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International Robot Exhibition 2019

Event: Dec 19, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 Location: Tokyo, Japan

Venue: AOMI Exhibition Halls | Tokyo Big Sight / 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) will be attending this year’s iREX, one of the world’s largest robot trade shows, in Tokyo, Japan. We will be more than delighted to discuss how we can provide assistance regarding your business expansion plans in the German robotic industry. Visit our booth at Hall A, Booth A-42!

Make an appointment with our industry experts today!

Individual Meeting @ iREX:
Investment Opportunities in the German Robotics and Automation Industries

Date: Wednesday, December 18th – Saturday, December 21st
Venue: GTAI booth at iREX 2019 / Hall A, Booth A-42

Schedule an appointment here > Claudia Gruene

Germany-Japan Expert Forum - Industrie 4.0 / Connected Industries

Event: Dec 20, 2019 13:00 - Dec 20, 2019 15:30 Location: Tokyo


Tokyo Big Sight | Conference Tower 6F, Room 607・608 | 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto City | 135-006 Tokio, Japan

Germany and Japan are central partners for industrial digitization. The aim of this year’s Germany-Japan Expert Forum is to highlight the bilateral cooperation in the field of Industrie 4.0/Connected Industries and to share ideas how to support and strengthen enterprises in their digitization processes.

Experts from industry, science and politics will discuss developments in the fields of secure and sovereign data infrastructure, IT-Security and Standardization. From a scientific point of view a Joint Whitepaper on Human-Machine Interaction will be presented.

Dec 20, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Please register here.

12:30 pm 

Registration / Moderator Mr. Marcus Schürmann (Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Japan)

1:00 pm 

Welcoming Remarks / Mr. Markus Heß (Deputy Director General, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy)

1:10 pm

Speech 1: "Investing in Industrie 4.0 in Germany" / Claudia Grüne (Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI))

1:20 pm 

Speech 2: "Cloud and Data Sovereignty: GAIA-X, International Data Spaces and International Interoperability" / Prof. Dr. Boris Otto (CEO of International Data Spaces Association)

--- Session 1 ---

IIoT-IT Security in international context

1:40 pm

Speech 3: "Standardization Roadmap Industrial Security: New Challenges and Opportunities" / Dr. Wolfgang Klasen (Plattform Industrie 4.0 / Head of Security for Embedded Systems, Industry 4.0, IoT, Siemens)

2:00 pm

Speech 4: "IIoT Security: The role of trustworthiness" / Mr. Tsutomu Yamada (Industrial Security AG, RRI, Group Leader Engineer, Control System Engineering Department, Omika Works, Hitachi, Ltd.)

--- Session 2 ---

IIoT-Standardization in international context 

2:20 pm

Speech 5: "Standardization and B2B-Platforms Roadmap Industrie 4.0" / Dr. Ulrich Löwen (Plattform Industrie 4.0 / Senior Principal Key Expert Engineer, Siemens)

2:40 pm

 Speech 6: "Joint White Paper: Revitalizing Human-Machine Interaction for the Advancement of Society" / Prof. Fumihiko Kimura (Chairman of International Standard AG, RRI / The Univ. of Tokyo) 

--- Session 3 ---

Where to go from here? Discussion Panel on Future Cooperation of Industrie 4.0 / Connected Industries

3:00 pm

Panelists: Prof. Boris Otto / Prof. Fumihiko Kimura / Dr. Ulrich Löwen / Dr. Wolfgang Klasen / Mr. Tsutomo Yamada / Moderator: Ms. Susanne Welter (Minister Counsellor for Economic and Scientific Affairs at the German Embassy)

3:20 pm

Closing Remarks

We look forward to welcoming you at this exchange. Please register beforehand. You can find more information on the event and the registration form on the website below.

Organized by : Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Tokyo, German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Japan, Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

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