EU-Japan conference on smart society and beyond for the super-aging era


Waseda University (Waseda) and Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) are pleased to invite you to the upcoming EU-JAPAN Conference at the Belgian Royal Academy, Espace Roi Baudouin, Rue Ducale1, 1000 Bruxelle, son Monday, October 8, 2018, 9:00 – 18:30.

The conference will be a place for those engaged in collaborative research projects at Waseda, ULB and other European institutions to unveil their latest research. The theme of the event is a social and economic challenge confronting both Japan and Europe today – how can countries facing super-aging create smart societies? The event will bring together members of Japanese and European industry, academia and government to present and share opinions on the latest scholarship and research outcomes on this subject.

09:30Opening session
10:00Keynote Speech: “The Future of Robotics in Super Aging Societies”
10:30Keynote Speech: “Humanoid Robots Supporting an Aging Society”
11:00Coffee break
11:30Panel Discussion: “Ideal Robots for the Elderly”
13:00Networking Lunch
14:45Chair and Opening Remarks
15:00Keynote Speech: “Robots and the Workforce in a Super Aging Society”
15:40Panel Discussion: “Economic Growth through Robot Revolution”
17:00Closing Remarks
17:30Farewell Cocktail

Registration is now available via google form

For more information, please contact Waseda Brussels Office by email to:


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