On Tuesday, February 19th, at the Hotel Okura Sapporo in Sapporo City, we will hold a lecture “Let's send to the world from here” in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the kcg.edu Group and the first year of the Kyoto Information Graduate University Sapporo Satellite. did.Two representatives from the IT industry in Hokkaido gave a lecture and many participants listened with interest.
The first lecturer was Prof. Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, professor at Hokkaido University Graduate School of Information Science and Deputy General Manager of Industry-Academia Collaboration Headquarters.Prof. Yamamoto, also known as the narrator of the Sapporo Valley, has invested in the establishment of an IT company from his days when he was enthusiastic about CG image research during his student days under the title of “Industry-University Collaboration in the IT Field: Present, Past, and Future of the Sapporo Valley” , I looked back on the trajectory that played an active role as a leading role in industry-academia collaboration, such as participation in companies.And “You have to make your own proposals, not follow the changes.Rather than thinking about what can be done with existing technology, the idea of “backcasting”, in which technology is developed from the point of “I want to do something like this,” is important.
Next, Mr. Hiroyuki Ito, representative director of Krypton Future Media Co., Ltd., who gave a lecture, titled “Think Global, Act Local”, created the company's virtual singer “Hatsune Miku” as an attractive character setting. I looked back on the process of creating the “Creation of Creation” and causing enthusiasm all over the world.President ITO said, “Conventional industries are top-down, and those who have“ fund, company history, and connections ”have an advantage. , Creative and the ability to get involved determine the superiority. "
Participants who filled the venue listened to the lecture and asked questions.There were many participants at the social gathering after the lecture, and they talked about the future of the IT industry in Sapporo.
You can see a part of the lecture here.