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The Robot Revolution & Industrial IoT Initiative International Symposium 2022 Video & Presentation Materials


Robot Revolution & Industrial IoT Initiative co-hosted The Robot Revolution & Industrial IoT Initiative International Symposium 2022 with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action of Germany (Day3).

Videos and presentation materials of The Robot Revolution & Industrial IoT Initiative International Symposium [Day1-Day3] are available below.




Date : October 11-13, 2022
Place : Online


■Videos & Presentation materials

[Day 1] Transformation of Manufacturing in the Digital Era  (October 11, 2022)

 Video(Japanese)       Video(English)

Opening Remark

Mr. Yasuto Harayama

(Management Secretary, RRI)




 Mr. Frank Goeller

(Catena-X Automotive Network, Board Member / Volkswagen AG, Head of Digital Production)


Catena-X: On the way to the first truly open and collaborative data ecosystem

Mr. Hagen Heubach

(atena-X Automotive Network, Board Member / SAP SE, Head of Industry Business Unit Automotive, Global Vice President)


Approaches to Manufacturing in the Digital Era

Prof. Dr. Seiko Shirasaka

(Professor of Graduate School of System Design and Management (SDM), Keio University)


Panel Discussion

[Moderator] Mr. Shuhei Sugie (Strategy Innovation Group Open Innovation Unit Director, FUTURE CORPORATION)

[Panelist] Mr. Frank Goeller, Mr. Hagen Heubach, Prof. Dr. Seiko Shirasaka


[Day 2] Leaders Dialogue: Integrated Service System of PSSs as a Social Infrastructure  (October 12, 2022)

 Video(Japanese)       ●Video(English)

Opening Remark

Dr. Naohiko Irie

(Co-chair person, WG1, RRI / Senior Strategist, Control System Platform Division, Social Infrastructure Business Unit, Hitachi Ltd.)




Sustainable and resilient digital ecosystems  

Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann

(Chair of the acatech Board of Trustees, former acatech President Global Representative & Advisor to the Plattform Industrie 4.0)




A National Vision for Smart Manufacturing in the USA, Driving Active Engagement Across the Entire Ecosystem

Mr. John Dyck

(CEO, Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute)



Domestic Trends and the Significance of Manufacturing in the Next Industrial Structure (from RRI's Perspective)

Mr. Kiyoshi Mizukami

(Industrial IoT Advisor, WG1, RRI)



Panel Discussion


[Moderator] Dr. Naohiko Irie


 [Panelist] Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann, Mr. John Dyck, Mr. Kiyoshi Mizukami




 [Day 3] Japan-Germany Expert Forum  (October 13, 2022)


 Video(Japanese)       Video(English)

Welcome address by METI

Ms. Tomoko Ina

(Director, Manufacturing Industries Policy Office, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI)



Welcome address by BMWK

Mr. Markus Heß

(Deputy Director General, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action)



Toward the Future of Manufacturing - Standardization Collaboration

Prof. Dr. Fumihiko Kimura

(Chairman of International Standard AG, RRI / Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)


Dr. Jens Gayko

(Standardization Council Industrie 4.0, Managing Director)



IIoT Value Chain Security- Chain of Trust for Organizations and Products 

Ms. Ayaji Furukawa (Industrial Cyber Security AG, RRI / Toshiba Corporation)

Ms. Aliza Maftun  (Plattform Industrie 4.0 AG3 / Siemens AG)




Business Ecosystem in Industries

Mr. Shuhei Sugie (Strategy Innovation Group , FUTURE CORPORATION)

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Löwen  (Plattform Industrie 4.0 AG6 / Siemens AG)


  Closing Remarks

Dr. Takashi Hotta 

(Secretary General, RRI)