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15th AUTOMOTIVE WORLD Technology Show

January 25, 2023 | 8:00 am - January 27, 2023 | 5:00 pm EST

15th AUTOMOTIVE WORLD Technology Show takes place from 25 – 27 January, 2023 at Tokyo Big Sight – Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Japan.

Automotive World is the world’s leading exhibition for advanced automotive technologies and is a combination of exhibitions & conferences covering important topics in the automotive industry such as automotive electronics, connected car, autonomous driving, EV/HV/FCV, lightweight, processing technology and MaaS.

There is a range of 7 Specialised Shows within AUTOMOTIVE WORLD including Car-ele Japan, EV Japan, Lightweight Technology Expo, Connected Car Japan, Car-mecha Japan, Autonomous Driving, and MaaS Expo.

The event features 1,420 exhibitors and 170 speakers from 23 countries. It also includes an online attendance via the AUTOMOTIVE WORLD Digital event.

Talks and speakers on the conference agenda includes the following.

Technology Development for Achieving Carbon Neutrality and Circular Economy:

  • Toward Achieving Carbon Neutrality in 2050 by Hirofumi Inoue – President, Advanced R&D and Engineering Company,
  • Senior General Manager, Technical Project Field, Vehicle Technology Field, Toyota Motor Corp.
    Komatsu’s Technology Development for Carbon Neutrality by Seiichi Fuchita – Senior Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), President, Development Div., Komatsu Ltd.

Software Defined Vehicle: Latest Cases in the World:

  • Software Defined Vehicles: Current State and Future Trends by Lei Zhou – Partner, Business Strategy Practice Leader, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC/ Affiliate Professor, Osaka Metropolitan University
  • Next Generation Mobility: Car to Cloud by Sanjay Ravi – General Manager, Microsoft Automotive, Mobility, and Transportation Industry, Microsoft Corp.

How to Grow Digital-savvy Human Resources and Improve Development Efficiency in the SDV Era:

  • The Key to Digital-savvy Human Resources: Reskilling for Automotive by Klaus Meder – President and Representative Director, Bosch Corp., Japan K.K.
  • How to Deal with Ever-increasingly Complex Software by Yohei Nagao – Project General Manager, BR Software Business Promoting Dept., Toyota Motor Corp./ Mobility Architecture, Senior Executive Advisor, Woven Core Inc.

New Mobility Business: Its Shape and Potential:

  • JAL Air Mobility Business as ESG Strategy by Hitoshi Murakoshi – Vice President, Air Mobility Business Creation Dept., Digital Innovation Div., Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
  • Initiatives for Honda Solution System “AWV Case Study” by Tsutomu Wakitani – Vice President, Executive Chief Engineer, Solution System, R&D Business Unit, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

EVs in Logistics and Transportation:

  • Overcoming EV Fleet & EV Supply Chain Challenges by Masashi Omae – Industry Development Manager, Enterprise Sales, DHL Japan, Inc.

Latest Trends of Technology Development Aimed to Reduce Traffic Accidents to Zero:

  • State of Autonomous Driving and Its Diversion to Other System by Kazuo Shimizu – CEO, Technomedia Inc.
  • Advanced Driver Assistance System Aiming at a Collision-free Society by Yoichi Sugimoto – Executive Chief Engineer, Head of Computer Science domain, Innovative Research Excellence/Software Defined Mobility
  • Development Supervisory Unit, Business Development Operations, Honda R&D Co., Ltd./ Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Cyber Security from the Perspectives of Hackers and Automakers:

  • Engaging Security Researchers to Secure Automotive Platforms – Lessons from Pwn2Own by Brian Gorenc Sr. – Director, Vulnerability Research, Trend Micro
  • Key Points of Vehicular Cybersecurity Measures from the Viewpoint of Technological Development by Keisaku Hayashi – General Manager, Electronics Platform Eng., R&D Dept., Electronics Platform Systems R&D Div., DENSO Corp.

Solid-state Battery and Semi-solid-state Battery : Its Evolution & Commercialization:

  • Commercialization of SemiSolid Lithium Ion Batteries for EV Applications by Naoki Ota – President & CEO, 24M Technologies, Inc.
  • The Potential of All-solid-state Batteries – Current Status and Future of Research and Technological Development by Ryoji Kanno – Director / Institute Professor, Research Center for All-Solid-State Battery, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Global Trends of E/E Architecture:

  • E&E Architecture: “True North” by Camille Vuillaume – General Manager, Cross-Domain Computing Solutions Japan, Advanced Network Solutions, Head of Regional Business Unit, Bosch Corp.
    Impact of the Zone Architecture on the in Vehicle SW Distribution by Michael Niklas-Höret – AUTOSAR

e-Axle: Its Technological Evolution:

  • The Growing Market of Electrified Vehicles and BluE Nexus Challenge — eAxle for bZ4X, New Electric Drive Modules for New Crown, etc. by Shizuo Abe – Executive Director, Member of the Board, BluE Nexus Corp./ CEL(Chief Electric Leader), Executive Adviser, Power Train Company, AISIN Corp.
  • Next Generation Resource Saving eAxle for EV’s ~ Challenges for Ultra-compact and Weight Saving, Based on Material Technologies by Aki Watarai – Representative Manager, EV Motor Development Dept., Frontier Research and Development Div., Development Headquarters, Aichi Steel Corp.

