RoboDEX NAGOYA Conference 2020


Conference for robotics technologies. Topics include Toyota’s effort on automation, robotic innovation driven by Amazon, SME's case studies, latest technology development and more!

Keynote Session Pre-registration Required

ROBO-K
October, 21 (Wed) 10:30  -  11:30

Production Innovation Brought by Robotics and Automation Technologies

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Tackling This Profound Transformation Once in a Century --Diversity and Uncertainty in Car Line-up

Toshiyuki Isobe Senior General Manager, Production Engineering Planning Field, Production Group, Toyota Motor Corp.

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The automobile industry is facing a profound transformation once in a century. While providing a wide range of lineup of EVs, FCVs, etc., we are required to respond to the market in a timely manner at lower cost coping with volume fluctuations. I would like to introduce our approach to our future Mono-zukuri based on the two axes; creating new value from zero-base resource, and promoting TPS-based improvement of added value.

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Being in charge of production preparations for introduction of new vehicle models to 50 affiliated companies in 27 countries around the world, have advanced the development of next-generation production lines as a mobility company, and been enhancing the competitiveness of real Mono-zukuri.

Special Session Pre-registration Required

ROBO-S1 October, 21 (Wed) 15:30  -  16:30

Robotic Innovation Driven by Amazon

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The Role of the Cloud in the Future of Robotics

Roger Barga General Manager, AWS Robotics & Autonomous Services, Amazon Web Services, Inc.

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Robots are being used more widely in a variety of tasks of increasing sophistication such as complex assembly, picking, last-mile delivery, and search and rescue. In this presentation we will highlight the role of the cloud to augment the functionality and management of robots.

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Roger Barga is General Manager, AWS Robotics at Amazon Web Services. Roger is also an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington, where he is a lecturer in the Data Science and Machine Learning programs. Roger holds a PhD in Computer Science, holds over 40 patents, has published over 100 peer-reviewed technical papers and book chapters, and authored a book on predictive analytics.

ROBO-S2 October, 22 (Thu) 9:30  -  11:00

Try This Out! Introduction of Robots for SMEs

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Manufacturing Using Robots That Are Japanese Traditional Arts

Tadashi Takamaru Representative Director, Takamaru Engineers Co., Ltd.

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A New Age of Iron Factory by Young Employees, Robot Utilization by "Iron-Woman" President

Mariko Yonamine CEO, Shinsei technical Co., Ltd.

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ROBO-S3 October, 22 (Thu) 12:00  -  13:30

Logistics Innovation Brought by Robotics and Automation Technologies

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The Future of Logistics Automation and Its True Purpose -- Changes in Consumption and SCM Reform

Manabu Matsuura Chairman, SB Logistics Corp.

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Introduction One of Our Business Projects, SMART LOGISTICS Progress and Further Challenges for Innovation

Kiyoshi Nagao Vice President and Executive Officer, Business Management Headquarters, Logistics Solution Business Development Headquarters , Hitachi Transport System, Ltd.

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ROBO-S4 October, 22 (Thu) 14:30  -  16:00

Changing Environment for Robotics System Integrators

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Robot Policy and Expectations to SIer

Takehiko Kawasaki Deputy Director, Robotics Policy Office, Industrial Machinery Div., Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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Automation Insights for the Manufacturing Industry, and Current State of the Robot Industry in Japan

Kazuo Kubota President, Sanmei Mechanical Inc. / Chairman, FA Robot System Integrator Association

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ROBO-S5 October, 23 (Fri) 9:30  -  11:00

Robots in Manufacturing: Automation Innovation in Large-scale Factories

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Searching for the Ideal GEMBA with the Lean Automation : Expectation vs Reality

Keisuke Kawano Project Director, Production Innovation Center, DENSO Corp.

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Daikin's Manufacturing Innovation and Global Expansion by Utilizing Robots

Isao Hasegawa Honorary Officer, Deputy General Manager, Dept. Manager, Production Engineering Dept., Air Conditioning Manufacturing Div., DAIKIN Industries, Ltd.

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ROBO-S6 October, 23 (Fri) 14:30  -  16:00

Robots and AI Use Cases in Food Manufacturing

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Introduction of Automation & Mechanization in Frozen Food Factory

Shinya Tsukamoto Senior Professional, Machinery Development Group, Engineering Strategy Dept., Nichirei Foods Inc.

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AI and Robot Innovation in Kewpie

Takeshi Ogino General Manager in Charge of Future Technology Promotion, Kewpie Corp.

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Concurrent Conferences Pre-registration Required

SFE-K
October, 21 (Wed) 13:00  -  14:00

The Shape of Future Factories: Challenge for the Next-gen Manufacturing

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Nissan Intelligent Factory -- Next-generation Vehicle Production through Engineering Innovation

Teiji Hirata Alliance Global VP, Vehicle Production Engineering and Development, Corporate Vice President, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

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The function and structure of vehicle are becoming more complicated with acceleration of advanced electrification and intelligentization. In addition, with progress of low birthrate and aging, it is becoming urgent to innovate technology of production system for survival, while it is required to break away from conventional labor-intensive vehicle production. This time, next-generation vehicle production of Nissan is introduced.

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SFE-S1 October, 21 (Wed) 15:30  -  17:00

How Will 5G Change the Manufacturing Industry?

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5G for Futuristic Smart Manufacturing through Co-creation with Partners

Keisuke Okushima Senior Manager, 5G&IoT Business Dept., NTT DOCOMO, Inc.

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5G is emerging as a key connectivity solution that offers manufacturers the chance to build smart factories. This presentation provides you with our vision and introductions of some cases regarding smart manufacturing with 5G that we've created with our partners.

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Impact of 5G for Industries

Luca Orsini President and Representative Director, Ericsson Japan K.K.

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Many industries are looking at 5G as an indispensable platform for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. I will discuss the potential 5G would bring to industries and what we should be prepared for based on our extensive experiences and insights from various markets in the world.

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SFE-S2 October, 22 (Thu) 10:00  -  11:30

Logistics Innovation in Manufacturing Industry: Smart Logistics by Autonomous Driving & AI

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Bringing Autonomy to Every Factory

Masanori Yonemitsu Chief Executive Officer, eve autonomy, Inc.

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Optimizing the World Last One Mile by Algorithm

Ken Matsushita CEO, Optimind Inc.

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SFE-S5 October, 23 (Fri) 14:30  -  16:00

DX in Manufacturing Industry: How Will Factory Change?

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Smart Factory That TB Is Thinking

Masami Sakakibara Chief, Unit Components Production Engineering Center, Chief, Manufacturing Center 1, Kariya Plant General Manager/Oguchi Gifu Plant General Manager, Toyota Boshoku Corp.

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Initiatives of Hitachi Omika Works as the World's Most Advanced Factory "Lighthouse"

Hideki Hanami President, Control System Platform Div., Omika Works, Hitachi, Ltd.

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