The Future of Social Tech: US-Japan Partnership in Advancing Technology and Innovation with Social Impact

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The Future of Social Tech

U.S.-Japan Partnership in Advancing Technology and Innovation with Social Impact

Japan Program Winter 2022 Webinar Series

This speaker series brings together American and Japanese leaders who work at the intersection of research, business, and policy-making to share their visions for the future of technology and innovation with social impact — what we call “social tech” — and to explore regulatory, market, and educational environments conducive to the development of social tech.

Join us at the Japan Program’s winter webinar series, “The Future of Social Tech: U.S.-Japan Partnership in Advancing Technology and Innovation with Social Impact”, to meet our lineup of experts who all seek to catalyze and advance partnerships in social tech between Japan and the United States — two of the most important sources of technological advancements in the past half-century.

Watch this space for upcoming event registration information, video recordings, and more.

Events in this Series:

January 27, 2022
4:00pm-5:30pm PT
Sparking Joy across the Pacific: How KonMari Became a Global Success

Panelists: Marie Kondo, Takumi Kawahara
Moderator: Kiyoteru Tsutsui

 

February 7, 2022
5:00pm-6:30pm PT
Leveraging University Research into Medical Innovations with Social Impact: Biotechnology Entrepreneurship in Japan's New Startup Ecosystem

Panelists: Tadahisa Kagimoto, Shoko Takahashi
Moderator: Kenji Kushida

 

February 14, 2022
4:00pm-5:30pm PT
Tapping the Untapped Human Resource Potential with Social Tech: Diversity, Globalization, and the Future of Work 

Panelists: Fuhito Kojima, Eiko Nakazawa
Moderator: Yasumasa Yamamoto

 

March 1, 2022
5:00pm-6:30pm PT
Energy Innovation in Japan and the Future of Climate Change

Panelists: Mitsuru Izumo, Eiji Ohira
Moderator: Kate Hardin