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5th Joint Symposium of Kobe, Kyoto, and Osaka universities -- "Tomorrow's Lifestyle through Energy Management -- From Smart Grids to Smart Communities"

2012-2-22 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. -

The three universities of Kobe University, Kyoto University, and Osaka University have been holding joint international symposiums at the beginning of each new year.

On Wednesday, February 22, Kyoto University will host this year's symposium on the theme of "Tomorrow's Lifestyle through Energy Management."

This symposium will focus on finding ways to achieve smart communities, communities with a social background of energy informatization, basic ideas, and the latest research that has attracted attention regarding demand-side electric energy management system for homes, offices, and industries.

Venue: Centennial Hall, 1st floor, Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto University, Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Tel: 075-753-2285


Program

  • Greetings from Presidents of Kobe University, Kyoto University, Osaka University (1:00 - 1:20)
  • Keynote Speech -- "Energy Informatization -- Smart Energy Management from the Citizen's Perspective," MATSUYAMA Takashi, Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University (1:20 - 2:20)
  • Presentations followed by General Discussion: "From Smart Grids to Smart Communities" (2:30 - 5:15)

Presenters:

  • TSUKAMOTO Masahiko, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University
  • ISE Toshifumi, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
  • YOKOYAMA Kenji, Chief, Smart Business Division, Business Development Department, NTT Facilities
  • MOMOSE Nobuo, Senior Expert, Advanced Technology Planning Office, Development Headquarters, Mitsubishi Motors

M.C.: MATSUYAMA Takashi, Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University

Closing remarks (5:15 - 5:30)


For more information and/or to register, please visit the home page for this symposium -- http://www.3univ.jp/

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