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international symposium + FBL business briefing

December 22nd, 2021

We held an international symposium “OFF THE GRID” and an information session of FBL (FUTURE BRAIN LAB) at Palace Hotel Tokyo on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021.

We had video speeches by experts of the cutting edge design and technology from oversea and conducted a live broadcast from OFF-GRID TEST SITE, our research and development site of MPC.

We also held a classic concert at evening. Thank you for attending.

 1:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.(1:00 p.m. opening), Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021

 Palace Horel Tokyo in Otemachi


【Number of participants】


FUTURE BRAIN LAB 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.(1:00 p.m. opening)

○ FBL business briefing

Satoshi Nakagawa ”期待以上を創出する-未来の人材、未来の産業づくりを目指して”

○ Expectations for FBL with simultaneous interpretation

①Scott Cohen, Co-Founder of New Lab

②Chas Peppers, Director of Venture Architecture at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

③Amanda Parkes, Chief Innovation Officer of Pangaia

○ Explanation of FBL business plan and business content

○ Questions and answers

◆International Symposium “OFF-GRID DESIGN & TECHNOLOGYの未来“ 3:50 p.m.-8:15 p.m.(3:30 p.m. opening)


○ Greeting from Mr. Masaru Watabe, Palace Hotel Tokyo General Manager

○ Keynote speeches

Satoshi Nakagawa, tripod design Co., Ltd. CEO “MPC-超小集電の発想と未来”

Prof.Masayuki Nakao, Faculty of Engineering, the University of Tokyo

Prof.Hitoshi Hirata, Nagoya University School of Medicine

○ Foreign guest speeches with simultaneous interpretation

David Benjamin / Columbia University

Pietro Filardo / Pliant Energy

○ Live broadcast from off-grid test site “KU-AN”

Introduction:Guest commentator Sato Kondo / Satoshi Nakagawa

Broadcast from “KU-AN” in Kanasa:Guest MC Shinsuke Kasai

– break time –

○  Classic Concert “SHÍ-ZEN”

Harp: Risako Hayakawa, Bass: Hiroshi Ikematsu, Flute: Yumika Miyazaki

○ Social meeting and exhibition

○ Closing greeting

【Exhibition Content】

History of MPC (Micropower Collection)

Water Power Collection

Collector Prototype

Micro Conductor

Concrete Power Collection

TIDA etc.