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July 26, 2022 Life, Culture and Sports Bureau

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government will hold a conference for companies and organizations, inviting Paralympians, sports organization officials, consultants, and others.
This time, we will have a panel discussion based on various episodes related to parasports and disabilities.


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2 Implementation date

Monday, September 5, 2020, from 15:00 to 18:50

3 places

Tokyo International Cruise Terminal 3F (Address: Aomi 2-chome, Koto-ku, Tokyo)
*About an 8-minute walk from Yurikamome Tokyo International Cruise Terminal Station

4 How to participate

Visitor/online distribution (first part only)
*For details, please see the official website (link to an external site). Anyone can participate.

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5 Main contents

[Theme]Break down stereotypes!New value created by empathy Partnerships with parasports starting now

First 300 first-come-first-served basis

  • keynote speech
  • panel discussion
  • case study
  • Deaf sports introduction

Part 2 First 100 people

  • workshop
    What kind of symbiotic society do you want to realize with[company x para sports]and what are the specific measures?
  • Exchange meeting

6 Introduction of speakers

(1) Keynote speech, panel discussion (moderator)

  • Mr. Keiichi Kubota, Executive Officer, ABeam Consulting Co., Ltd.
    “I will talk about the possibility of co-creation between parasports and companies based on overseas cases.”

(2) Panel discussion (panelists)

  • Mr. Yoshie Kurisu Chairman of the board of certified NPO SLOW LABEL (Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremony Stage Advisor)
    “I will introduce how people with and without disabilities can transcend barriers through art.”
  • Wheelchair basketball player (Tokyo 2020 Paralympic silver medalist) Mr. Hiroaki Kozai
    “After studying in the United States and signing a professional contract in Germany, I would like to talk about what I want to do for the children of Japan.”
  • NPO Japan Blind Football Association Tournament Management Group Manager Daisuke Miyajima
    “I would like to explain why we aimed to establish a high-performance tournament (new league “LIGA.i”). ”

Mr. Keiichi Kubota

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Mr. Yoshii Kurisu

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Mr. Hiroaki Kozai

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Mr. Daisuke Miyajima

(3) Case study

  1. Mr. Hiroatsu Takekura, Chairman of NPO Japan Archery Syndicate
  2. Ms. Mina Hiroki, Tokyo Sports Association for the Disabled

(4) Deaf sports introduction

  • Ms. Miyuki Kano, Coach of the Japan Women’s Deaf Volleyball Team

(5) Part 2 Workshop

Japanese Paralympic Committee

  • “I’m POSSIBLE” Japan Edition Project Manager Miki Matheson

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Mr. Hiroatsu Takekura

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Mina Hiroki

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Miyuki Kano

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Miki Matheson

* Based on the situation of the new coronavirus infection, the capacity and contents may be changed.

*Attachment leaflet (PDF: 781KB)

This project is a project to promote the “Future Tokyo” strategy.
Strategy 16 Sports Field Tokyo Strategy “Para Sports City” Project

Contact information
Life, Culture and Sports Bureau Sports Comprehensive Promotion Department Para Sports Division

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