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1st Annual US-ATMC Industry Affiliate Program Conference | May 17, 2018

Presented by the US-Asia Technology Management Center 
Program: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Cypress Semiconductor Auditorium (101X), Paul G. Allen Building, 330 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305  [Google Map][Parking Map]

The US-Asia Technology Management Center is an Industrial Affilialtes Program at Stanford University.  We have organized an annual event to share information in a public forum about our research agenda and activities for the year.  Please join us for our 1st Annual US-ATMC Industrial Affiliates Program Conference!

Agenda: 

  • 4:45 – 5:00 pm  Check-in
  • 5:00 – 5:15 pm  Welcome and Strategic Update
    • Dr. Richard Dasher, Director, US-ATMC
  • 5:15 – 6:15 pm  “Evolution of the Ecosystem for  Blockchain in IOT Systems” Panel Discussion
    • James Miller, Esq., Adjunct Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law and Senior Attorney Advisor, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    • Steven Pu, Founder, Taraxa.io
    • Julie Wang, Co-founder, Head of Ecosystem at CarBlock
    • Moderated by Dr. Dasher
  • 6:15 – 6:30 pm  Break
  • 6:30 – 7:00 pm  Presentations on Research Reports in Progress by Current US-ATMC Visiting Scholars
    • Saiko Tanaka, Advanced Business Planning Specialists, Bridgestone
    • Dr. Taichi Takayama, Researcher, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
    • Prof. Yuichi Yoda, Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University

2018 Annual Conference Slides

Speakers Slides
Dr. Richard Dasher
Director, US-ATMC
Richard Dasher Slides
James Miller, Esq.
Adjunct Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law and Senior Attorney Advisor, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
James Miller Slides
Steven Pu
Founder, Taraxa.io
Steven Pu Slides
Julie Wang
Co-founder, Head of Ecosystem at CarBlock
Julie Wang Slides
Saiko Tanaka | Visiting Scholar
Advanced Business Planning Specialist, Bridgestone
Saiko Tanaka Slides
Dr. Taichi Takayama | Visiting Scholar
Researcher, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
Taichi Takayama Slides
Prof. Yuichi Yoda | Visiting Scholar
Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University
Yuichi Yoda Slides

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James Miller, Esq.
Adjunct Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law
Senior Attorney Advisor,miller3096x4334-small U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

James Miller is a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Office of Engineering and Technology and past Associate CIO for Mobile and Data Strategy at the Federal Communications Commission, Adjunct Professor of Law at the American University, Washington College of Law, an Affiliated Research Fellow of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information at the Columbia Business School and past 2004-2006 Mansfield Fellow. At the FCC, Mr. Miller focuses on regulatory and policy matters related to spectrum and Internet technology. As Adjunct Professor of Law at the American University, Washington College of Law he teaches U.S.-Japan Comparative Law and develops programs focused on East-Asia and technology.

As a Mansfield Fellow, Mr. Miller explored Japanese regulatory policies for broadband technology and the information society, particularly focusing on legal and regulatory reforms and spectrum policy, in the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Radio Policy Bureau (MIC), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Office of Senior-Vice Minister Yoshitaka SAKURADA, and the Tokyo District and High Court’s Administrative Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections.

He is a cum laude graduate of the Washington College of Law, American University, and holds a bachelors degree in Economics and East-Asian studies (honors) from the University of Kansas.

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Steven Pu
Founder, Taraxa.io

Steven Pu is the Founder of Taraxa.io, a blockchain protocol specifically designed to facilitate IoT data transactions. Prior to Taraxa, Steven co-founded several startups in IoT hardware, mobile healthcare, and online / offline services as well as being a strategy consultant.  Steven holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and is an active member of the Stanford Shanghai alumni club.

 

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Julie Wang
Co-founder, Head of Ecosystem, CarBlock

Julie leads CarBlock’s efforts in ecosystem development, industry partnerships and public communications. She works extensively with thought leaders to promote blockchain technology to protect individual’s right to data ownership, and is an active speaker on blockchain related subjects.