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UK Japan IoT Connection Seminar 2018 to be Held at the Embassy of Japan in the UK

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To Promote Interaction between Japan and the UK for the IoT Realm

Uhuru organizes the Event as one of the Supporting Companies

Uhuru Corporation (“Uhuru”, Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Takashi Sonoda) has been organizing the UK Japan IoT Connection Seminar2018 to be held at the Embassy of Japan in the UK on March 2, 2018, as one of the supporting companies.

Given the advancement of communication technologies in recent years, we are entering a new era with high hopes for even more new information technologies including the IoT. In both the UK and Japan materialization of new services and business is accelerated by numerous initiatives taken by the governments and industries. Amid such trend, the Embassy of Japan in the UK, techUK, the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, JETRO London and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK have decided to co-host the seminar mentioned above.

The seminar, which aims to tighten cooperative relationship between the UK and Japan, is titled UK Japan IoT Connection Seminar 2018 with guests from the UK and Japanese governments, companies and other organizations, who have been playing key roles in various initiatives taken in the IoT realm. Uhuru has been involved in organizing the event as one of the supporting companies. Additionally, Takashi Sonoda, President & CEO of Uhuru Corporation will be taking the podium to make a presentation on “Use Cases of IoT in Companies in the UK and in Japan”.

Outline of UK Japan IoT Connection Seminar 2018

Name UK Japan IoT Connection Seminar 2018
-New Dynamics in Business, Technology, Culture, and Education by IoT Renaissance-
Hosts The Embassy of Japan in the UK, techUK, the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, JETRO London, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK
Supporters ARM Holdings plc, Uhuru Corporation
Special Supporter NEC Corporation
Date & Time March 2, 2018 (Fri) 14:00 – (doors open at 13:30)*UK time
Venue The Embassy of Japan at the UK 101-104 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7JT UK

Program

13:30 Doors open
14:00 Opening remark(The Embassy of Japan in the UK)
14:02 Keynote lecture-1
– Julian David, CEO, techUK
– Dipesh Patel, President, IoT Services Group, Arm Holdings plc

14:20 Governments’ intiatives
– Liam Maxwell, National Technology Advisor, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
– Takuo Imagawa, Director for ICT Strategy Policy, MIC

14:35 Lecture: Use Cases of IoT in Companies in the UK and in Japan
– Chris Sims, BT, Managing Director, Marketing and IoT
– Dan Byles, Living PlanIT, VP Head of Corporate Development, Chair SmarterUK
– Norihiko Ishiguro, Senior Executive Vice President, Global Business Strategy, NEC Corporation
– Takashi Sonoda, President & CEO, Uhuru Corporation

15:03 Keynote lecture-2
– Hironobu Tamba, Vice president, Head of the smart IoT division, SoftBank Group
– Joe Britt, CEO & Co‑Founder, Afero

15:30 Networking reception

*Changes may be made to the program without prior notice.

Uhuru Corporation

Uhuru Corporation aspires to increase enterprise value at our clients using innovative products and services inspired by the internet under the corporate philosophy of “using technology and free thinking to create the future”. The core of our business is IoT. We continue to bring innovation to our customers’ business in the IoT realm, with the leverage of enebular® IoT Orchestration Service, which connects the edge and the cloud. We are also working on new kinds of next-generation telecommunication technologies such as NB-IoT to meet the requirements of the 5G era. Our team consists of experts in various fields including consulting, engineering and creative production. We offer one-stop professional service from business strategy, technological support, to communication strategy necessary for implementing IoT business and aim to create business with the customers.

* All names of companies, products and services are trademarks or registered trademarks of Uhuru Corporation or the respective companies and organizations.

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