Seminars and Events

Venue: Makuhari Messe, International Conference Hall

Keynote Lectures

International Conference Room

November 29 (Wed)

Language: Japanese


Railway Technology - Now and Future


Executive Vice President, Director General, Railway Operations Headquarters, East Japan Railway Company

Special Lectures

International Conference Room

November 29 (Wed)

Language: Japanese


Introducing the latest technologies of Series N700S

Mr. Masayuki UENO

Corporate Officer, Deputy Director General, Shinkansen Operations Division & General Manager,
Rolling Stock Department, Central Japan Railway Company

November 30 (Thu)

Language: Japanese

Cruise Train Technologies
  • Train Suite Shiki-Shima: The Combination of Innovative Technologies

Mr. Hideyuki TERUI

General Manager, Transport and Rolling Stock Department, East Japan Railway Company

  • The Technology used in Twilight Express Mizukaze

Mr. Hisashi Norinao

West Japan Railway Company, Rolling Stock Dept., Railway Operations HDQRS., Chief Designing Manager,

Ragistration Form

Seminars in English

November 29 (Wed)


Room 201

Language: English, Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)

Mr. Dominique BERTRAND

Bus and tramway: the French way to high-level service

Mr. Dominique BERTRAND

Organizer: Japan Transportation Planning Association
Cerema (Centre for studies and expertise on Risks, Environment, Mobility, and Urban
and Country Planning)

Ragistration Form



Room 103

Language: Japanese (consecutive interpretation for one seminar)

FULLRailway Driving Simulator for Training - Simulator, Training and Standardization

Organizer: Fuji Sankei Business-i

  • Development of Train Simulator for Research on Human Factors in Railway

    Professor Hitoshi Tsunashima,
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University

  • Strategies of Tokyo metro on Simulators for training

    Mr. Koichi KAWAKAMI,
    Head of Comprehensive Learning and Training Center Personnel Department, Tokyo Metro Co.,Ltd.

  • Driver Simulators for training - Market Trends

    English, Japanese (consecutive interpretation)

    Mr. John Madden,
    Commercial Manager, Corys

  • Driving Simulators for training – from the point of standardization

    Mr. Tomoki WATANABE,
    Supervisor RAILWAY CERTIFICATION CENTER, National Agency for Automobile and Land Transport Technology

November 30 (Thu)


Room 201

Language: English

Action Plan Presentation for the JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program "Urban Railways Management" 2017

Organizer: JICA(Japan International Cooperation Agency)
Sponsor: Japan Railway Technical Service (JARTS), Fuji Sankei Business-i

Speakers from: Bangladesh、Cambodia、Egypt、India、Indonesia、Malaysia、Myanmar、Nigeria、Pakistan、Peru、Philippines、South Africa、Sri Lanka、Viet Nam

Click here to see the full program

JICA organizes a one-month program for Urban Railways Companies (MRTs, Trains, LRTs, etc.) or related government
officials from developing countries. At the end of the program, participants will present their action plan,
explaining the new knowledge they acquired in Japan and how they will use it in their respective countries.
This presentation offers a good opportunity to collect information on various countries and to make connections
and expand your international network.

Ragistration Form



Room 104

Language: English, French, Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)

Business France

Finding Innovative French Urban Transport Solutions & Equipment

Organizer: Business France – Embassy of France in Japan
Presentation of French companies: Corys, Gravotech, Meggitt, Radiall, Sphera, Syntony, Yellow Window

For registration and further information:

December 1 (Thu)

International Conference Room

Language: English, Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)


Pan IIT Convention 2017: "Progressing on Sustainable Partnership"

Organizer: Indian Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Japan
Registration fee: Regular (5,000¥), Student (3,000¥) *
Including Talks, Panel Discussions and Networking Lunch
For registration and further information:

*Participation is now free of charge.


November 30 (Thu)

Room 304

3rd Railway Designers' Evening
Shotgun Sessions and Networking Dinner
Organizer: Railway Designers' Evening Planning Committee, Fuji Sankei Business-i

Registration Fee: Regular 5000 JPY, Student Free
For registration and further information:


December 1 (Thu)

FULLChiba Test Track 2.0/ ITS R&R Experiment Field, Kashiwa Campus, Chiba Experiment Station, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

Participants: 30

(Random selection. Selected participants will receive a confirmation mail by November the 6th)

Deadline for application: 11/17 (Friday)

13:45〜15:15 Transportation from Makuhari Messe → Kashiwa Campus (Around 1 hour and a half in Shuttle Bus)
15:15〜16:15 Visit of Tokyo University Chiba Experiment Station
16:30〜17:30 Returning to Kashiwanoha-campus Station by bus and to Tokyo Station by train. 
December 2 (Sat)

FULLMIHARA (Multipurpose Integrated Highly-Advanced Railway Applications) Test Center

Participants: 30

(Random selection. Selected participants will receive a confirmation mail by November the 6th)

Deadline for application: 11/17 (Friday)

※Participants are asked to come to the Hiroshima Airport or the JR Mihara Station by their own means.

12:20〜13:15 Transportation by Shuttle Bus to MIHARA
12:20 Hiroshima Airport → 13:00 JR Mihara Station → 13:15 Arrival at MTC
13:30〜16:00 Visit of the MIHARA Test Center
16:10〜17:05 Transportation by Shuttle Bus to Hiroshima Airport
16:10 MIHARA Test Center →16:25 Mihara Station → 17:05 Hiroshima Airport

* Registration will be closed when maximum capacity is reached.
* Title / Time are subject to change without notice.
* Participation is Free of charge but prior registration is required.

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