All posts by Thaddeus Pope

Born and raised in Brighton, England, Thaddeus Pope is an experienced commercial and editorial photographer with a BA in Photography from the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. Thaddeus’s duties at IAFOR include overseeing the design, media and marketing output of the organisation, as well as producing photo-essays, short documentaries and other visual content for IAFOR and its publications, including THINK. In January 2015, Thaddeus was named as the Creative Director of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. (in English)


Review Committee

ACSEE2017 Review Committee Dr Ben Kolosz, Newcastle University, United Kingdom Professor Chun-Han Shih, Tungnan University, Taiwan Professor Felix Anyaegbunam Nwachinemelu, Federal University Ndufu-Alike-Ikwo, Nigeria Dr Guat Guan Toh, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Malaysia Dr Luis Santiago, University of Puerto Rico, United States Dr Ming Yin Chan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Professor Ofelia


Events & Tours

Ensure your visit to Japan is especially memorable with events such as cultural tours and the Conference Dinner. Tickets for tours and events may be added to your chosen package during the registration process. Please visit the Registration page for more details. Pre-conference Tour of Nara () Post-conference Tour of Kyoto ()


Browse Abstracts

Read abstracts of all papers scheduled to be presented at The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment (ACSEE2017), The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2017 (ACSS2017), and The Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology (AGen2017) on IAFOR’s online paper archive.


Final Programme

Draft Schedule The final draft of the conference schedule is now available. Please check that all information pertaining to you is correct and notify us at if there is any error. Please notify us of any corrections by Wednesday, May 17, 17:00 (Japan Standard Time GMT+9) Final Schedule After minor changes have been made to


Conference Dinner

Tickets for the Conference Dinner may be added to your chosen package during the registration process. Please visit the Registration page for more details.


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Conference Outline

Thursday, June 8, 2017 08:30-17:30: Pre-Conference Tour of Nara (optional extra) Friday, June 9, 2017 09:00-12:00: Plenary Session & Conference Photograph 12:00-13:15: Lunch Break 13:15-14:45: Parallel Sessions 14:45-15:00: Break 15:00-16:30: Parallel Sessions 16:30-17:30: Conference Poster Session 17:30-18:30: Conference Welcome Reception 19:00-21:00: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra) Saturday, June 10, 2017 09:00-10:30: Parallel Sessions 10:30-10:45: Break





The concept of sustainability is something that is increasingly important to the way that we operate as individuals, as educators and as societies more generally. Originally a term largely used in reference to the wellbeing of the Earth in the face of rapid development, and the threat of environmental degradation, the United Nations Brundland commission


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