the Japan Tech Forum at Beyond Expo, where Japan’s innovation ecosystem shines. From renowned corporations to startups, Japan’s tech landscape thrives on active participation in innovation. With a culture that values R&D and collaboration, Japanese companies lead in pioneering breakthroughs that shape global industries. Join us as we explore Japan’s dynamic tech scene, where creativity and tradition converge to drive progress and prosperity for all.

Co-hosted by ReGACY Innovation Group

Time (GMT+8)



09:50 - 10:30 MAY 23

“Why UK?” - Exploring the UK’s Innovation Ecosystem and Investment Opportunities

Lewis Neal | His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner [moderator]
Bingbing Zhao | Chief Representative for Greater China, London & Partners
Dylan Sutton | Senior Marketing Manager, Eurasia- Tuya Smart
Philea Chim | Senior Vice President, QBN Capital
Steven Drost | Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and Co-founder, CodeBase

Japan Tech Forum

10:30 - 10:35 MAY 23

Ambassador's Greeting

OKADA Kenichi | Consul-General (Ambassador) , Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong

10:35 - 10:50 MAY 23

Bridging Innovation and Cooperation: The Potential and Opportunities in Japan

Yuya Makino | Consul, Consulate-General of Japan in Guangzhou

10:50 - 11:20 MAY 23

Innovation Roadshow by Japanese Enterprise

Takenaka Mikio | Vice President, Sony (China) Limited; President, Sony Research & Development Center China
Yonghua Shi | Corporate Communication Director, FUJIFILM (China) Investment Co., Ltd
Wang Xin | Sales Director, ASAHI KASEI BIOPROCESS (SHANGHAI) Co., Ltd

11:20 - 11:55 MAY 23

Technology Knows No Borders: Models and Future of China-Japan Collaborative Innovation

Yuya Makino | Consul, Consulate-General of Japan in Guangzhou
Amao Akihito | Innovation Center (CNIC), Advanced Material Group, Director, FUJIFILM (China) Investment Co.,Ltd
Yuta Hashimoto | Business Creation Department, Manager, BRICKS FUND TOKYO Co-Founder of Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.,
Fu Haofeng | CEO, ReGACY Innovation Group China
Koki Ono (Moderator) | Director, Innovation Department of Japan External Trade Organization Guangzhou Office

11:55 - 12:30 MAY 23

Connecting Asia and Japan: Investment Opportunities and the Future

Akio Tanaka | Partner, the Headline VC
Jie He | Investment Group Director China office Representative, Global Brain Corporation
Ray Li (Moderator) | CEO, Heroad Investments