Speaker Bio

Makiko Nakamuro

Makiko Nakamuro

Professor of faculty of policy management, Keio University
Makiko Nakamuro is currently appointed as a Professor of faculty of policy management, Keio University and Research Director, the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research.
With substantial working experiences at the central bank and the international organizations, Makiko specializes in economics of education and methodologically focuses on the impact evaluation, especially in the field of education. Her academic research is thus related with education policy, resource allocation in education and school financing, etc.
She obtained a Master's and Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in the city of New York.
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Friday, 16 September, 2022 / 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM JST
Guest Keynote: Education Based on Scientific Research: The Significance and the Desired State of Education That Leaders Must Recognize When the Demand for Recurrent Education Is on the Rise

- Problems with Japan's education policy
- Controlling children based on your own experience
- Is telling children to study effective?
- How can we encourage children to study harder?
- The problem with rewarding children to make them study
- The importance of early childhood education
- What is evidence?
- Allocate more budget to the next generation
- What are non-cognitive skills?
- What is the role of parents?
- The importance of teacher quality
- How can we measure the quality of teaching?
- Why research on education is not progressing in Japan?

Friday, 16 September, 2022 / 12:55 PM - 01:40 PM JST
Panel Discussion: Leading the Way in Attracting, Developing and Empowering Data Talent

With the aim of accelerating digital transformation, many businesses in Japan focus on having digital and DX talent. How do we attract them or find and develop prospective employees to fill the high demand for talent such as data scientists and engineers? How do we create arenas where they can prove their skills, map out their career paths, and evaluate them to improve their workplace satisfaction? In this session, the panel of three leading experts will discuss the strategies and practices required to achieve the goal and provide insights that will lead to the next actions.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.