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GTI Consortium Kickoff Symposium

Thursday November 5th, 2015

We hold the GTI Consortium kickoff symposium in order to widely disseminate the vision of the consortium which aims to foster global engineers / scientists and create technological innovations by strengthening the collaborations between industry-government-academia based in Japan and Southeast Asian countries. Your participation would be highly appreciated.

[Date & Time] Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 15:00~18:00 (Banquet ~19:30)
[Venue] 6F Lecture Hall, Multi-activity Building, Toyosu campus, Shibaura Institute of Technology
[Host & Co-host] Hosted by Shibaura Institute of Technology & Co-hosted by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
[Language] Bilingual (English & Japanese) *simultaneous interpretation
15:00~15:10 Opening address
Mr. Hisaya IGARASHI, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT)
Mr. Hiroyuki ISHIGE, Chairman, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
15:10~15:20 Guest speech
Mr. Yutaka TOKIWA, Director-General, Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
A Representative of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
15:20~15:40 Vision of Global Technology Initiative (GTI) Consortium
Prof. Dr. Masato MURAKAMI, President, SIT
15:40~16:10 Keynote speech
Mr. Masafumi NAGANO, Executive Officer General Manager of Human Resources Division, IHI Corporation
“Global Human Resource Development in IHI Corporation”
16:10~16:25 Coffee Break
16:25~17:05 Speeches by Japanese universities of science and technology
Prof. Dr. Mitsunobu SATO, President, Kogakuin University
Prof. Dr. Katsuhisa FURUTA, President, Tokyo Denki University
Prof. Dr. Chitoshi MIKI, President, Tokyo City University
Prof. Tamotsu SHINOTSUKA, Director, Center for Promotion of Internationalization, Tokyo University of Science
17:05~17:50 Special Lectures
Ms. Asako TOYODA, Head of Global Business Planning Office, NTT DATA Corporation
Prof. Dr. Rubiyah bt. Yusof, Dean, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)
Mr. Toshihiro MITSUHASHI, Department Director, JETRO
17:50~17:55 Closing address
18:00~19:30 Banquet (JPY 2,000/person)
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           consortium kick off symposium.
           We look forward to welcoming you at the symposium.
                                    Best regards,