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Exhibition outline announced! The Cutting-edge IT & Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition CEATEC JAPAN 2013 exhibition theme is “Smart Innovation – Technology for Future Society and Lifestyles”

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Exhibition outline has been released for CEATEC JAPAN 2013, which will be held over a five-day period from Tuesday, Oct. 1st to Saturday 5th, at Makuhari Messe. The show will open every day from 10a.m. until 5p.m.

The CEATEC JAPAN Executive Board, comprised of three organizations – the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), whose Chairman is Norio Sasaki, Director and Vice Chairman of the Board at Toshiba Corporation; the Communications and Information Network Association of Japan (CIAJ), whose Chairman is Takashi Okuda, Chairman of Sharp Corporation; and the Computer Software Association of Japan (CSAJ), whose Chairman is Shigefumi Wada, President of OBIC Business Consultants Co., Ltd. – has announced that CEATEC JAPAN 2013, the Cutting-edge IT & Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition, will be held over a five-day period from October 1 (Tuesday) to October 5 (Saturday), 2013, at Makuhari Messe (Mihama Ward, Chiba City).

CEATEC JAPAN 2013 Exhibition Outline

Theme of CEATEC JAPAN 2013:
“Smart Innovation – Technology for Future Society and Lifestyles”

IT & electronics industries hold the promise of contributing greatly to important growth strategies such as the expansion of existing industries through IT usage and the creation of new industries through convergence across differing fields.
Technical innovations in IT & electronics are making lifestyles and society as a whole more comfortable and smarter.

Highly-topical keynote speeches/international guest speakers

Opening day, October 1 (Tuesday), will feature keynote speeches from Norio Sasaki (Vice-Chairman and Director of Toshiba), Takashi Okuda (Chairman of Sharp), and Shigefumi Wada (President of Obic Business Consultants), as well as a 4K/8K panel discussion and guest speech from Intel Corporation.
Following, a range of key players in the IT and electronics industries will be giving presentations on keyword themes such as the smart community, smart networking, and smart devices until Friday, October 4.
One session that is sure to gain attention will be a panel discussion covering Tizen OS, Firefox OS, and HTML5 under the theme of ” Next-generation Smartphone OS (tentative)”.

Promoting “innovation” and “hands-on experience proposals” with 2 exhibition configurations
1) Key Technologies Stage

The Key Technologies Stage will present the world-leading electronic components and devices coming out of Japan that are supporting innovation around the globe. These exhibits will feature cutting-edge high-functionality components and key devices driving energy efficiency and miniaturization of smartphones, tablets and other devices, energy-saving, energy storage and energy creation technologies for social infrastructure and home energy management systems (HEMS), sensing devices driving automobile computerization and product functions, power modules pioneering advances in electric vehicles (EVs) and similar technologies, safe, easy-to-use input devices for operating various equipment, and energy harvesting technologies that eliminate the need for batteries or power cables.

2) Lifestyle & Society Stage

Seamlessly combining a wide range of usage scenes, the Lifestyle & Society Stage will present “hands-on experience proposals” for the lifestyles and society of tomorrow. The exhibits will include technologies, products and services to make people’s lives richer and more comfortable, such as next generation imaging technologies including 4K/8K high-resolution television, the latest in smartphones and mobile communications, smart house systems to control energy and appliances around the home, HEMS, domestic electricity storage systems, smart appliances, cloud services advancing ICT use, and upgrades in usability as well as authentication technologies essential for security.

Proposing Smart Lifestyle with Special Exhibit “Lifestyle Innovation” and Conferences
1) Smart House & Home Appliances

Hands-on exhibit supported by JEMA, with cooperation from ECHONET Consortium
Friday, Oct. 4: “New Smart House Created by a Smart Meter” planning by JEITA

2) Smart Mobility

EV test drive, auto driving demonstrations and rides supported by JAMA, with cooperation from automotive manufacturers
Wednesday, Oct. 2: Cooperative symposium by 3 events – CEATEC JAPAN/ITS World Congress/Tokyo Motor Show (planned)

3) Smart Healthcare

Hands-on exhibit with cooperation from Continua Health Alliance
Thursday, Oct. 3: “Medical & Healthcare Industry Innovation Forum” planning by JEITA Medical Care IT Innovation Strategy Lab

