||Hiro Murata attended ASA/NCOA Joint Conference in Philadelphia and made a presentation titled "The Emergence of College-Linked Retirement Communities: An International Perspective". This session is jointly held by Dr. Paula Panchuck, Dean of Lasell Village, Newton, MA and Mr. Richard Adler, Executive Vice-President, Civic Ventures, San Francisco, CA.
Richard Adler explained the trend and spectrum of existed College-Linked Retirement Communities based on the US. Paula Panchuck talked the experience and advantages of Lasell Village. Hiro Murata talked the planned project in Kobe, Japan which will be the first implementation in Japan.