• 16 - 18 January, 2019
  • Tokyo Big Sight, Japan

Opening Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

Witness the Grand Opening of AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2019!

40 Top Executives from Automotive Industry Attend!

The Previous (2018) Opening Ceremony

Time

9:30- Jan. 16, 2019

Place

In front of the visitor registration counter in East Hall 5, Tokyo Big Sight

Visitor Registration starts at 9:00 on Jan. 16. The exhibition is open on 10:00.

 

List of Opening Ribbon Cutting Dignitaries

Automakers

< Japanese Automakers >

Yoshiharu Itai
Managing Officer
HONDA R&D CO., LTD.

Hidetoshi Kudo
Executive Officer
MAZDA MOTOR CORP.

Shunichi Toyomasu
Fellow
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.

Tetsuo Onuki
Corporate Executive Vice President
SUBARU CORP.

Keiji Yamamoto
Executive Vice President,
Connected Company
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

< Overseas Automakers >

Huichao Zhao
Vice General Manager
CHINA FAW CO., LTD. NEW ENERGY INSTITUTE

Tadashi (Tad) Wakamatsu
Managing Director
GENERAL MOTORS JAPAN LTD.

Ming Luo
General Manager
GREAT WALL JAPAN MOTOR CO., LTD.

Seongyeop Lim
President CEO
HYUNDAI MOTOR JAPAN R&D CENTER, INC.

Helge Neuner
Group Research, Head of Automated Driving
VOLKSWAGEN AG

Component Manufacturers

Tsuneomi Sasaki
Senior Managing Officer
ADVICS CO., LTD.

Yoshihisa Yamamoto
Managing Officer
AISIN AW CO., LTD.

Takaaki Nakano
Managing Officer
AISIN SEIKI CO., LTD.

Klaus Meder
President and Representative Director
BOSCH CORP.

Keiji Toyoda
Board of Management
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE CORP.

Shinnosuke Hayashi
Executive Director
DENSO CORP.

Toshiyasu Asai
Senior Executive Officer and Director
DENSO TEN LIMITED

Tomoaki Inoue
Vice President
JATCO LTD.

Masahiro Murata
Executive Technical Advisor
JTEKT CORPORATION

Toshiaki Matsuzawa
Assistant to Executive Officer,
General Executive
JVCKENWOOD CORPORATION

Tomoya Abe
Managing Officer and Representative Director
KEIHIN CORP.

Young Jae Kwon
Division Leader, VC Product Planning Division, Vehicle Components Company
LG ELECTRONICS

Hiromitsu Iwabuchi
Representative Director
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL JAPAN INC.

Kazuya Hayafune
First Senior Vice President
NIDEC CORPORATION

Toshiki Saito
Senior Vice President
NIDEC ELESYS CORPORATION

Sj Liao
President & CEO
PEGATRON

Ali Ordoobadi
Representative Director and President
VALEO JAPAN CO., LTD.

Telecom Carrier

Atsushi Akagi
Managing Executive Officer
KDDI CORPORATION

Takehiro Nakamura
Senior Vice President
NTT DOCOMO, INC.

Semiconductor Manufacturers

Ikuya Kawasaki
President, Representative Director
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES JAPAN K.K.

Masataka Osaki
Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations, Japan Country Manager
NVIDIA

Special Supporter (Supervisor of Lightweight Technology Innovation Forum)

Teruo Kishi
President / The University of Tokyo, Professor Emeritus
INNOVATIVE STRUCTURAL MATERIALS ASSOCIATION (METI)

Organiser

Tad Ishizumi
President
REED EXHIBITIONS JAPAN LTD.

(in random order, honorifics omitted, as of Dec. 12, 2018)