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Presentations



November 14 (Thursday) [Venue: Hall C]

10:00 - 10:50

NEC Presentation (Simultaneous English interpreting provided)

Underpinning the Future with Social Infrastructure
– Aspiring to create value for a more livable and affluent society –

Photo:Nobuhiro Endo

Nobuhiro Endo

President, NEC Corporation

Our world today faces a multitude of issues that impact on a global scale, including population challenges, resource and energy consumption and environmental concerns. As such, it is becoming increasingly important to employ ICT in the building of advanced social infrastructure for our societies to achieve sustainability while continuing to provide a livable and affluent lifestyle.
This presentation looks at the global issues and management challenges faced by our customers, and outlines ways to deliver new value through Big Data and other social solutions to contribute to realizing an information society friendly to humans and the earth that is safe, secure, efficient and equal. The session also touches on the type of security arrangements required by these social infrastructure initiatives.

11:20 - 12:20

Keynote Address (Simultaneous English interpreting provided)

Managing Change and Driving Home the Fundamentals
– Seven & i Holdings Business Strategy –

Photo:Noritoshi Murata

Noritoshi Murata

President and COO, Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.

Currently, the social environment is changing significantly and faster than ever before, both at home and abroad. Under such circumstances, Seven & i Holdings quickly grasps such changes and provides new distribution services with unprecedented appeal, making it our mission to adequately meet customer needs, including the "pursuit of fulfilling lifestyles", "safety and security", "convenience", and "comfort".
This address outlines the business strategies of a company that not only boasts a network of over 50,000 stores in 16 countries and regions worldwide and outstanding information capabilities, but also harnesses group synergies through the collective strength of a diverse business portfolio. This impressive portfolio meets an astounding array of consumer needs and includes convenience stores, superstores, department stores, banking services and online businesses.

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November 15 (Friday) [Venue: Hall C]

11:00 - 12:00

Keynote Address (Simultaneous English interpreting provided)

Surviving a Drastic Change in the Business Environment and Creating New Value with Leading-Edge, Proprietary Technologies
– Management Strategies and Philosophies for Powering "Second Foundation" –

Photo:Shigetaka Komori

Shigetaka Komori

Chairman and CEO, FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation

We find ourselves in a corporate environment that is presently undergoing a rapid transformation. When I was appointed president of FUJIFILM in the year 2000, global demand for photographic film was at its peak. This was not to last, however, with digital cameras exploding onto the world stage soon after. The market for photographic film, which at the time accounted for 60% of our company's sales and nearly 70% of our profits, shrunk to a fraction of these figures in just a few years.
With our principle business in tatters and staring at an impending crisis, the company turned to a platform of "Second Foundation" to survive. Undertaking a major shift in business structure, we took full advantage of the leading-edge, proprietary technologies FUJIFILM had developed over the years, and channeled management resources to growth businesses and new ventures.
In what I hope will be an informative lecture, I will look at how the company transformed during this period, what conclusions the management team drew from their experiences and the direction in which FUJIFILM intends to head going forward.

15:00 - 16:00

Special Lecture

"The Willpower Instinct" in C&C User Forum & iEXPO 2013

Photo:Kelly McGonigal, PhD

Kelly McGonigal, PhD

Health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University

Since its release, "The Willpower Instinct (The classroom for changing myself)" becomes the half-million-copy bestseller of business book in Japan. The book contents cover the latest scientific accomplishments from various fields such as psychology, economics, neuroscience, medicine and describe "How people can obtain a healthy habit by getting away from a bad habit" and "How people can gain a strong willpower". At the lecture as being the underlying basis of the book, the actual practices were conducted and influenced 97% of students who attended the lecture based on the idea of  "There is nothing better than a fact (data) no matter how good a theory is". The lecture for "Changing your life as one-time-only to the ultimate life" is dedicated to all the people with objective or goal in Japan at this time.