The Workshops 2014-2022

41nd Workshop
Date :12 April 2022
Theme: Report from the Japanese Team of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Games
Lecturer: KAWAI Junichi, head of the Japanese delegation for the Tokyo Paralympics and OBINATA Kuniko, Alpine skiing team leader
Panelist: SAKURAMA Yuko, deputy head of the Japanese delegation
Moderator: WATARI Tadashi, Associate Professor, Juntendo University

40th Workshop
Date: 26 January 2021
Theme: The General Public's Awareness and Interest in the Paralympics in Japan and in Some Selected Countries after the Tokyo 2020 Games
Lecturer: NAKAMURA Masahiro and Hanae Endo, Research Fellows, The Nippon Foundation Parasports Support Center
KOBORI Makoto, Associate Professor, School of Global Studies and Collaboration, Aoyama Gakuin University

39th Workshop
Date: 29 November 2021
Theme: Volunteer Supporters of the Tokyo 2020 Games
Lecturer: NINOMIYA Masaya, Associate Professor of the Bunkyo University Faculty of Human Science

38th Workshop
Date: 12 November 2021
Theme: Report from the Japanese Team of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Lecturer: KAWAI Junichi, chief of the Japanese delegation for the Tokyo Paralympics
SAKURAI Seiichi, deputy chief of the Japanese delegation for the Tokyo Paralympics
Moderator: FUJITA Motoaki, Professor, Nihon Fukushi University

37th Workshop
Date: 27 April 2021
Theme: Current Situation and Future Prospects for Paralympic Education in Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture: A Questionnaire Survey of Teachers in Elementary, Middle Schools and Schools for Special Needs Education
Lecturer: WATARI Tadashi, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health and Sports Science, Juntendo University
NAKAJIMA Yuko, Senior Research Fellow, The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center

36th Workshop
Date: 14 January 2020
Theme: Considering the Paralympics, Sports Ethics and Meritocracy
Lecturer: KUMAGAYA Shinichiro, Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

35th Workshop
Date: 3 October 2019
Theme: Canada's Success in Sport
Lecturer: Todd Nicholson, Chairperson, Own The Podium, Canada

34th Workshop
Date: 29 Augut, 2019
Theme: Effects and Challenge of the Paralympic Education through "I'mPOSSIBLE"
Lecturer: Miki Matheson, Project Manager of the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center's Promotion and Strategy Department
Tomohiro Ishizuka, Teacher, Minamimachi Elementary School in Higashikurme city
Moderator: Tadashi Watari, Associate Professor, Juntendo University

33rd Workshop
Date: June 18, 2019
Theme: The Significance of People with Intellectual Disabilities Participating in Sports - The Respective Roles of the Paralympics, INAS, and Special Olympics
Lecturer: Professor Jan Burns (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK) 

32nd Workshop
Date: February 19, 2019
Chiyoko Omae, the Chef de Mission (CdM) of Team Japan in Asian Para Games 2018
Moderator: Toshio Mochizuki, Board of Trustees of Japanese Para-Sports Association, Director of the Japan Olympic Academy

31st Workshop
Date: October 25, 2018
Theme: The Paralympics Magnified by the Internet & Social Media: Inspiration, Change & Tokyo "The Best Games Ever"
Dr Jill Le Clair, Visiting Research Fellow, Coventry University, UK

30th Workshop
Date: July 31, 2018
Theme: Study of the Paralympics and Broadcasting
Moderator: Motoaki Fujita, Nihon Fukushi Unviersity
Commentator: Kazunari Obuchi, Sasakawa Sports Foundation
Report: Kenjiro Nakayama, Parasapo

29th Workshop
Date: April 12, 2018
Theme: Pyeongchang Paralympic Games Report and Recommendations for the 2020 Tokyo Games
Kuniko Obinata, Hideki Arai and Shinsuke Sano (Moderator)

28th Workshop
Date: February 20, 2018
Theme: "The Paralympics and Accessibility"
Mark Peters, Principal Consultant, access all areas
Marnie Peters, Consultant, Marnie Peters & Co

