Previous Technical Conference Program 2016

  • Keynote Session Special Session Technical Conference
    <Keynote Session>

    FTJ-K
    Keynote Session

    April 6 [Wed] 10:30–12:30
    Latest Business Strategy of Leading Panel Manufacturers
    from Japan, Korea and China
    Multilingual (English/Korean/Chinese/Japanese)

    AMOLED Applications
    and Technical Issues

    Sungchul Kim
    EVP,
    Display Research Center,
    Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

    Strategy of Adaptation & Innovation

    Zhaohong Zhang
    SVP,
    CEO of Display Business Group,
    BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.

    Future Perspective for Small- to Medium-sized Displays

    Hiroyuki Ohshima
    Chief Technology Officer,
    Japan Display Inc.

    <Special Session>

    FTJ-S
    Special Session

    April 7 [Thur] 10:00–12:00
    Next Generation Displays in the Spotlight
    –Prospect of OLED Attracting Huge Investment
    Multilingual (English/Korean/Chinese/Japanese)

    Technologies for Large Size OLED

    ChangHo Oh
    Senior Vice President,
    OLED TV Development Group
    LG Display Co., Ltd.

    The Strategy of JOLED to Challenge Innovation

    Tomoaki Tsuboka
    Corporate Officer & Head of Business Development Div.,
    JOLED Inc.

    <Technical Conference>
    All Sessions Available in English/Japanese
    Apr.
    6
    [Wed]
    13:30
    |
    16:00
    FTJ-1 details FTJ-6 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Capital Investment in Flat Panel Displays of FY 2016 and Market Forecast Innovative Display Manufacturing Process
    • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.

      Yasuo Nakane,
      Global Head of Technology Research /
      Senior Analyst,
      Equity Research Dept.

    • Sangyo Times Inc.

      Akihiro Tsumura,
      Editor in Chief,
      Electronic Device Industry News Editorial Div.

    • IHS Global K.K.

      Yoshio Tamura,
      Senior Director,
      Technology

    • V Technology Co., Ltd.

      Michinobu Mizumura,
      Executive Officer,
      General Manager of Research and Development Div.1

    • Corning Laser Technologies GmbH

      Reinhard Ferstl,
      Sales & Marketing,
      Director Sales & Marketing Asia/EMEA

    • IDTechEx Ltd.

      Khasha Ghaffarzardeh,
      Head of Consulting

    Apr.
    7
    [Thur]
    9:30
    |
    12:00
    FTJ-2
    details
    FTJ-7 details
    Seats are LimitedFully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Latest Trends in Functional Films and Glasses What Displays are Demanded by Next Generation Vehicles?
    • LG CHEM Ltd.

      Kyunil Rah,
      (Research/Specialty) Fellow / Ph. D.

    • Nippon Zeon Co., Ltd.

      Shinichi Akatani,
      General Manager,
      Technology-Specialty Plastic Dept.,
      Specialty Plastics & Components Div.

    • Corning Inc.

      Po-Hua Su,
      Commercial Technology Manager for High Performance Displays

    • Denso Iwate Corp.

      Ryouichi Kubokoya,
      President & CEO

    • Japan Display Inc.

      Yoshiyuki Tsukizaki,
      Executive Officer,
      Chief Business Officer,
      Automotive Display Div.

    • SHARP Corp.

      Toshiyuki Makii,
      General Manager,
      Head of Development Dept.,
      Development Dept.
      Business Unit 4,
      Business Div.1,
      Display Device Company

    13:30
    |
    16:00
    FTJ-3
    details
    FTJ-8 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Evolving LCD Panels and their Application Deployment New Technology Realizing Flexible Displays
    • SHARP Corp.

      Yoshiharu Kataoka,
      General Manager,
      Panel Technology Development Dept.,
      R&D Center,
      Display Device Company

    • Sangyo Times, Inc.

      Wataru Izumiya,
      President

    • SEIKO EPSON Corp.

      Atsunari Tsuda,
      HMD Business Management Department

    • Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

      Jun Koyama,
      General Manager,
      Equipment Div.

    • IHI Logistics & Machinery Corp.

      Noriaki Hasegawa,
      Section Manager,
      Mechanical Engineering Div.

    • KONICA MINOLTA Inc.

