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Seminar on the "New Clark City with Japan" - Creating a Smart City with the High Quality Infrastructure

JETRO and Philippines Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) will hold a 1-day seminar in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday November 21 2018. The seminar consists of two parts, the keynote speeches by top officials and the presentations by several Japanese companies to encourage business partnerships with Japan for quality infrastructure development in the Philippines. The seminar will be followed by a network reception.

Date and Time November 21 (Wed.), 2018
  • Seminar 15:00 - 18:30
  • Networking reception 18:30 -
Venue Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)External site: a new window will open. (1307 Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines)
Meeting Room 1 (Delegation BLDG. 3F)
Program (Tentative)
14:00 -
Registration starts
15:00 - 15:05
Opening address
Yasukazu Irino, Executive Vice President, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
15:05 - 15:10
Welcome address
H.E. Mr. Carlos G. Dominguez III, Secretary, Department of Finance *TBC
15:10 - 15:25
Keynote speech
"Introduction of Japan's experience, knowledge and possibility of cooperation on urban development"

Dr. Hiroto Izumi, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan
(Dr. Izumi has been playing a key role in the "Japan-Philippines Joint Committee on Infrastructure Development and Economic Cooperation")
15:25 - 15:45
"Master Plan of New Clark City Project"
Mr. Vivencio B. Dizon, President & CEO, BCDA
15:45 - 15:46
Introduction of "Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development" (MC)
15:46 - 16:00
Photo session followed by coffee break
16:00 - 16:10
"The concept of Smart City in Asia and JETRO's contribution and future initiatives"
Yasuyuki Murahashi, Director-General, Manufacturing Industries Department, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
16:10 - 16:30
"Comprehensive Smart City Developments in Japan"
Mr. Yuichi Oka, Japan Conference on Overseas Development of Eco-Cities (J-CODE), Associate Vice President for International Business, Urban Renaissance Agency (UR)
16:30 - 17:00
"Hitachi's Activities in Smart City Business"
Mr. Akihiko Tobe, General Manager, Social Innovation Business Division and Smart Society Division, Hitachi
17:00 - 17:20
"Creating smart cities with ICT"
Mr. Norihiko Ishiguro, Senior Executive Vice President and Member of the Board, NEC Corporation
17:20 - 17:40
"LNG to the Philippines -"3Es" to New Clark City -"
Mr. Isao Hosoya, Executive Officer, Senior General Manager, Global Business Development Deptment, Tokyo Gas
17:40 - 18:00
"A pilot project of an EV public transportation system in Philippines"
Mr. Kenji Hirata, Senior Director, Information Service & System Development Division, SoftBank Corp Softbank
18:00 - 18:25
Questions and answers
Engr. Joshua M. Bingcan, Vice President, Business Development & Operations Group, BCDA and other Japanese speakers
18:25 - 18:30
Closing Address
18:30 - 20:00
Networking reception

* All presentation titles are to be confirmed.

Language English and Japanese ( Simultaneous interpretation provided )
Participation fee Free of charge
Organizers Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Philippines Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA)
Supporting organizations
Department of Finance (DOF) and other department(s) *TBC
Makati Business Club (MBC)
Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)
Philippine Constructors Association, Inc. (PCA)
The Philippine-Japan Economic Cooperation Committee, Inc. (PHILJEC)
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry *TBC
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism *TBC
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (and other ministries) *TBC
Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development (JOIN) *TBC
Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines, Inc. (JCCIPI)
Registration Please kindly complete and send attached application formword file(2MB) to JETRO Manila ( E-mail : MLA@jetro.go.jp ).
Deadline of the Application November 14 (Wed.), 2018

For more information, please contact:

JETRO Manila
Ms. Lexlee or Ms. Shaine
Tel : (632)892-4376
E-mail : MLA@jetro.go.jp