80th India IT Forum Seminar - 2015/10/29 (Tokyo)

The 80th ICIJ-IT Forum seminar shall be held at the Embassy of India in Tokyo on October 29th, 2015 from 18:00 JST.

The Japanese government plans to spur growth of the life sciences market (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and regenerative medicine) by approximately 30 percent — from $120 billion to $160 billion — by 2020 while trying to curtail escalating healthcare costs of a rapidly aging population.

The Healthcare Special Interest Group (SIG), under Leadership of Suhas Bhargava, Tata Consultancy Services and his SIG Team has conceptualized and is managing this Seminar.

ICIJ- India IT Forum Japan cordially invites you to join this seminar titled:
"Collaboration Opportunities in Japanese Healthcare Market"



18:00: Registrations / Networking – Coffee and Snacks

18:30 - 18:40 :

  • Welcome address : Executive Committee - India IT Forum
  • Opening remarks:  Representative from Indian Embassy

18:40 - 18:55 : Japan Healthcare Sector: National Policy Overview (Representative from Japanese Government, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)

18:55 - 19:10 : Japan Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices: Policy & Regulations concerning Information Technology/Role of Information Technology (Representative from Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA))

19:10 - 19:25 : Japan Healthcare Sector: Overview (Hiroshi Uematsu, Japan Country Manager, Inter Systems Japan KK)

19:25 - 19:40 : Vision for Global Collaboration for Life Sciences Innovation (Sumio Takeichi, Secretary General, Global Collaboration Center for Life Innovation)

19:40 - 19:55 : Addressing Japanese Healthcare Market Needs: Indian IT Value proposition - Presentation by Indian IT Companies

19:55 - 20:00 : Vote of thanks  and announcement about our Next Seminar

20:00 - 20:30 : Networking Dinner.


Please click on the Seminar Registration link below to register for the seminar.


Networking Coffee, Snacks and Dinner Expenses : JPY 3000

Thank you
Aniruddha Mallik
Executive Committee, ICIJ-IT Forum

79th India IT Forum Seminar - 2015/08/28 (Tokyo)

The 79th ICIJ-IT Forum seminar shall be held at the Embassy of India in Tokyo on August 28th, 2015 from 18:00 JST.

Main Topic: IT Services for the Automotive Industry


18:00: Registration along with coffee and snacks, networking /exchange of business cards, meet the guest speakers.

18:30 - 18:33 : Seminar welcome address : Harsh Obrai, Director ICIJ-IT Forum.

18:33 - 18:40 : Keynote Address by Chairman, ICIJ - Shri R. Hira.

18:40 - 19:25 : Presentations by leading Japanese automotive Companies :

  • Toyota : Mr. Hideaki SUGANUMA, Group Manager, ITS Development Dept, External Affairs Group.
  • Suzuki : Mr. Hidetoshi KUMASHIRO, General Manager, Automobile Electric Design Dept.
  • Mitsubishi Fuso Bus & Truck Corporation : Mr. Lutz BECK, CIO. “Daimlers journey in India with global firms”

19:25 - 19:35 : TCS Japan : Milind Karve, Industry Solution Leader (Manufacturing), “Global Automotive Experience and Capabilities”
19:35 - 19:45 : Tech Mahindra : Yoshiro Nakamura.
19:45 - 19:55 : Wipro Japan : Sreenivas Unnamatla. “Wipro’s capabilities in Auto wrt after-market sales”

19:55 - 20:10 : Q&A and Closing Remarks

20:15~ : Networking Obento Dinner.


Please click on the Seminar Registration link below to register for the seminar.


Seminar charges: JPY 3000 per attendee.

Thank you
Aniruddha Mallik
Executive Committee, ICIJ-IT Forum

78th India IT Forum Seminar - 2015/05/29 (Tokyo)

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The 78th ICIJ-IT Forum seminar shall be held at the Embassy of India in Tokyo on May 29th, 2015 from 18:00 JST.