      Takatoshi Tsujimura,
      General Manager,
      OLED Business Unit

    Apr.
    8
    [Fri]
    9:30
    |
    12:00
    FTJ-4 details FTJ-9 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Latest Touch Panels with Improving Intuitive Operability Latest Trend in Evaporation Methods for OLED
    • LG Display Co., Ltd.

      Deuk-Su Lee,
      Research Fellow,
      Convergence Technology Research Team

    • Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.

      Kazuhiro Nishukawa,
      Director,
      Engineering,
      Engineering Development,
      Devices Business Unit

    • Synaptics Inc.

      Bob Mackey,
      Director of Architecture,
      Biometric Products Div.

    • Canon Tokki Co.

      Eiichi Matsumoto,
      Manager,
      Business Promotion Div.

    • Japan Broadcasting Corp.

      Takahisa Shimizu,
      Principal Research Engineer,
      Advanced Functional Devices Research Div.

    • UBI RESEARCH Co., Ltd.

      Choong Hoon Yi,
      President

    13:30
    |
    16:00
    FTJ-5 details FTJ-10 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Process Technology Contributing to Enhanced Performance of Touch Panels Latest Trend in Printing Methods for OLED
    • FUJIFILM Corp.

      Tadashi Ito,
      General Manager,
      Highly Functional Material Research Laboratories R&D Management Headquarters

    • Nidec Read Corp.

      Tadashi Takahashi,
      General Manager,
      Development Dept.

    • SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd.

      Yasuyuki Wada,
      Vice President,
      Printed Electronics

    • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.

      Takeshi Yamada,
      Group Manager,
      Tsukuba Material Development Lab.

    • Yamagata University

      Yong-Jin Pu,
      Professor,
      Department of Organic Device Engineering

    • Kateeva Inc.

      Christopher T. Brown,
      Vice President,
      Process Engineering

  • PE-K
    Keynote Session

    April 6 [Wed] 13:30–15:30
    Increasingly Diversified Printing Devices −What is their Future?
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)
    Seats are Limited
    Special Advisors: Masami Nakamoto, Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute / Katsuaki Suganuma, Osaka University

    Potentials of Cellulose Nanofiber Paper and its Electronic Device Applications

    Masaya Nogi
    Assoc. Professor,
    Lab. of Cellulose Nanofiber Materials,
    The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research,
    Osaka University

    Challenges of Device Manufacturing Using Printing Technology ―Research Results of JAPERA―

    Yasuyoshi Mishima
    Research Div. Manager,
    Japan Advanced Printed Electronics Technology Research Association (JAPERA)

    Development of Wood-pulp Based Optically Transparent Film and Outlook for Electronics Devices

    Takashi Date
    Senior Technical Manager,
    Research & Development Div.,
    Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

  • <Keynote Session>

    Laser-K
    Keynote Session

    April 8 [Fri] 10:00–12:00
    Laser Technologies Creating Future Manufacturing
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)
    Course Leader: Seiji Katayama, Osaka University Assistant Leader: Masayuki Goto, Trumpf Corp.

    Progress and Latest Trends of Laser Processing in Shipbuilding, Infrastructure & Aircraft

    Hiroto Yamaoka
    Deputy General Manager of Production Engineering Center,
    IHI Corp.

    Industry 4.0 Revolutionising Industrial Photonics

    Klaus Loeffler
    Managing Director,
    TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH

    <Technical Conference>
    Apr.
    7
    [Thur]
    13:30
    |
    14:30
    Laser-8
    Laser Processing of CFRP ―Guidelines for Creating Highest Quality Cuts
    Institute for Laser Technology (IFSW), University of Stuttgart
    Rudolf Weber
    Head of Laser Materials Processing Dept.

    >>For More Details

    English/Japanese

    Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    16:30
    |
    17:30
    Laser-10
    CFD Simulation of Laser Material Processing ―Case Studies and Potentials
    Vienna University of Technology
    Andreas Otto
    Professor,
    Institute of Production Engineering and Laser Technology

    >>For More Details

    English/Japanese

    Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Apr.
    8
    [Fri]
    14:00
    |
    15:00
    Laser-12
    Coherent's Innovative Laser Technologies for Glass Cutting
    Coherent, Inc.
    Magnus Bengtsson
    Vice President of Strategic Marketing

    >>For More Details

    English/Japanese

    Seats are Limited Fully Booked

    The other technical sessions are held only in Japanese.

