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[For organizations to participate in regional seminars] IVI started accepting applications to participate in practical seminars in 2021

 We have started accepting applications for participating in IVI practical (regional) seminars of this year, fiscal year 2021, which has been held since 2016. The briefing session for participating organizations will be held on Friday June 4. We plan not only to explain the seminars, but also to give a lecture by president Nishioka on the day. Those who are not considering to participate in the practical seminars can also join the session. We are waiting for your joining to the session.

 The IVI Practical Seminars, in which 351 companies attended totally, were held at three venues, Tottori, Iwate, and Thailand, using real and virtual style seminars in 2020 despite of the Corona epidemic. In addition to the conventional seminar style, it is also possible to have new normal style seminars. We hope your joining.

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CIOF Practical Seminar 2020, Presentation documents translated into English and available on the web

   The presentation documents of CIOF Practical Seminar 2020, which was held on the web on October 1, have been translated into English and available now. Click the titles to see the PDF files.

Documents:

  CIOF Practical Seminar 2020 Part1_EN_20201001

  CIOF Practical Seminar 2020 Part2_EN_20201001

 

  CIOF Practical Seminar was held as the followings. IVI introduced CIOF, which would be a basis for data connection among companies in order to create an ecosystem of companies for IT systems and solutions, from every kind of aspects.

■Date and time: October 1, 2020 (Thursday), 13:30 to 16:00

■Location     : Web lecture

■Lecturer     : Professor Yasuyuki Nishioka (IVI President)

■Program

13:30~14:30

【Part 1】 CIOF as a Basic OS for Data Distribution Among Companies

 Companies can improve their ways to offer their software and IT solutions to their customers and business models which make relationship between the customers and themselves by Digital Transformation. The lecture is about use cases which CIOF will realize for manufacturing industry and business model change of companies which join CIOF.

Targeted attendees

 Management and marketing department people of IT companies

14:40~16:00

【Part 2】 CIOF Architecture Overview and System Implementation Procedure

   The lecture is about internal functions and structures to realize CIOF functions, especially about important concepts and architecture, for engineers who develop IT systems. Also, about API, software development environment and the steps required for companies, which develop software for users in the field of manufacturing, to comply CIOF.

Targeted attendees

 Developers and engineers of IT companies and research institutes


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IVI Open Symposium 2020-Autumn-, Presentation documents available on the web

   The presentation documents of IVI Open Symposium 2020 -Autumn-, held on the web on October 8, are available now. Click the titles to see the PDF files and click the YouTube icons to see the movies.

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IVI Newsletter No.33 (September 28, 2020)

   We are pleased to inform you that IVI Symposium will be held online on October 8. We are having so-called new normal style IVI activities in the time influenced by the coronavirus. The goal of IVI activities still remains the same, that is realizing “Connected Manufacturing”.
   You are welcome to join the symposium even if you have not participated the symposium before. Take advantage of the good access to the online symposium.


≪ IVI Open Symposium 2020 -Autum-, applications now available ≫

   We will have an online symposium with the title “The manufacturing revolution is underway despite the effects of the coronavirus”. You are welcome to join the symposium to have a chance to understand the power of digitalization while the value chains are being reconstructed.

■Date and time

October 8 (Thursday), 2020, 12:30 to 18:40

■Venue

Part 1: Web distribution
Part 2: Web conferencing system, interaction among attendees

■Participation fee

free

 

For application and the program, see here.


≪ Notice of CIOF Practical Seminar 2020 ≫

   We will have CIOF (Connected Industries Open Framework) Practical Seminar online in the afternoon on October 1st. We hope to offer you an opportunity to get information about CIOF before the demonstration experiment which starts in the autumn.

■Date and time

October 1, 2020 (Thursday), 13:30 to 16:00

■Venue

Web lecture

■Participation fee

free

 

For application, see here.


≪ Activities of ASG (Advanced Study Group), Part 1 ≫

   ASG is activities to study about advanced themes which may offer seeds to solve problems and to be studied for one or three years. We will introduce one by one about them based on the reports from the groups, starting from this issue. The first issue is here from AR device utilization research group.

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IVI Open Symposium 2020 -Spring-, Materials of the Symposium available on the web (First published in Japanese in March, 2020)

IVI Open Symposium 2020 -Spring-

 -Basic Model of Manufacturing which turns data into value-

  IVI Open Symposium 2020 -Spring-, which had been scheduled to be held on March 12 and 13, was cancelled due to concern about the spread of the new coronavirus. We publish the materials of the symposium on the web , which were scheduled to be used on the day, instead of the actual symposium.

  There is valuable information that suggests the direction of manufacturing’s change in the new era where data creates value, and there is accumulation of the activities of IVI WGs in fiscal year, 2019, which are the results from enthusiastic trials. We hope readers will use them and take them as references for their own further efforts.

  Yasuyuki Nishioka, IVI president

 For more information, see “IVI Open Symposium 2020 -Spring- available on the web”


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“Training Program, postponed” IT Meister Leader Development Program for manufacturing (First Published in Japanese in February, 2020)

  Though we had been preparing for IT Meister Leader Development Program for manufacturing, starting from May 16, we decided to postpone the program due to concerns over spread of the new coronavirus. We are currently planning to hold it around autumn. When the revised schedule is decided, we will inform about the schedule on this web.

*************** Postponed Training Program, as below  ****************

  In collaboration with IT Coordinator Association, a non-profit organization, and also in response to a public recruitment, “Education and training development project which contributes to career formation and productivity improvement of workers for year 2017 to 2019″, by Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, IVI got ” IT Meister Leader Development Program for manufacturing ” as an educational project in 2017, and has given the program to students as “IT Meister Leader Development Program for manufacturing” from 2018 to 2019. Now, IVI is recruiting new students for the program this year.

  This is a recruiting of students for the program in 2020 ( Reawa 2(令和2年度)).

  We start recruiting on February 21.
  For more information, see Student recruiting in 2020 (Reiwa 2)


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IVI Newsletter No.31 (March 2, 2020)

  We should inform you about the spring symposium here, Open Symposium 2020 -Spring-. However, the symposium was cancelled. We will inform you how to finish the works for IVI of this year on the web as soon as they are decided.


≪ Open Symposium 2020 -Spring-, cancelled ≫

  IVI Open Symposium 2020 -Spring-, which had been scheduled to be held on March 12 and 13, was cancelled due to concern about the spread of the new coronavirus, since health and safety were the highest priority. We were very sorry for those who had already registered for participation. Thank you for your understanding.

  We will inform you how to finish the works for IVI of this year on the web as soon as they are decided.


≪ IVI attended Japan-China Smart Manufacturing Seminar ≫

  In response to a request of attendance by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Prof. Nishioka, IVI president, attended the 3rd Japan-China Smart Manufacturing Seminar held in Beijing, China on December 20. He introduced an overview of IVI and Business model development project for data transaction using “Connected Industries Open Framework (CIOF)” in a panel discussion, “Application of new technologies in smart manufacturing, utilization of a platform of cooperative companies”. CIOF had been already known in China, and were highly evaluated by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Industry in China (similar to Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan). There was a feeling that there would be activities in standardization and business chances there in future.

For more information, see “IVI Newsletter No.31 (2020/3/2)”