[Event Information]
「GSDM Interactive Evening Lounge」
25th Mar,2016 10:15-12:00 (Makuhari Messe)


“Present Situation and Future Prospect of Japanese Drone Industry”

Date : March 25, 2016 (students can join the expo freely on any days other than the explanation of this IEL 10:15-12:30 (or beyond)
Venue : Makuhari Messe and the vicinity of the place

Drones are expected to be applied to various fields actively since the technology has possibility to realize new services which existing technologies cannot offer. However, regulation establishment is in its infancy and control on drones are highly needed as well as technology development. Therefore, the purpose of this IEL is to deepen GSDM students’ understand about the present situation and future prospective of Japanese drone industry. Students will attend international exhibitions and an international conferences which will be held at Makuhari Messe (Chiba, Japan) in order to broaden their knowledge. In the exhibits, students will see the actual machines or related technologies and will understand difficulty in developing the technologies. In addition, joining the conferences which invite industry-government-academia experts will enable to gain knowledge of current situations and utilization methods in various fields and countries. As for preparation of the event, students will conduct research for basic knowledge about drones by themselves and share the results. A meeting will be held after the event to share what they learn through the event and to discuss, for example, how drones should be implemented in the actual society considering safety and convenience. This discussion will lead the students to enhance their knowledge of the technology as well as its social application.

Time schedule

10:15-11:00 : Explanation of concept and survey results share by GSDM Students
11:00-12:30 : Attendance to an international conference
12:30- : Visit to exhibits or conferences (voluntary)


  1. Register at Japan drone (http://eventregist.com/e/JapanDrone2016?lang=en_US)Select “Expo only” and fill in required information in next page.
  1. Fill in your information on Google form http://ur0.work/sckB