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Scott McCreary conferred with Professor Kenji Baba of Tokyo University on the application of joint fact-finding methods as they might apply to energy siting issues in Japan. Dr. Baba is part of a team funded by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (Japanese equivalent of NSF) to pursue the institutionalization of joint fact-finding approaches to [...]
In November 2007, Scott McCreary was one of two US contributors to an international workshop in Seoul, Korea entitled “Comparative Public Conflict Resolution: Development of public policy consensus building in theory and practice in Asia“. Scott presented his paper “Reflecting on Experiences of Introducing Western Dispute Resolution Techniques: Trial Innovation and Adaptive Learning“. The convenor [...]
Using Independent Scientific Review to Strengthen Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making in the Pacific Rim (2001)
Scott McCreary presented at the Third Conference on Participatory Design and Planning for the Pacific Rim Ching-Be, Matzu Island, Taiwan, May 28-30, 2001. This publication in the conference proceedings discusses how the rapid pace of economic growth and urbanization in the Pacific Rim has led to a growing strain upon ecological and cultural [...]
In June 1999, Dr. McCreary made the lead presentation at a public conference on the Future of the Wetlands of Tokyo Bay, sponsored by Chiba University in Chiba, Japan. His presentation examined the history of planning for the wetlands of the San Francisco Bay. The one-day conference attracted about 150 people, mostly citizens and associates [...]
CONCUR Principal Scott McCreary participated as one of a group of 30 scholars and practitioners from the U.S., Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong engaged in ongoing cross-cultural dialogue examining ways to strengthen democratic design making in the Pacific Rim. The second annual conference took place in Saitama, Japan. Participants included academics from UC Berkeley and [...]