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The 9th Conference of the Association of Hyperdifferent Fields】The Challenge of Symbiotic Manufacturing Industry / March 7, 2020, 10:00a.m.-@Ota-ku, Tokyo

panel discussion
Taking on the challenge of a symbiotic manufacturing industry

A panel discussion, "Challenging the Symbiotic Manufacturing Industry" (session partner: Aoki Mfg. Co., Ltd.), will be held within the 9th Main Conference of the Association of Hyperdifferent Fields, March 6-7, 2020 (Friday and Saturday), hosted by LIVERNESS.

The 9th Main Conference of the Association of Hyperdifferent Fields WEB:https://hic.lne.st/conference/hic2020/

 In 2020, which is said to be the era of the great closing down of the machi-factories, the concept of "monozukuri" will disappear from Japan if this trend continues. Until now, humankind has pursued economic growth through mass production and mass consumption, centered on the manufacturing industry, in order to pursue convenience and to make things more efficient.
However, the era of competing on quantity is now over, and a sustainable industrial structure is required. What kind of industrial structure for manufacturing will the town factories that have played a central role in the production of major manufacturers in the age of mass production and mass consumption need to establish in Japan in the future?
Aoki Seisakusho, a leader in automotive parts processing in Tochigi Prefecture for 30 years, is taking on the challenge of a new symbiotic manufacturing industry by leveraging its strength in the sustainable business of machine repair, maintenance, and overhaul since its inception.

In this session, Yukihiro Maru, CEO of the Liverness Group, moderated the session with Keita Aoki, President of Aoki Seisakusho, who is seeking co-creation with local factories and start-ups, etc., while conducting high-quality manufacturing at his own factory.VAIOLtd. and Mitsunobu Yoshida, Representative Executive Officer and President of MISUMI Corporation, which aims for a digital revolution in parts procurement.
We will discuss where the manufacturing industry is going.


We will have a program of discussions among researchers, venture companies, and large corporations from various perspectives, not limited to the themes of this session.
Audience members are invited to attend the conference. Please visit the conference website (see below).



Taking on the challenge of a symbiotic manufacturing industry
Session Partner: Aoki Manufacturing Co.

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020, 10:00 - 11:00
Place: Ota-ku Industrial Plaza PiO (1F-4F, 1-20-20-20 Minami-Kamata, Ota-ku, Tokyo 144-0035, Japan)
Closest Station: Keikyu Kamata


Representative Director, Aoki Manufacturing Co.
Mr. Keita Aoki

Aoki Seisakusho was established in 1995 as a parts processing manufacturer. The company's business focuses on the design, processing, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment and jigs for automobile, aircraft, and can makers. With the management philosophy of "taking on the challenge of a symbiotic manufacturing industry," the company has established a symbiotic network with various organizations such as partner factories, universities, ventures, and companies from different industries, aiming to create manufacturing that will change the world. Garage Tochigi" is operated as a member of the RIVERNESS SUPER FACTORY Group, which gives shape to the enthusiasm and ideas of venture businesses.


Corporation  Chief Innovation Officer(in Japanese history)CINOPartner and Representative Director, SUNDRED, Inc.
Mr. Masanobu Tome
Graduated from Waseda University, School of Political Science and Economics. Lenovo Japan Co,NECFormer President and Representative Director of Personal Computer Co. After serving as Chief Strategy Officer of Shiseido Co,2019counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)7since AprilSUNDRED.As a representative of the Corporation, "100Launched the "New Industry Co-Creation Studio" with the aim of "co-creating individual new industries.2019counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)8since AprilVAIOCorporationCINOHe was appointed to the



Representative Executive Officer, President of MISUMI Corporation 3D2M Entity
Mitsunobu Yoshida

"In 2008, he joined MISUMI Corporation. After working in domestic operations, China subsidiary, and new business development, he became the company's 3D2M corporate entity Representative Executive Officer and President of the corporate entity in 2018. He is leading the digital transformation of the parts procurement domain in the manufacturing industry by developing "meviy" (mevy), which has the No. 1 share in on-demand manufacturing services. Prior to joining MISUMI, he worked for a major Japanese telecommunications company and a major foreign software vendor, where he was involved in the launch and expansion of many new businesses utilizing digital technology since the dawn of the Internet.
meviy official site:. https://meviy.misumi-ec.com/
Twitter ID: @misumi_meviy".


Group CEO and Representative Director, LIVERNESS Co.

Yukihiro Maru
In 2002, while still in graduate school, he founded LIVERNESS with only undergraduate and graduate students in science and engineering. He has turned Japan's first "delivery experiment class of cutting-edge science" into a business. He operates a "knowledge manufacturing business" that creates new knowledge by combining technology and management resources that lie dormant in universities and local communities. As the instigator of one of Asia's largest venture ecosystems, he works to solve global-scale social issues by discovering deep tech from around the world. He is also an innovator involved in the launch of numerous deep tech ventures, including Euglena.

------------------------------------------The 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Hyperdifferential Studies: an overview of the main conference: -------------------------------------------

Conference theme: A New Era of Knowledge Manufacturing
Date and time of the event:
Friday, March 6, 2020 09:00-18:00 (18:00-20:00 Reception)
Saturday, March 7, 2020 09:00-18:00 (18:00-20:00 Reception)
Organized by: Liverness Co.
Place: Ota-ku Industrial Plaza PiO
Fee: Free for academics and presenters, 113,960 yen (tax included) for companies
Convention URL:https://hic.lne.st/conference/hic2020/


Contact us
RIVANES Corporation Research and Development Division (Attn: Kawana, Tsukagoshi)
E-mail: [email protected]