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News FY 2019

“COINS Retreat Camp 2019” was held on 18th~19th October.

“COINS Retreat Camp 2019” was held on 18th~19th October at The Shonan Village Center.

The first day, We had lectures “Impact of Globalization on Human Resource Development” by Nagahiro Yoshida (Former VP Chief of Staff, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company) and “How to effectively communicate - Communication Leadership” by Kumi Sato (President of Cosmo PR Co. Ltd.). The MC is Mak Shimazaki Chief Research Coordinator. We had a Group session which Theme is “PR of iCONM/COINS for Foreign Countries“ then each group presentation.

The Second day, After the award ceremony, We had lecture “Statistical and AI analysis of workers' activities in hot-spring town with multi-digital devices” by Jun Sese (CEO, Humanome Lab). The MC is Tomohiro Anzai Assistant Leader. We had a Group session which Theme is “Imagine our research activities in the AI/ICT era” then each group presentation.

Finally, Mr. Tatsuro Irimura (Juntendo University), Mr. Toshio Asano (Asahi Kasei Corporation), Mr. Haruhiko Manabe (JST), Hiromichi Kimura (Project Leader of COINS), Kazunori Kataoka (Research Leader of COINS) gave us feedback. The meeting was very productive to “Looking ahead to the arrival of globalization and AI era”


  • Hiromichi Kimura, Project Leader

  • Koji Nagai, Chief Research Coordinator

Workshop 1 “Globalization”

  • Mak Shimazaki, Chief Research Coordinator

  • Mr. Nagahiro Yoshida

  • Ms. Kumi Sato

Award ceremony

Workshop 2 “Our research in the AI era“

  • Tomohiro Anzai, Assistant Leader

  • Mr. Jun Sese



  • Tatsuro Irimura , Advisor

  • Toshio Asano, Advisor

  • Mr. Haruhiko Manabe

Closing Remarks

  • Kazunori Kataoka, Research Leader

Group photo

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