Conférence & Séminaire

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics on the Automotive and Mobility Industries

CCI France Japon “L’Espace” - at CCIFJ brand new office!
YS Building 1F, 2-2-2 Nihonbashi-Honcho, Chuo-ku

Langue : English/Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)

Tarif :
(to be paid in cash at the door or online via PayPal)
8 000 yens for members of the French Chamber
18 000 yens for non-members
Any cancellation after the deadline or no-show will be charged.

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Following the success of 2018, we are delighted to announce the 2nd edition of the Automotive & Mobility Conference, this year focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 17:00.

With different and new technological expertise entering the field, AI and Robotics will have a fundamental impact on these industries in the next few years, driving significant changes.

During this conference, French and Japanese automotive and mobility experts will:

- discuss impacts on labor,  looking at major industrial changes, transformation of the production engineering, manufacturing and production landscapes as well as at factories of the future ;
- present  how  the game of mobility will be changed, with a special focus on mobility of persons, logistics, ecommerce and delivery of goods.

Join this event, designed to help industry leaders and policy makers lead change and navigate future developments, to get forward-thinking and integrated perspective and to discover future trends.

With speakers from:

- Dassault Systèmes
- EasyMile
- EY
- Fives
- McKinsey & Company
- Michelin
- Nissan Motor Corporation

- Odakyu Electric Railway
- SB Drive
- Valeo
- Yaskawa Electric Corporation

We look forward to seeing you at this conference, which will be followed by a networking cocktail.



16:30 Doors open

17:00  Welcome speech

  • Laurent PIC, French Ambasador to Japan
  • Armel CAHIERRE, President, CCI France Japon

    MC: Bernard DELMAS, Senior Advisor to Michelin Group & Member of the Board of Directors of Nissan Motor Corporation

17:10  PANEL 1How is Labor Impacted by Artificial Intelligence and Robotics?
   Industrial Change, Manufacturing & Producing, Factory of the Future…
   MODERATOR: Allen H. FUKADA, Partner, Advisory Services, EY

  • Guillaume GERONDEAU, Vice President, Transportation & Mobility Industry Asia, Dassault Systemes
  • Yumie KUBOTA, Manager, YASKAWA Cockpit Development, Robotics Division, Yaskawa Electric Corporation
  • Jean-Jacques LAVIGNE, President, Fives Japan
  • Hideyuki SAKAMOTO, Executive Officer, Executive Vice President, Nissan Motor Corporation

18:00  PANEL 2– How Does Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Change the Game of Mobility?
   Mobility of Persons, Logistics, Delivery of Goods and Ecommerce

   MODERATOR: Jean-Baptiste COUMAU, Partner, McKinsey & Company

KEY NOTE OVERVIEW, Matthias KÄSSER, Partner, Center for Future Mobility, McKinsey & Company

  • Jean-Marc DESVAUX, Head of Business Initiatives APAC, EasyMile
  • Junya NISHIMURA, Senior Manager, Next Generation Mobility Team, Management Strategy Department, Odakyu Electric Railway
  • Atsuto SUYAMA, CTO, SB Drive
  • Minoru TAKEUCHI, Japan Chief Technology Officer, Valeo Japan

19:00  Concluding Remarks and Q&A
Bernard DELMAS and Ali ORDOOBADI, President, Valeo Japan




Any questions?

Please contact us at a.salfray(@) (English/French) or k.omura(@) (French/Japanese)



Event organized with the kind support of




In 2019 the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (CCI France Japon) organizes a series a sectoral events dedicated to the French-Japanese business community: the  Business Leaders Forum. All year round, events will bring together exceptional guests who will share their vision of the future and identify themes of cooperation. This Forum will end by the 2nd edition of the French-Japanese Business Summit on December 11, 2019.


2019 Business Leaders Forum Sponsors



Modalités d'accès

  • Sobu Line : 2 min from Shin-Nihonbashi Station
  • Ginza Line / Hanzomon Line : 2 min from Mitsukoshi-mae Station
  • Yamanote Line : 9 min from Kanda Station


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