FRENCH JAPANESE
BUSINESS SUMMIT

2023

 Innovation 

Racing for a global advantage

NIKKEI Hall – TOKYO

November 28, 2023

SPEAKERS

KONO Taro

Minister for Digital Transformation

UOTANI Masahiko

Shiseido Company, Limited
Representative Director, Chairman and CEO

TAKEMASU Sadanobu

President and CEO, Representative Director, Chairman of the Board
Lawson, Inc.

IDEZAWA Takeshi

President and Representative Director CEO (Chief Executive Officer), LY Corporation

Stéphane ORTIZ

Global Managing Director, Innovation & Product
Development Métiers
L'Oréal

KIN Shogetsu

CEO,
A. GLOBAL Co., Ltd

Jean-Dominique SENARD

President The Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi

FUJII Teruo

President,
The University of Tokyo

ASHIZAWA Michiko

Keio Business School
Associate Professor

YAMAMOTO Ichita

Governor of Gunma Prefecture

Jérôme CHOUCHAN

President, french chamber of commerce and industry in japan

TAKAHASHI Masami

Group COO, Scrum Ventures

ISHIGURO Hiroshi

Professor of Faculty of Systems Innovation, Osaka University
Visiting Director of ATR Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories

FUNAKI KENICHI

General Manager
Corporate Venturing Office
Innovation Growth Strategy Division
Hitachi, Ltd.

Richard Katz

Special Correspondent for Toyo Keizai

DOI Kazuhiro

Corporate Vice President,
Nissan Motor Corporation

Kobayashi Nobuko

Managing Director & Partner
EY

HIGASHIHARA Toshiaki

Vice Chair, Chair of Committee on Europe, Keidanren
(Executive Chairman, Representative Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd.)

Guillaume DOURDIN

CEO & Representative Director
VEOLIA JAPAN G.K.

ADACHI Masayuki

President & COO, HORIBA, Ltd.

Bharat RUPANI

President,
AEON NEXT Co., Ltd.

OYA Masahiro

Executive Officer, Group President,
Global Strategic Planning & Marketing
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

François TARDIF

Executive Vice President,
Faurecia Asia
Faurecia Clarion Electronics

OKADA Kohei

Executive Officer
(Deputy CSO)
Toyota Tsusho Corporation

IZUMO Mitsuru

President
Euglena Co.,Ltd.

Jean-Philippe BIRAGNET

Partner, Bain & Company

OKUMURA Shigesaburo

Chief, International News Center, Editorial Division, Nikkei Inc.

Raphaël KELLER

Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs
Embassy of France in Japan

TAKEUCHI Yasuo

Director, Representative Executive
Officer, Executive Chairman
Olympus Corporation

Fabrice BORGERS

Japan R&D Lab Director, Japan R&D Lab
Dassault Systèmes

Philippe SETTON

French Ambassador to Japan

KASHIWABARA Kyoko

Director General of Multilateral Trade System Department , Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI)

Roland LESCURE

Ministre délégué auprès du ministre de l’Économie, des Finances et de la Souveraineté industrielle et numérique, chargé de l’Industrie

About the
business summit

Organized by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (CCI France Japon), under the patronage of the French Ambassador to Japan, the 6th edition of the French-Japanese Business Summit “Innovation: Racing for a Global Advantage” will once again feature inspiring discussions from prestigious speakers and be an opportunity for high-level networking.

The French-Japanese Business Summit 2023 will bring together international speakers and participants from a variety of backgrounds. Experts will share their vision about the forthcoming transformations awaiting France and Japan, the levers behind their global anchorage and influence of their industries and how they can proficiently outrun their challengers through sustained research, partnerships and promotion of diversity.

Our objective through this Summit is to promote the strengths and know-how of both French and Japanese companies, reinforce the cooperation between the two countries and expand strategic business contacts in order to foster an innovative and desirable future.

KEY FACTS
AND FIGURES

TOKYO

November 28, 2023
at the NIKKEI Hall
9:30 – 18:30

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prestigious speakers

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attendees

Networking
Lunch & Cocktail

By Chef-owner of Chez Olivier, Mr. Olivier Oddos

Highlights

As we move forward from Covid-19, it is time for businesses and institutions to reflect on the solutions designed to face its challenges and on ways to anchor them in the long-term. In light of the new rules of the game the pandemic has set, the world’s most advanced economies have to think new management, research and growth models for keeping pace with emerging economies.

In particular, France and Japan ought to move forward, find ways of becoming more resilient and creative, as well as reclaim a leading position in innovation. By focusing on how both countries can successfully transition to the digital, design innovative partnerships, efficiently mobilize financial resources and generate new ideas, we will grasp an overarching picture of the future opportunities awaiting their economies and bilateral relation.

To attempt to address these issues, the 2023 French-Japanese Business Summit will gather top-level international speakers from diverse backgrounds – from leading companies, startups and institutions to academics, bridging disciplines like social sciences, robotics and digital art – to share their visions, their strategies, and the opportunities they foresee.

AGENDA

▶︎ OPENING CEREMONY

▶︎ INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR SHAPING TOMORROW

This panel proposes to hear from CEOs and senior managers and gain meaningful strategic insights on how to achieve business resilience, successful R&D outcomes and positive societal impacts in 2023.

▶︎ STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND INVESTMENT

This panel will be an opportunity for pioneer partnering firms, startups and venture capitals to share their insights on how to find, finance and manage disruptive and creative business alliances.

▶︎ THRIVING IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION (DX)

This panel will have forward-looking companies showcase their strategies to take on digitalization, the 21st century’s core challenge, and harness the potential of AI.

▶︎ SUPPORTING A CREATIVE ECOSYSTEM

The last panel’s speakers will talk about open innovation, unveiling current initiatives and future opportunities to be seized through the diversification of stakeholders and integration of research and business.

▶︎ CONCLUDING REMARKS

BENEFITS
OF ATTENDING

NETWORK

with over 900 leaders, policymakers, researchers and journalists

LISTEN

to expert speakers with in-depth knowledge of the future of their industries and fields of expertise

LEARN

about current trends and opportunities in various sectors

DISCOVER

how strong partnerships between French and Japanese companies can lead to solid results and success stories

ALIGN WITH

Messages from

Following the success of the France-Japan Business Summit for the past five years, the CCI France-Japan is delighted to organize its sixth edition in 2023 which will focus on “Innovation”. It will raise the questions of the key to success in a globally interconnected world where the push from disruption and technological change is accelerating. This Summit will feature prestigious guest speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds, who will share their visions on innovation and technology and also society and art amongst many other features. This forum could provide inspiration for the future in Japan and worldwide. An audience of opinion leaders, journalists and officials will have the opportunity to reflect and exchange on the changes to come and the learnings to navigate the current complexities and create a better world.

Jérôme CHOUCHAN

President, CCI France Japan

Jérôme CHOUCHAN

President, CCI France Japon

Following the success of the France-Japan Business Summit for the past five years, the CCI France-Japan is delighted to organize its sixth edition in 2023 which will focus on “Innovation”. It will raise the questions of the key to success in a globally interconnected world where the push from disruption and technological change is accelerating. This Summit will feature prestigious guest speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds, who will share their visions on innovation and technology and also society and art amongst many other features. This forum could provide inspiration for the future in Japan and worldwide. An audience of opinion leaders, journalists and officials will have the opportunity to reflect and exchange on the changes to come and the learnings to navigate the current complexities and create a better world.
Since its foundation in 1918, the French Chamber of Commerce has been playing a decisive role in fostering and reinforcing partnerships between Japanese and French companies and more profoundly, in bringing France and Japan together in many ways. By allowing them to share their visions, learn from each other and try to find common solutions to the current challenges our societies are facing, the Business Summit will once again be a unique opportunity to contribute further to the longstanding connection between our two countries.

PhiliPPe Setton

French Ambassador to Japan

PhiliPPe Setton

French Ambassador to Japan
Since its foundation in 1918, the French Chamber of Commerce has been playing a decisive role in fostering and reinforcing partnerships between Japanese and French companies and more profoundly, in bringing France and Japan together in many ways. By allowing them to share their visions, learn from each other and try to find common solutions to the current challenges our societies are facing, the Business Summit will once again be a unique opportunity to contribute further to the longstanding connection between our two countries.

Contacts
CCI France Japon

Florence CHADHA

Rumi Bamba

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FRENCH JAPANESE BUSINESS SUMMIT 2023
 INNOVATION  RACING FOR A GLOBAL ADVANTAGE

working Déjeuner
ネットワークランチ

– Araignée de mer, gelée de homard, espuma

ズワイ蟹とオマール海老のジュレ、エスプーマ

– Salade de boulghour, chorizo et calamars

ブルガー麦のサラダ、チョリソーとイカ

– Aji mariné, basquaise de légumes, crème de fenouil

アジのマリネ、バスク風お野菜、フェンネルクリーム

– Velouté de châtaignes

シャテーニュ栗のスープ

– Boudin de Saint-Jacques, sauce au vermouth, champignons

ホタテ貝のブーダン、ヴェルモット酒のソース、きのこ

– Fricassée de volaille chasseur, purée de pomme de terre fumée

鶏肉ときのこのクリーム煮、燻製じゃが芋のピュレ

– Tarte chocolat, praliné, ganache montée café

チョコレートタルト、プラリネ、コーヒーガナッシュ

– Verrine fruits exotiques

南国フルーツのヴェリーヌ仕立て

 

Déjeuner VIP
VIP ランチ

– Araignée de mer, gelée de homard, espuma

ズワイ蟹とオマール海老のジュレ、エスプーマ

– Salade de boulghour, chorizo et calamars

ブルガー麦のサラダ、チョリソーとイカ

– Aji mariné, basquaise de légumes, crème de fenouil

アジのマリネ、バスク風お野菜、フェンネルクリーム

– Velouté de châtaignes

シャテーニュ栗のスープ

– Boudin de Saint-Jacques, sauce au vermouth, champignons

ホタテ貝のブーダン、ヴェルモット酒のソース、きのこ

– Fricassée de volaille chasseur, purée de pomme de terre fumée

鶏肉ときのこのクリーム煮、燻製じゃが芋のピュレ

– Tarte chocolat, praliné, ganache montée café

チョコレートタルト、プラリネ、コーヒーガナッシュ

– Verrine fruits exotiques

南国フルーツのヴェリーヌ仕立て

 
Cocktail canapé
カナッペ・カクテル

– Fuseau de feuille de brick, saumon fumé, citron vert

ブリック生地のロール、スモークサーモン、ライム

– Sablé parmesan, crème de champignons, jambon cru

パルメザンチーズのサブレ、キノコのクリーム、生ハム、

– Hamaguri, salicorne, espuma au basilic

ハマグリとシーアスパラガス、バジルのエスプーマ

– Cake salé au bacon, olives et tomates confites

チーズソルティーケーキ~ベーコン・オリーブ・トマトのコンフィ~

– Tartelette de Saint-Jacques, tarama, citron caviar

帆立のタルトレット、たらこクリーム、ライムキャビア

オリビエ・オドス氏

2009年より市ヶ谷にあるレストラン『シェ・オリヴィエ』のオーナーシェフ。フランスと日本の食材を組み合わせた季節の料理をエレガントな空間で提供しています。

Olivier ODDOS

Chef and owner of Chez Olivier restaurant in the Ichigaya district since 2009, serves seasonal cuisine combining French and Japanese products in an elegant setting.