Thermal Management of EV:

  • Thermal Management – Enabling the Success of E-mobility by Joachim Baczewski – Vice President, Thermal Management Asia 1, MAHLE Group/ President and Representative Director, MAHLE Behr Japan K.K.
  • DENSO’s Approach to Thermal Management System of Electric Mobility by Yasuhiro Mizuno – General Manager, Thermal Management Systems R&D Div., R&D Dept. 1, DENSO Corp.

New City Development Achieved by Urban MaaS:

  • Tokyo Metro “my! Tokyo MaaS” Initiative by Koichi Kawakami – Director, Corporate Value Enhancing Dept., Corporate Planning Headquarters, Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
  • Regarding the Conception of an Urban MaaS System Osaka Metro Group Aims for by Koji Kamishinbara – Executive Officer (Urban MaaS Strategy), Osaka Metro Co., Ltd.

Latest Cases of Tourism-type MaaS: To Make Tourist Area More Attractive:

  • Efforts of Public-private Partnership in Nagasaki City for Regional Revitalization by Hiroshi Kubo – Manager, Nagasaki City Office
  • MaaS Initiatives by JR East by Yuichiro Tokunaga – Executive Officer, Director General of MaaS, Marketing Headquarters, East Japan Railway Co.

Key to MaaS Success Resides in City Development and Infrastructure:

  • Initiatives in the Field of Mobility at Digital Agency by Takahiro Suzuki – Director for Policy Planning, Group of Service for Citizens, Digital Agency
  • How OpenStreet Expands Shared Mobility by Tomoaki Kudo – Representative director and President, CEO, OpenStreet Co., Ltd.

Lightweight Technology Innovation Forum Supervisor:

  • Teruo Kishi – President, Innovative Structural Materials Association (METI)/Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo

Lightweight Body of New Vehicles and Latest Case Studies:

  • Development of Light Weight and High-rigidity Body Structure of MAZDA CX-60. by Tadashi Yamazaki – Body Shell Development Gr., Body Development Dept., Vehicle Development Div., Mazda Motor Corp.

Latest Examples and Current Development Status of Ultra-high Tensile Steel That Accelerates Lightweight:

  • The Adoption of 1.5Gpa Cold Ultra-high-strength Steel in Vehicle by Hirokazu Maeda – Project Manager, Body Technology Development Dept. No.2., Body Technology Development Div., Vehicle Development Center, Toyota Motor Corp.
  • Current Status of Development of Ultra-high-strength Steel Sheets and Application Technology Contributing to Automobile Weight Reduction by Yasunobu Nagataki – Fellow, Steel Research Lab., JFE Steel Corp.

Materials and Countermeasures to Galvanic Corrosion That Achieve Multi-material Vehicles:

  • Application of Innovative Materials and Technologies to Multi-material Body by Kouji Chiba – Project Manager, Innovative Structural Materials Association (ISMA)
  • Welding and Joining Technologies in Multi-Material Car Body by Yoshinori Hirata – Project Manager, Innovative Structural Materials Association (ISMA)
  • Galvanic Corrosion Due to the Contact of Dissimilar Materials and Its Countermeasures in Automobiles by Sakae Fujita – Project Manager, Innovative Structural Materials Association (ISMA)

Forefront of Material Development That Contributes to Carbon Neutrality and Sustainability:

  • Material Development Using Bio-filler by Hitoshi Uchida – Carbon Neutrality Development Promotion Dept., Material Engineering Div., TOYODA GOSEI Co., Ltd.
  • Current Status and Future Prospects of Ultra-High Strength Steel Development to Reduce Vehicle Weight and Environmental Impact by Nobuhiro Fujita – Head of Labs., Steel Research Labs., Managing Executive Officer, NIPPON STEEL Corp.

For more details about the 15th AUTOMOTIVE WORLD Technology Show including registration information please visit the official event website listed below.

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January 25, 2023 | 8:00 am EST
January 27, 2023 | 5:00 pm EST
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Tokyo Big Sight – Tokyo International Exhibition Center
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Tokyo, Koto-ku 135-0063 Japan
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