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Fujitsu to Host Fujitsu Forum 2014

Theme set as Human Centric Innovation

Tokyo, Apr 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that Fujitsu Forum 2014, the company's largest annual event, will be held May 15-16 at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan. The theme of this year's Fujitsu Forum will be "Human Centric Innovation."

The world is undergoing dramatic change as society and business are confronted by numerous challenges. Such challenges include changing market structures brought about by economic globalization, the aging of society, natural disaster preparation, and a rising global population that is putting pressure on supplies of food, water, resources and energy.

Amid these challenges, information and communication technology (ICT) continues to progress. ICT connects not just people, but also many different things to the Internet, and, with instantaneous analysis of the enormous volume of information that flows from these connections, it has become a valuable tool to garner insights for decision making. ICT holds the potential to generate innovation that can significantly transform the lives of people, industry, and society overall.

Fujitsu is harnessing the power of ICT to accelerate innovation that helps people, and contributes to solutions for a range of challenges experienced by customers and society. Fujitsu aims to help create a secure and prosperous future.

Fujitsu Forum 2014 will feature a variety of seminars and exhibits that demonstrate initiatives in which ICT is used in new ways, going beyond business and industry, to help build communities and enable people to lead comfortable lives. These initiatives focus on mobile, big data and other advances in ICT that support the transformation and growth of business; and on the cutting-edge products, services, and technologies that enable these changes to take place.

Overview of Fujitsu Forum 2014

1. Time & Date

10 am - 6 pm on Thursday, May 15 and Friday, May 16, 2014

2. Location

Tokyo International Forum, 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

3. Theme

Human Centric Innovation

4. Expected Visitors

10,000 (admission is free)

5. Seminars

(1) Keynotes and Presentations (12 in total):

Top Fujitsu executives will introduce the company's vision and direction, while key industry leaders and ICT partners are scheduled to discuss future business and social environments, and initiatives taken for innovation.

(2) Seminars and featured/co-hosted seminars (78 in total):

Fujitsu will introduce solutions and initiatives to address a variety of issues facing customers, including customer case studies to demonstrate how new ICT is put into practice. Other programs to take place will offer a small audience the chance to discuss timely topics or areas of common interest based on specific industries or business tasks. Facilitators, either from Fujitsu or people who work on-site at customer facilities, will encourage participants to discuss and exchange opinions on common issues to identify possible solutions.

Special seminars on medical treatment, the environment, and a joint seminar with the FUJITSU Family Association will also take place.

(3) One-on-One Meetings (46 in total):

The Forum will also offer individual one-on-one meetings as a new initiative to help customers find solutions to issues. Fujitsu will suggest ways in which individual customers can develop solutions to their respective issues and that address their unique needs.

Note: Entry in to each seminar will be closed when the maximum number of participants is reached.

6. Exhibitions (approximately 80 in total)

(1) Social innovation

People use the power of ICT to create business and social innovation, and to build a society that is prosperous and sustainable. Here, Fujitsu introduces case studies of the initiatives taken to realize a sustainable society together with customers.

- Traffic and vehicles
- Energy
- Food and agriculture
- Life and community
- Education and medical care

(2) Business innovation

Innovation in businesses is made possible by ICT, which helps people make decisions and take action.

Here, Fujitsu introduces new forms of business made possible by the use of ICT.

- Innovating Work Practices
- Innovating Marketing
- Utilization of Big Data
- Revolutionizing Manufacturing

(3) ICT Supporting Innovation

Fujitsu ICT helps bring about innovation in the Internet of Things age. This exhibit introduces the Fujitsu ICT that enables a flexible and agile response to change.

- ICT optimization
- Security
- Cloud service
- SDN
- Other cutting-edge technologies

About Fujitsu Limited

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.



Source: Fujitsu Limited

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