The 1st TTPU Seminar “Realizing New Mobility Services ~ Examining the Japanese MaaS from User’s Perspective ~”

  • Innovation

Supported by 日本財団 THE NIPPON FOUNDATION

Organizer Organizer:
 Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
Co-organizer:
 Japan Transport and Tourist Research Institute (JTTRI)
 Research Institute for Road and Street(RIRS)
Date / Time Fri, Feb 21,2020 13:00~17:00
Venue Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center, Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo (Tokyo)
Theme Realizing New Mobility Services ~ Examining the Japanese MaaS from User’s Perspective ~
Lecturer Opening Remarks:
 Akio Takahara, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
 Masafumi Shukuri, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
 Chairman, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Keynote Speech 1: “For Promoting the Japanese MaaS”
 Yasuto Kawarabayashi, Deputy Minister for Public Transport and Logistics Policy
 Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)

Keynote Speech 2: “Wellbeing of People & Local Society and MaaS & New Mobility Services ”
 Haruo Ishida, Specially Appointed Professor, Nihon University
 Professor Emeritus, University of Tsukuba President, Research Institute for Road and Street

Presentation 1: “MONET Technologies and Challenges for MaaS”
 Saeko Miyaoka, MONET Technologies Inc.

Presentation 2: “ EMot, a MaaS Application and the World to be Realized by MaaS Japan, as a Common Database”
 Junya Nishimura, Senior Manager,
 Next Generation Mobility Team Management Strategy Department, Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.

Presentation 3: “New Mobilities Deployment into Urban Areas and their redesign and update”
 Mariko Shigematsu,The Council for Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi,
 and Yurakucho Mitsubishi Estate Company, Limited

Presentation 4: “What is the Japanese MaaS? Findings by the Choi-Soko Project”
 Hiromi Kato,Innovation Center AISIN SEIKI Co., Ltd.

Panel Discussion:
Panelists:
 Hirohiko Shigeta, Director of New Mobility Service Division Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
 Shinsuke Ito, Founder and CEO of rimOnO Corporation
 Advisor, KPMG Mobility Institute of Japan
 Saeko Miyaoka, MONET Technologies Inc.
 Junya Nishimura,Senior Manager, Next Generation Mobility Team Management Strategy Department,
 Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
 Mariko Shigematsu, The Council for Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi, and Yurakucho
 Mitsubishi Estate Company, Limited
 Hiromi Kato, Innovation Center AISIN SEIKI Co., Ltd.
Moderator:
 Haruo Ishida, Specially Appointed Professor, Nihon University Professor Emeritus, University of Tsukuba
 President, Research Institute for Road and Street

Closing Remarks:
 Hiroshi Ohashi, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo

Event Summary

※For further details, please visit the following TTPU’s website.


http://www.pp.u-tokyo.ac.jp/events/2020-01-14-23470/

At the beginning of the seminar, Professor Takahashi, Dean of Graduate School of Public Policy made an opening remarks at the seminar. Next, Mr. Shukuri, a visiting professor of the University of Tokyo made his welcome speech to the audience. Then the keynote lectures were given by Mr. Kawarabayashi, Deputy Minister for Public Transport and Logistics Policy, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Professor Ishida, President, Research Institute for Road and Street, Specially Appointed Professor of Nihon University and Professor Emeritus of University of Tsukuba. In the first half o the seminar, four presentations on the state-of-the-art technologies were made, whose speakers were Ms. Saeko Miyaoka of MONET Technologies, Inc., Mr. Junya Nishimura of Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd., Ms. Mariko Shigematsu of The Council for Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi and Yurakucho and Ms. Hiromi Kato of AISIN SEIKI Co., Ltd.


In the second half of the seminar, panelists exchanged opinions in the panel discussion about MaaS feasibility from users’ perspective as well as how to successfully deploy new mobility services to our society. Panelists pointed out advance in data linkage of MaaS, while pointing out the difficulty of on-site coordination and the depth and the size of the challenges. They also shared views about how to tackle with the challenges, how to coordinate different parties, and how to establish an environment suitable for all parties including local governments and transportation companies.


The seminar was successful with much participation, despite the current tough times and an active Q&A session in the panel discussion. It was also helpful to promote MaaS in Japan in the future.

Program of the seminar is as the following

Opening Remarks
Akio Takahara<br>Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo

Akio Takahara
Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo

Opening Remarks
Masafumi Shukuri<br>Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo<br>Chairman, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Masafumi Shukuri
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
Chairman, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Keynote Speech 1
Yasuto Kawarabayashi<br>Deputy Minister for Public Transport and Logistics Policy Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)

Yasuto Kawarabayashi
Deputy Minister for Public Transport and Logistics Policy Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)


“For Promoting the Japanese MaaS”
Keynote Speech 2
Haruo Ishida<br>Specially Appointed Professor, Nihon University <br>Professor Emeritus, University of Tsukuba President Research Institute for Road and Street

Haruo Ishida
Specially Appointed Professor, Nihon University
Professor Emeritus, University of Tsukuba President Research Institute for Road and Street


Wellbeing of People & Local Society and MaaS & New Mobility Services”
Presentation 1
Saeko Miyaoka<br>MONET Technologies Inc.<br>

Saeko Miyaoka
MONET Technologies Inc.


MONET Technologies and Challenges for MaaS”
Presentation 2
Junya Nishimura<br>Senior Manager, Next Generation Mobility Team Management Strategy Department, Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd

Junya Nishimura
Senior Manager, Next Generation Mobility Team Management Strategy Department, Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd


EMot, a MaaS Application and the World to be Realized by MaaS Japan, as a Common Database”

Presentation 3
Mariko Shigematsu<br>The Council for Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi, and Yurakucho<br>Mitsubishi Estate Company, Limited

Mariko Shigematsu
The Council for Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi, and Yurakucho
Mitsubishi Estate Company, Limited


New Mobilities Deployment into Urban Areas and their redesign and update”

Presentation 4
Hiromi Kato<br>Innovation Center AISIN SEIKI Co., Ltd.

Hiromi Kato
Innovation Center AISIN SEIKI Co., Ltd.


What is the Japanese MaaS? Findings by the Choi-Soko Project”
Panel Discussion

<Panelists>
  Hirohiko Shigeta 
  Director of New Mobility Service Division Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism


Shinsuke Ito

  Founder and CEO of rimOnO Corporation 
  Advisor, KPMG Mobility Institute of Japan


 
Saeko Miyaoka
  MONET Technologies Inc.

 Junya Nishimura
  Senior Manager, Next Generation Mobility Team
  Management Strategy Department, Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.

 Mariko Shigematsu
  The Council for Area Development and Management of Otemachi, Marunouchi, and Yurakucho
  Mitsubishi Estate Company, Limited
 
 Hiromi Kato
  Innovation Center, AISIN SEIKI Co., Ltd.

<Moderator>
 Haruo Ishida
  Specially Appointed Professor, Nihon University Professor Emeritus, University of Tsukuba
  President, Research Institute for Road and Street

Closing Remarks
Hiroshi Ohashi<br>Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo

Hiroshi Ohashi
Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo

Outline of the seminar

There were many participants from universities research institutions, transportation companies, consulting companies, and press because of the highly interesting theme. The seminar was successful.

The seminar details have been uploaded on the TTPU website below.
http://www.pp.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/2020-03-06-24031/

An article about the seminar was published in the paper, Tokyo Kotsu Shinbun. (No.29112, Monday, March 2nd, 2020) (Newspaper company: Tokyo Kotsu Shinbunsha)

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