“First Cellular Agriculture Conference in Japan”

“1st Cellular Agriculture Conference in Japan” is scheduled for 14:40–16:00 of March 2nd at TEPIA (Association for Technological Excellence Promoting Innovative Advances, https://www.tepia.jp/english/access2) in Tokyo. The conference is a part of “Hyper-Interdisciplinary Conference” hosted by Leave-a-Nest Co., Ltd. https://hic.lne.st/ .

One of the keynote speakers is Ms. Erin Kim, the Communications Director at New Harvest. New Harvest, founded on 2004, is also known for coining the term “cellular agriculture” in 2015. http://www.new-harvest.org

There are two more speakers from the field of regenerative medicine and agricultural biotechnology. There will also be a technology showcase talk from Integriculture Inc.

For registration and further details on “Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference”, please visit the program page. https://hic.lne.st/conference/kanto2018/ (page in Japanese, English page is at https://hic.lne.st/english/ but not yet updated as of Jan.30 2018.)

Academic participants are free of charge. Tickets for other participants are at 50,000yen.

14:40 Opening by Yuki Hanyu (Shojinmeat Project | Integriculture Inc.)
14:50 Keynote speech by Ms. Erin Kim (New Harvest)
15:10 Technology showcase from Integriculture Inc.
15:20 Session by Prof. Yayoi Obata (Tokyo Agricultural University)
15:40 Session by Prof. Tatsuya Shimizu (Tokyo Women’s Medical University, TWIns Lab)

(please be reminded that above schedule may change without prior notice)