Innovating Together: How to Utilize ICT for Achieving SDGs?

Japan: FUJITSU, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC, Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric, NEC, NTT

**Coffee to be served before the workshop**
**Light meals will be offered to attendees only after the workshop**
**WSIS Forum 2017 Partner for Specific Activities**

Session 307

11:00–13:00, Thursday, 15 June 2017 Room C2, ITU Tower Country Workshop

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Valuable Use Cases and Lessons Learned from tackling societal challenges

We Japan aim to address global and societal challenges by making full use of ICT and would like to contribute to achieve SDGs.

This session will introduce our valuable practical cases and important insights for sustainable development to as many participants as possible.


The Power of ICT, Fujitsu’s approaches to a Sustainable Future / FUJITSU

Fujitsu aims to contribute to a sustainable society through ICT. We’ll introduce our vision and specific case. These cases will include disaster prevention, smart mobility and manufacturing.


Activities for sustainable optical network construction / FURUKAWA ELECTRIC

High quality products and well trained operations can reduce the operation cost. These items are necessary for establishment of sustainable infrastructure.

We will introduce our activities that help other countries to build reliable optical fiber networks rapidly by using Japanese technology.


“Healthcare Management” with AI technologies and Big data processing / Hitachi

This presentation will introduce the idea of “Data health in Japan”. Then Hitachi’s experiences will be introduced, including;

- Healthcare Data Analytics using AI technologies

- “Harasuma Diet” system introduced into Hitachi for the health of employees

- Improvement of mental aspects on productivities with “Happiness sensor”


Mitsubishi Electric's ICT strategy for Achieving SDGs / Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric is committed to contributing to the realization of a low-carbon society, which is one of the most important SDGs, through our total energy-saving solutions. The presentation will introduce ICT technologies enabling the total energy-saving solutions.


ICT solutions for Sustainable Development Goals / NEC

This presentation introduces NEC’s ICT solutions which contribute to sustainable development goals. Our bio metric technologies for face and finger print recognition have very high accuracy, high recognition speed and high scalability. These solutions can be adapted to large scale public service such as national ID system and support a safe and secure society.


Creating new industries by sharing ICT solutions data in collaboration with developing countries / NTT

We had many pilot projects for each industrial (education, healthcare, environment, aquaculture and agriculture etc.) solution in rural areas supported by APT. We would like to introduce our challenge to create a new industry by sharing each of the ICT solution data in collaboration with developing countries.


Ms. Yukiko TSUCHIYA, Assistant Director, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, JAPAN


Mr. Seiya YAMAZAKI, Director, Green Solution Promotion Department, Green Business Innovation Division Corporate Environmental Strategy Unit, FUJITSU LIMITED

Mr. Ichiro KOBAYASHI, General manager, Engineering Department, Optical Fiber&Cable Products Division, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.

Mr. Yoshito SAKURAI, Chief Architect, R&D Group, Hitachi, Ltd.

Dr. Kuniaki MOTOSHIMA, Senior Chief Engineer, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Mr. Kaoru KENYOSHI, Senior Expert for Standardization, NEC Corporation

Dr. Hideyuki IWATA, General Manager, Standardization Strategy, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NTT)

Session's link to WSIS Action Lines

  • AL C2 logo C2. Information and communication infrastructure
  • AL C3 logo C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C5 logo C5. Building confidence and security in the use of ICTs
  • AL C6 logo C6. Enabling environment
  • AL C7 e-Gov logo C7. ICT Applications: E-government
  • AL C7 e-Bus logo C7. ICT Applications: E-business
  • AL C7 e-Lea logo C7. ICT Applications: E-learning
  • AL C7 e-Hea logo C7. ICT Applications: E-health
  • AL C7 e-Emp logo C7. ICT Applications: E-employment
  • AL C7 e-Env logo C7. ICT Applications: E-environment
  • AL C7 e-Agr logo C7. ICT Applications: E-agriculture
  • AL C7 e-Sci logo C7. ICT Applications: E-science
  • AL C11 logo C11. International and regional cooperation

Session's link to Sustainable Development Process

  • Goal 3: Good health and well-being logo Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth logo Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure logo Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities logo Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production logo Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 13: Climate action logo Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions logo Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals logo Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development