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Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE

This year, the largest Hitachi Group event will be hosted virtually!

We will showcase Hitachi's vision for the New Normal business environment through diverse and compelling programming featuring panel discussions, seminars and technology demos.

Search our extensive lineup for programs matching your interests.

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Special Talks

  • Video Message from Maoko Kotani (Speaker at Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE)
    Maoko Kotani

  • Video Message from Yoshiki Ishikawa (Speaker at Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE)
    Yoshiki Ishikawa

  • Video Message from Kazuo Yano (Speaker at Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE)
    Kazuo Yano

  • Video Message from Naoki Shibutani (Speaker at Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE)
    Naoki Shibutani

  • Video Message from Norihiro Suzuki (Speaker at Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE)
    Norihiro Suzuki

Keynote Speech

Keynote Speech | KN01-01Nov. 4 (WED.) 9:30-9:50 (JST)

Social Innovation Now: Society 5.0 for SDGs

Toshiaki Higashihara Hitachi, Ltd.

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Special Talks

Moderated by Maoko Kotani, a business news anchor, these sessions will discuss the cross-cutting themes of the New Normal world with experts and Hitachi's initiatives in light of recent global trends.

[Moderator]
Maoko Kotani Business News Anchor

Special Talk1 | ST02-01Nov. 5 (THU.) 13:00-13:45 (JST)

The Future of Management and Happiness
-Considering Essential and Universal Values-

Yoshiki Ishikawa Public Health Researcher

Kazuo Yano Hitachi, Ltd. Happiness Planet, Ltd.

[Video Comment]
Sonja Lyubomirsky
Distinguished Professor & Vice Chair of Psychology University of California Riverside

Special Talk2 | ST03-02Nov. 6 (FRI.) 13:00-13:45 (JST)

Innovation in the World of the New Normal
- How to Attain Sustainable Growth -

Naoki Shibutani
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

Norihiro Suzuki Hitachi, Ltd.

[Video Comment]
Charles O‘Reilly
FRANK E. BUCK PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT, STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Business Sessions

MOBILITY, LIFE

Business Session1 | BS01-01Nov. 4 (WED.) 13:00-13:45 (JST)

New Paradigms and Perspectives of Building Spaces in the New Normal Era

Masayuki Wakui

Landscape Architect
Gifu Academy of Forest Science and Culture
Tokyo City University

Atsuya Fujino

Hitachi, Ltd.

Mutsumi Saito

[Moderator]
Nikkei BP Consulting, Inc.

MOBILITY, LIFE

Business Session2 | BS02-02Nov. 5 (THU.) 11:30-12:15 (JST)

"Life and City": Improving Happiness and Quality of Life under and after COVID-19

Akihiro Hosoi

Sanyo Homes Corporation

Yukiko Uchida

KYOTO UNIVERSITY

Hideki Osumi

Hitachi, Ltd.

Satoko Ito

[Moderator]
Newscaster / The TV Presenter
Graduate Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

ENERGY

Business Session3 | BS02-03Nov. 5 (THU.) 14:50-15:50 (JST)

Shifting to Clean Energy: The Possibilities of Technological Innovation and Extensive Collaborative Creation

Kaname Ogawa

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Ph.D. Kazuhiko Ogimoto

The University of Tokyo

Kenji Urase

Hitachi, Ltd.

Mari Watanabe

[Moderator]
Announcer

Business Session4 | BS03-04Nov. 6 (FRI.) 14:30-15:15 (JST)

Sustainability of Society and Companies in the New Normal

Tetsuo Kitagawa

Aoyama Gakuin University
Tokyo Metropolitan University

Mari Yoshitaka

Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.

Hitoshi Ito

Hitachi, Ltd.

Expert Sessions

MOBILITY, LIFE

Expert Session1 | ES01-01Nov. 4 (WED.) 11:10-11:30 (JST)

A Future Healthcare/Medical System through Human-Technology Collaboration
-In the Light of COVID-19 Experiences-

Atsushi Ugajin

Hitachi, Ltd.

DIGITAL INNOVATION

Expert Session2 | ES01-02Nov. 4 (WED.) 14:30-14:50 (JST)

“Autonomy”: the Key Accelerating DX in the New Normal Era

Tomonori Watanabe

Hitachi, Ltd.

DIGITAL INNOVATION

Expert Session3 | ES01-03Nov. 4 (WED.) 15:30-15:50 (JST)

Hitachi's Financial Digital Solutions under / after the COVID-19 Pandemic

Toshiya Cho

Hitachi, Ltd.

ENERGY

Expert Session4 | ES01-04Nov. 4 (WED.) 17:00-17:20 (JST)

Powering Good for Sustainable Energy

Claudio Facchin

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.

INDUSTRY

Expert Session5 | ES02-05Nov. 5 (THU.) 9:30-9:50 (JST)

Total Seamless Solution to Issues of New Normal Era with DX

Kazunobu Morita

Hitachi, Ltd.

INDUSTRY

Expert Session6 | ES02-06Nov. 5 (THU.) 10:00-10:20 (JST)

Next-Generation SCM Realized with Robotics and Digital - Creating New Values through Robot SI Business in North America

Bryan Jones

JR Automation Technologies, LLC

Mitsuhiro Enomoto

Hitachi, Ltd. JR Automation Technologies, LLC

DIGITAL INNOVATION

Expert Session7 | ES02-07Nov. 5 (THU.) 16:30-16:50 (JST)

Hitachi's Idea for New Security in the New Normal Era

Osamu Ishihara

Hitachi, Ltd.

DIGITAL INNOVATION

Expert Session8 | ES03-08Nov. 6 (FRI.) 9:30-9:50 (JST)

Remote Work under COVID-19

Yuri Tazawa

TELE WORK MANAGEMENT, K.K.

Kenji Aiba

[Moderator]
Hitachi, Ltd.

DIGITAL INNOVATION

Expert Session9 | ES03-09Nov. 6 (FRI.) 11:00-11:20 (JST)

The Challenge of Yabu City: National Strategic Special Zones (NSSZ) and Revitalization of Rural Areas

Takatoshi Urushibata

Yabu City

Satoshi Bannai

Hitachi, Ltd.

ENERGY

Expert Session10 | ES03-10Nov. 6 (FRI.) 17:00-17:20 (JST)

Mastering the Energy Transition with Power Systems for the Future

Gerhard Salge

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.

Highlights

We will showcase Hitachi's vision for the New Normal business environment through diverse and compelling programming.
See below for program highlights from each category and business theme.

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