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Symposium on automotive industry in Southeast Asia


Time and date: 9:30-16:50 on July 15, 2016 Friday

 Inspection meeting: 9:30-11:15 

 (Venue: Miyagi reconstruction Park in the Tohoku University Tagajo base)

 Lecture: 13:30-16:50

 (Venue: Faculty of Engineering center Building 2 floor, large meeting room, Tohoku University)

 Organizers: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Ministry of Regional Innovation strategy support program/ Next-generation automobiles Miyagi Prefecture area, International Survey Unit, Research Promotion Committee

 Participants: Inspection meeting 26 people,  Lecture 62 people



By suggestions of Tatsuhiko Yoshimura, who is the international technology trends survey unit member for the next-generation vehicles Miyagi Prefecture area, we held a symposium on the automotive industry, which mainly concerned about Thailand, in Southeast Asia. We invited lecturers from JMAC Thailand, the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Toyota Motor Corporation and so on. We saw the results of the project, which was carried out by industry-academia-government collaboration, through the inspection meeting at the Miyagi reconstruction Park in the morning, and we held a lecture at Faculty of Engineering central building, Tohoku University in the afternoon, furthermore we promoted a deep discussion at the evening social gathering.


State of the inspection meetings in Miyagi reconstruction Park


State of the lecture

  Moderator Tatsuhiko YOSHIMURA                           Greeting by Project director katsuto NAKATSUKA


  Lecture by Hiroaki KATSUTA, JMAC Thailand             Lecture by Hideki FUJIE, JETRO


  Lecture by Sei MAEDA, Toyota Motor Corporation         Lecture by Professor Takahiro Suzuki, Tohoku University