Time Topic Speaker
  12:30 – 13:00 Registration  
Part 1 13:00 – 13:15 Opening Remarks MINORIKAWA Nobuhide
State Minister of Land, Infrastruture,
Transport and Tourism
Ruth R. Hughs
State of Texas
Secretary of State
Dan DeBono
Department of Transportation
Chief Infrastructure Funding Officer
13:15 – 13:45 Keynote Speeches OISHI Eiichiro
Assistant Vice Minister for International Affairs,
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure,
Transport and Tourism <(MLIT)
Bruce Bugg
State of Texas
Chairman of the Texas Transportation Commission
Part 2 13:45 – 14:05
Technology and Texas Water: Challenges and Opportunities
Peter Lake
State of Texas
Chairman, Texas Water Development Board
14:05 – 14:25 Tackling Aging Road Infrastructure
with AI Technology
OKA Toshiyuki
International Business Division,
International Business Department,
Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited
14:25 – 14:45 Technologies on Infrastructure Inspection and Maintenance
– Successful examples of U.S-Japan technology exchange –
President and CEO for NEXCO-West USA, Inc.
14:45 – 15:05
Introduction of an inventive approach on a P3 road concession project by Maeda Corporation and sharing information across borders.
HANADA Noriaki
Chief Senior Manager
Strategic Development Division
Maeda Corporation
  15:05 – 15:20 Q&A Session 1 Speakers from Part 2
  15:20 – 15:30 Coffee Break  
Part 3 15:30 – 15:50 Austin’s Mobility Future Robert Spillar
City of Austin
Director of Transportation,
Austin Transportation Department
15:50 – 16:05 Initiating Smart City and Smart Mobility in Japan OISHI Eiichiro
Assistant Vice Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure,
Transport and Tourism (MLIT)
16:05 – 16:25 Smart traffic signaling system for Overseas business KAZAMA HiroshiA
Associate officer,
Technical advisor of Traffic control systems
Global business development & marketing dept.
Part 4 16:25 – 16:40 How JOIN Financially Supports
Overseas Infrastructure Projects
Executive Officer,
Head Of Planning and Administration Department,
Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation
for Transport & Urban Development (JOIN)
16:40 – 16:55 JBIC Finance in the United States of America
and recent relationship with the State of Texas
Chief Representative
JBIC Washington, D.C. Office.
  16:55 – 17:10 Q&A Session 2 Speakers from Part 3 & 4
  17:20 – 19:20 Reception party  

The following companies will have exhibits in the reception hall: ANA, JR Central, NEXCO Central, Fujifilm, Hitachi, JFE Engineering, NEXCO-West, and OPPS