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      INTRODUCTION

      100 years after our founding, we at Panasonic move forward into our second century with a renewed commitment to meeting society’s challenges. We do this by driving positive change and pursuing innovations that will bring about a better future for all.

      People’s lives continue to be impacted by an ever-accelerating rate of change and technology adoption. At Panasonic, we’re leveraging our long history of listening to customers to better understand their needs, in order to anticipate these changes and create opportunities for people to improve the quality of their lives at home, at work, and everywhere in between.

      The goal now, as it has always been, is to meet the challenge of bringing about A Better Life, A Better World.

      CROSS-VALUE INNOVATION FORUM 2018

      We invite our growing network of customers, business partners and employees the world over to join us in our mission, and help us meet whatever challenges arise.

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      Date & Time

      • Tuesday, October 30, 13:00-19:00 General Exhibition opens at 16:00
      • Wednesday, October 31 - Friday, November 2, 9:00-18:00
      • Saturday, November 3, 9:00-17:00

      Overview

      • Symposium (lectures, sessions, seminars)
      • General Exhibition

      Location

      Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho)

      Admission fee

      Free (Pre-registration required)

      Sponsorship

      Panasonic Corporation

      The end time varies depending on the content of the symposium.

      FEATURED LECTURES, SESSIONS, SEMINARS FEATURED LECTURES, SESSIONS, SEMINARS

      In the keynote address Kazuhiro Tsuga, President of Panasonic Corporation, will introduce Panasonic’s vision for future lifestyle of next 100-year and how Panasonic can contribute to society and business under the theme of “CROSS-VALUE INNOVATION”.

      We have various programs such as “Special Lectures” where global leaders talk about the structural change of the world in various ways. “Leader Sessions” in which experts in various industries will discuss the world trends, “Business Sessions” where our executives talk about each business vision at the milestone of the 100th anniversary, and “Seminars” where our specialists introduce the latest technologies, solutions and business activities.

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      Offering New Lifestyles toward the Next 100 Years — How can Panasonic transform itself from a consumer electronic company?

      Tuesday, October 30, 13:00-14:30

      Mr. Kazuhiro Tsuga
      President/CEO, Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Mr.Kazuhiro Tsuga President/CEO, Panasonic Corporation
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      Foresee Global Change and How Companies Should Change

      Tuesday, October 30, 15:00-16:30

      Mr. Tadashi Yanai
      Chairman, President and CEO, FAST RETAILING CO., LTD

      Photo:Mr.Tadashi Yanai Chairman, President and CEO, FAST RETAILING CO., LTD
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      The Future of Business and Society through Design and Creativity

      Wednesday, October 31, 10:45-11:45

      Mr. Tim Brown
      CEO AND PRESIDENT , IDEO

      Photo:Mr.Tim Brown CEO AND PRESIDENT , IDEO
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      The Future of Life Proposals Aimed by CCC

      Friday, November 2, 11:00-12:00

      Mr. Muneaki Masuda
      Representative Director and President CEO,
      Culture Convenience Club Co.,Ltd.

      Photo:Mr.Muneaki Masuda President/CEO, Culture · Convenience · Club Co., Ltd.
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      Blue Ocean Shift, Beyond Competing

      Friday, November 2, 13:00-14:00

      Mr. Chan Kim
      Professor

      Photo:Mr.Chan Kim Professor
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      Restoration of Japanese Companies ~ Challenge to change for the next growth ~

      Wednesday, October 31, 9:30-10:30

      Mr. Yasuyuki Higuchi
      Senior Managing Executive Officer CEO, Connected Solutions Company Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Yasuyuki Higuchi CEO, Panasonic Corporation Connected Solutions Company
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      Mobility Revolution ~ Future of vehicle, town and life ~

      Thursday, November 1, 11:00-12:00

      Mr. Yoshio Ito / Mr.Masahisa Shibata
      Executive Vice PresidentCEO/ Senior Managing Executive Officer Senior Vice President, Automotive & Industrial Systems Company Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Yoshio Ito/Masahisa Shibata CEO/Senior Vice President, Panasonic Corporation Automotive & Industrial Systems Company
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      Evolving from “Consumer Electronics” to “Lifestyles” ~ The Appliances Company’s Challenge for the Next 100 Years ~

