Takeda Symposium

"From Causal Relationship to Correlation
– From Individual Technology to System -”
Date: February 3, 2018
Venue: The Takeda Hall, the Takeda Building, the University of Tokyo

  MC : Kyoko Miyajima, Program Coordinator, the Takeda Foundation
10:00 - 12:00The Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award Workshop
12:00 - 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:05Opening Remarks
Osamu Karatsu, Chairman, the Takeda Foundation
13:05 - 13:30The Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award Ceremony
13:30 - 13:35Break
13:35 - 14:30[Presentation 1]
The Development of Commercial Rockets for New Space Transportation Business
Takahiro Inagawa, President, Interstellar Technologies Inc.
 Traditionally, space development has been led by governmental organizations, but recently unique projects have been started by the private sector. Presentation 1 will reveal a commercially funded rocket development by a private company aiming at the establishment of a new space transportation business.
14:30 - 15:25[Presentation 2]
How AI will change human society? – More than sixty examples -
Kazuo Yano, Director, Hitachi, Ltd.
 There are many myths about AI including the one that AI will replace human work, and that human will never beat AI on the Go game, but they are far from reality. Presentation 2 will reveal the real status of AI applications based on more than 60 real examples including the measurement of human happiness by the accelerometer, and will explore implications of AI applications for future society and business
15:25 - 15:35Cofee Break
15:35 - 16:30[Presentation 3]
Spotlight on the aging of cells and organisms from the viewpoint of the immune system
Nagahiro Minato, Executive Vice President, Kyoto University
 Aging is one of the most difficult medical and biological problems related to the finity of life. Presentation 3 will review various aging processes of cells and organisms as well as the development of cancer based on recent results in immune system research.
16:30 - 17:20Panel Discussion
Moderator: Osamu Karatsu, the Takeda Foundation
Speakers: Masashi Yanagisawa, Tsukuba University
      Hiroshi Ishiguro, Osaka University
      Hisashi Taniguchi, ZMP Inc.
17:20 - 17:25Closing Remarks
Norio Ohto, Senior Managing Director, the Takeda Foundation
17:25 - 18:40Reception & Poster session by the Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Awardees at Foyer

The Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award Workshop will be held in the morning, with the Takeda Symposium held in the afternoon. Please join the Workshop and learn about the award winning projects. To join the Workshop, please click  here . A box lunch will be provided for the workshop attendees.
※The presentation titles may be changed by the presenters.