Executive Vice-President Kayo Inaba and Prof Motoki Akitsu, Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University were invited to the KU Presidents Forum: Celebration of the 76th Anniversary of Kasetsart University on 1 February 2019.
The forum began with welcome addresses by Acting President Chongrak Wachrinrat and Chairman and Appointed Member of KU Council Krissanapong Kiratikara. Many participants from overseas countries including Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Viet Nam and so on made a keynote speech and attended sessions.
Between the sessions in the morning, Executive Vice-President Inaba and Vice Dean Akitsu attended the Group Meeting with Kasetsart University’s Acting President Chongrak Wachrinrat, Dean of Faculty of Agriculture Asst Prof Sutkhet Nakasathien and Acting Director of International Affairs Division Assoc Prof Chamaipak Tayjasanant. The Kyoto University members expressed their appreciation for the invitation and longtime friendship to Kasetsart University. They agreed to strengthen the relationship between Kyoto University and Kasetsart University.
After the forum, Executive Vice-President Inaba and Vice Dean Akitsu had a meeting with Vice President for Information Technology Asst Prof Putchong Uthayopas and Asst Prof of the Faculty of Engineering Pattara Leelaprute, and discussed specific plans to promote the students exchange.
Through meetings with board members and deans of participant universities in the field of agriculture during the forum, the Kyoto University delegates strengthened relationships with Kasetsart University and other universities.