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Date : April 16, 2021

Video report: Will Japan Close the Gap in Digital Transformation?ーDuty and Responsibility (Dr. Jun Murai, Professor, Keio University)

post date : 2021.04.16

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a rapid increase in awareness of digitalization throughout society as a whole, with remote work becoming more common and classes being held online, but it also clearly demonstrated how far behind Japan is in digitalization. What type of society will Japan aim to become in the future, and how will digitalization be moved forward? What will be the key to successful digitalization? How can Japan make up for how far behind it has fallen in digital transformation (DX), a challenge which is now being dealt with across the world?


The FPCJ invited Dr. Jun Murai, a professor at Keio University and Special Advisor to the Cabinet on Digital Policy for the Suga Cabinet, to discuss this topic.


The briefing had a total of 30 participants including journalists from China, Germany, Singapore, the UK and the US.

Handouts (Japanese ver.)

Handouts (English ver.)

■Date: April 16 (Fri), 2021, 15:30-17:00

■Briefer: Dr. Jun Murai, Professor, Keio University

■Language: Japanese, with consecutive English interpretation  


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