NEC to Host Inaugural NEC Visionary Week Virtual Conference and Exhibition

Published: 2020-10-29

NEC Corporation today announced that it is hosting NEC Visionary Week, which will be conducted entirely online, from Nov. 12 to Dec. 4.

“Experience the warmth and connectivity of society as NEC reimagines the next 100 years,” the company announcement says. “This flagship event introduces everyone to NEC’s vision of the future, illustrated via digital sessions and displays.”

Themed “Co-creation for tomorrow, designing the future,” this NEC flagship event will feature more than 80 conferences and programs, while digitally showcasing the company’s latest innovations and solutions in artificial intelligence, biometrics, digital government, 5G mobile communications and more.

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One of the highlights for international audiences will be Global Week, which kicks off Dec. 1 with a joint keynote by NEC Corporation president and CEO Takashi Niino and global business unit president Akihiko Kumagai.

The NEC Global Week schedule also includes 10 immersive webinars spanning four days, covering “unique themes that will redefine your views on the future,” according to the company announcement.

During Global Week, guests can also attend a series of presentations and sessions by leaders from world-renowned Zoom Video Communications, Inc., founder and CEO Eric S. Yuan, Star Alliance CEO Jeffrey Goh, CEO of Star Alliance, United Nations World Food Program chief information officer Enrica Porcari.

Inside NEC Visionary Week

Here’s a look at some of the pick-up sessions scheduled during NEC Global Week:

NEC Future Creation Forum

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UN partnership for Sustainable Development Goals

How can we create a more fair and prosperous future by accelerating sustainable development in health and food with digital? Hear from Nobel Peace Prize Winner WFP and leaders driving change.

KMD on Public Digitalization

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“We have been exploring the ideal way to deepen our engagement with our customers and partners under the new normal, and this shift to an entirely virtualized event was the logical choice for us,” said NEC Corporation chief marketing officer Makoto Enomoto in the company announcement.

“Through the NEC Visionary Week, we look forward to meeting all our stakeholders online and building further trust in our brand to co-create a brighter future,” he said.

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