Speakers

  • Barbora Greplova
    Barbora Greplova
    Co-Chair of the INATBA Climate Action Working Group
  • Kazuhiro Ikegaya
    Kazuhiro Ikegaya
    Design Lead, Environment Project, Global Center for Social Innovation, R&D Group, Hitachi Ltd.

    Kazuhiro Ikegaya has experience in UI/UX design, customer co-creation, and design research over a wide range of industries such as energy, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. He currently works on creation of sustainability vision and development of digital services mainly for environmental business.

  • Kiara Kealoha
    Kiara Kealoha
    Marketing and Communications Manager, iov42
  • Maiko Meguro
    Maiko Meguro
    Legal Analyst/Policy Officer, European Commission DG Connect

    Maiko Meguro is a Legal Analyst at the blockchain and innovation unit of the European Commission, DG CONNECT where she works as a lawyer on blockchain, smart contract and other related policies under the framework of the Digital Single Market. She is seconded from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan where she previously served in international negotiations including EU-Japan EPA (on Trade in Services, Investment and Electric Commerce) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (on Investment and Trade in Service). She is also affiliated with the University of Amsterdam as a research fellow on public international law.

  • Marc Taverner
    Marc Taverner
    INATBA Executive Director. Former Global Ambassador & Markets Development, Bitfury. U.K.
  • Satoru Someya
    Satoru Someya
    Managing Director, Head of CEO’s Office and Head of Global & Alliance Business Department

    Mr Satoru Someya is Managing Director, Head of CEO’s Office and Head of Global & Alliance Business Department at TradeWaltz Inc. He started his career at Mitsubishi Corporation in 2010. He has engaged in projects for global trading systems and supported launching a trading subsidiary. He also has experience as a bridge engineer in India and as an investor in digital startups. In recent years, he has been responsible for digital transformation in business industries at the headquarters of Mitsubishi Corporation, and was sent to TradeWaltz Inc as a Managing Director in 2020. With a strong passion in international activities and blockchain, he served as a Discussion Coordinator for the Japan-ASEAN Youth Leaders Summit, a cultural exchange program organized by the Cabinet Office for 5 years, and also served as a lead organizer of the Blockchain 2.0 Meetup Community in 2018.

  • Yves de Beauregard
    Yves de Beauregard
    EMEIA Head of Digital Business Solutions, Fujitsu Global

    Yves de Beauregard is in charge of the Global incubation department of Fujitsu Group. In this role he manages the set up and the development of digital solutions globally.

    Prior to this role, Yves was leading Fujitsu on the Benelux region. His career started 25 years ago, and includes management & executive positions within CapGemini and Altran groups.

Location

METI/JEITA Online Conference Room

Date

Jul 14 2021
Expired!

Time

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Blockchain Workshop: Current Status of Europe and Role of International Cooperation

INATBA collaborated with the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) to offer a blockchain workshop for European and Japanese audiences. The workshop featured high-level speakers from the Japanese and European public and private sectors, intended to provide attendees with insights on the current status of blockchain in the regions and how international cooperation will play a role moving forwards.

Agenda (subject to change, all times are listed in CEST and JST):

8:30-8:35/15:30-15:30

Opening Remark DDG Kyoko Kashiwabara, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

8:35-8:55/15:35-15:55

European Blockchain Strategy Maiko Meguro, Legal Analyst/Policy Officer, DG CONNECT, European Commission

8:55-9:10/15:55-16:10

INATBA Introduction Marc Taverner, Executive Director, INATBA

9:10-9:20/16:10-16:20

INATBA Supply Chain WG – Presentation Mr. Yves Debeauregard, INATBA Board of Directors & Head of Global Solutions, Fujitsu

9:20-9:35/16:20-16:35

Case study – Trade Waltz Satoru Someya, Managing Director, Head of CEO’s Office and Division COO of Global & Alliance Business Department, Trade Waltz

9:35-9:50/16:35-16:50

Interactive Panel Discussion Moderator: Marc Taverner, Executive Director, INATBA

Yves Debeauregard, INATBA Board of Directors & Head of Global Solutions, Fujitsu

Satoru Someya, Managing Director, Head of CEO’s Office and Division COO of Global & Alliance Business Department, Trade Waltz

9:50-10:00/16:50-17:00

INATBA Climate Change WG -Presentation Barbora Greplova, Co-Chair of the INATBA Climate Change WG & Director, Future Energy Foundation

Kiara Kealoha, Co-Chair of the INATBA Climate Change WG & Marketing and Communications Manager, iov42

10:00-10:10/17:00-17:10

Case Study – Hitachi Kazuhiro Ikegaya, Design Lead, Environment Project, Global Center for Social Innovation, R&D Group, Hitachi

10:10-10:25/17:10-17:25

Interactive Panel Discussion Moderator: Marc Taverner, Executive Director, INATBA

Barbora Greplova, Co-Chair of the INATBA Climate Change WG & Director, Future Energy Foundation

Kazuhiro Ikegaya, Design Lead, Environment Project, Global Center for Social Innovation, R&D Group, Hitachi

Kiara Kealoha, Co-Chair of the INATBA Climate Change WG & Marketing and Communications Manager, iov42

10:25-10:30/17:25-17:30

Closing Remark Dr IZUMI Noriaki, Director, Digital Economy Division, METI


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