Previous Conference Program - Bilingual Sessions

Sessions Details

※in English & Japanese

IT-S5 Advanced E-Commerce & Retail

Masaya Hayashi

President & CEO
ECBEING CORP.

Next generation E-commerce is coming - Transition of digital marketing in combination of store and EC

Today's customers are free from time and place to select and purchase products. What is necessary to attract customers and maximize sales? How can we better connect real stores and EC for the next step? What is next-generation marketing a step ahead? The session explains the latest cases with the results of 1,200 sites.

Junichiro Kuwano

Representative Director & President
Zuora Japan K.K.

Digital Transformation for New Business Growth 
 ~How to make subscription business profitable~

While many companies in manufacturers, cloud business, media and education, are shifting into subscription model, not all companies are successful yet. For consistent profitable subscription business requires  totally different business strategy and KPI setting. We will present the "Best Practice" by our experiences supporting more than 1,000 companies in subscription economy.

Mark Wang

Japan Country Manager
Shopify Japan K.K.

Future of commerce from three trends

Nowadays, sales and marketing strategies across online and offline platforms, such as Omni-channel and O2O, are borderless. While these strategies have become more complex overtime, there are many companies around the world that have succeeded in strengthening customer connections through e-commerce. This session will explain the future of commerce from three perspectives: “D2C”, “Global Sales”, and “Multi-Channel Sales”.

IT-S6 IoT/M2M

Akio Katayama

VP of Engineering
SORACOM, INC.

IoT powers manufacturing business

In recent years, with the advancement of cloud computing, cellular network, device, battery, IoT has been used not only to improve operational efficiency but also to provide new value to customers. In this session, the speaker will talk about the recent IoT network  technology such as eSIM (cellular) and LPWA, and introduce the latest IoT business use cases by "connected", for example consumer devices, automobiles, home appliances, and industrial equipment.

Klaus Meder

President and Representative Director
Bosch Corporation

Strategy for MaaS and mobility system at Bosch

The automotive industry is facing the era of transportation innovation, and adapting future products and business models became an important key to survival. Bosch, a company leading this transformation with various mobility system products and technologies, will talk about the future strategies with specific examples.

IT-S15 Embedded Systems

Yuzuru Utsumi

President
ARM K.K.

Future of AI and IoT - How will the world change if 1 trillion devices are smartly connected?

Arm is a leading company in the field of semiconductor design and IoT. From founding to present, it has taken a significant role in technology that has greatly changed not only connected devices but also society in the future. The session talks about possibilities of the upcoming society changing with the latest technologies such as AI and IoT, as well as tips for Japanese companies striving for win in the future.

Veni Xiong

President
Shanghai HiSilicon Technology Co., Ltd.

Construction of high-end silicon industrial infrastructure that promotes the realization of the Intelligent Society -Introduction of the forefront of IC/Embedded AI development and application-

The company has so far provided partner companies with maximum benefits using its latest technologies like semiconductors and AIoT (AI + IoT). Based on the abundant achievements, explanations are given with specific cases, including 8K, AI camera, STB/TV, Smart Home Center and 4G/5G, all of which powered by key capabilities of AIoT chipsets.

Hiroki Saito

Director, Industry Group
NVIDIA Corporation

AI / IoT strategy of NVIDIA

Currently, utilization of AI is one of the most urgent tasks as the labor force shortage has become more serious. This session explains AI/IoT strategies for various approaches in NVIDIA from AI research and development to implementation with examples of autonomous optical inspection(AOI), smart retail, and robotics.

IT-S17 Cloud & BPR

Yoshihiro Yamasaki

Workstyle reform at Microsoft Japan to accelerate digital transformation

Workstyle reform at Microsoft Japan to accelerate digital transformation

With the aim of creating a strong organization in which each employee can take an active role and use the full ability, Microsoft Japan is working on workstyle reform. The company is promoting reforms through a multifaceted approach including culture, systems, IT environment development, and collaboration promotion. This sessions introduces the approaches to workstyle reform using technology.

Cal Henderson

CTO
Slack Technologies, Inc.

Teamwork, Technology, and Preparing for the New Ways of Working

Companies in Japan face challenges promoting "workstyle reforms" and encouraging team innovation. What are the key factors in being successful in fast-moving markets? In this session, you’ll explore how working through Slack can accelerate performance, bring bigger gains, and keep your organization competitive as you boldly chart the new ways of working.

Masa Hagiwara

Executive Officer
WORKS MOBILE Japan Corp.

Communication changes workstyle and enhances organization - Points of success from LINE WORKS success cases for SME workstyle innovation

Japan's workstyle innovation enters new phase. Now the focal is on small and medium-sized companies. While some companies still struggle with finding practical solutions, other companies successfully reform their workstyle and enhance organizational capabilities. What is the ideal approach to get results at customer touch points and in the field? The session explains key points of workstyle innovation for SMEs, introducing user cases of LINE WORKS.

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Conference sessions will be held by industry top leaders

 (Available only in Japanese)

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