Australia-Japan Society of NSW

Supported Event: Kanagawa Business Seminar

  • 24 Nov 2010
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Radission Plaza Hotel, 27 O'Connell St, Sydney

Innovation in Japan is the topic of a seminar held on the occasion of the visit by the governor of Kanagawa Prefecture, Mr. Shigefumi Matsuzawa. 

Specifically the seminar will introduce Kanagawa as a location for Australian investment and collaboration in advanced R&D. Kanagawa boasts excellent R&D facilities and some of Japan's most successful companies. 

Speakers include:-

  • Dr. Osamu Kumagai - Senior Vice President, Sony Corporation and Chairman of the Kanagawa R&D Network 
Dr. Kumagai will be speaking about open innovation
  • Trent Rowe, Group General Manager Product & Marketing, Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited 
Mr. Rowe will discuss and share CFCL experiences in technology development within Japan's burgeoning cleantech industry
  • Professor Gordon Wallace, Executive Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science | Intelligent Polymer Research Institute 
Hear Professor Wallace speak about Nanostructured Electromaterials for Energy conversion/Storage and Medical Bionics, along with his business experience with Japan

Networking cocktails will follow the presentations. For details see here. Registration is required although the seminar is free of charge. 

About the Society

The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated (AJS-NSW) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, at various locations around Sydney.

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