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Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO Date: November 1 (Wed) and 2 (Thu), 2017 [9:30-18:00] *Exhibit starts at 10:00 / Venue: Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho, Tokyo) / Organizer: Hitachi, Ltd. [Free admission / Advanced registration required]

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO Date: November 1 (Wed) and 2 (Thu), 2017 [9:30-18:00] *Exhibit starts at 10:00 / Venue: Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho, Tokyo) / Organizer: Hitachi, Ltd. [Free admission / Advanced registration required]

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO

Keynote Speech Special Speech
Speeche 1 Speeche 2 Speeche 3
September 19, 2017
  • Official site of Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO opened.
  • Simultaneous interpretationSimultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English)
    *Sessions without a mark are held in Japanese

Keynote Speech

KN01-01November 1 (Wed) 9:30-10:30

Photo: Toshiaki Higashihara

Social Innovation Leads the Change in Today's World
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English)

Toshiaki Higashihara
President & CEO
Hitachi, Ltd.

Special Speech

SL02-01November 2 (Thu) 9:30-10:30

Photo: Jared Diamond

Bridging the Tradition with the Future
-Suggestions for the Modern Societies-
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English) Session in English

Jared Diamond
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Scientist,
Author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel"

Speeches

LC01-01November 1 (Wed) 13:30-14:30

Photo: Noriko Arai

Social Change in the Age of AI Getting into Universities
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English)

Noriko Arai
Professor, National Institute of Informatics
Director, Research Center for Community Knowledge,
National Institute of Informatics

LC02-02November 2 (Thu) 13:00-14:00

Photo: Sian Beilock

LC02-02
Introduction to Cognitive Science for Creating Innovation
-Innovation and Stress-
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English) Session in English

Sian Beilock
President, Barnard College, USA
Author of "How the Body Knows Its Mind"

LC02-03November 2 (Thu) 16:30-17:30

Photo: Akie Iriyama

LC02-03
Management Theories for Japanese Firms' Innovation
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English)

Akie Iriyama
Associate Professor,
Waseda Business School
(Graduate School of Business and Finance)

Business Sessions

BS01-01November 1 (Wed) 11:00-12:30

IoT Accelerates Business & Social Innovation
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English)

Photo: Atsuki Matsumura

Atsuki Matsumura
Executive Officer,
Head of Division,
Business Process Innovation Division
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

Photo: Toshihide Kasutani

Toshihide Kasutani
Director-General,
Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau
Ministry of Economy,
Trade and Industry

Photo: Katsuhiro Nishinari

Katsuhiro Nishinari
Professor,
Research Center for Advanced Science & Technology
The University of Tokyo

Photo: Yutaka Saito

Yutaka Saito
Representative Executive Officer,
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,
General Manager of IoT Business Promotion Division
Hitachi, Ltd.

Photo: Tomio Kikyoubara

[Moderator]
Tomio Kikyoubara
Director,
ICT Innovation Research Institute,
Nikkei BP Intelligence Group
Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

BS02-05November 2 (Thu) 11:00-12:30

Future City of Digital Society
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English)

Photo: Yohji Furumiya

Yohji Furumiya
Managing Director,
Director General, Railway Operations Headquarters
Kyushu Railway Company

Photo: Seiichi Saito

Seiichi Saito
President
Rhizomatiks co., ltd.

Photo: Yoshiyasu Suzuki

Yoshiyasu Suzuki
Principal Consultant,
General Manager,
NIKKEN SEKKEI
Research Institute

Photo: Keizo Kobayashi

Keizo Kobayashi
Vice President and Executive Officer,
CEO of Urban Solutions Business Unit
Hitachi, Ltd.

Photo: Yasuhiro Kawai

[Moderator]
Yasuhiro Kawai
Director, Cleantech Institute
Nikkei BP Intelligence Group
Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

Many sessions are available in Japanese only.

Special Program

SP02-01November 2 (Thu) 14:30-16:00

How Should We Act Now for Sustainable Future?
Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese↔English)

Photo: Masaya Futamiya

Masaya Futamiya
Chairman and Representative Director,
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.
Chair, Committee on Corporate Behavior & Social Responsibility,
Keidanren

Photo: Peter White

Peter White
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Photo: Mao Kurahashi

Mao Kurahashi
Director, Head of Research
The Good Bankers Co., Ltd.

Photo: Yukiko Araki

Yukiko Araki
Corporate Officer,
Executive General Manager,
CSR and Environmental Strategy Division
Hitachi, Ltd.

Photo: Naoki Adachi

[Moderator]
Naoki Adachi
CEO and Founder
Response Ability, Inc.

Seminar information

Many seminars are prepared by category.

Exhibit information

At the exhibit, Hitachi will showcase a wide range of Social Innovation Business that will continue to evolve through collaboration with customers and partners, and also touch on our future prospects.

Sign Language Guided Tour of the Exhibition

Hitachi Group employees who are hard of hearing will offer sign language guided tours of the exhibition for visitors who are hard of hearing. Other visitors who can read and use sign language may participate in the tour.
American sign language will also be available. If you wish to use American sign language, please visit the sign language guided tour desk.

English Tour of the Exhibition

Advanced registration is required for the English tour of the exhibition.

Access

The venue is Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho).

Information

September 19, 2017
  • Official site of Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 TOKYO opened.

Registration

Advanced registration is required to visit the exhibition and participate in the speeches, business sessions and seminars.