GIES Global Innovation Ecosystem

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Opening Remarks [14:00-14:10]

Katsuei Hirasawa Senior Deputy Minister of Cabinet Office
Sadayuki Sakakibara Vice-Chairman, Nippon Keidanren
President, CEO&COO of Toray Industries, Inc.

Keynote Session [14:10-15:10]

Introduction to the keynote speech
"Innovation 25" Long-Term Strategic Guidelines and The Future of Japan and the World
Kiyoshi Kurokawa Special Advisor to the Cabinet on Science, Technology and Innovation, Chair of the Innovation 25 Strategy Council Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Former President of Science Council of Japan
"Innovate America: Thriving in a World of Challenge and Change"
Deborah L. Wince-Smith President, Council on Competitiveness
Summary after the two keynote address

Bridging Session [15:10-15:40]

Setting the Tone: New trends in innovation policy of Japan
-Conversion from social value to economic value-
Koichi Kitazawa Vice Chairperson, Committee for the Investigation of Innovation Promotion, Science Council of Japan (SCJ)
Senior Executive-Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Summary at the end of Part I

Panel [15:55-17:55]

Issues and Actions Focusing on Education for the Next Generation,
"Openness" and Role of the Private Sector
Deepak Bangalore President & CEO, Samixa
Shulin Gu Professor, Institute of Policy and Management,
Chinese Academy of Sciences Research Center of
Technological Innovation, Tsinghua University, China
Michiharu Nakamura Fellow, Hitachi, Ltd.
Ellis Rubinstein President, The New York Academy of Sciences
Kazuhiko Toyama CEO and Representative Director, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.
Yoko Ishikura Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University

Closing Remarks [17:55-18:00]

Toshiaki Ikoma Chair, GIES2007 Organizing Committee
Director-General, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Shizuo Hoshiba Executive Research Fellow, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office