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METI and MIIT to Hold Third Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving

January 31, 2022

On February 17 (Thu.), 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 Third Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving online from the perspective of fortifying Japan-China exchange and cooperation in the field.

1. Overview

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 that seminar, the second seminar was held in Beijing in 2019. The FY2020 event was cancelled due to the impact of COVID-19. This fiscal year, the third seminar will be held online on February 17 (Thu.).

2. Outline of the Third Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving

Date:

February 17, 2022 (Thu.), 14:30-16:10

Format:

Online

Organizers:

Japanese side: METI
Chinese side: MIIT

Operators:

The Japan-China Economic Association, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA), and the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM)

Number of participants:

Approximately 500 (Japanese side: 250; Chinese side: 250)

Program of the seminar:

Opening remarks by Japanese and Chinese organizers

Themed speeches:

How to apply: Closing date: 13:00 on February 14 (Fri.)

If you wish to attend the seminar, visit the following website and submit an application form for prior registration.: URL (in Japanese)
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