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International Committee, The Japan Society for
  Research Policy & Innovation Management
          @ Tokyo Tech Front

   Contact us: Chihiro Watanabe               E-mail: watanabe.c.pqr@gmail.com
           Yuji Tou                    E-mail: tou.y.aa@m.titech.ac.jp
     
▽ December Forum
Date:  10 (Mon) December 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Japanese Business in the Digital Age
Lecturer:  Dr. William W Baber
Professor, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University
▽ January Forum
Date:  18 (Fri) January 2019 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Innovation - What's the Substance of Productivity Increase?
Lecturer:  Dr. Hiroshi Ohashi
Professor, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo


Forum 2014 - 2019

▽ January Forum

Date:  18 (Fri) January 2019 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Innovation - What's the Substance of Productivity Increase?
Lecturer:  Dr. Hiroshi Ohashi
Professor, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo

▽ December Forum

Date:  10 (Mon) December 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Japanese Business in the Digital Age
Lecturer:  Dr. William W Baber
Professor, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University

▽ November Forum

Date:  21 (Wed) November 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  New Arousal of the Internet
Lecturer:  Dr. Hiroshi Esaki
Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

▽ October Forum

Date:  18 (Thu) October 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Russia and China: Inside of their Collaboration and Conflict
Lecturer:  Dr. Yoko Hirose
Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

▽ September Forum

Date:  12 (Wed) September 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Consequences of the US technology, intellectual property policies, and data treatment strategies under the Trump administration - Unique institutional systems and policymaking mechanism in the US based on its world most unique constitution
Lecturer:  Prof. Ken-Ichi Hattori
Partner, Westerman Hattori Daniels & Adrian, LLP

▽ August Forum

Date:  23 (Thu) August 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  New Stream of the Digital Innovation: Today's common sense tomorrow insane
Lecturer:  Mr. Masanori Saito
CEO, NetCommerce Co., Ltd.

▽ July Forum

Date:  11 (Wed) July 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Productivity Decline in the Digital Economy - Structure of the Low Productivity of Japanese Firms
Lecturer:  Prof. Koichi Iwamoto
Japan Productivity Center Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), Research Institute of Economy Trade and Industry

▽ June Forum

Date:  13 (Wed) June 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  New Stream of Open Innovation
Lecturer:  Dr. Shigemi Yoneyama
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University

▽ May Forum

Date:  9 (Wed) May 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  The Potential of Blockchain Technology in Industrial Applications
Lecturer:  Dr. Soichiro Takagi
Associate Professor, Center for Global Communications, International University of Japan

▽ April Forum

Date:  24 (Tue) April 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Structural Sources of the Long-term Stagnation in the 21st Century
Lecturer:  Dr. Shin-ichi Fukuda
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo

▽ March Forum

Date:  13 (Tue) March 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Noteworthy Stream of Data Portability in Japan and Global Community: Confronting IT Giants Gaining Great Power
Lecturer:  Dr. Kaori Ishii
Associate Professor, Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba

▽ February Forum

Date:  14 (Wed) February 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Manufacturing Innovation in the Digital Society: Relevance to the Industry 4.0 Initiated by Germany
Lecturer:  Dr. Nobutaka Kazama
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce, Meiji University

▽ January Forum

Date:  12 (Fri) January 2018 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  China's Digital Innovation under the New Xi Jinping Administration
Lecturer:  Dr. Zhao Weilin
Senior Associate, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute

▽ December Forum

Date:  14 (Thu) December 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  GDP in the Digital Economy - Critical Concerns in the OECD
Lecturer:  Ms. Kuniko Moriya
Director, Statistics Planning and Coordination Group, Economic Statistics Division, Research and Statistics Department, Bank of Japan

▽ October Forum

Date:  13 (Fri) October 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Tejima Seiichi Conference room, 3rd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Japan's Way of Innovation: An Equation Leading to Success by Embracing Identity of Japanese Firms
Lecturer:  Mr. Shingo Yoshimura
President, Work Happiness Japan

▽ September Forum

Date:  13 (Wed) September 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Finnish software firms in Japan: Opportunities and challenges
Lecturer:  Dr Arto Ojala
Adjunct Professor in Software Business, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

▽ August Forum

Date:  23 (Wed) August 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Innovation and Copyright Law: Unknown impacts of the fair use article
Lecturer:  Prof. Iwao Kidokoro
Visiting Professor, Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), International University of Japan / Attorney at Law admitted in NY and DC

▽ July Forum

Date:  19 (Wed) July 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Corporate Governance and Growth Strategy - Does Corporate Performance Improve?
Lecturer:  Dr. Hideaki Miyajima
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

▽ June Forum

Date:  6 (Tue) June 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Dialogues on International Standards - A Guide to the Global Age
Lecturer:  Prof. Masami Tanaka
Special Advisor, Japanese Standards Association/ Former President, ISO

▽ May Forum

Date:  17 (Wed) May 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Innovation: Its two-faced nature of spin-out
Lecturer:  Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu
Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University

▽ April Forum

Date:  17 (Mon) Apr. 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Creating Innovation through Fuzzy Front-end Research
Lecturer:  Dr. Keizo Sakurai
Professor, Graduate School of Business, Japan University of Economics

▽ March Forum (jointly with Division of Women Engineering Support at JSRPIM)

Date:  23 (Thu) Mar. 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Trust: Overdrawing Past Information - Luhmann's Postulate on the Function of Trust-building
Lecturer:  Ms. Natsuko Yokoi
Ph. D, Graduate School of Education, the University of Tokyo

▽ February Forum

Date:  28 (Tue) Feb. 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  MOT in the New Era: Innovation Spirit for Social Innovation
Lecturer:  Dr. Koji Tanabe
Professor, School of Environment and Society, Dept. of Innovation Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology

▽ January Forum

Date:  17 (Tue) Jan. 2017 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Reappraisal of Japan's Competitiveness
Lecturer:  Dr. Kazuyuki Matsumoto
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Teikyo University

▽ December Forum

Date:  14 (Wed) Dec. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Innovation Drivers: Core Strategies To Lead IoT Trends
Lecturer:  Mr. Yutaka Ujiie
President & CEO, SBF Consulting

▽ November Forum

Date:  10 (Thu) Nov. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Challenges of Japan's Manufacturing Industry in World-wide Digital Economy
Lecturer:  Dr. Shinji Tokumasu
Director, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

▽ October Forum

Date:  18 (Tue) Oct. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Platform Ecosystems in Finland
Lecturer:  Dr. Pekka Neittaanmaki
Professor, Dean of Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

▽ September Forum

Date:  14 (Wed) Sept. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Innovation Management - Strategic Thinking for Team and Process Orchestration
Lecturer:  Dr. Tomonari Yashiro
Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo

▽ August Forum

Date:  24 (Wed) Aug. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Consumption in the 21st century-Thoughtlessness, Despair, and Hope
Lecturer:  Dr. Takao Mamada
Professor, Dept. of Contemporary Culture and Society, Rikkyo University

▽ July Forum

Date:  20 (Wed) Jul. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Composition of an Outflow of Technology Overseas - How Japanese Engineers Flew to Global Market
Lecturer:  Dr. Ayano Fujiwara
Chief Researcher, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)

▽ June Forum

Date:  20 (Mon) Jun. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Substance of Platform Strategy
Lecturer:  Dr. Tatsuyuki Negoro
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

▽ May Forum

Date:  18 (Wed) May 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  New Stream of the Theory of the Platform Ecosystem
Lecturer:  Dr. Hiroshi Takahashi
Director, B-Frontier Research Laboratory

▽ April Forum

Date:  11 (Mon) Apr. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Innovator’s Dilemma in Japan
Lecturer:  Dr. Schumpeter Tamada
Professor, Institute of Business and Accounting Kansai Gakuin University

▽ March Forum

Date:  8 (Tue) Mar. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Business Model based on the Manners and Hospitality to Make Customers Happy
- Honor of Japan's Business in a Cross-cultural Communication
Lecturer:  Ms Izumi Egami
Visiting Professor, University of Tsukuba, Director, Global Manner Springs

▽ February Forum

Date:  17 (Wed) Feb. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Regularity of Innovation
Lecturer:  Dr Tomoatsu Shibata
Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University

▽ January Forum

Date:  13 (Wed) Jan. 2016 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Delusion of Innovation
Lecturer:  Dr Yuichi Washida
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University

▽ December Forum

Date:  21 (Mon) Dec. 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Global Movement of Human Resources as a Source of Innovation
Lecturer:  Dr Yukiko Murakami
Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

▽ November Forum

Date:  18 (wed) Nov. 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Emergence of the Project: Bridging Business History and Organizational Theory - Focusing on the PV Development in the Sunshine Project
Lecturer:  Dr Minoru Shimamoto
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University

▽ October Forum

Date:  27 (Tue) Oct. 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Impacts of the Network Advancement on Consumers Behavior
Lecturer:  Dr Kaichi Saito
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Meiji Gakuin University

▽ September Forum

Date:  16 (Wed) Sept. 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Small room 1, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Historical Perspective of Japan's Collaborative Research
Lecturer:  Dr. Atsushi Hiramoto
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Tohoku University

