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Japan Innovation Forum

Saturday, February 7, 2009 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Kresge Auditorium, Stanford University

Kazuo Inamori, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Kyocera Corp., presents keynote on “Fine Ceramics Innovation”. Panel discussion with futurist Paul Saffo, consultant Masa Ishii, and academic Richard Dasher “On the Future of Innovation: An Emerging New Role for Japan?”

Co-sponsored by Consulate General of Japan, San Francisco and US-Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University.

Japan Innovation Forum on Feb. 7, 2009

Program:  
1:00 PM Opening Remarks:
Yasumasa Nagamine, Consul General of Japan

Introduction:
Dr. Richard B. Dasher, Director,
US-Asia Technology Management Center,
Stanford University
1:10 PM Keynote Speech:"Fine Ceramics Innovation"
Dr. Kazuo Inamori, Founder and Chairman Emeritus,
Kyocera Corporation
2:30 PM Coffee Break
2:45 PM Panel Discussion:"On the Future of Innovation: An Emerging Role for Japan?"

Panelists:
Paul Saffo, Futurist and Technology Forecaster
Masa Ishii, Founder and Managing Director, AZCA Inc.
Dr. Richard B. Dasher, Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center,
Stanford University
4:00 PM Networking
5:00 PM Closing