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Japan-US Digital Innovation Hub Workshop

Japan Science and Technology Agency

Organizers: Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Co-Organizers: Tohoku University, University. of Tsukuba, Keio University, Nagoya University, Osaka University, Hiroshima University, Kyushu University
Support (TBC): Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Date: March 20th, 2018 (Tue) 9:30-17:00
Venue: University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus (3-29-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN)


This workshop aims to provide a platform to promote collaboration between universities and research institutions in Japan and the United States for the digital era. This collaboration will take place through cooperative research projects on fields such as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Security, as well as educational projects to develop the skills needed for the digital era. In this sense, the workshop will host discussions and lectures to explore the possibility of effective research cooperation between universities in Japan and the United States using "digital" as a key word, and to share successes and best practices in international cooperation in order to strengthen relations between both countries.

Workshop Advisor: Shuzaburo Takeda, President of Takeda & Associates, Former Senior Advisor to the MEXT

Organizing Chair: Yoshiko Shirokizawa, Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Akihiko Miyamoto, President, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Program Committee:

Chair: Tetsuya Sakurai, University of Tsukuba
Co-Chair: Kazuya Takeda, Nagoya University
Committee: Hiroaki Kobayashi, Tohoku University
Jiro Kokuryo, Keio University
Takao One, Osaka University
Satoshi Watanabe, Hiroshima University
Seiichi Uchida, Kyushu University


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