KYOTO STEAM Future Emergence Forum 2021

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At Kyoto Cultivates Team, where corporations, artists, and universities related to Kyoto and specialized in the fusion of art, science, and technology come together, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) professionals exchange opinions based on their respective expertise, and work on developing business ideas centered on the concept of “creating a future with culture” that will last another thousand years.

This forum features presentations of the results of this year’s Kyoto Cultivates Team activities with a main focus on the kick-off business project, KYOTO DAIRI PROJECT, which has emerged from the Kyoto Cultivates Team initiative.


Friday, March 26, 2021 / 6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (doors open: 6:00 p.m.)
Reception desk opens: 6 p.m.


Kyoto Modern Terrace (2F Park Plaza, ROHM Theatre Kyoto)


Session 1
Kyoto Cultivates Team 2020 Project Results Presentations
Session 2
KYOTO DAIRI PROJECT—Countdown to the Restoration of Heian-kyo Inner Palace in 2227


KYOTO DAIRI PROJECT is a business project born out of the Kyoto Cultivates Team. With the aim of restoring the Inner Palace (Dairi) of Heian-kyo in 2227, exactly a thousand years after it burned down, the project discusses the future of the planet from the perspective of Kyoto over the course of the next two centuries.

Program details are subject to change.


Session 1:
Watanabe Hiroyuki (Professor and Head of Department of Information Design /
Kyoto University of the Arts [formerly Kyoto University of Art and Design]; Chairman, Department of Business Emergence, Executive Committee of KYOTO STEAM‒International Arts × Science Festival)

Session 2:
Yamagiwa Juichi (primatologist; anthropologist)
Miyagi Shunsaku (urban designer; Professor, University of Tokyo Graduate School; Executive Director, Byodoin)
Konoe Tadahiro (creative director; Trustee, YOUMEI BUNKO; designated head of the Konoe family)
Nomura Masaki (Ph.D. candidate in social science and philosophy, Kyoto University; CCO, Aillis, Inc. ; Global Shaper, World Economic Forum)


Open to all




Required (reservation period: Friday, January 8–Tuesday, March 23, 2021)

Making a Reservation

KYOTO STEAM—International Arts × Science Festival Executive Committee
Tel: +81 075 752 2212 (Monday–Friday: 8:45–17:30)
Please include the event title, your name, address, email address, telephone number, and the number of accompanying persons (if any).


50 (first come, first served)