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Knowledge Summit Pre-Registration

A two day event with celebrations of the Dutch-Japanese collaborations and expert sessions on cybersecurity. Door HSD, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tokyo & RVO

The Olympic Games are finally here! The preparations have been extensive, and the accompanying security risks are high. Since 2016 the Netherlands and Japan have been working together extensively on the protection of critical infrastructure. Now, we want to celebrate the successes of this collaboration and focus on how we can continue collaborating in the future!

Are you interested in learning more about critical infrastructure protection? And are you interested in learning more about the Dutch-Japanese collaboration? Pre-register here for the virtual Knowledge Summit the 19th and 20th of July, organised by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Tokyo and the Dutch security cluster HSD, together with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and other partners from both Japan and the Netherlands. 

For Who?

We invite stakeholders from Japan and the Netherlands that are involved and interested in the protection of Smart Industry, the energy sector and Fintech. Participation is expected from industry and government experts, researchers and start-ups.

Because of the time difference between Japan and the Netherlands, the Summit will take place in 2 days.

Day 1

The first day we will give a preliminary presentation that will celebrate successful Dutch-Japanese collaborations. During this presentation, we will showcase results from various organisations and top keynote speakers will discuss security knowledge and developments. Day 1 will include top level government representation with Peter van der Vliet, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Japan, and Dutch Secretary of State Mona Keijzer. Prof. Jun Murai, known as “the father of the internet in Japan” and Compumatica CEO Petra van Schayik will speak as well, among others. Do not miss the opportunity to hear what these experts have to say!

Day 2

Whilst the first day is centred around celebrating past successes, day 2 focuses on the future. We will host three in-depth work sessions between Japanese and Dutch stakeholders from government, business, and knowledge institutions. The focus here lies with sharing best-practices and getting acquainted for further collaborations between the participants. The work sessions will be on (1) Smart Industry, (2) energy sector and (3) financial sector.

Japan-Netherlands Collaboration

Japan and the Netherlands have already been collaborating since the 17th century. In 2014, during the state visit of His Majesty the King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty the Queen Maxima the collaboration on the protection of critical infrastructures was initiated. It was further elaborated through a meeting of the Japanese and Dutch prime ministers a year later, during which cybersecurity was one of the key topics. Since then, ties between the two countries have been strengthened even further. A striking example of recent Dutch-Japanese collaborations is the collaboration between TEPCO and Compumatica for the protection of the Tokyo energy grid. 

Do you want to learn about the latest developments in the protection of critical infrastructures? Are you interested in exploring opportunities to get involved in the Japan-Netherlands collaboration? Maybe even curious to learn how to enter into business with the Netherlands or Japan? Then pre-register via the button above!