GTI Consortium Symposium will be held on December 11th (Fri), 2020.

International section of Shibaura University to inform you that GTI annual symposium will be held via Zoom on December 11, 2020 online.

GTI (Global Technology Initiative) Consortium was established in 2015 and one of the most important businesses for SIT.
GTI Consortium aims to foster global engineers/scientists and create technological innovations by strengthening the collaborations between industry-government-academia based in Japan and all over the world. Currently, GTI Consortium members consist of 9 government agencies, 37 universities and 175 industries.

In the symposium, we would like to introduce our activities of Industry-Academia-Government collaboration for human resource development. As for special speeches, we will report on how the GTI consortium has been used in industry-academia-government global PBL, internship, and recruitment, and will lead to further collaboration of future activities.

This symposium is open to those who are considering joining the consortium and those who are interested in the activities. We appreciate your kind attendance to the online symposium and also the admission to the consortium. For more information about the symposium, please refer the following

[Date & Time]
December 11th , 2020(Friday) 3:00-5:00pm (JST)
Zoom Webinar (Zoom information will be announced after registration)
[Free Online Registration]
Please register by December 10th (Thursday).
Japanese/English (Simultaneous Interpretation Available)
3:00  Opening Remarks
Mr. Takeo Suzumi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SIT
Dr. Masato Murakami, Chair, GTI Consortium, President of SIT
3:10      Guest Speeches
Mr. Kuniaki Sato, Chief Director for University Reform Director, Office for International Planning Higher Education Bureau Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Ms. Hiromi Sugimura, Director Technical Cooperation Division,Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry
3:20 Keynote Address “Key elements of talent that can lead the world”
Mr. Ichiro Sone, Executive Vice President Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
3:50 Special Speech “IHI, To be a Solution Partner for Regional Challenge”
Mr. Makoto Yamaguchi, General Manager, Research & Development Centre, IHI ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD.
4:20 gPBL Case Report (1) “French Japanese Winter school on Future emobility solutions”
Ms. Anna Peters, Research & Development (R&D) ,Mitsubishi
Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
Mr. Raphael T. Beilicke, Manager, International Office
SIGMA Clermont (France)
Dr. Thomas Silverston, Associate Professor SIT Research
Laboratories, SIT
4:40 gPBL Case Report (2) “SUT Long Distance PBL on IoT System Development
Dr. Worawat Lawanont, Manufacturing Engineering, Institute of Engineering,Suranaree University of Technology (Thailand)
5:00  Closing Remarks
Dr. Masahiro Inoue, Vice President of SIT

[Contact information]
GTI Consortium Administrative Office (Shibaura Institute of Technology)