The 5th GSDM International Symposium

” Population Decline in Japan: Can Artificial Intelligence Balance Labour Shortage?”
2nd Mar, 2018   13:30-17:20
(Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo)


Scene Setting
Vision of Rengo
 Yasunobu Aihara, General Secretary, RENGO(Japanese Trade Union Confederation)

Viewpoints of Industry
 Kazuo Yano, Corporate Officer, Corporate Chief Scientist, Hitachi, Ltd.
Cross-cutting session
Keynote speech 1
 Dominique Guellec, Head of the Science and Technology Policy (STP) Division,
 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Keynote speech 2
 Yoichi Ochiai, Associate Professor, Advisor to President, University of Tsukuba /
 CEO, Pixie Dust Technologies Dust Technologies

Panel debate session (part 1)
Introduction from the moderator
 Hideaki Shiroyama, GSDM Program Coordinator, / Professor, Graduate Schools for
 Law and Politics, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
Debate part 1

Panel debate session (part 2)
Debate part 2
Summary from the moderator
 Hideaki Shiroyama

Sadanori Ito, Counsellor, Human Resources Policy Office, Economic and
 Industrial Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Dominique Guellec
Yoichi Ochiai
Masahiro Fukuhara, Founder and CEO, Institution for a Global Society (IGS)/
 Visiting Professor, Keio University / Adjunct Professor, Hitotsubashi University

Pilar Manchon, Director of Cognitive Interfaces at Amazon AI