  • <Keynote Session>

    FOE-K
    Keynote Session

    April 7 [Thur] 13:00–15:00
    Latest Business Strategies
    by Carrier and Vendors in Japan, US and China
    Bilingual (English/Chinese/Japanese)
    Course Leader: Kazuo Hagimoto, NTT Electronics Corp.    Assistant Leader: Tatsuro Kunikane, Fujitsu Optical Components Ltd.

    Gigabit Capable Broadband Access Networks: Google Fiber's Impact, Opportunities and Challenges

    Sandeep Lalgudi Jayaram
    Head of Strategic Supplier Management,
    Google Fiber,
    Google Inc.

    KDDI's Challenges for New ICT Innovation


    Yoshiaki Uchida
    Managing Executive Officer,
    Technology Sector,
    Member of the Board,
    KDDI Corp.

    Huawei's UBB(Ultra Broadband)2020 Strategy: Building a Better Connected World

    Xingyun Zeng
    CMO,
    Fixed Network Product Line,
    Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

    <Technical Conference>
    All Sessions Available in English/Japanese
    Apr.
    6
    [Wed]
    9:30
    |
    12:00
    FOE-1
    details
    FOE-6 details
    Seats are LimitedFully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    ICT Industry's Next Step toward "IoT Era"
    – Latest Market Trend and Business Strategies
    [Tutorial Session]
    Optical Technology Basics for Better Understanding of Fiber Optics Expo 2016
    • InfoCom Research, Inc.

      Yukiko Kamio,
      Director,
      Chief Analyst

    • Cignal AI LLC

      Andrew Schmitt,
      Principal

    • Ovum Ltd.

      Julie Kunstler,
      Principal Analyst,
      Communications Components and Intelligent Networks

    • Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

      Hiroo Kanamori,
      Senior Assistant General Manager,
      Optical Communications Lab.

    • Optical Internetworking Forum

      Karl Gass,
      Vice Chair,
      Physical and Link Layer Working Group,
      Optical

    13:30
    |
    16:00
    FOE-2
    details
    FOE-7 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Growing Data Center Market
    – Providers' Strategies and Latest Technological Trends of Optical Communications
    Latest Device Technology Supporting Next Generation Digital Coherent Communication
    • NTT Communications Corp.

      Fumitoshi Imaizumi,
      Vice President,
      Cloud Services

    • Google Inc.

      Hong Liu,
      Principal Engineer / Director,
      Technical Infrastructure

    • Fujikura Ltd.

      Masayuki Inamura,
      Deputy General Manager,
      Data Center Business Dept.,
      Power & Telecommunication Systems Company

    • Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

      Toshikazu Mukaihara,
      General Manager,
      Photonic Devices Dept.,
      Telecommunications & Energy Labs.,
      R&D Div.

    • Fujitsu Optical Components Ltd.

      Yoshitada Kawashima,
      Development Dep.,
      Network Devices,
      Optical Components Div.

    • ClariPhy Communications, Inc.

      Norman L. Swenson,
      Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

    Apr.
    7
    [Thur]
    9:30
    |
    12:00
    FOE-3 details FOE-8 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    The Cutting Edge of Optical Fiber Technologies Enabling Network Evolution Latest Trends of Rapidly Expanding Optical Access Service on Global Scale and PON Technology
    • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.

      Kiyoharu Sasaki,
      Supervisor,
      Optical Access Network Project,
      Access Network Service Systems Labs.

    • Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

      Takemi Hasegawa,
      Group Leader,
      Optical Transmission Media R&D Dept.,
      Optical Communications Lab.

    • Fujikura Ltd.

      Kazuhiro Takizawa,
      General Manager,
      Fiber Optics Network Product R&D Dept.,
      Optical Cable Systems Div.,
      Power & Telecommunication Systems Company

    • NTT Advanced Technology Corp.

      Tatsuro Murakami,
      Executive Director,
      Network Technology Center

    • NTT docomo, Inc.

      Takahiro Asai,
      Executive Research Engineer,
      Wireless Networking Research Group,
      Research Labs.

    • Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

      Satoshi Yoshima,
      Researcher,
      Lightwave Transceiver Group,
      Optical Communication Technology Dept.,
      Information Technology R&D Center

    Apr.
    8
    [Fri]
    9:30
    |
    12:00
    FOE-4 details FOE-9 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Forefront of Optical Communication Supporting 5G Mobile Networks Si Photonics Technology Making its Way into Practical Use
    • The University of Tokyo

      Akihiro Nakao,
      Professor,
      Applied Computer Science,
      Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies

    • KDDI R&D Labs., Inc.

