yamamura (Josai International University)
 Hot spring Culture ....................................M. Ishikawa (Hot spring Critic)
 Law of Hot springs .................................. Y.Nunoyama (Japan Spa Association)
 Examination about the lectures for participants
 Sep. 26th (Thu) 9:00-12:00
 Field Obserbation at Kusatsu spa ........M. Ishikawa and J. Yamamura, H.Nagashima, M.Hmada



The 9th Public lecuture on hot springs and the tourism at Kusatsu spa
1)Date: Sep. 24th (Mon) to Sep. 26th (Wed), 2012
2)Place: Kusatsu Machi Town Office, the 4th floor of the building
3)Capacity: 50 people
4)Application: to Kusatsu Machi Town Office (Phone 0279-88-7188).
 Deadline, Sep. 20th, 2012
5)Application money: 8,000 yen per person, by postal transfer
6)Authorization: Presentation of the title "Onsen Kanko Shi"
7)Program (outline)
 Sep. 24th (Mon) 9:30-16:30
 Greeting ....................................................N. Kuroiwa ( Mayor of Kusatsu Machi Town)
 Introduction ............................................M. Ishikawa (President of RSA)
 Geology of Hot springs.........................Y. Yusa (Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University)
 Chemistry of Hot springs ...................Y. Kanroji (Chuo Onsen Kenkyusho Institute)
 Balneology .................................................S. Maeda (International University of Health and Welfare)
 Biology of Hot springs .........................H. Nagashima (Tokyo University of Science)
 Technology of Hot springs .................M. Hamada (International Onsen Institute)
 Sep. 25th (Tus) 10: 00-16:00
 Hot spring Tourism .................................J. Yamamura (Josai International University)
 World Hot spring Regions ......................J. Yamamura (Josai International University)
 Hot spring Culture ....................................M. Ishikawa (Hot spring Critic)
 Law of Hot springs .................................. Y.Nunoyama (Japan Spa Association)
 Examination about the lectures for participants
 Sep. 26th (Wed) 9:00-12:00
 Field Obserbation at Kusatsu spa ........M. Ishikawa and J. Yamamura



The Public Lecutures on Hot Springs and the Tourism at Kirishima spa, Kagoshima Prefecture.

1) Date: Feb. 9th (Thu) to Feb. 11th (Sat), 2012
2) Place: Kirishima Kokusai Ongaku Hall
3) Capacity: 80 persons
4) Application: Deadline, Jan. 25th, 2012
5) Application money: 8,000 yen per person, by postal transfer to RSA office.
6) Inquiery: Mr. K. TADANO, Myoken Onsen Shinko Kai Office (Phone 0995-77-2816)
7) Authorization: Presentation of the title "Onsen Kanko Shi"
 
 (Official language: Japanese)
8) Program
 Feb. 9th (Thu) 9:00-16:30
 Greeting .............................................................................................O. Maeda ( Mayor of Kirishima City)
 Introduction ............................................................................................J. Yamamura (President of RSA)
 Earth Science of Hot springs.........................Y. Yusa (Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University)
 Chemistry of Hot springs .................................l......Y. Kanroji (Chuo Onsen Kenkyusho Institute)
 Law of Hot springs ..................................................................... Y.Nunoyama (Japan Spa Association)
 Biology of Hot springs ................................................H. Nagashima (Tokyo University of Science)
 Enginneering of Hot springs ..........................................M. Hamada (International Onsen Institute)
 Feb. 10th (Fri) 10: 00-17:10
 Hot spring Tourism .................................................................................J. Yamamura (President of RSA)
 Hot spring Culture .......................................................................................M. Ishikawa (Hot spring Critic)
 Balneology ................................................S. Maeda (International University of Health and Welfare)
 History of Hot springs in Kagoshima Prefecture....H. Narasako (Producer of Kagoshima Torism)
 Now and Future of Kirishima Spa...........................................K. Tadano (Myoken Onsen Shinko Kai)
 Examination about the lectures for participants
 Feb. 11th (Sat) 9:00-12:00
 Field Obserbation at Kirishima spa ........M. Ishikawa, H. Nagashima, M. Hamada and J. Yamamura



 The 8th Public lecuture on hot springs and the tourism at Kusatsu spa
1)Date: Sep. 4th (Sun) to Sep. 6th (Tus), 2011
2)Place: Kusatsu Machi Town Office, the 4th floor of the building
3)Capacity: 50 people
4)Application: to Kusatsu Machi Town Office (Phone 0279-88-7188).
 Deadline, Aug. 25th, 2011
5)Application money: 8,000 yen per person, by postal transfer
6)Authorization: Presentation of the title "Onsen Kanko Shi"
7)Program (outline)
 Sep. 4th (Sun) 9:45-16:30
 Greeting ....................................................N. Kuroiwa ( Mayor of Kusatsu Machi Town)
 Introduction ............................................J. Yamamura (President of RSA)
 Geology of Hot springs.........................Y. Yusa (Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University)
 Chemistry of Hot springs ...................Y. Kanroji (Chuo Onsen Kenkyusho Institute)
 Balneology .................................................S. Maeda (International University of Health and Welfare)
 Biology of Hot springs .........................H. Nagashima (Tokyo University of Science)
 Technology of Hot springs .................M. Hamada (International Onsen Institute)
 Sep. 5th (Mon) 10: 00-16:00
 Hot spring Tourism .................................J. Yamamura (President of RSA)
 World Hot spring Regions ......................J. Yamamura (President of RSA)
 Hot spring Culture ....................................M. Ishikawa (Hot spring Critic)
 Law of Hot springs .................................. Y.Nunoyama (Japan Spa Association)
 Examination about the lectures for participants
 Sep. 6th (Tus) 9:00-12:00
 Field Obserbation at Kusatsu spa ........M. Ishikawa, H. Nagashima, M. Hamada and J. Yamamura

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