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Public Symposium Titled "Future Approaches to Strengthening Quality Assurance Systems Across Supply Chains" to be Held

June 8, 2018

On June 25 (Mon.), 2018, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Keidanren and the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) will jointly hold a public symposium at Keidanren Hall, aiming to encourage company management to take initiative in establishment of quality assurance systems as a business strategy.

1. Date and time

June 25 (Mon.), 2018; from 13:30 to 15:30

2. Venue

Keidanren Hall, second floor of Keidanren Kaikan

3. Organizers (the event will be co-organized by the three entities below)

METI, the Keidanren and JUSE

4. Schedule (tentative)

  1. Opening remarks (13:30-13:45)
    Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
  2. Keynote address (13:45-13:55)
    Mr. Hiroaki Nakanishi, Chairman, Keidanren
  3. Speech (13:55-14:30)
    Mr. Masahiro Sakane, Chairman, JUSE
  4. Panel discussion (14:30-15:30)
    Moderator:

    Mr. Akihiro Tada, Director-General, Manufacturing Industries Bureau METI

    Panelists:

    Mr. Yutaka Ando, Chairman of Technology Committee, The Japan Iron and Steel Federation / Managing Executive Officer, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

    Mr. Yoshimi Ogawa, Director, Daicel Corporation

    Mr. Tomoaki Hirayama, Director, JATCO Ltd.

    (Panelists are listed in the order of the Japanese syllabary.)

5. To attend

To attend the symposium, visit the following website and complete the registration.
Note: The application process may be closed if the fixed number is reached or if the number of applicants exceeds the maximum capacity of the venue.

Division in Charge

Policy Planning and Coordination Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau