August 28, 2019
On September 20 (Fri.), 2019, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), People’s Republic of China, will jointly hold the Second Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving in Beijing from the perspective of fortifying Japan-China exchange and cooperation in the field.
Under the agreement reached between Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and H.E. Mr. Miao Wei, Minister of Industry and Information Technology, China, METI and MIIT jointly held the First Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving in Tokyo in 2018. Following on from this seminar, on September 20 (Fri.), 2019, the Second Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving will be held in Beijing.
2. Outline of the Second Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving
Date: September 20 (Fri.), 2019; from 9:00 to 12:30
Venue: Grand Skylight International Hotel Beijing
(Address: Block 10, CATIC Plaza, No.15 Ronghua South Road, Beijing E-town, China)
Japanese side: METI
Chinese side: MIIT
The Japan-China Economic Association, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA), and the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM)
Number of participants: Approximately 200 (Japanese side: 80; Chinese side: 120)
Program of the seminar:
Opening remarks by Japanese and Chinese organizers
Themes of speeches:
- Efforts for commercialization of autonomous driving technology;
- Methods of assessing safety of autonomous driving systems;
- Efforts for commercialization of autonomous valet parking systems; etc.
How to apply:
Closing date: 13:00 on September 6 (Fri.), 2019
If you wish to attend the seminar, visit the following website and send an application form for prior registration. Please note that applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis since the capacity is limited.
Division in Charge
ITS and Autonomous Driving Promotion Office, Automobile Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau