IEEE Tokyo Section

Events in 2023

Women in Engineering 2023


The Women in Engineering 2023 event will be held in hybrid format on December 2, 2023 (Sat.) at Aoyama Gakuin University, Aoyama Campus.

To participate, please sign up on the registration form by November 25, 2023 (Sat.). Members and non-members are invited and we are looking forward to having you join us.

Women in Engineering 2023

Tokyo Shin-etsu WIE (Women in Engineering) invites women who are active in the field of engineering to introduce the technological developments and R&D required today and to share insight on the future of technology to be opened up by women and together we will consider what kinds of technology we can and should work on in the future.


December 2, 2023 (Sat.) 13:30-16:00 JST


Aoyama Gakuin University, Aoyama Campus (hybrid), Bldg. 9, Classroom 921
※ No parking on campus.

青山学院大学 青山キャンパス9号館921教室
〒150-8366 東京都渋谷区渋谷4-4-25
JR山手線、JR埼京線、東急線、京王井の頭線、東京メトロ副都心線 他「渋谷駅」より徒歩10分

Target audience

Everyone is welcome. Japanese/English subtitle support is being planned.
If you need assistance with babysitting support during your participation in the symposium, please contact Pauline N. Kawamoto ( directly by November 11, 2023.

Participation fee

Free (registration open to first 100 persons for onsite participation, no max for online participants)


Please register from the form below. IEEE members and non-members from anywhere on earth are welcome to participate.
Registration form

Onsite participation registration deadline:   November 30, 2023 (Thu.) JST *extended
Online participation registration deadline:   November 30, 2023 (Thu.) 24:00 JST


100 persons (onsite) *no max on online participants


13:30 Opening remarks

13:40 Keynote lecture

Mizue Kayama (Professor and Deputy Director, Shinshu University, Faculty of Engineering)
“You, me, and WIE: Let’s talk about well-being” (preliminary)


14:20 Invited technical lecture

Nancy Min (Founder and CEO, ecoLong)
Convergence of Blockchain and AI/ML and its role in the smart city future

Emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence have the potential to fundamentally transform the digital world as we know it. This presentation will provide an overview on the social, technical, and economic trends leading up to today and how these emerging technologies can be applied to smart cities to unlock social value.

Nancy Min is the Founder and CEO of ecoLong, an energy technology company that is committed to building interconnected and resilient communities. She leads the research and development of multiple U.S. DOE funded projects including a blockchain based peer to peer transactive energy platform. She has experience driving technology innovation in start-ups, technology strategy and implementing large-scale enterprise systems in the federal and state government, and corporate finance in large companies. She has testified before the U.S. House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Underserved, Agriculture, and Rural Business Development on “Prioritizing Small Underserved and Rural Businesses in the SBIR/STTR Programs” on ways to foster diversity and inclusion among innovative companies. She is also passionate about giving back to the community and is involved in multiple open-source software technology communities.


15:15 Q/A session & discussion

15:45 Closing


IEEE Tokyo Section, IEEE Shin-etsu Section, IEEE Japan Council Women in Engineering Coordinator, IEEE Shin-etsu Section Student Branch, Schoonmaker Memorial Center for Gender Studies at Aoyama Gakuin University, IEEE Sapporo Section WIE Affinity Group, IEEE Shikoku-Hiroshima-Fukuoka WIE Affinity Group, IEEE Tokyo Section Young Professionals Affinity Group, IEEE Tokyo Section Life Members Affinity Group, IEEE Tokyo Section Student Activities Committee


International Women in Engineering Day
Online Coffee-break with IEEE Tokyo/Shin-etsu WIE in 2023


June 23 is International Women in Engineering Day!
Friends and members of IEEE Tokyo/Shin-etsu WIE gathered again for two
online “One Cup of Coffee” breaks on June 23, 2023 (Fri.) and June 24, 2023 (Sat.).
This time we invited IEEE at UCI student branch to join us!


Coffee Break #1
June 23, 2023 (Fri.) 12:00~13:00 JST (come and go anytime)

Coffee Break #2
June 24, 2023 (Sat.) 11:00~12:00 JST (come and go anytime)


Online (Zoom) (link details to be sent to participants separately after registration)


  1. 1. Self-introductions
  2. 2. Lunch & coffee break
  3. 3. introduction of new Tokyo Section WIE member (6/24)

Participation fee



International Women’s Day
Online “One-cup-of-coffee” break with IEEE Tokyo/Shin-etsu Joint Section WIE


March 8 is International Women’s Day.
To commemorate this day, IEEE Tokyo/Shin-etsu WIE will host another online “One Cup of Coffee” break.
No particular topics will be set so please come and join us for a chat.
The event is open to everyone so please feel free to bring a friend.


March 8, 2023 (Wed.) 12:00~13:00 JST (come and go anytime)


Online (Zoom) (link details to be sent to participants separately after registration)
※Zoom link information will be sent 3/7.


  1. 1. Self-introductions
  2. 2. Lunch and coffee break

Participation fee