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Symposium on Global Innovation for Corporate Executives Held

March 18, 2016

On March 16, the "Symposium on Global Innovation for Corporate Executives - A new business model utilizing IoT, big data and AI, as well as business strategies for intellectual property and technology standardization" was held. This symposium was held as part of “Project for Promotion of Global Human Resource Development for Global IP Management,” targeting at corporate executives and potential leaders, and aiming to study, through case studies of innovative initiatives taken by national and overseas companies, the types of human resource desirable for corporate executives as well as the best practice for human resource development under the recent economic circumstances.

At the beginning of the Symposium, JPO Commissioner Ito delivered a welcome speech. Subsequently, Mr. Satoshi Iida from Kubota Corporation and Mr. Mark J. Ringes from IBM Corporation delivered keynote speeches on their respective initiatives for innovative business models utilizing IoT, big data and AI, followed by the panel discussion of experts on the subjects moderated by Mr. Toshiya Watanabe, Professor of the Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo.

*Project for Promotion of Global Human Resource Development for Global IP Management:
This Project has been implemented since FY2014, aiming to develop human resources who can utilize intellectual property for business management strategy. Seminars on case studies of corporate business strategies have been conducted, and educational materials have been developed alongside, mainly targeting at corporate executives and operating department leaders. The implementation duration of this project is 3 years from FY2014 to FY2016.

JPO Commissioner Ito delivering a welcome speech

JPO Commissioner Ito delivering a welcome speech
 

Mr. Iida from Kubota Corporation delivering a keynote speech

Mr. Iida from Kubota Corporation
delivering a keynote speech

Mr. Mark J. Ringes from IBM Corporation delivering a keynote speech

Mr. Mark J. Ringes from IBM Corporation
delivering a keynote speech

Professor Watanabe moderating the panel discussion

Professor Watanabe moderating the panel discussion

 

In the panel discussion
In the panel discussion

Panelist Kaoru Kawata from Mitsubichi Electric Corporation

Panelist Kaoru Kawata
from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Panelist Ken SENOH from Industry-Academia Collaboration Initiative Nonprofit Organization (IACI)

Panelist Ken SENOH from Industry-Academia Collaboration Initiative Nonprofit Organization (IACI)

Panelist Yasunori Mochizuki from NEC Corporation

Panelist Yasunori Mochizuki from NEC Corporation

Panelist Kazuo Yano From Hitachi, Ltd.

Panelist Kazuo Yano From Hitachi, Ltd.

 

The audience listening to a keynote speech
The audience listening to a keynote speech

[Last updated 23 March 2016]