Sakiko Kanbara; Founder of EpiNurse Incorporated, which won the Risk Award the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, and professor at University of Kochi, mandated as a board member of the Japan Society of Disaster Nursing, member of Science Council of Japan. She received her BS and MS in Health Science from Kobe University and her Ph.D. from the Department of Public Health and International Health, Okayama University.
She earned her place as a researcher at the Research Institute of Nursing Care for People and Community, WHO Collaboration Center for Nursing in Disasters and Health Emergency, University of Hyogo. She has developed new courses for Doctoral Degree Course for Disaster Nursing Global Leadership Program at the University of Kochi, Japan since 2012.
Research interests include disaster nursing, primary healthcare, and health informatics. She received a Special Innovation Award from the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School as a designer of Participatory Caring Map After Flooding in West Japan 2018.
Shoko Miyagawa received her B.A. in Economics and Master of Business Administration and Accounting from Hitotsubashi University and Ph.D. in Media and Governance from Keio University. She also received her Master of Science in Health Informatics from School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas in 2013. Since 2006 she has been an Associate Professor in Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care, Keio University. Her research interest includes health informatics and disaster informatics. She drives the FabNurse Project, a research project to develop and deliver 3D printed care tools. She is the representative of IT DART, a disaster response team of IT professionals and provides various kind of IT support in the event of disaster.
Hiroyuki Miyazaki received a B.A. in environmental information from Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan, in 2006, and M.E.S. and Ph.D. degrees in environmental studies from The University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2008 and 2011, respectively. From 2011 to 2012, he was a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow with the Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo. Since 2012, he had been a researcher with the Earth Observation Data Integration and Fusion Research Initiative, The University of Tokyo, as well as a secondee at the Asian Development Bank, Philippines. Since 2016, he has been the Project Assistant Professor with the Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo, and was seconded to the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Since August 2020, he was appointed as a technical advisor in GLODAL, Inc. and since June 2021 as the President to serve for R&D and human resource development in space utilization, AI, and IoT. His research interests include geospatial information science, satellite remote sensing for socioeconomics, and applications to sustainable development.