• The International Symposium "New Development of Knowledge Management"

The International Symposium "New Development of Knowledge Management" 

Join us for the Joint International Symposium provided by WICRS and KMSJ on Wednesday 3rd of December in Tokyo.


The Symposium entitled "New Development of Knowledge Management" will feature, in the age of cloud computing, the interaction between globally penetrated intellectual capital management and some challenges of knowledge management. Also we are going to discuss, in terms of knowledge management, the integration of Socialization-Externalization-Combination-Internalization model with Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom model.


We welcome you to join and enjoy the symposium.



Chair Person of WICRS


President of KMSJ    

Hosted by: Waseda Intellectual Capital Research Society (WICRS) and Knowledge Management Society of Japan (KMSJ)

Date: December 3, 2014(Wed)

Venue:Conference Room of OHKUMA Auditorium, WASEDA Univ.




 10:00-10:05 Welcome and Opening Speech;

  Prof. YASUHITO HANADO, President of KMSJ


 10:05-10:40 Keynote Speech;"A Challenge to Create Sustainably Our Organizational Knowledge-A Case of KURONEKO YAMATO"

  Mr. KEIJI ARITOMI, Adviser of YAMATO Holdings Co. Ltd.(pending.)       


 10:40-12:10  Opening Session ;"The Horizon of Knowledge Creation"

  Speaker "How to Manage Knowledge Creation under Globalization Era"

  A representative of the iKMS. (t.b.a.)

  Panelist :Prof. Stefano Zambon(Ferrara Univ. Italy)

  Japanese Invited Person

  Moderator Mr. KATSUHIKO KUME, Vice President of KMSJ


 12:10-13:30  Lunch


 13:30-14:20  Session 1;"Knowledge Creation through Developments of Wearable Devices"

  Speaker:"What is our ‘WELLNESS LINK' of OMRON Co. Ltd. "

  Mr. Tsuyoshi Ogihara, Design Communication Dept. OMRON Co. Ltd.

  Panelist :Mr. Tohru Murai(President of Beat Communication Co. Ltd.)

  Moderator Mr. HIDEO YAMAZAKI, Executive Director of KMSJ (Nomura Research Institute)


 14:20-15:40 Session 2; “Rebuilding and Categorizing the Concept of ‘CPITAL’ Based on Integrated Thinking Management of Its Own Business Activities”

  Speaker:“How to Classify Resources and Categorize the Concept of ‘Capital’ of Business Activities”

  Mr. HIROSHI ATOBE, Director of ICMG Co. Ltd.

  Panelist:Mr. NAOYUKI KAINUMA, Don Quijote Holdings Co.Ltd.(t.b.a.)

                 Dr. LAURA GIRELLA, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

  Moderator Ms. YOSHIKO SHIBASAKA, Director of KMSJ(KPMG AZSA Co. Ltd.)


 15:40-16:00  Coffee Break 


 16:00-17:20 Session 3; "Challenges by Business Entity to Create Organizational knowledge"

  Speaker:“Challenges of SMEs to Create Organizational Knowledge-Its Performance and Future Issues”

  Mr.Chihiro Takayama (Director of Knowledge Creation, EIZAI Co. Ltd., Director of KMSJ )

  Panelist :Mr. Kazuya Maekawa (Director of Heartbeat Co. Ltd)

                 Mr. Akio Toba (Manager of Niigata Central Postal Office)

  Moderator: Mr. HIROO SHIN, Director of KMSJ


 17:20-17:55 Wrap Up Session;Participated Moderators of Each Session

  Moderator: Prof. Yasuhito Hanado(Kokugakuin Univ., President of KMSJ)


 17:55-18:00  Closing Speech; Prof. SHIGERU NISHIYAMA, Graduate School of Commerce, WASEDA Univ 


 18:30-20:00  Networking Dinner

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