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KEIO TECHNO-MALL 2010 (The 11th Keio Science and Technology Exhibition)

Update:Dec. 16, 2010
The venue crowded with visitors
The venue crowded with visitors
Talk session with industry, government, and academia
Talk session with industry, government, and academia
Round Table Session
Round Table Session
Exhibits and live demonstrations at a booth
Exhibits and live demonstrations at a booth

On Friday, December 10, the 11th KEIO TECHNO-MALL hosted by Keio Leading-Edge Laboratory of Science and Technology (KLL) was held at the Tokyo International Forum (Yurakucho, Tokyo).

KEIO TECHNO-MALL has annually been held with the aim to share with society the latest research results of the Faculty of Science and Technology and the Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University. At this year’s KEIO TECHNO-MALL, under the theme of “Power to Transcend," there were approximately 90 demonstrations, showcases and panel displays highlighting the various research results and technological developments. Visitors enthusiastically listened to researchers and students, touched the exhibits and experienced the live demonstrations.

Along with demonstrations, there were 10 seminars and two round table sessions by researchers at the venue; the latest developed technology and research were introduced. Also, at the talk session with industry, government, and academia, research on plastic optical fibers by Yasuhiro Koike, Professor of Department of Applied Physics and Physico-informatics and also Director of Keio Photonics Research Institute was introduced and the talk session was proceed from the perspectives of industry, government, and academia exchanging ideas and opinions. At the end of the session, Professor Tojiro Aoyama, Chair of Graduate School of Science and Technology of Keio University, mentioned about celebration of faculty's 75th Anniversary in 2014 and expressed enthusiasm for future outlook of cooperative efforts by industry, government, and academia.

More than 1,000 people visited the exhibition; the venue was bustling with excitement.

Photo: Ken Shimizu