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Nihonbashi Life science Building

9F Lecture Rooms

Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 103-0023

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Join industry leaders from Tokyo and San Diego for a symposium presented by the University of California San Diego. Learn about next-generation advancements in areas such as robotics, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and autonomous vehicles. Find out how San Diego is fostering an innovation economy through research, collaboration and entrepreneurism.


San Diego is a leading U.S. hub for technology and life science innovation, and is seeking to increase our strong partnerships with Japan. Following the symposium, local industry professionals are invited to join a San Diego delegation of 45 business and academic leaders for a networking reception to learn about the ways research is being supported and commercialized around the world.

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Symposium: San Diego Engineering Research for the Public Good
Date: November 12, 2:00-3:50 pm
Venue: Nihonbashi Life Science Building 9F Lecture Rooms

Tentative Program:
1:30 Registration and Networking

2:00-2:05 Opening– Miwako Waga, Director of International Outreach, Office of Research Affairs, UC San Diego

2:05-2:15 Special Remarks – Henry Nordhoff, Chairman & CEO, Banyan Biosciences, Inc.

2:15-2:30 Albert Pisano, Dean, Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego – “Collaboratories for the Digital Future and the Systems Engineering Approach”

2:30-2:50 Jim Cathey, SVP & President Asia Pacific & India, Qualcomm – “TBD”

2:50-3:10 Todd Hylton, Executive Director, Contextual Robotics Institute, UC San Diego – “Smart Mobility Systems - Research and Vision for the Future”

3:10-3:30 Aaron Elkins, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Management Information Systems and Director of Artificial Intelligence Lab, San Diego State University – “TBD”

3:30-3:50 Rajesh Gupta, Director, Halicioglu Data Science Institute, UC San Diego – “Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute: Connecting the dots for a better science, society and living”

3:50-4:00 Break


Panel Discussion: San Diego’s Innovation Economy – Research, Entrepreneurship, and Collaboration
Date: November 12, 4:00-5:30 pm
Venue: Nihonbashi Life Science Building 9F Lecture Rooms

Tentative Program:

4:00-4:05 Welcome Remarks – Akihiko Soyama, President & CEO, LINK-J

4:05-4:20 Mary Walshok, Associate Vice Chancellor of Public Programs and Dean of University Extension, UC San Diego – “Introduction to the Panel Discussion - The Evolution of San Diego’s Innovation Economy”

4:20-5:30 Panel Discussion

Emcee: Mary Walshok

Panelists:
Nikia Clarke, Vice President of San Diego Economic Development Corporation (EDC) & Executive Director of World Trade Center San Diego (WTCSD)

Kan Suzuki, Professor, The University of Tokyo

Akihiko Soyama, President & CEO, LINK-J

Al Pisano, Dean, Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego

Mark Merrifield, Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego (INVITED)


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