Additional Speakers and Timetable to Be Announced
Media Artist Yoichi Ochiai to take the stage at "alt Conference 2023 – Life or Death: Generative AI Brings Destruction and Creation"

alt Inc.(, a Japan based developer of AI Clone and Personal Artificial Intelligence (P.A.I.®️) (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Kazutaka Yonekura), is pleased to announce that media artist Yoichi Ochiai will be a guest speaker at the session alt Conference 2023: “Life or Death: The Destruction and Creation of Generative AI” (, to be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 15:00 to 18:30 in Roppongi, free of charge.



alt was ranked third in terms of domestic growth rate in the Nikkei Next Unicorn, announced in December. In addition, the recent announcement of Yoichi Ochiai's collaboration with alt has attracted attention in the capital market, with the listed company's stock price surging for three consecutive days. alt current leads the world in the social implementation of generative AI in verticals with its proprietary LHTM-2 (Large-scale Heuristic Thinking Model).


The conference theme, "How will the world change with the progress of AI?", will drive discussions about the latest trends in generative AI, including GPT and other large-scale language models. It will also delve into the "future of generative AI," showcasing our new product, LHTM-2, and revealing a new system that is currently under development.


A new guest speaker today is Yoichi Ochiai, media artist and associate professor at the University of Tsukuba. Artist and singer/songwriter Saku Shizudenba will also appear at the event along with his AI clone. The conference will include a panel on the theme of destruction and creation brought about by generative AI, with additional guests Yusuke Narita, an economist and data scientist active in Japan and abroad; Koji Hashimoto, a leading expert in theoretical physics; and Takahiro Ikushima of the Institute of Advanced Mathematical Technology.


*For more information on the previously announced guests, please visit: 

The highlighted session will be the "Unveiling of Digital Clone Platform CLONEdev." Yusuke Narita and Saku Shizudenba will discuss the future of generative AI through a dialogue with their own AI clones. Attendees should look forward to hearing the AI Clones' vision for the future.


This crucial day presents an opportunity to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving landscape. We will discuss the new phase humanity will enter as AI evolves, how we should live our lives—both technologically and economically—and provide insights for business utilization and symbiosis of generative AI. (Early registration is recommended as limited seats remain.)


【Overview of the alt Conference 2023】

名称 : alt Conference 2023: “Life or Death: The Destruction and Creation of Generative AI”

日時 : Wednesday, May 24, 15:00~18:30

     A reception will be held after the 18:30 closing time.

会場 : Bellesalle Roppongi

     Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Dori Building B1F, 7-18-18 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032 (2 minutes walk from Roppongi Station)

Admission: Free


To register, please visit:


More details about the speakers and program will be released as they become available.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the contact information below.



[ Guest Profile ]

Media Artist Yoichi Ochiai

Yoichi Ochiai, born in 1987, has a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Information Studies from the University of Tokyo and was the program's first early graduate. Currently, he serves as the Director of the Digital Nature Development Research Center at the University of Tsukuba, Associate Professor, and Research Director of the JST CREST xDiversity Project. His solo exhibitions include "Image and Matter (Malaysia, 2016)," "Longing for Mass (Tokyo, 2019)," and "Ruminating with Emotion (Leica Ginza, 2019)." His published works include A Century of Magic (PLANETS), Digital Nature (PLANETS), and the photo book Longing for Mass (AMANA). He was the Assistant to the President of the University of Tsukuba from 2017-2019 and since 2018, has been a member of the Expert Committee on Intellectual Property Strategy Vision, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, "Moon Shot–Type Research and Development System." Ochiai has also served as a member of the Visionary Council and as a producer of theme projects for Expo '70 Osaka-Kansai. His expertise lies in exploring applications of HCI and intelligent technologies.


Artist and singer/songwriter Seideba Saku

Born in Beijing, China, Seidedba Saku now lives and works in Tokyo. His childhood experiences in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and Africa have become the roots of his current creative process, and his work consistently explores the interiority of modern man. In 2012, he relocated from Beijing to Tokyo to establish Okkosai-jyo Inc. In 2019, he showcased his installation "Of course nothing" at the Echigo Art Festival, the world's largest international art festival. He debuted as a singer in 2017 and formed the music unit DiAN in 2019. The same year, he published 东京旮旯, a Tokyo adventure picture book based on his Tokyo life, from China's Sanlian Bookstore. With tens of thousands of Instagram followers and over 600,000 followers on Chinese SNS Weibo (as of April 2023), he is a renowned multi-creator. Saku is set to hold a solo exhibition at the TanArt Community in Xi'an, China's largest inland city, this coming October.



[ Timetable for alt Conference 2023 ]

5 Years from Now > 10 Years from Now: The Transition of Value that Humanity Needs
Kazutaka Yonekura, CEO, alt Inc.


Unveiling of Digital Clone Platform "CLONEdev
★ Yusuke Narita, Economist and Data Scientist
★ AI Clone by Yusuke Narita, Economist and Data Scientist
★ Artist, Singer-Songwriter Saku Jizudenba
★ AI Clone of Saku Shizudenba, Artist, Singer-Songwriter
★ Kazutaka Yonekura, CEO, alt Inc.


Good thing, you have to keep running as fast as you can to stay in the same place.
Hitoshi Nishikawa, Executive Officer and CTO, alt Inc.


STACK & EMETH Data Storage Technology and Computational Resources to Support Personal AI
Yoshikazu Nishimura, CSO, alt Inc.


"Digital Clone Society" Special Dialogue
★ Yoichi Ochiai, Media Artist
Hitoshi Nishikawa, Executive Officer and CTO, alt Inc.
Yoshikazu Nishimura, CSO, alt Inc.


Presentation of "alt BRAIN"
Chitaka Yonekura, CEO, alt Inc.


New Normal of Intellectual Production + LLM platform
Junya Iizuka, BEO, alt Inc.


Capital Markets and Innovation - Counting backwards from Japan's global victory in generative AI -
Yusuke Hioki, CFO, alt Inc.


Medical AI and business models derived from it
Atsushi Okabe, BEO, alt Inc.


Accelerating Business by Making Primary Information an Asset
Tatsuya Kawaguchi, Manager, AI SaaS Division, alt Inc.


- Creation and Destruction of AI - Panel Discussion
★ Koji Hashimoto, Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
★ Takahiro Ikushima, Advanced Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Inc.
Hitoshi Nishikawa, Executive Officer and CTO, alt Inc.
Yoshikazu Nishimura, CSO, alt Inc.



■ About alt Inc.

Founded in November 2014, alt is a venture company that "aims to free people from unproductive labor" by creating P.A.I.®️ (Personal Artificial Intelligence) and AI clones. We also develop and provide SaaS products such as AI GIJIROKU, which utilizes speech recognition technology derived from the development of AI dialogue engines. 3.5 billion yen was raised in a Series D funding round in June 2022, bringing our total amount raised to 6.2 billion yen.



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