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Previous (2018) Conference Program

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Keynote Session

June 21(Thu) 14:00-16:10
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

Nissan Motor's New Design Perspective and Utilization of 3D & VR Technologies

Alfonso E. Albaisa
Senior Vice President
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Through our approach of "Nissan Intelligent Mobility", our company aims to lead vehicles to the future. The leader of the Global Nissan Design introduces the method to create new design value while succeeding in and deepening our own DNA, and the utilization of 3D digital and VR technology at the development site.
Future of Virtual Reality and Telexistence - Embodiment in Cyber Space and Avatars in Real Life-

Susumu Tachi, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
The University of Tokyo

Research and development on Embodied Media, which utilizes integrated realistic audio-visual and haptic information through networks, are becoming popular. As VR enables humans to dive into cyber space with their new bodies, an endeavor for the industrialization of avatars in real life has just begun. These enterprises of VR and telexistence for the realization of our new society and industries will be introduced.
New development of VR technology

Michitaka Hirose, Dr.
Professor
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
The University of Tokyo

Investment in VR technology is becoming active mainly in foreign countries. It is said that recent VR research development is to be a platform type not product-centered pipeline type. Taking the activities of the VR Education and Research Center established at the Tokyo University this February as an example, I will introduce new research and development methods and touch on utilization of VR technology in real world.

D-S2
Special Session

June 20 (Wed) 14:00-15:30
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

3D printer utilization accelerating in "Production/Manufacturing Field"

Hiroaki Katayama
President & CEO
Stratasys Japan Co., Ltd.

In Japan, the image using 3D printer is limited to prototypes.   However, in Europe and the US, the flow of jigs and tools/products/parts made by 3D printers for "Production/Manufacturing" is accelerating. We will introduce the latest examples of how our customers of the world's largest 3D printer manufacturer are making use of 3D printers in which scenes, and how they can be utilized.
Advances in Metal 3D Printing - From Prototyping to Mass Production

Ric Fulop
CEO and Co-founder
Desktop Metal, Inc.

Metal 3D printing technology has the potential to profoundly change the way companies produce metal parts. Until now, 3D printing systems have been too expensive and slow, and require extensive safety measures due to dangerous lasers and metal powders. Join Desktop Metal CEO, Ric Fulop, for a presentation on the current state of the Industry and technology, and hear major advances in metal 3D printing that make it safer, more affordable and more accessible.

(Honorifics omitted)

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