Nov 17th, Wed. 19Fri.

10:00AM to 5:30PM (On Nov 19, DCEXPO will close at 5:00PM).


November 17th, Wed.

  • The legacy created by music, fashion and art transcends the univers
    – Commemorating the 2020 Tsumugi & Takumi Awards –
    November 17th, Wed. 14:00-15:30
    Artist Yoichiro Kawaguchi will moderate a talk show with distinguished guests, world famous designer Junko Koshino and world's top guitarist Tomoyasu Hotei.

    Yoichiro Kawaguchi, a world-renowned computer graphics artist and professor emeritus at the University of Tokyo, presided over the ASIAGRAPH Tsumugi Award and Takumi Award, which marks its 15th anniversary this year.

    "The Tsumugi Award" is given to those who have demonstrated outstanding creativity, while the "Takumi Award" is given to those who have demonstrated outstanding technology in the form of various content.

    This year's Tsumugi Award will be given to Junko Koshino, a world-renowned fashion designer who is also active in international cultural exchange, and the Takumi Award will be given to Tomoyasu Hotei, a leading Japanese guitarist, producer, and songwriter.

    The legacy of three people active on the world stage is now beyond the world, beyond the universe, and will be transmitted to the future 500 million years from now as envisioned by Yoichiro Kawaguchi.
    What will they talk about?!
    Please enjoy their free talk created by unexpected combinations.
  • ACM SIGGRAPH Talk Session
    November 17th, Wed. 12:00-13:00
    ACM SIGGRAPH is an international membership non-profit organization made up of thousands of people who share a passion for computer graphics and interactive technology.
    Once again this year, we will be inviting speakers from the ACM SIGGRAPH committee for a talk session.
    Mr. Tomasz Bednarz, SIGGRAPH External Relations Committee Chair (2020-2021), Ms. Mk Haley, SIGGRAPH2022 Emerging Technologies Chair, Mr. Shuzo Shiota, SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Conference Chair, and Ms. Miho Aoki from SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee will send a message to young creators and researchers.
    Shuzo Shiota will also give you the latest information on SIGGRAPH Asia to be held in Tokyo in December. Stay tuned for a lot of talk!
  • Digital Content EXPO / Innovative Technologies 2021 Award Ceremony
    November 17th, Wed. 17:45-18:30
  • Panel Talk “New technologies appearing in Innovative Technologies and expectations for the future”
    November 17th, Wed. 18:30-20:00

November 18th, Thu.

  • TechBiz Pitch Battle in “Mechaverse”
    -Towards Overseas Expansion of Japanese Content Technologies-
    November 18th, Thu. 10:30-12:00
    "TechBiz: Technology Business Acceleration Program" is a project that aims for overseas collaboration and business with content technologies. This year, eight technologies including VR, AR, AI, etc. were selected. Entrepreneurs will present their technologies to various commentators such as VCs, curators and other experts from Japan and abroad. They will get advices, opinions and comments on what is necessary for overseas collaboration and business, and possible match-ups.
    This time, the recording will be able to be watched on VR space called "Mechaverse" developed by Hashilus Inc. (selected company at TechBiz2019).
    * Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
  • Japanese Geek Women Empower the Future @ Horizon Workrooms
    November 18th, Thu. 12:30-13:30
  • Social implementation of AI technology to advance human interaction
    November 18th, Thu. 14:00-16:00
  • Future of cultural experiences opened up by technology
    November 18th, Thu. 16:30-18:00

November 19th, Fri.

  • How will the NFT change the content business?
    November 19th, Fri. 10:30-12:00
  • What is the future of interface that will be changed by BrainTech ?
    November 19th, Fri. 13:30-15:00