Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2017

On 26 February, 2017, Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2017, co-organized by JSPS and Nobel Media AB, was held at the Tokyo International Forum. 36 world-leading scientists and distinguished leaders including 5 Nobel Laureates discussed human intelligence, artificial intelligence and its future.

Approximately 1,000 participants attended the event, and it finished with participants’ ovation. Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2017 was graced with the presence of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado. You can watch the all lectures and discussions on the following URL.




Nobel International Partners:

3M will collaborate with Nobel Media over several years to bring light to important global issues, like the future of scientific education and sustainability. The partnership gives us the opportunity to jointly focus on educating, inspiring and engaging a broader audience on big issues that impact people's lives around the world.
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. Today more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
Scania has a strong focus on research and development and is at the forefront in developing efficient and smart transport solutions and innovations. More than 3,500 researchers are working in the very forefront when it comes to future key areas as alternative fuels, connectivity, automation and electrification. The aim is to maintain and continue to develop a broad competence, ensuring that Scania retains its leading position within the automotive industry.
Volvo Cars
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is investing heavily in developing new technologies in the areas of autonomous driving, active safety and electrification. Our 6,000 colleagues dedicated to Research and Development are spread across three continents. We strengthen the automotive cluster in Western Sweden and establish an emerging hub for automotive software engineering.

Event Partners:

Fujitsu Limited
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a wide range of technology products and services. Our vision is “Human Centric Intelligent Society”, so approximately 160,000 Fujitsu people aims to bringing about a prosperous future that fulfills the dreams of people,and support customers in more than 100 countries.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)'s competitive advantages include its solid and extensive client base, the expeditious implementation of strategies, and also the service providing capability of its predominant Group companies.SMBC, as a core member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, integrally work with other Group companies to provide highly sophisticated and comprehensive financial services to clients.

Supporting Organizations:

Recruit Holdings
Founded in 1960, Recruit Holdings is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, Recruit is focused on variety of areas, including employment, education, housing, marriage, travel, restaurants, beauty, cars, hobbies, and lifestyles. Recruit has more than 38,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. Its holdings include Indeed, the world’s largest job site. For more information visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com
SCSK Corporation
SCSK Corporation support customers’ businesses by providing a complete lineup of all the IT services required, from systems development to IT infrastructure construction, IT management, business process outsourcing (BPO), and sales of IT hardware and software.