About the R-GIRO Advisory Board

The Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organization (R-GIRO) established the Advisory Board in April 2009 in order to seek advice and cooperation from experts in a wide variety of fields. A regular Advisory Board meeting is held once a year, in which views and opinions are exchanged on the organization’s operation strategy and other matters with external experts who are graduates of Ritsumeikan University.

Advisory Board Members

No Name Affiliation
Company Position
1 Yoshihiro Eshima Osaka Economics College
College of Business Administration
Professor
2 Yoshihito Ota Konoike Transport Co., Ltd. External Director
3 Osamu Tsuji Samco Inc. Chairman and CEO
4 Sachiko Hirabayashi The Kyoto Chuo Shinkin Bank Vice President
5 Naoki Miyano Kyoto University
Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research
Associate Professor
6 Kenji Murakami Sumitomo Rubber Industory LTD
Chairperson of Alumni Association at Ritsumeikan University
External Director
7 Akimasa Yamashita Kyoto Prefecture Vice Governor
8 Kazuhiro Yoshida Leave a Nest Co., Ltd. Exective Officer of the Board CRO
9 Mitsuhiko Watanabe Watanabe International Patent Office Head Manager of the Office
Patent Attorney

Past annual meetings

The 11th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: November 29 (Fri.), 2019. 16:00 – 17:55 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at the University Co-op)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 10th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: December 21 (Fri.), 2018. 16:00 – 17:55 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at the University Co-op)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 9th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: December 15 (Fri.), 2017. 16:00 – 17:55 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at the University Co-op)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 8th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: November 4 (Fri.), 2016. 16:00 – 18:00 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at TAWAWA)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 7th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: October 9 (Fri.), 2015. 16:00 – 17:55 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at TAWAWA)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 6th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: October 10 (Fri.), 2014. 16:00 – 17:55 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at TAWAWA)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 5th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: October 11 (Fri.), 2013. 16:00 – 17:50 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at TAWAWA)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 4th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: October 12 (Fri.), 2012. 16:00 – 17:50 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at TAWAWA)
Place: Room No. 701 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 3rd Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: October 21 (Fri.), 2011. 16:00 – 18:00
Place: Room No. 703 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 2th Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: October 1 (Fri.), 2010. 16:00 – 17:50 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at TAWAWA)
Place: Room No. 703 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University
The 1st Annual Advisory Board Meeting
Date: December 3 (Thu.), 2009. 16:00 – 17:50 (Social gathering held between 18:00 and 19:30 at TAWAWA)
Place: Room No. 702 (7th floor), Nakagawa Hall, Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University