Third Japan-United States Open Forum to Be Held
September 28, 2015
1. On October 6 (Tue.), the Third Japan-United States Open Forum will be held at Mita Kaigisho.
2. In this forum, government officials and scientists representing academic and industrial communities in Japan and the United States will discuss possible methods of future science and technology cooperation, mainly high potential areas such as medical and data area, with the theme of “The Future of Japan-United States Science and Technology Cooperation－How should science be developed for better life in the world? What potential science and applications should Japan and the United States explore?”
3. Main speakers in the forum are as follows (subject to change):
H.E. Mr. Hakubun Shimomura Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan Dr. John P. Holdren Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the Office of Science and Technology (OSTP), United States
Dr. Hiroshi Matsumoto President of RIKEN Dr. Teruo Kishi Science and Technology Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Hiroshi Komiyama Chairman, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. Dr. Kazuhiro Sakurada Senior Researcher, Sony Computer Science Laboratory Inc. Dr. Marcia K. McNutt Editor-in-Chief of Science, The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Dr. Vaughan C. Turekian Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State Dr. Henry A. McKinnell Chairman, Moody’s Corporation Dr. Rebecca S. Keiser Director, Office of International Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Dr. Michinari Hamaguchi President, Japan Science and Technology Agency (note : as of Oct.1)