Japan-Netherlands Knowledge Summit on Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure

19 juli 2021 - 20 juli 2021
The Embassy of the Netherlands in Tokyo, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and HSD

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Tokyo, in cooperation with the Netherlands security cluster HSD and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), extend an invitation to

industry and government experts and stakeholders, researchers, and startups from Japan and the Netherlands that focus on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection.

We invite you to join the Japan-the Netherlands -Knowledge Summit on Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection, where we present the latest developments and solutions in these fields.

The Tokyo Olympic Games are around the corner. The preparations have been extensive, and the accompanying security risks are high. Since 2016 the Netherlands and Japan have worked togetherextensively in the protection of critical infrastructures and cybersecurity. In anticipation of the Olympic Games, we want to celebrate this collaboration, present the solutions co-developed by both countries and focus on how we can continue this partnership in the future.

Day 1| Plenary Programme | Monday, 19 July

JST: 15.30 - 17.00
CET: 08.30am – 10.00am

  • Message from Minister Takuya Hiray (Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy- Government of Japan)
  • Opening remarks by Ambassador Peter van der Vliet (Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Japan)
  • Collaboration to Secure Tokyo’s energy grid in collaboration with TEPCO and TOSHIBA (Petra van Schayik, CEO of Compumatica & Daniel Trivellato , VP of Operational Technology at Forescout)
  • Japan-the Netherlands Collaboration on Critical Infrastructure Protection (Joris den Bruinen, General Director at the Hague Security Delta (HSD))
  • Interview with State Secretary Mona Keijzer on Japan-NL Collaboration (State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy - Government of the Netherlands)
  • Keynote by prof. Jun Murai, Keio University, on Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity
  • Keynote on Cybersecurity for IoT (Dr. Christian Doerr , A ssociate P rofessor in Network Security at Delft University of Technology & Dr. Carlos Hernandez-Gañan , Associate Professor Department of Multi Actor systems at Delft University of Technology
  • Moderator: Roderikvan Grieken, Founder and Director of the Dutch Debate Institute

Day 2 ( optional )| Expert Work Sessions | Tuesday, 20 July

On Day 2 we will organise three optional in depth work sessions between Japanese and Dutch stakeholders from government business, and knowledge institutions The focus here lies on finding new opportunities for collaboration between Japan and the Netherlands.

While participating during the second day is not mandatory stakeholders who are interested in the opportunities for Japanese Dutch collaborations are encouraged to join.


programme day 2

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