27st Workshop
Date: December 1, 2017
Theme: "A Message from Japan Leading into 2020, 2024 and 2028, Focusing on Technology and Sports Creation"
Masahiko INAMI, Ph.D., the University of Tokyo, Superhuman Sports Soiety

26st Workshop
Date: October 25, 2017
Theme: "Prevention of Falls in the World of Sports: Protecting and Nurturing the Spirit of Fair Play and Coexistence"

25st Workshop
September 5, 2017
Theme: "Thinking about the Role and Meaning of Anti-Doping Activities through the Lens of Russia Doping Scandal"
Mr. Shin ASAKAWA, Chief Executive Officer, Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA)

24st Workshop
August 08, 2017
Theme: "2020 Paralympic Games: From Rio to Tokyo"
Leandro Napolitano, Attaché, the Education Sector, Embassy of Brazil in Japan

23rd Workshop
Date: February 23, 2017
Theme: "The Social Significance of Inclusive Sport -Theory and Practice"

22nd Workshop
Date: December 6, 2016
Theme: "Initiatives and Practice in Inclusive Sports in the United Kingdom - Strategies and Legacies of the 2012 London Paralympic Games -"

21st Workshop
Date: October 18, 2016
Theme: "Report on the Rio Paralympic Games and Issues and Aspirations for the 2020 Paralympic Games"

20th Workshop
Date: July 28, 2016
Theme: "The Current Situation and Future Challenges for National Paralympic Federations in the United Kingdom and Australia"

19th Workshop
Date: May 26, 2016
Theme: "The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games and Inclusion Policies for People with Disabilities in Brazil"

18th Workshop
Date: March 24, 2016
Theme: "Joint Survey on Corporate Support for Disability Sports -Corporate Activities for Promoting the Realization of an Inclusive Society-"

17th Workshop
Date: January 8, 2016
Theme: "The Paralympic Movement and the Olympics in Germany"

16th Workshop
Date: December 17, 2015
Theme: "Building Strength and Training in Para Athletics, Including the Viewpoint of a Guide Coach"

15th Workshop
Date: November 5, 2015
Theme: "Media Coverage of the Paralympics and Paralympic Legacy"

14th Workshop 
Date: October 6, 2015
Theme: "Review of the London Paralympic Games"

13th Workshop 
Date: August 24, 2015
Theme: "Looking Back, Looking Forward: Tokyo 1964 - 2020, Paralympic Legacy Research"

12th Workshop
Date: 23 July, 2015
Theme: "On the frontline of the Paralympic Games - learning from medalists in the 5 competitions since Nagano"

11th Workshop
Date: June 19, 2015
Theme: "Accessibility of Sporting Venues for People with Disabilities: Accessibility as Spectators and as Athletes"

10th Workshop
Date: May 28, 2015
Theme: "Corporate Social Contribution and Activities Toward 2020: Aiming for a Rich Society in Which People Can Fully Express Their Humanity"

9th Workshop
Date: April 21, 2015
Theme: "Psychological Support in Para Sports"

8th Workshop
Date: March 26, 2015
Theme: "The Legacy of the Paralympics in Canada"

7th Workshop
Date: March 5, 2015
Theme: "Medical Support in the Paralympics"

6th Workshop
Date: January 12, 2015
Theme: "Challenging for the Paralympics With Prosthetic Legs That Have Life"

5th Workshop (postponed)

4th Workshop
Date: December 11, 2014
Theme: "Information Accessibility: Areas Being Developed and Progress Toward the Paralympics"

3rd Workshop  
Date: November 20, 2014
Theme: "The General Public's Awareness and Interest in the Paralympics"

2nd Workshop
Date: October 2, 2014
Theme: "Philosophy and Practice of Employment and Sport Activity Support in a General Trading Company with a Strong Tradition and Record of Supporting People with Disabilities"

1st Workshop
Date: September 4, 2014
Theme: "Broadcasting the London and Sochi Paralympics and Responses to the Broadcast"