Saturday, June 25, 2016
9:00 am


9:30 am
Opening Remarks
Junichi Tsujii (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

9:40 am – 10:40 am
Session 1
Chair: Koichi Takahashi
Speakers and titles:

  1. Tohru Natsume (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
    Labdroid: A New Dimension to Lab Automation
  2. Nozomu Yachie (University of Tokyo)
    Robotic Crowd Biology
  3. Koichi Takahashi (RIKEN)
    Accelerating Life Sciences, Accelerating Science
10:40 am – 11:30 am
Keynote 1
Chair: Nozomu Yachie
Trey Ideker (University of California, San Diego)
Building Siri of the Cell

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Keynote 2
Chair: Tohru Natsume
Ross King (University of Manchester)
Automating Chemistry and Biology using Robot Scientists


2:20 pm – 3:50 pm
Session 2
Chair: Yosuke Ozawa
Speakers and titles:

  1. Larisa Soldatova (Brunel University, London)
    On the semantic representations for laboratory automation
  2. Toshiaki Katayama (Database Center for Life Science)
    Towards the interoperable representation of data in life sciences
  3. Hiroshi Maruyama (Preferred Networks, Inc.)
    Machine Learning as a New Programming Paradigm


3:50 pm – 4:10 pm
Coffee Break


4:10 pm – 4:40 pm
Lightning Talks
Chair: Nozomu Yachie
Speakers and titles:

  1. Tazro Ohta (Database Center for Life Science)
    In between the lines: describing machine-readable experimental protocol
  2. Alexander Garcia (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid)
    SMART Protocols in experimental records


4:40 pm – 5:30 pm
Keynote 3
Chair: Yosuke Ozawa
Hiroaki Kitano (The Systems Biology Institute)
Artificial Intelligence to Win Nobel Prize and Beyond: Creating an Engine of Scientific Discovery

5:30 pm
Tohru Natsume, Nozomu Yachie


6:00 pm
Droid Lab Tour
At the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology building


7:00 pm