2nd KUIP held
Kyoto University and the Inamori Foundation jointly hosted the inaugral Kyoto University – Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium (KUIP) at the Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto University on July 11 and 12. KUIP brings together researchers and artists who are performing noteworthy or cutting-edge work in fields covered by the Kyoto Prize. Through the lectures and other activities, it aims to offer opportunities for fresh encounters that can lead to the greater growth in the fields it represents. Under the theme of “Technology, Genetic Science, Arts – Tracing the path of evolution, in holistic contemplation of present and future civilization -,” the first KUIP featured the public symposium world leaders in their respective fields. A total of 600 people attended the event and listened attentively.