Jconnect Webinar #13: Smart Cities

Dec 03, 2021

Join JETRO live for the thirteenth installment of its "Jconnect" webinar series
with this webinar focused on Smart City technologies


December 14, 2021
18:00 - 19:00 PM (CST)
9:00 - 10:00 AM JST (+1)




The Jconnect Webinar Series was created by JETRO to introduce innovation from American startups to global Japanese corporations, and to help facilitate business relationships between them. The Jconnect series will feature different topics among advanced technology industry segments including artificial intelligence, IoT, mobility, Industry 4.0, robotics, health tech, and more.

The focus of our next webinar will be on smart city technologies centered around IoT & AI, drone solutions, and mobility. We will explore how Midwestern startups are developing and implementing innovative technologies to address the needs of our cities of the future.

This event will take place in English, with simultaneous interpretation into Japanese available during the webinar. The webinar recording can be watched live or viewed at a later time by registered attendees only.


May Mobility - May Mobility is a leader in autonomous vehicle technology development and deployment. With more than 285,000 autonomous rides to date, May Mobility is committed to delivering safe, efficient and sustainable shuttle solutions designed to complement today’s public transportation options. The company’s ultimate goal is to realize a world where self-driving systems make transportation more accessible and reliable, the roads safer, and encourage better land use in order to foster more green, vibrant, and livable spaces.

Fybr - Fybr is a leading end-to-end IoT solutions provider, collecting and delivering data to advanced analytic tools to solve business and community-based issues, such as transportation, power, and water management, as well as safety and quality of life issues for customers worldwide. Fybr’s ready-to-deploy technology makes urban life easier for residents and visitors while making cities, universities and corporate campuses safer, more efficient, and sustainable.

Valqari - Valqari is the market leader for universal drone infrastructure worldwide. Our products provide the last-inch solution as drones begin to disrupt global logistics. Our landing stations provide frictionless end-points in the supply chain giving operators and customers a completely autonomous and touchless delivery experience.

PRESENTED BY Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Chicago