Past Forums

The 14th EU Hitachi Science & Technology Forum was attended by over 170 persons on Oct 17, 2014, in Paris, on the theme 'Innovative collaboration for better healthcare'.

Paris 

Friday, 17 October, 2014

The 13th EU Hitachi Science & Technology Forum was attended by over 150 persons in London on May 10, 2012. They debated on 'Transport and Mobility towards 2050'.

London 

Thursday, 10 May, 2012

The 12th EU Hitachi Science & Technology Forum was attended by some 150 persons in Brussels on May 7, 2010. They debated on Smart Energy Usage for a Sustainable Society.

Brussels

Friday, 7 May, 2010

The 11th EU Hitachi Science and Technology Forum was attended by over 110 persons in Munich (Germany) on April 26-27, 2008. They debated on "Ageing Society and Technology"

Munich

Saturday, 26 April, 2008 to Sunday, 27 April, 2008

The 10th EU Hitachi Science and Technology Forum was attended by over 150 persons in Paris on May 11 - 13, 2007. They debated on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Society: Impact on European citizens.

Paris

Friday, 11 May, 2007 to Sunday, 13 May, 2007

 

The 2006 Forum took place on 19-21 May 2006 in Warsaw, Poland as a platform for public policy debate on issues concerning "ICT For Safety, Trust and Security: Its Impact On European Citizens."

Warsaw

Friday, 19 May, 2006 to Sunday, 21 May, 2006

The 8th EU Hitachi Science & Technology Forum brought together around 130 scientists, engineers, executives and policy-makers on the theme Technology and its Impact on the City of the Future.

Athens

Friday, 20 May, 2005 to Sunday, 22 May, 2005

More than 100 participants gathered for the 7th EU-Hitachi Science& Technology Forum to discuss how transportation technologies impact the lives of European citizens.

Stockholm, Sweden

Friday, 14 May, 2004 to Sunday, 16 May, 2004

The 2003 Forum took place 16-18 May 2003 in Antwerp, Belgium was provided as a platform for public policy debate on issues concerning Energy and its Implications for European Society.

Antwerp

Friday, 16 May, 2003 to Sunday, 18 May, 2003

On 24-26 May 2002, The 5th EU Hitachi Science & Technology Forum was held in Budapest, Hungary. At the event, the nearly 90 participants discussed, with the contribution of experts, speakers and other Forum participants, Water Issues and their Impact on European Society.

Budapest

Friday, 24 May, 2002 to Sunday, 26 May, 2002

More than 75 scientists attended the EU Hitachi Science & Technology Forum, May 19-20 2001, where they explored this year's theme of Life Sciences and their Impact on Society. Participants put forward ideas for advancing the public debate on biotechnology and its linkages to healthcare issues and the environment.

Brussels

Saturday, 19 May, 2001 to Sunday, 20 May, 2001

The 3rd regional meeting was held in Portmarnock, Ireland, in May 2000, and about 70 people attended including HIVIPS participants from Ireland, the UK, France, Germany, and Holland. At the meeting, the HIVIPS participants renewed their ties with one another and Hitachi, and discussed on the theme Electronic Commerce and its Impact on Society together with high-profile guests speakers from various fields.

Portmarnock, Ireland

Friday, 19 May, 2000 to Sunday, 21 May, 2000

The 2nd regional meeting was held in Krefeld, Germany, in October 1999, and about 55 people attended including HIVIPS participants from France, Germany, and Holland. At the meeting, the HIVIPS participants renewed their ties with one another and Hitachi, and discussed on the theme "Information Technology and its Benefit to society" together with high-profile guests speakers.

Friday, 8 October, 1999 to Sunday, 10 October, 1999

In October 1998, HIVIPS participants from France met in Juan-les-Pins, near Nice, to renew their ties with one another and Hitachi. At the forum, alumni and several high-profile guests discussed French and Japanese approaches to supporting venture companies.

Juan-les-Pins (France)

Friday, 16 October, 1998 to Sunday, 18 October, 1998