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Osaka University Leaders' Forum

2019-2-8 (Fri) 15:00 -

The Osaka University Leaders Forum is an event to provide a place of interaction for managers and executives who are alumni of Osaka University/Osaka University of Foreign Studies. This year, the event will be held on Osaka University's Toyonaka Campus.

We hope that this forum proves useful for your future endeavors as a place for information exchange and networking.

*For a look at last year's Leaders' Forum, click here.

NEW We regret to announce that advance registration has terminated. 
Some seating may be available at the door.

Date and Time

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 15:00~18:00 (Doors open at 14:30)


Osaka University Hall, Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University



• 15:00 ~ 16:10 -- Lecture (Location: Lecture Hall)

- Greeting - NISHIO Shojiro (President, Osaka University)

- Alumni Lecture

SUENOBU Noriko (Director and corporate officer, Pola Chemical Industries, Inc.)

• 16:20 ~ 18:00 -- Social Gathering (Location: Assembly Hall)

- Attendance Fee: 5,000 yen (to be collected on the day of the event)

Intended for

Managers, executives, directors, and private business owners who graduated from Osaka University and Osaka University of Foreign Studies

*Those individuals requiring special consideration should consult with event organizers beforehand.

Lecturer Profile


Corporate officer, R&D Planning, Pola Chemical Industries, Inc.

A Kobe native, Ms. Suenobu completed the master's program in the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Osaka University in 1991, entering Pola Chemical Industries in the same year.

In 2002, she began research and development on anti-wrinkle quasi-drugs, and in 2015, took her position as Corporate Officer in charge of R&D Planning at Pola Chemical Industries Inc.

In 2017, her anti-wrinkle quasi-drug, the first quasi-drug cosmetic to be approved by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, was put on sale to the public, and she was awarded with the 2018 Nikkei Woman of the Year Award. She took her current position in 2018.


Alumni Section, External Affairs Division, Co-Creation Bureau, Osaka University

TEL: 06-6879-7196

Email: alumni-app[at] (Please replace [at] with @ when contacting this address.

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