4) Smart SOHO

Hands-on exhibit with cooperation from ICT vendor
Wednesday, Oct. 2: A panel discussion titled “Next-generation Smartphone OS (tentative)” gathering Tizen OS, Firefox OX, and HTML 5. These will be multi-faceted discussions that include the reasons why these new operating systems have emerged and their advantages for users.
Wednesday, Oct. 2: Smart SOHO: Creating new work styles through SNS and cloud-based collaboration work hubs. (tentative)

New Exhibitors to CEATEC JAPAN 2013 Count 57!
1) Key Technologies Stage

ULIS, AMS Japan, NLT Technology, Owltech/ SHUN HING SPRING, Okitsumo Inc., Hong Kong Corporation Limited, CWB Group, Civic Media, Zhongshan Longde S&T Technology, Taiyo Industrial, Technical, Teledyne LeCroy Japan, tv asahi, NHK Spring, Nihon Maruko International Group, Hu-Brain, Inc. FIRSTOHM, Höganäs Japan, POCONS, Yamato Electronic, Leister Technologies, Logic Research

2) Lifestyle & Society Stage

Art Factory, IM, Different Dimensions, INOITULOS S.L., Ecopro ICT Japan, AnyDATA Corporation, NHK Media Technology, NSM Initiatives, Coming Plastic, Global Cyber Group, KORINS INC., Computer System Technology, Suntec Software (Shanghai), Sanwa Supply, GeneLite Inc., System Technology-I, JUNSUNGTECH, SEIDIO INC., SUZHOU IE-TECH, Sonostar Inc., Tacsystem, Denso, TripodWorks, HYPERSYNES INTERNATIONAL, Bad Elf, FOX, Horic, Motoya

3) ICT Suite/Electronics Suite

KBB, I&D, Koukai Japan, Softfront, Yokosuka Research Park (YRP) R&D Promotion Committee

4) Special Exhibit “Lifestyle Innovation”

VESTEC JAPAN, Honda, Mazda

Recognizing Innovative Technologies and Products – CEATEC AWARD

With the aim of contributing to the development of IT and electronics industries and the creation of new markets, the most striking innovative technologies, products, services and systems among the exhibits will be awarded. Continuing from last year, the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Awards will be presented, while the Grand Prix will be selected from 4 categories.

1) Award categories: Products, Network & Services, Key Technologies, Core Technologies
2) Minister Awards ceremony will be held from noon during the Opening Reception, Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Hotel New Otani Makuhari
3) Category Awards will be announced from 10:00a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Makuhari Messe. The results will also be released on the official website.
4) Category Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3 at Makuhari Messe.
Linking up ITS World Congress Tokyo 2013 and the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 to showcase the vitality of Japan

CEATEC is proud to be linked to the ITS World Congress Tokyo 2013 and the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 to be held in Fall this year.
Bringing together and presenting the world’s leading technologies for the safe, secure, ecological and comfortable lifestyles of the future with Japanese vigor.
Shared PR for these 3 events and symposiums under common themes are planned.

〈The 20th ITS World Congress Tokyo 2013〉
Dates Oct. 14 – 18, 2013
Venues Opening ceremony on October 14th at Tokyo International Forum;
Tokyo Big Sight between October 15-18.
〈The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013〉
Dates Nov. 22 – Dec. 1, 2013 (Open to the public from Nov. 23rd)
Venue Tokyo Big Sight
New “Media Convention” openings exclusive for press conferences and media personnel

From this year, there will be an exclusive opening for media personnel called “Media Convention” from 3 pm to 7 pm on Monday, September 30, the day before the exhibition opening.
Chairman Sasaki of the Executive Board will provide details of this Media Convention and make pre-opening announcements at a press conference to be held at the Sankei Hall (Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku), on Wednesday, September 18.

Pre-Registration and Official Website

Pre-registration for show attendance and reservations for keynote and guest speeches will start from Friday July 19th. Admission will be free by registering in advance (pre-registration) online.
Look for the latest information and details on the CEATEC JAPAN official website below.

Related URL

Official CEATEC JAPAN 2013 website