Dr. Keiko Nishimoto is a senior researcher of MICE Research Institute (Congrès Group). She has been working as a meeting planner at PCOs for 20 years.
Dr. Keiko was awarded Doctor of Management Science from Kyoto University in 2020, with the research titled “Value creation over time: the application of IIRC integrated reporting framework to demonstrate the value of MICE business”. She is the first PhD with solid background in meetings industry in Japan, and will teach MICE management at several universities from 2021.
As an ICCA member, Dr. Keiko currently represents Kyoto University Graduate School of Management, and has been served as a Deputy Chair / Treasurer of Asia Pacific Chapter since 2016.