      Thursday, November 1, 14:15-15:15

      Mr. Tetsuro Homma
      Senior Managing Executive OfficerCEO, Appliances Company Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Tetsuro Honma CEO, Panasonic Corporation Appliances Company
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      Innovation of the 100 - year-old Company ~ For the next 100 years ~

      Thursday, November 1, 16:45-17:45

      Mr. Yoshiyuki Miyabe
      Senior Managing Executive Officer Chief Technology Officer Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Yoshiyuki Miyabe Chief Technology Officer, Panasonic Corporation Innovation Promotion Sector
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      Shift People's "LIFE" in the Next 100 Years and Panasonic's Role

      Friday, November 2, 10:00-11:00

      Mr. Makoto Kitano
      Senior Managing Executive Officer CEO, Eco Solutions Company Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Mr.Makoto Kitano CEO, Panasonic Corporation  Eco Solutions Company
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      HomeX - Standard of Living in the Future

      Friday, November 2, 14:15-15:15

      Mr. Wataru Baba
      Director
      Business Innovation Division Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Wataru Baba Director, Panasonic Corporation Business Innovation Division
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      “Beyond 2020” Symposium ~ Toward the creation of legacy for 2020 and beyond ~

      Friday, November 2, 16:40-17:50

      Mr. Masahiro Ido
      Executive Officer
      In charge of Solution Sales Director Panasonic Corporation

      Photo:Masahiro Ido Executive Officer,Panasonic Corporation
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      General Exhibition General Exhibition

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      Introduction of Panasonic's 100-year history and future vision for “A Better Life, A Better World."

      Main exhibits

      • LIFE IMAGINED
        Introduction of the latest efforts on integrated platforms of living and home appliances and houses, with the theme to meet the diversifying lifestyle and the future "Housings" having close engagement with its residents.
      • DIVERSE COMMUNITY
        Introduction of future housing concept, personal mobility, efforts to smart town, with the theme of creating a living environment that connects people, and evolves to suit the lifestyles of its residents.
      • MOBILITY ISLAND
        Introduction of measures to realize the community-based electric mobility services in which to help to revitalize the city with a close connection of the transportation of people and goods.
      • CITY ACTIVATION
        Introducing accessibility solutions for airports and the facility space and live sports performance solutions, with the theme of creating attractive cities where people gather.
      • GEMBA PROCESS INNOVATION
        Introduction of Gemba Process Innovation initiatives that respond to different social issues surrounding the manufacturing, logistics, and distribution industries with manufacturing know-how and differentiated technologies.
      • TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION
        With the theme of digitization, introducing the anticipated value creation, R&D and efforts to manufacture for the next 100 years that will change with the fusion of “ Real ” and “Virtual.”
      • ENVIRONMENT VISION 2025 / CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
        Introduction of efforts to help to realize the Environmental Vision 2050 "energy used < creation energy, " such as CO2 Zero Factory, and the "Non-electrified regional solution, " one of the corporate citizen's activities program to resolve poverty.

      NEXT100 NEXT100

      Realization of collaborating with partners on Panasonic’s new business co-creation.

      • 100BANCH
        The projects and activities of Tokyo Shibuya 100BANCH, the experimental district to create the future, will be introduced. We will be exhibiting projects selected out of the diverse lineup of themes proposed by the young generation of creators.
      • Game Changer Catapult
        We will showcase how passionate individuals take on social issues of the future with new business ideas using new technologies and service.
      • Main Stage
        Presentations on various themes, such as "100BANCH" and "Game Changer Catapult, " and the speakers from inside and outside the company, as well as some guests speakers who are active in the startup industry.There will also be some entertainment such as collaboration of orchestra and visual images, dance performance, etc.
      • Café
        Opening a café space where you can enjoy free soft drinks etc. while seeing the activities of open innovation.

      Symposium and exhibit booth contents are subject to change without notice

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      Date

      Tuesday, October 30 - Saturday, November 3

      Location

      Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho)

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      Date

      Tuesday, October 30 - Saturday, November 3

      Location

      Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho)