Keihanna Science City's Conference for Creating New City (Established on April 1st, 2016)

In order to create a synergistic network type management system in accordance with the plan for creating new city, we established the "Keihanna Science City's Conference for creating new city". The president, Public Foundation of Kansai Rreserch Institute was selected as chairman, and it consists of over 70 members including advisors, committee members (top class academics and members from national and local government entities, universities, economic organizations, public utilities, local institutions, support organizations, exchange organizations, and other institutions) and has started concrete challenges.


Committee Members of Keihanna Science City's Conference for Creating New City


President, Public Foundation of Kansai Research Institute


Juichi Yamagiwa, President, Kyoto University
Hiroo Imura, Director Emeritus, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (Professor Emeritus Kyoto University)
Makoto Nagao, Director, International Institute for Advanced Studies (Professor Emeritus Kyoto University)
Hiroshi Matsumoto, Vice Director, International Institute for Advanced Studies (Professor Emeritus Kyoto University)
Hideo Miyahara, Research Director, Asia Pacific Institute of Research (Professor Emeritus Osaka University)
Yutaka Suzuki, Director, Kansai Research Centre, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
(Professor Emeritus Osaka University)


Masatake Murahashi, Senior Researcher, Research Organization of Science and Technology, Ritsumeikan University
Go Takeba, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Prefectural University (Special Advisor to the Kyoto Prefecture)
Yoshiaki Watanabe, Professor, Doshisha University
Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Director for Science and Technology Policy, Assistant to Director General for Science,
Technology and Innovation Policy, Cabinet Office
Director, Technology Policy Division, Global ICT Strategy Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Minister's Secretariat Chief, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Chief, Environmental Improvement Division, Regional Economic and Industrial Policy Group,
Economic and Industrial Policy Bereau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Director-General, Kinki Bureau of Telecommunications, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Director-General, Kinki Bureau of Economy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Director-General, Kinki District Transport Bereau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Chief, Kinki Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International
Chairman, International Institute for Advanced Studies
President, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
Director General, Kansai Photon Science Institute, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological
Science and Technology
Director General, Universal Communication Research Institute, National Institute of Information and
Communications Technology
Librarian, Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library
President, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
President, Doshisha University
President, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts
President, Osaka Electro-Communication University
President, Kansai Gaidai University
President, Nara Women's University
Dean, Faculty / Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Executive Vice President, Osaka University
President, Kyoto Prefectural University
Director, National Institutes for Cultural Heritage / Director General,
Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
Director, Keihanna Commemorative Park Administration Office
Director, NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Director, Space Sensing Laboratory, Advanced Research Division, Panasonic Corporation
Executive Officer, Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. / Director, Central Research Laboratory
Executive Officer / CTO / General Manager, Technology and Intellectual Property
Division, OMRON Corporation
Director, R&D Center Keihanna, KYOCERA Corporation
Executive Officer, Shimadzu Corporation / Director, Technology Research Laboratory
Managing Executive Officer, Suntory Holdings Limited
Director, Rohto Research Village Kyoto
Facility Director, Nara Research and Development Center, Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer, Sekisui House Ltd. / Director, Comprehensive Housing Research
and Development Institute
Executive Director, Kansai Economic Federation
President, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
President , The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
President, Nara Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Executive Director / Deputy Director-General, Community Energy Division,
The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated
Exectutive Director / Kinki district General Manager, Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer, Administrative Strategy Division, Kintetsu Group Holdings Co., Ltd.
Board Director / General Manager, Business Promotion Division, Keihan Real Estate Co., Ltd.
Vice Governor, Kyoto Prefecture
Vice Governor, Osaka Prefecture
Vice Governor, Nara Prefecture
Mayor, Kyotanabe City
Mayor, Kizugawa City
Mayor, Seika Town
Mayor, Hirakata City
Mayor, Shijonawate City
Mayor, Katano City
Mayor, Nara City
Mayor, Ikoma City
Executive Director / West Japan General Manager, Urban Renaissance Agency
President, Keihanna Interaction Plaza Incorporate
Chairperson, Narayama Research Park Council
Chairperson, Institution Liaison Council, Takayama District, Kansai Science City
Chairperson, Regional Development Council, Tsuda Science Hills
Chairperson, Seika-district Development Council, Keihanna ScienceCity
Chairperson, Research Institute Council for Seika / Nishikizu District, Kansai Science City
Manager, Advisory Council to the Companies in Kizugawa City