      Kosuke Nishimura,
      Senior Manager,
      Optical Access Network Lab.

    • Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd.

      Peter Ashwood -Smith,
      Chair ITU-T Focus Group on IMT-2020 Wireline / Technical VP of Optical Product Line,
      Canada Research Center

    • NEC Yamanashi, Ltd.

      Kenji Sato,
      Expert,
      Optical Module Development Group

    • Molex LLC

      Roman, Z. M. Chuang,
      VP Technology, Active Components,
      Oplink/Molex Optical Solution Group

    • Acacia Communications, Inc.

      Christopher Doerr,
      AVP Integrated Photonics

    13:30
    |
    16:00
    FOE-5 details FOE-10 details
    Seats are Limited Fully Booked Seats are Limited Fully Booked
    Next-generation Network Services and Transmission Network Technologies by Japan's Big 3 Carriers Leading Edge Technology Trend in Optical Transceivers
    • SoftBank Corp.

      Takashi Nakazawa,
      Senior Director, Network Planning Div.,
      Network Div.

    • KDDI Corp.

      Masahiro Daikoku,
      Head of Transport and Ethernet Networks,
      Optical Network Dept., Network Technical Development Div.

    • NTT Communications Corp.

      Naoki Miyata,
      Technology Development

    • Photonics Electronics Technology Research Association (PETRA)

      Takahiro Nakamura,
      Chief Technology Director

    • Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
      Eddie Tsumura,
      Manager,
      Integrated Transmission Modules Dept.,
      Transmission Devices Lab.
    • Fujitsu Optical Components Ltd.

      Naoki Hashimoto,
      Advanced Technology Dept.,
      Optical Components Div.

  • 
Highly-functional Material World Special Keynote Session

    FilmTech JAPAN Keynote Session

    PLASTIC JAPAN Keynote Session


    METAL JAPAN Keynote Session

    CERAMICS JAPAN Keynote Session

    <Highly-functional Material World>

    MW-SK
    Special Keynote Session

    April 6 [Wed] 10:30–12:30
    Future of Evolving Material Industry
    —Supportive Policies and User Expectations
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Current Status and Future Outlook of Highly-functional Japanese Materials

    Hiroshi Fukushima
    Deputy Director-General,
    Manufacturing Industries Bureau,
    Ministry of Economy,
    Trade and Industry

    New Business Creation and Venture Investment in the Materials and Chemicals Industry ―Challenges and INCJ’s Approach―

    Shigeyuki Tsuchida
    Head of Value Creation Investment Group,
    Senior Executive Managing Director,
    Innovation Network Corporation of Japan

    Topics on Aircraft Structural Materials
    ―Challenges and Expectations―

    Hiroyuki Tanaka
    Director, Engineering Dept., Commercial Airplanes Div.,
    Commercial Aviation & Transportation Systems,
    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

    <FilmTech JAPAN>

    Film-K
    Keynote Session

    April 7 [Thur] 13:00–15:00
    Top Executive of Film Manufacturer Reveal!
    Strategies for Highly-functional Films
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Sumitomo Chemical's R&D Strategy and Development of High Performance Products

    Tatsuhiro Nagamatsu
    Research Director of
    Petrochemicals Research Lab.,
    Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.

    Recent Development and Future Prospect of TOYOBO's Highly-functional Films

    Toshitake Suzuki
    Corporate Officer,
    Senior General Manager,
    Industrial Films Operating Dept.,
    Toyobo Co., Ltd.

    Current Situation and R&D of Sekisui Chemical’s High Performance Film Business

    Satoshi Uenoyama
    Director,
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    R&D Center Chief,
    Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.

    <PLASTIC JAPAN>

    PLA-K
    Keynote Session

    April 8 [Fri] 10:00–12:00
    Challenges for Highly-functional Plastics
    by Global Top Manufacturers
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Approach to High-performance Material Development of Mitsui Chemicals to Realize Customers' Demand

    Shigeru Isayama
    Representative Director,
    Member of the Board,
    Senior Managing Executive Officer,
    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

    BASF's Strategy for Functional Materials and Market Creation


    Isamu Yamamoto
    Director,
    Performance Materials,
    Functional Materials & Solutions,
    BASF Japan Ltd.

