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Masahiro Matsuura, "Offshore Wind Energy Developments in Japan" International Conference on National Laws and Policy for Offshore Wind Energy (Taipei, ROC) 2016.10 (Conference presentations and photo)


Peter Adler and Masahiro Matsuura, "Joint Fact-Finding and Data Focused Mediation" American Bar Association, Asia Pacific Mediation Summit (New Delhi, India) 2015.2


Masahiro Matsuura, "Reflexivity as a requirement for transition: Reflection of an experiment with introducing scientific evidence into renewable energy discourse on a small island community" Studying Sustainability Transitions in Welfare States (Rotterdam, Netherlands) 2014.9

Masahiro Matsuura, "Embedding stakeholder processes in the local context"Discovering Intersections: An Exploration of the Art of Negotiation by UN Ombusman & Mediation Service (Nairobi, Kenia; teleconference) 2014.5


Masahiro Matsuura, "Facilitating consensus building through joint fact-finding on expert knowledge" International Coference on Sustainability Science 2013 (Marseille, France) 2013.9.

Masahiro Matsuura, "Reflections from the practice of integrating evidence into policy-making processes through joint fact-finding." Interpretive Policy Analysis 2013 (Vienna, Austria) 2013.7.

Masahiro Matsuura, Kenshi Baba, Todd Schenk, Danya Rumore, Hidenori Watanave, and Yurina Takata, "World Atlas of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies" in Resilient Cities 2013 (Bonn, Germany) 2013. 5.


Masahiro Matsuura, "Reinvented Social Construction of Professional Expertise after Introducing Participatory Governance Mechanisms: Cases from Japan." Interpretive Policy Analysis 2012 (Tilburg, Netherlands) 2012.7.

Masahiro Matsuura, "Institutional Issues in Building Consensus with Fishing Communities for Offshore Wind Development." 13th meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (New York, NY) 2012.5.

Kenshi Baba, Masahiro Matsuura, Sayaka Shinoda, Yasuaki Hijioka, Nobuo Shirai and Mitsuru Tanaka, "Barriers and Drivers of Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change in Disaster Risk Reduction? Implications from Stakeholder Analysis in Tokyo" in Resilient Cities 2012: 3rd World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change (Bonn, Germany) 2012. 5.


Masahiro Matsuura, "Conflict Resolution and Management in Japan: History of Environmental Disputes and Recent Institutional Developments" in Social Sciences for Conflict Resolution and Cohesion Conference (Seoul, S. Korea). 2011.12

Masahiro Matsuura (with Boyd Fuller and Dong Yong Kim through teleconferencing system), "Challenges, Opportunities, and Surprises: Consensus Building and Other Collaborative Efforts for Sustainability Governance in Asia" in Seeking Sustainability through Collaborative Governance: 2011 ACR Environment and Public Policy Section Conference (Portland, OR). 2011.6

Masahiro Matsuura, Dong Yong Kim, Andrew Lee and Boyd Fuller, "Teaching Negotiation: Pacific Rim Adaptations to Negotiation 1.0" in Rethinking Negotiation Teaching Conference organized by Hamline University School of Law (Beijing, PRC). 2011.5


Masahiro Matsuura, Ryoko Hatanaka and Ayako Furuya, "Round Table Conferences on Nano-Drug Delivery Systems in Japan" The Sixth International Nanotechnology Conference on Communications and Cooperation (Poster presentation) (Grenoble, France) 2010.5


Masahiro Matsuura and Yuko Hayashi, "Green Building Technologies and End-User Interests: Comparison of housing and retail developments in Japan" International Sustainable Development Research Conference. (Utrecht, Netherlands) 2009.7

Masahiro Matsuura, Tatsujiro Suzuki and Hideaki Shiroyama. "Stakeholder Assessment for the Introduction of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technologies in Japan" IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society. (Tempe, AZ) 2009.5


Masahiro Matsuura, "Experimenting with Consensus Building Processes in Japan: Adaptation and organizational change for contextual differences" Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Annual Conference. 2006.11

Masahiro Matsuura, "Exporting consensus building to Japan: What’s lost in translation? " Association for Conflict Resolution/Environment and Public Policy Section Conference 2006. Deliberative Democracy: New Directions in Public Policy Dispute Resolution 2006.6


Masahiro Matsuura "Teaching Negotiation and Public Dispute Resolution in Japan: A qualitative study on contextual differences." Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Annual Conference. 2005.10

Masahiro Matsuura "Contextual Factors in Dealing with the Angry Public in Japan: restoring trust through public dispute resolution" Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) Annual Conference (Trust WS). 2005.8


Masahiro Matsuura "Bicycle Sharing." International Workshop on Social Decision Making Process for Energy Technology Introduction, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI) Tokyo, Japan. 2003.12

Masahiro Matsuura "About PI-Forum + CB Localization Research" CIBO Workshop, X-Pin, Netherlands.2003.2