Conference on Competitiveness

Conference on Competitiveness 2018

Date: December 6, 2018
Place: Hitotsubashi Hall
13:00 Opening Remarks by Professor Kazuo Ichijo
Dean, Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
13:05 Greetings from Mr. Haruo Nakamura
Deputy President, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
Greetings from Mr. Taisuke Fujihara
Senior Manager, P&E Directions, Inc.
13:15 Greetings from Professor Michael E. Porter (Video Message)
Professor, Harvard Business School
13:35 Announcement of the Winners of Porter Prize 2018 and Presentation of Prizes
Announcement by Professor Mikiharu Noma
Associate Professor, Hitotsubashi University Business School
School of Financial Strategy
Presentation by Professor Kazuo Ichijo
13:45 Interviews with the Winners
Interview by Professor Ken Kusunoki, Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS
Mr. Yuichi Kawano, Director, Hoken No Madoguchi Group Inc.
Mr. Takeshi Seto, Chairman & CEO, RIZAP, Inc.
Mr. Masaya Suzuki, President and CEO, MonotaRO Co., Ltd.
Mr. Tetsuya Nakayama, President, Trusco Nakayama Corporation
15:00 Break
15:30 Lecture, "Digital Transformation Strategy, DX Strategy" by Professor Takashi Nawa
Visiting Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS
16:25 Closing Remarks by Professor Emi Osono
Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS


HItotsubashi ICS
Hitotsubashi University


Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley
Management Consulting P&E Directions