    Development and Future Prospects of High Performance Plastics in Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

    Koji Choki
    Executive Officer,
    General Manager,
    Corporate Research & Development Div.,
    Corporate R&D Center,
    Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

    <METAL JAPAN>

    METAL-K
    Keynote Session

    April 7 [Thur] 10:00–12:00
    Future Prospects of Highly-functional Metals
    by Industry Leaders of Japan and Overseas
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Development of High Performance Steel Products in JFE Steel and Future Perspective

    Kazuhiro Seto
    Vice President,
    Assistant Director of Steel Research Lab.,
    Sheet Business Planning Dept.,
    JFE Steel Corp.

    Highly Performance Aluminum Development and Future Prospect of Mitsubishi Aluminum

    Masatoshi Hanzawa
    Director, Executive Advisor,
    Mitsubishi Aluminum Co., Ltd.

    Innovative Steel Technologies of POSCO

    Se-Don Choo
    Head of Pohang Research Lab.,
    POSCO

    <CERAMICS JAPAN>

    CERA-K
    Keynote Session

    April 6 [Wed] 13:30–15:30
    Future of Fine Ceramics Designed by Leading Companies
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    High-performance Electronic Ceramics Developed in Murata Mfg.


    Hiroshi Iwatsubo
    Executive Vice President (Board Member),
    Technology & Business Development Unit,
    Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

    NGK Insulators' Approach for the High-performance Ceramics Development― beta-Alumina Applied to NAS® Battery

    Toshiyuki Mima
    Vice President, General Manager,
    NAS Battery Div.,
    Power Business Group,
    NGK Insulators, Ltd.

    Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Division - Products for Sustainability, Energy and the Environment

    Brian Minahan
    Director,
    HPM Business and Technology Development - Asia,
    Saint-Gobain High Performance Materials,
    Saint-Gobain K.K.

  • <Keynote Session>

    METAL-K
    Keynote Session

    April 7 [Thur] 10:00–12:00
    Future Prospects of Highly-functional Metals
    by Industry Leaders of Japan and Overseas
    Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Development of High Performance Steel Products in JFE Steel and Future Perspective

    Kazuhiro Seto
    Vice President,
    Assistant Director of Steel Research Lab.,
    Sheet Business Planning Dept.,
    JFE Steel Corp.

    Highly Performance Aluminum Development and Future Prospect of Mitsubishi Aluminum

    Masatoshi Hanzawa
    Director, Executive Advisor,
    Mitsubishi Aluminum Co., Ltd.

    Innovative Steel Technologies of POSCO

    Se-Don Choo
    Head of Pohang Research Lab.,
    POSCO

    <Technical Conference> Seminar Venue: inside West Halls Please come directly to the venue.

    April 6 [Wed] 11:00-11:40Taiwan-1

    Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing ApplicationVenue B / Free

    Chih-Chao Yang
    Deputy Division Director,
    Material and Chemical Research Laboratories,
    ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute)

    Additive manufacturing can produce an object of complex shape. Various fine metal powders (e.g., tool steel, maraging steel, Al, Co-Cr, Ti alloy) with high flowability and a narrow size distribution were prepared using gas atomization process. The main focus is on metal powders and laser AM for the engineered products.

    April 7 [Thur] 12:00-12:40Taiwan-2

    ITRI/MCL Advanced OLED MaterialsVenue B / Free

    Mei-Rurng Tseng
    Research Supervisor,
    Division of Organic Opto-electronic Materials & Application,
    ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute)

    ITRI/MCL has developed a series of novel green to red high efficiency and long lifetime phosphorescent OLED dopants for Vacuum thermal evaporation (VTE) and solution processes. We also have developed internal and external light extraction materials for OLED display and lighting applications.

    April 8 [Fri] 16:00-16:40Taiwan-3

    BPA-free bio-based epoxy resin technologyVenue B / Free

    Hong-Yuan Lian
    Researcher,
    Material and Chemical Research Laboratories,
    Division of Applied Chemistry,
    ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute)

    As one of green materials, bio-based polymer shows highly environmentally friendly and biodegradable, and can reduce carbon dioxide emission and carbon footprint. This presentation will focus on using sustainable bio-based resources to develop bio-based epoxy for bis-phenol A (BPA) free coatings.

    All sessions except 3 sessions above were conducted only in Japanese.
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  • (Honorifics omitted) Please note that recording and photography are strictly prohibited. Speakers and programs are subject to change. Textbooks of some presentations might not be available. For inquiries: april-con@reedexpo.co.jp