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2022.09.16

2022 COMMON GROUND Symposium in NYC

The Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) of The University of Tokyo is pleased to invite you to the 2022 COMMON GROUND Symposium in New York City on October 13, 2022, co-hosted by The University of Tokyo New York Office (UTokyoNY).


The symposium aims to bring together leading researchers and specialists from Japan and the US to explore and advance our insights into today's emerging topics in integrating virtual and physical agents and spatial description systems.
The evening will feature keynote speeches by researchers from IIS on their cutting-edge research in applying game engines to "Common Ground" to facilitate interactions between agents and spatial systems, followed by discussions with panelists from academia and industry in the US on the latest topics from related fields.

Event Information

・Dates and time: Thursday October 13 2022

6:00 pⅿ - 8:00 pm (EDT)
2022年10月14日(金)7:00 am - 9:00 am (JST)
・Venue:Verizon Executive Education Center

Cornell Tech, 2 West Loop Road, New York, NY 10044
 
・Admission: Free; registration required via registration form

Registration for IN-PERSON attendees , Registration for WEBINAR attendees

Program

6:00 pm Opening Remarks

Toru Okabe

Director General

IIS - The University of Tokyo

Tomonari Yashiro

Professor - IIS, The University of Tokyo

Director - The University of Tokyo New York Office

6:20 pm Keynote Speech #1

Introduction of "Common Ground"

Keisuke Toyoda

Project Professor , IIS , The University of Tokyo

6:40 pm Keynote Speech #2

Introduction of Game Engine /Game AI application to the physical environment

Youichiro Miyake

Research Fellow, IIS, The University of Tokyo

General Manager of AI Division / Lead AI Researcher, SQUARE ENIX Co.,ltd.

7:10 pm Panel Discussion

Fabio Duarte

Principal Research Scientist, MIT Senseable City Lab,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rodger Luo

Principal AI Researcher, Autodesk AI Lab,

Autodesk Inc.

John Cerone

Principal, SHoP Architects

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Ivan Panushev

Principal Partner Solutions Architect - Engineering, Construction & Real Estate

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

moderated by Keisuke Toyoda

7:55 pm Closing Remarks

Tomonari Yashiro

Professor - IIS, The University of Tokyo

Director - The University of Tokyo New York Office

8:00 pm Networking Reception

for in-person attendees only

Light refreshment will be served

Website

https://sites.google.com/g.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/2022commongroundsymposium/home

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