Panasonic celebrated its 100th anniversary in March 2018. The Cross-Value Innovation Forum 2018 seeks to showcase the new contributions Panasonic can make, as the company begins its next 100 years. The forum will feature various activities such as keynote speeches by Panasonic executives, symposiums by experts from various fields, and exhibits. Game Changer Catapult will also talk about its future business opportunities and will exhibit at 100 Next, a place for creating open innovation. Game Changer Catapult members will also give presentations at various Leaders' Sessions and Seminar Sessions.
30th Oct (Tue), 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. (General exhibit opens at 4 p.m.)
31st Oct (Wed) to November 2 (Fri), 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
3rd Nov (Sat), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Venue: Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho)
Admission: Free (advance-registration system)
* Pre-registration is required using the official website. (Japanese Only)
Organizer: Panasonic Corporation
Leaders' Sessions and Seminar Sessions
Members of Game Changer Catapult will present at three sessions.
Generating Innovation at a Large Company
Date and Time: 31st Oct (Wed), 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Hall C
Akie Iriyama, Associate Professor, Waseda Business School (Graduate School of Business and Finance)
Noriyuki Hata, Leader, UX Planning Group, UX Strategy Department, Marketing Division, Brand Strategy Division, Yamaha Corporation
Junpei Hioki, CEO, LeapsIn, Inc. (venture of Kirin)
Masa Fukata, Director, Game Changer Catapult, Panasonic Corporation
The Future of Offices and Cities from a Software Perspective
Date and Time: 1st Nov (Thu), 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Keiichiro Komura, BASE Q Operations Chief, Venture Company Creation Division, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
Tomonori Yako, Executive Consultant, IoT Innovation Center Director and Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), Uhuru Corporation
Yoshiyuki Inoue, Concierge Project, Business Development Center, Company Strategy Division, Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation
The Future of Video Content and Hardware: Ambient Media Player
Date and Time: 2nd Nov (Fri), 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Akira Wakita Artist/ Scientist
Tomohiro Nakamori, Fellow, Nikkei BP Intelligence Group, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Akira Taniguchi, AMP Project, Business Development Center, Company Strategy Division, Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation
Next 100 is the place for talking about future business opportunities with various partners. Game Changer Catapult will exhibit the following business ideas in this open innovation creation space. Along with prototypes for future home appliances, presentations are scheduled by each team aiming for product commercialization. Since pre-registration is not necessary, feel free to drop by and see us.
Venue: Hall B7
Business Ideas to be Exhibited
Ambient Media Player (AMP): A living space display that aims to create a new video and sound culture
Aromation: A service that provides new experiences using fragrance and music
totteMEAL: IoT lunch box delivery solution with a recommendation function utilizing a meal log
OniRobot: A service that aims to make rice balls popular worldwide, by using a robot to reproduce the delicious taste of handmade rice balls
Ferment 2.0: Delivery of miso making kits for smart and healthy miso lifestyles
Sylphid: Completely new teeth whitening without using gel
The Game Change Catapult team is expecting many people to come down and see the new business ideas. Don't miss it!
Official website: https://www.panasonic.com/jp/100th/forum.html (Japanese Only)