Plenary Speakers

Research and Development on Educational XR Contents

Prof. Yoshihiro Okada

Kyushu University


In the first half of the talk, he will introduce the activities of ICER (the innovation center for educational resources) of Kyushu University established in April, 2011. Its mission was to provide teachers and students of the university with e-learning materials using recent ICT like 3D Graphics and XR(VR/AR/MR). He will introduce various educational materials developed by ICER, those are a dental treatment training system, a rehabilitation system. a set-up training system for the radiation therapy and so on. Recently, DX has become important keyword and his Kyushu University established DDI2 (Data-Driven Innovation Initiative) in 2023. One of the divisions of DDI2 is NOE (the division of Next generation Open Education promotion). In the second half of the talk, he will introduce the activities of NOE and several educational XR contents have been developed so far.


Yoshihiro Okada is a Professor of Data-Driven Innovation Initiative (DDI2), Kyushu University, Japan. He received his doctorate of Engineering from Hokkaido University, Japan in 1993. After that, he worked as a Research Associate at Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University. He was an Associate Professor of Computer Center, Kyushu University, Japan since 1999 and an Associate Professor of Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University since April, 2000. He was a Professor of Innovation Center for Educational Resources (ICER) since 2013 until 2023. Now, he is a leader of the Division of Next generation Open Education promotion (NOE) of DDI2 and a vice-director of Cybersecurity center of Kyushu University. Current his research interests include 3D Graphics, HCI, XR(VR/AR/MR), network collaboration, educational material development and cybersecurity.

A Powerful Memory, Unlocking the New Era

Mr. Hyunduk Cho

Corporate VP at Samsung Electronics


Hyunduk Cho is a Corporate VP at Samsung Semiconductor Inc., based in Hwasung, South Korea. In this capacity, He leads the Automotive Group including overseeing product planning, business enabling and product marketing for Automotive memory, at one of the largest subsidiaries of Samsung Electronics. Hyunduk is currently focused on Automotive memories related to intelligent mobility and robotics, as well as aerospace. Previously, he worked as the NAND/Solution Product Planning Group leader for Samsung Electronics. Hyunduk has held various Semiconductor design engineering and software engineering roles over the past 20 years. Additionally, he now servers as a board member of the AECC(Automotive Edge Computing Consortium).

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