The Robot Revolution International Symposium


 The Robot Revolution International Symposium
Towards the Realization of a Robot Revolution
2016 February 15 10:00 – 18:10 , Iino Hall & Conference Center (Tokyo, Japan)
The Prospects of Creating a New Wave of manufacturing in the IoT age by sharing and promoting policies via advanced practical examples in Europe and the United States

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
The Robot Revolution Initiative (RRI)


Opening  10:00-10:05(5)    Tadashi Okamura, Chairman, RRI



- Responding to the Fourth Industrial Revolution – (20)“
   Mr. Toshihide Kasutani, Director-General , Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


- “Implementing Industrie 4.0: Opportunities, Challenges and International Cooperation” (20)  G-J simultaneous translation
   Dr. Wolfgang Scheremet, Director-General Industrial Policy, The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy


Session1: 10:45-11:45(60)  
From the Front Line of Industrie 4.0  G-J simultaneous translation

- “Plattform Industrie 4.0: A new approach in Germany”(30)
Mr. Henning Banthien, Secretary General Plattform Industrie 4.0.


- ““RAMI4.0”, the reference architecture model Industrie 4.0 and the recommended standards in it”(30)
    Mr. Heinrich Munz, Lead Architect Industry 4.0, KUKA, Deputy Chairman of the Working Group 1 Plattform Industrie 4.0.


<Lunch Break(70)> 


From the Front Line of IoT Business
E-J simultaneous translation  

- “IoT Horizon 3, Software Defined Autonomous World” the role of IIC, OIC, and OpenFog”(30) 

    Mr. Jeff G Fedders, Chief Strategist of Intel IOTG | Strategy & Technology Office, President of OpenFog Consortium, Director of Industrial Internet Consortium,Chairman of the Board of IPSO Alliance  


- “How IIC can support your Industrial IoT business? - A live example of Fujitsu activities in IIC -”(30)
Kazunori Iwasa, Manager, Software Integration Planning Department, Service Platform Strategy & Planning Office, Fujitsu Ltd.


 <Break (20)>


   Panel Discussion :
Collaboration for Manufacturing Business Reformation by IoT  E-J, J-E / G-J, J-G simultaneous translation

Previous speakers in Session 1 and 2, and

Mr. Masayuki Yamamoto, Chairman of “IoT-Driven Transformation in Manufacturing WG”, RRI, Group Senior Vice President, Factory   Automation Systems, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation,

Mr. Kiyoshi Mizukami, Chairman of “IoT-Driven Transformation in Manufacturing WG”, RRI, Department Manager, Business Development & External Relations Department, Power & Infrastructure Systems Strategic Planning Division, Power & Infrastructure Systems Group, Hitachi, Ltd.

Moderator: Yasuyuki Nishioka, President of IVI (Industrial Value Chain Initiative), Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Hosei University


 <Break (10)>


    Robot, Society and Rule, Preparation for robot installation into society

-An Introduction to Robotics Law & Policy in the US”(25)  
                                                      E-J simultaneous translation
     Dr. Woodrow Hartzog, Associate Professor, Cumberland School of Law at Samford; Affiliate Scholar, Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School


                                                      E-J simultaneous translation 
    Dr. Paolo Dario, Professor, The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy


Cybernic & Robotic Technology, Social Implementation and Innovation”(15)
    Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankai, Professor / Director, Center for Cybernics Research, Cybernics Lab. Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Program Manager of ImPACT Program, initiated by the Cabinet Office, Japan, President & CEO, CYBERDYNE Inc.


Legal Status of Robots in Japan”(15)
    M's Tomoko Nambu, Attorney at Law, River-City Legal Profession Corporation


IoT, Self-driving Cars and Robots; driven by Artificial Intelligence  - Who is going to try this case?(15)
    Mr.Tsuguo Nobe, Director, Strategy Office, Intel K.K. and Visiting Associate Professor at Nagoya University


 <Break (5)>


 - Panel Discussion  E-J, J-E simultaneous translation

Moderator: Dr. Fumio Shimpo, Professor, Faculty of Policy Management and the Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University


Closeing: 18:05-18:10(5)  Toshio Adachi, Management secretary, RRI