Some of the programs will be opened to public as follows.

Day1 (May 9, 2012) :
Closed programs
Day2 (May 10, 2012) :
Opened programs (no charge)
Day3 (May 11, 2012) :
Opened programs (charge)


2012. 5. 10. thu
VENUE: Sawayaka Chiba Kenmin Plaza
10:00 Host Greeting

• Hiroshi KOMIYAMA
Advocate/Top Advisor,
Future Design Center
Incorporated Association

Chairman of the Institute,
Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.

Former President,
The University of Tokyo


Featured Speech

• John V. Roos
the Honorable, Ambassador of the United States of America to Japan

Keynote Speech

• Yuzaburo MOGI
Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kikkoman Corp

11:30 Poster Session
Nominated start-ups will make presentations in the poster session. There will be an opportunity to talk to them directly.
13:30 Mentoring Session(5companies x 3groups)
(10 min Presentation and 15 min Mentoring)

* TX Entrepreneur Partners and Japan Venture Capital Association officials will provide mentoring support for nominated start-ups. After the mentoring session, start-ups will be preparing for their presentations expected next day.
16:15 Panel Discussion
Moderator :

• Shigeo KAGAMI,
Division of University Corporate Relations,
The University of Tokyo
Asian Entrepreneurship Award 2012
Nominating Committee Chairman
Professor / General Manager,
Office of Science Entrepreneurship
and Enterprise Development

Panelists :

• Masashige TORII,
Vice President, Japan Society for the Promotion Machine Industry

• Charles CHAN,
Executive Director, Shui On Development Limited
Executive Director, Dalian Software Park Shui On Development Co., Ltd.

• Edward RUBESCH,
Director, IMBA Program, Thammasat University

• Poh Kam WONG,
Professor and Director, NUS Entrepreneurship Centre
National University of Singapore (NUS) Entrepreneurship Centre

19:00 Networking Dinner (Only Invited)
(Kashiwa City)