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Ceremony

Program for Conference on Competitiveness 2015

Conference on Competitiveness 2015 was held at Hitotsubashi Hall on December 1st, 2015.

Please click here to access the video lecture presented by Professor Porter.
13:00 Opening Remarks by Professor Kazuo Ichijo
Dean, Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
13:05 Greetings from Mr. Hiroyuki Suzuki
Territory Senior Partner, PwC Japan
13:10 Greetings from Mr. Haruo Nakamura
Deputy President, CEO of Investment Banking, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
13:15 Greetings from Professor Michael E. Porter
Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard University
13:20 Dialogue on "Challenges for Enhancing Competitiveness: Growth Beyond the Home Turf and An Open Business Model"
Mr. Tadashi Yanai, CEO of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
Professor Hirotaka Takeuchi of Harvard Business School
13:55 Announcement of the Winners of Porter Prize 2015 and Presentation of Prizes
14:05 Interviews with the Winners, Conducted by Professor Ken Kusunoki Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

Mr. Shigeru Ishizaka,CEO, IBJ, Inc.
Mr. Hidesuke Amachi,Member of the Board Managing Executive Officer, Kaneka Corporation
Mr. Yoshiaki Kozano,President, Shinsei Principal Investments Ltd.
Mr. Jun Nakagawa,13th president, Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Co., Ltd.
15:05 Break - Please take a look at the winners'exhibits in Conference Rooms 3 & 4
15:30 Presentation by Professor Emi Osono, entitled "An Update on Past Porter Prize Winners of 2001−2014"
Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Guest speaker: Mr. Satoru Matsuzaki, President of Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.
16:00 Video Lecture by Professor Michael E. Porter:"How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition and Companies."
Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard University
16:35 Closing Remarks from Professor Hiroshi Kanno
Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

Winners of Porter Prize 2015

Winners of Porter Prize 2015
  • Mr. Shigeru Ishizaka, CEO, IBJ, Inc.
  • Mr. Hidesuke Amachi, Member of the Board Managing Executive Officer, Kaneka Corporation
  • Mr. Yoshiaki Kozano, President, Shinsei Principal Investments Ltd.
  • Mr. Jun Nakagawa, 13th president, Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Co., Ltd.

Winners booth

IBJ, Inc.
IBJ, Inc.
Kaneka Corporation
Kaneka Corporation
Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Co., Ltd.
Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Co., Ltd.
Shinsei Principal Investments Ltd.
Shinsei Principal Investments Ltd.

Winners PDF

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