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Experience-based Fair of Advanced Forestry Technology to be Held

An effort towards the realization of the Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework

September 6, 2018

In collaboration with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Foundation for the Promotion of the Fukushima Innovation Coast Scheme and the government of Fukushima Prefecture will hold the Experience-based Fair of Advanced Forestry Technology. The fair is tailored to workers engaged in the forestry industry, organizations and associations related to the industry, students who are interested in working in the industry and others in the Hama-Dori area, one of the target districts for the Fukushima Innovation Coast Scheme, and will provide them with an opportunity to observe advanced forestry technologies first hand and enrich their experience. Through this event, Japan aims to promote innovations in the forest industry and to find areas where resources, from management to the lumber itself, can be redeployed for greater efficiency and effectiveness in the future.

1. Date

September 24 (Mon.; compensating holiday), 2018; from 11:00 to 16:00

2. Venue

Iwanano Sato, Kawauchi Village (Address: 516 Sumiyakiba, Kamikawauchi, Kawauchi Village, Fukushima Prefecture)

3. Program

(1) Presentations

[ⅰ] Topic: Let’s develop a roadmap for achieving a smart forestry industry!
Speaker: Mr. Tatsuya Narazaki, CEO, Forest Media Works, Inc.

[ⅱ] Topic: Forest industry: A regional industry that both demonstrates and enhances the attractiveness of the region
Speaker: Mr. Yukio Takahashi, Director, Kamaishi Forest Owner’s Association

(2) Exhibition of advanced forestry technologies

4. Contact counter

Secretariat of the Experience-based Fair of Advanced Forestry Technology
Telephone: 024-934-5553

Division in Charge

Fukushima New Industries and Employment Promotion Office, Fukushima Reconstruction Promotion Group

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