RIETI Policy Symposium

Auto Industry Symposium: The 2003 RIETI - HOSEI - MIT IMVP Meeting

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Agenda / Handouts

10:00-10:15 Welcoming Remarks
IMAHASHI Ryu (Vice Chairman of Center for Business and Industrial Research / Professor of Business Administration, Hosei University)
Delivered on behalf of KIYONARI Tadao (President, Hosei University) in his absence.
AOKI Masahiko (RIETI President & Chief Research Officer / Professor, Stanford University)
10:15-10:30 IMVP Overview
John Paul MACDUFFIE (IMVP Co-Director / Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania)
Presentation [PDF:116KB]
10:30-11:30 Session 1: Managing Extended Enterprise (I)
Chairman:
OKAMATSU Sozaburo (RIETI Chairman)
"The Second Century - Moving Beyond Lean Factories"
- Frits PIL (Assistant Professor and Research Scientist, University of Pittsburgh)
- Matthias HOLWEG (IMVP Sloan Industry Center Research Fellow)
11:30-11:45 COFFEE BREAK
11:45-13:00 Session 2: Managing Extended Enterprise (II)
Chairman:
IMAHASHI Ryu (Vice Chairman of Center for Business and Industrial Research / Professor of Business Administration, Hosei University)
"Supplier Parks: Shared Proximity and Dispersed Ownership"
- SAKO Mari (RIETI Visiting Fellow / Professor, University of Oxford)
Presentation [PDF:116KB] , Paper [PDF:236KB]
"Structural Changes of Japanese Supplier System"
- TAKEISHI Akira (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
Presentation [PDF:108KB]
"New Strategies of the Japanese Automobile Industry: New Trends in Thailand and China"
- SHIMOKAWA Koichi (Emeritus Professor, Hosei University / Professor, Tokaigakuen University)
Presentation [PDF:180KB]
13:00-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-15:00 Session 3: eAutomotive
Chairman:
FUJIMOTO Takahiro (RIETI Faculty Fellow / Professor, The University of Tokyo)
"Opportunities When Value Networks Collide: Telematics at the Intersection of Automotive and Telecommunications"
- Charles FINE (Chrysler Leaders for Manufacturing Professor, MIT)
Presentation [PDF:488KB]
"The Influence of 3D-CAD on Product Development Process Performance"
- NOBEOKA Kentaro (RIETI Faculty Fellow / Professor, Kobe University)
15:00-16:00 Session 4: Visions of a Sustainable Future
Chairman:
NOBEOKA Kentaro (RIETI Faculty Fellow / Professor, Kobe University)
"Transition to a Hydrogen Future - Scenarios for the U.S."
- Jamie WINEBRAKE (Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology)
Presentation [PDF:260KB]
"Recent Development of Fuel Cell Vehicles and Related Issues in Japan"
- DAISHO Yasuhiro (Professor, Waseda University)
Presentation [PDF:1.5MB]
16:00-16:15 COFFEE BREAK
16:15-17:25 Panel Discussion: Near-to-Mid-Term Predictions for the Global Automotive Industry
Chairman:
John Paul MACDUFFIE (IMVP Co-Director / Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania)
Discussants:
Yannick LUNG Co-Director, GERPISA, France)
Presentation [PDF:100KB] , Paper [PDF:172KB]
Ulrich JURGENS (Professor, Social Science Research Center, Germany)
Charles FINE (Chrysler Leaders for Manufacturing Professor, MIT)
FUJIMOTO Takahiro (RIETI Faculty Fellow / Professor, The University of Tokyo)
ITO Sadanori (Deputy Director of Automobile Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI)
17:25-17:30 Vote of thanks and valedictory speech
John Paul MACDUFFIE (IMVP Co-Director / Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania)
SHIMOKAWA Koichi (Emeritus Professor, Hosei University / Professor, Tokaigakuen University)
FUJIMOTO Takahiro (RIETI Faculty Fellow / Professor, The University of Tokyo)
17:45-19:00 Reception
* The agenda is subject to change.