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First NEDO Advanced AI Symposium Held in Tokyo

February 20, 2019

On February 13, 2019, at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, NEDO and the Monodzukuri Nippon Conference jointly held the first NEDO advanced AI symposium concerning the latest AI trends and activities aimed at AI's social implementation.

Under its Development of Integrated Core Technologies for Next-Generation AI and Robots project, NEDO is carrying out R&D on innovative core technologies which are not simply extensions of existing AI and robotics technologies and is promoting the social implementation of AI technologies. In addition, NEDO is promoting R&D and demonstrations under its Realization of Smart Society by Applying Artificial Intelligence Technologies project that make use of R&D infrastructure and technologies developed to date for AI modules and data acquisition sensors. The symposium focused on the social implementation of AI aimed at enhancing industrial competitiveness by creating new demand for AI applications and integrating AI into existing fields. In addition to presentations made by experts in the AI field, the symposium provided a venue for an exchange of views between speakers and participants.

NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai provided remarks noting his hope that the symposium would foster the creation of new innovations and future business collaborations. In addition to introducing research results and demonstration tests, the symposium also included panel displays which were of great interest to the 200 visitors who filled the symposium venue to capacity.

  • Photo of Symposium host NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai delivering remarks
    Symposium host NEDO Executive Director Kiyoshi Imai delivering remarks
  • Photo of many visitors at panel display venue
    Panel display venue