Japan UK Technology and Humanity in Education 2019

Feb 13, 2019

Date: Friday, 1st March 2019

Time:14.00–16.00 (followed by networking reception)

Venue: The Royal Institution of Great Britain  (21 Albemarle Street London, W1S 4BS)

Organisers: Embassy of Japan, techUK, JETRO London, JCCI, NEC Corporation, Uhuru Corporation, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)

Supporters: Masason Foundation, ARM Holdings plc, Waseda University

Participation fee: Free


Register here (free of charge).

* Due to restrictions on room capacity, the number of spaces available is limited.


Draft Programme

13.30 Doors Open

14.00 Opening remarks (Embassy of Japan)

14.05 Keynote lectures
           - Julian David, CEO, techUK
           - Makoto Enomoto, Executive Officer, CMO, NEC Corporation

14.30 Highlights of emerging tech
           - Hironobu Tamba, Vice President, Smart IoT Division, SoftBank Corp.
           - Takashi Sonoda, Founder, CEO, Uhuru Corporation
           - TBD from UK companies

14.50 Human-Centred Digital Society
           - Dr Toshie Takahashi, Professor, School of Culture, Media and Society, Waseda University

             / Visiting Scholar, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge
           - Edward Teather, Head of International, Office for Artificial Intelligence (Joint unit: BEIS/DCMS)
           - Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo, Research Fellow, Deputy Director, Digital Ethics Lab,

             Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford/ Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute

15.30 Education for the Future
           - Khaled Benkrid, Senior Director, Education and Research, Arm Holdings plc
           - TBD, Masason Foundation and Foundation’s students

16.00 Closing remarks (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan)

Networking Reception

*Please note that the programme may change without prior notice

Contact (about the attendance of this seminar):

Satomi Tsuchiya

Email: seminar@claritas-marketing.com
Tel: 020-7794-1123

Contact (about the contents of this seminar):


Email: hiroyo.hiramatsu@mofa.go.jp
Tel: 020-7465-6768