Program

Sunday the 25 of November : Arrival and Welcome

  • Arrival of the international flight
  • Welcome dinner

Monday the 26 of November : Kick-off meeting and key accounts meetings

  • Morning : Kick-off meeting (program’s overview with individual interpreters)
  • Afternoon : Group and BtoB meetings with a big Japanese company such as CANON or SONY
  • Evening : Workshop with a AI key actor in Japan

Tuesday the 27 of Novembre : BtoB meetings

  • Day time : Individual meeting schedule based on targeting company by the Tokyo Business France office. (3 appointments maximum). These meetings will take place in the presence of an interpreter
  • End of the day: Press conference in the presence of Japanese journalists specialized in new technologies
  • Pitch and Networking night with Future Tech Hub (Incubator for startups of the AR/VR sector)

Wednesday the 28 of November : BtoB meetings

  • Day time: Individual meeting schedule based on targeting company by the Tokyo Business France office (3 appointments maximum). These meetings will take place in the presence of an interpreter
  • French Tech Tokyo night event

Thursday the 29 of November : Semi-collective meeting and debriefing

  • Morning and early afternoon : Semi-collective meeting to choose according to the application sector of each company

Examples of possible appointments :
AR/VR

  • Meeting with a university laboratory: Keio University, Media Design Labo (Embodied Media Project)
  • Meeting with a big Japanese company : BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT (Bandai Namco Group)

AI

  • Meeting with the AI subsidiary of NTT group: COREVO
  • Meeting with Sony Computer Science Laboratories
  • Meeting with Fujitsu “Humain Centric AI Zinrai”
  • Visit of a place where service robots are used : Henna hotel (Reception by humanoid robots)
  • Late afternoon : Mission’s debriefing
    • Mission’s debriefing (your feedbacks)
    • Development of the action plan for follow-up
  • Evening : Return flight to France