18:00: Registration

18:30 - 18:40: Opening remarks (by Mr. Harsh Obrai, Director, ICIJ-IT Forum)

18:40 - 19:00: Japan's strategy in IoT (by Mr. Juntaro Shimizu, Deputy Director, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI)

19:00 - 19:20: Key note session (by Mr. Kenichi Aoyama, President of IoT Business Management Division, Hitachi)

19:20 - 19:40: Key note session (by Mr. Kenkichi Araki, Head, New Business Development, Business Strategy Planning center, Softbank Telecom)

19:40 - 19:50: Opportunity with India (by ICIJ-IT Forum)

19:50 - 20:15: Panel discussion, Q&A

20:15 - 20:20: Vote of thanks (Mr. Sreenivas Unnamatla, Executive Committee, ICIJ-IT Forum)

20:20 - 20:45: Networking

Note: Most of the presentations and the panel discussion shall be in Japanese. Interpretation in English shall not be available.


Please click on the Seminar Registration link below to register for the seminar.


Seminar charges: Free

Thank you
Aniruddha Mallik
Executive Committee, ICIJ-IT Forum

77th India IT Forum Seminar - 2014/11/25 (Kyoto)

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The 77th India IT Forum seminar shall be held in Kyoto on Tuesday, November 25th 2014.

Organizers: India IT Forum, Consulate General of India (Osaka-Kobe)

Co-organizers: Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto City, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), Kyoto Foreign Investment Promotion Committee, The Indian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ICCJ)

Supported By: Kyoto Industrial Support Organization, ASTEM, Kyoto Sangyou Ikusei Consortium, Kyoto IT Consortium, JETRO Osaka, Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

Venue: Kyoto Research Park Science Hall (京都リサーチパーク1号館 サイエンスホール)

Programme Overview:

Seminar: 13:00 ~ 17:30 JST

Gathering & Dinner: 17:45 ~ 19:15 JST


13:00 - 13:40: Presentation by Kyoto side for India IT Forum members (only to India IT Forum members)

13:30 - 14:00: Reception

14:00 - 14:10: Welcome address by ICIJ - ITF Governor with consecutive interpretation

14:10 - 14:20: Madam Ambassador's address with consecutive interpretation

14:20 - 14:35: Speech by Mr. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

14:35 - 14:45: Address by Kyoto Prefecture (Mayor/Governor)

14:45 - 15:15: Keynote speech (in Japanese) ASTEM Director, Nishimoto san

15:15 - 15:55: Presentation by Kyoto companies

15:55 - 16:15: Coffee break / business card exchange

16:15 - 17:15: Presentation by ITF members (in Japanese)

17:15 - 17:25: Q&A session

17:25 - 17:35: Vote of Thanks

17:45 - 19:15: Get-together and dinner

Please click on the Seminar Registration link below to register for the seminar.


Seminar charges: Free

Gathering & Dinner charges: JPY 2000 per person

Thank you
Aniruddha Mallik
Executive Committee - India IT Forum Japan

1st India-Japan Corporate Cultural Matsuri!

The 1st India-Japan Corporate Cultural Matsuri was held on July 02, 2014 at the Embassy of India in Tokyo. On behalf of the India IT Forum, I would would like to convey our heartfelt gratitude to the Honourable Ambassador, Her Excellency Mrs. Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, respected Ministers, senior officials and staff members of the Embassy of India Tokyo, senior members of the Indian and Japanese business communities who took time out from their busy schedules to join us for the event, and our sponsors - Air India, Bank of India, Cognizant, HCL, Hexaware, Polaris, Tech Mahindra, Trend Micro & Wipro. We would also like to thank Infosys and TCS for their support and active participation. Last but definitely not the least, we would like to applaud the wonderful performers who took the stage and entertained everyone. We salute their talent and cheer the spirit they showed.

It was a wonderful evening of music, drama, magic and laughter celebrating the warmth and friendship that India and Japan share between each other. We hope all of you who attended the programme had a great time and we look forward to having you with us again soon.

Photographs of the event have been shared on our Facebook page. Please click here to view the same.

Thank you
Aniruddha Mallik
Executive Committee - India IT Forum Japan


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