Organized by: JSME D&S Division
Venue: University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Date: Nov.15-16, 2018
The digital transformation is one of the key challenges of global product development and production. But it also has a significant impact on society and each individual. Depending on the cultural and industrial background, this transformation has divers effects on the different economic systems and areas.
Germany has its particular challenge of Industry 4.0 in the digital transformation of manufacturing, whereas Japan faces its particular challenges of Society 5.0 in the digital formation of society. Even though there are slightly different focal points in both countries, the nature of digitalization and especially IoT, i.e. interdisciplinarity, connectivity and networking, brings up many questions which need to be answered and addressed globally. This symposium offers the opportunity for researchers from both countries, Japan and Germany, to identify and define areas of interest, share ideas from different perspectives through in-depth discussion and plan mutual research projects.
Day 1 (Nov. 15): Keynote, research and educational presentations, discussion
Day 2 (Nov. 16): Workshops, Technical tour, etc.
Proceedings: Booklet of abstracts, compiled digitally (USB-drive)
No symposium fee for active participants, German members will cover catering and location expenses.