HeKKSaGOn is a university network composed of six leading research universities from Japan and Germany. The HeKKSaGOn 4th Japanese-German University Vice-Presidents’ Conference was held online on November 11, 2022. The participants from Kyoto University consisted of Prof. Kyoko Inagaki (executive vice-president for gender equality, international affairs, and external affairs) and Ms. Chiyoko Kanno (university research administrator).
The participants from the six HeKKSaGOn member universities discussed various matters relating to the forthcoming 9th HeKKSaGOn Presidents’ Conference, which is scheduled to be held in September 2023. Matters discussed included the format of the conference and the contents of the joint statement, which is issued after each Presidents’ Conference.