[KI-LC] Updates on PR activities in Japan

J. Trent Adams adams at isoc.org
Mon Aug 31 07:29:17 PDT 2009

Kenji -

Many thanks for the update to the LC.  It sounds like you've been busy
getting the word out.

You've set a high bar for the rest of us to follow.

Thanks again,

Kenji Takahashi wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> I would like to share with you updates on our activities in Japan at the
> launch of KI (sorry it take a while to report..) Japan WG members have
> been working hard in raising the awareness of KI in the Japanese market,
> through a press round table, journalist interviews, and workshop. They
> results in many articles on both printed and on-line media, and blogs,
> which in turn leads to several invitations to our members for talks on
> KI activities. I would like to thank all the members who planned events,
> solicited attendees, managed registration, offered & set up venues, and
> gave talks - each of which required non-trivial efforts.
> The followings are part of what we have done since the launch of KI.
> - Press round table (23rd June, 2009 at NTT Software)
> * 20 journalists attended
> * major news sites have carried articles.
> - Kantara Initiative Inaugural Seminar (14th July, 2009 @ Oracle Japan HQ)
> * 90 attended (out of 114 registrations)
> - Press interviews
> *Nikkei Network
> * by-weekly enterprise magazine issued by the publishing subsidiary of
> the largest economic paper (Nikkei Shimbun) in Japan
> * a two-pages column in a printed magazine and two articles on its
> online version.
> * Weekly BCN
> * an article on printed media
> Regards,
> Kenji
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J. Trent Adams

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