▽ August Forum

Date:  26 (Wed) Aug. 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Perspective of Turkey: Newly Emerging Leader at the Crossroad between East and West
Lecturer:  Dr. Kiyoshi Nishioka
Project Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo

▽ July Forum

Date:  15 (Wed) Jul., 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  The Surveys on the Japanese National Character and Cohort Analysis
Lecturer:  Dr. Takashi Nakamura
Professor, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM), Research Organization of Information and Systems (ROIS)

▽ June Forum

Date:  17 (Wed) Jun., 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Current Situation of Science and Technology in China
Lecturer:  Mr. Yukihide Hayashi
Principal Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

▽ May Forum

Date:  13 (Wed) May., 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Cycle and Correlation between Innovation and Economic Development
Lecturer:  Dr. Masaaki Hirooka
Director, Institute of Techno-economy

▽ April Forum

Date:  13 (Mon) Apr., 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Chronology of Human Appetites and Consumption - Suggestion to a Co-evolution between Innovation and Consumption
Lecturer:  Dr. Shinobu Majima
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University

▽ March Forum

Date:  11 (Wed) Mar., 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Why has the World Leading Electronics-based Nation Declined?
Lecturer:  Dr. Yoshio Nishimura
Journalist in Science and Technology

▽ February Forum

Date:  19 (Thu) Feb., 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Harness the Vigor of Innovation Vitality in Small Countries
Lecturer:  Dr. Manabu Eto
Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University

▽ January Forum

Date:  14 (Wed) Jan., 2015 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Science and Technology in the Globalized Age, standing between the economy and safety
Lecturer:  Dr. Koichi Kitazawa

Remembrance colloquium for Prof. Koichi Kitazawa
Prof. Koichi Kitazawa passed away on 26 Sep. 2014

▽ December Forum

Date:  18 (Thu) Dec., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Compressed Industrial Development Condensed - Background of Development of Taiwanese High-tech Firms
Lecturer:  Dr. Momoko Kawakami
Head, East Asia Research Group, Regional Research Center, Institute of Developing Economies

▽ November Forum

Date:  19 (Wed) Nov., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Global Stream in Risk Management: Suggestion to Business Management Strategy
obtained from the Global Stream against Physical Risk of Chemicals
Lecturer:  Mr. Toyoaki Nakarai
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences,
Yokohama National University,

▽ October Forum

Date:  28 (Tue) Oct., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Two Faced Nature of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Lecturer:  Dr Masayo Hobo
Project Professor, Aoyama Business School, Aoyama Gakuinn University

▽ September Forum

Date:  10 (Wed) Sept., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Tejima L room, 3rd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Parallel Path between Japan's Electrical Machinery Industry and Automobile Industry
Lecturer:  Mr. Ryosuke Izumida
GFREsearch LLC, Founder & CEO

▽ August Forum

Date:  27 (Wed) Aug., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  "The Great Stagnation" or "The Second Machine Age" ?
Lecturer:  Dr. Hiroshi Takahashi
Part-time Lecturer, Japan Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

▽ July Forum

Date:  16 (Wed) Jul., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Why should Japanese Consumers be So Tough?
- Understanding Indigenous, Contemporary Characteristics for Marketing Strategy
Lecturer:  Mr. Toshihiko Miura
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Director of Institute of Business Research, Chuo University

▽ June Forum

Date:  18 (Wed) Jun., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Social Innovation: Global Trend and Implication to Japan
Lecturer:  Dr. Yaeko Mitsumori
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Sciences, Tsukuba University

▽ May Forum

Date:  21 (Wed) May, 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Inventiveness Technology for Innovation Emergence
Lecturer:  Prof. Yukio Ohsawa
Professor, Department of Systems Innovation, School of Engineering, University of Tokyo

▽ April Forum

Date:  16 (Wed) Apr., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Theory of Management to Creative Value
- Survival strategy for Japan's manufacturing industry
Lecturer:  Prof. Kentaro Nobeoka
Director, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University

▽ March Forum

Date:  12 (Wed) Mar., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Competition Map in the Coming 5 Years - Trend in Global Manufacturing
Lecturer:  Dr. Yosiaki Nakamura
Institute Tokyo Planning Deputy Director-General,
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

▽ February Forum

Date:  (Thu) Feb., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Defeat of the Japanese Way of Manufacturing
Lecturer:  Dr. Takashi Yunogami
Director, Fine Processing Institute

▽ January Forum

Date:  15 (Wed) Jan., 2014 18:00-20:00
Place:  Large room, 2nd Floor, Tokyo Tech Front
Theme:  Traditional Culture Learning from Economics: Strategy
by Effective Utilization of Indigenous Strength
Lecturer:  Dr. Takanobu Nakajima
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University