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DATE2021.05.14 #News from Academic Affairs

Event] 5/19 Seminar on Advanced Technology "Law x AI - Legal Tech Revolution to Change Legal Practice

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Law x AI - The Legal Tech Revolution Changing Legal Practice

Date] May 19, 2021 (Wed.) 18:45-20:30 (6 periods)

Venue】 Online via Zoom

Participation】 【Attendance】 This is an extracurricular seminar.

This seminar is an extracurricular seminar. It is open to all Todai students, Academic and Administrative Staff of all Faculties and Graduate Schools (free of charge, no advance registration required). (There will be a relatively long question period during this seminar.)

URL] After logging in to UTAS, please check the URL of Zoom on the bulletin board announcement and access it.

Lecturer】 Mr. Ruyoshi Funaki (Executive Officer, CRO, LegalForce, Inc.)


While a graduate student at The University of Tokyo, Mr. Funaki conducted research on multimodal machine learning combining image recognition and natural language processing. After that, he joined Recruit Co., Ltd. and promoted more than 10 image recognition and machine learning projects. Currently, he is building a natural language processing system related to contract review AI as CRO (Chief Research and Development Officer) at LegalForce, Inc.


    M.S., Department of Creative Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, 2016
    2016 Joined Recruit Co.
    2018 Joined LegalForce, Inc.

Organizer] Office of Academic Strategy, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Engineering Education Division, Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

     Room 324, Bldg. 8, Faculty of Engineering, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
     E-Mail : ( Takaaki Kawanaka)