JASK 

Japan/America Society of Kentucky

1987-2018

US-Japan Update Symposium

  • 23 Mar 2018
  • 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Omni Hotels & Resorts 211 W Muhammad Ali Blvd Louisville, Kentucky 40202

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March 23, 2018

US-Japan Update Symposium

U.S. – Japan Relations:

Learn about recent developments in U.S. Japan relations- and how they affect Kentucky

This Symposium will deepen the essential economic investment partnership between Japan and the U.S. To further that aim, the seminar will advocate the creation of new business through bidirectional investment, strengthening cooperative work between Japan and U.S. companies, as well as business expansion in other countries.

Venue: 

Omni Hotels & Resorts 

211 W Muhammad Ali Blvd                

Louisville, Kentucky 40202 

Cost: Free

 Registration Required

Speakers Include:


  Secretary Terry Gill

  Secretary

   Economic Development of Kentucky





  Masaaki Maeda

  Strategic Advisor

  Asurion





  Hirotoshi Tanaka

  President

  JETRO New York





  Isamu Wakamatsu

  Executive Director

  JETRO New York 





  Taisuke Higuchi

  Representative in US for

  Kanagawa Prefecture, JAPAN




  Shigeru Furuichi

  Director

  Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry





   Michael Rodenberg

   Senior Operating Officer 

   Murakami Corporation Japan 

   President/COO-

   Murakami Manufacturing North America

.

   

   Doug Bowling

   Chief Operating

   Officer

   Hitachi Automotive USA


  

  Dr. Robert Brown

  Chair

  Japan America Society of Kentucky

  Chair

  U.S Department of Commerce District Export Council for      Kentucky



Schedule*

2:00pm – 2:30pm               Registration & Networking

2:30pm – 2:35pm               Open Remarks

                                               Mr.Hirotoshi Tanka , President , JETRO New York

2:35pm – 2:55pm               Remarks;

                                              Secretary Terry Gill and Executive Officer Vivek Sarin

                                              Economic  Development of Kentucky

2:55pm – 3:00pm               Remarks from Consulate General of Japan in Nashville

3:00pm – 3:20pm              “US-Japan Economic Relations”

                                               Mr. Shigeru FURUICHI, Director for Trade and Investment

                                               Americas Division, Trade Policy Bureau,

                                              Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan

 3:20pm – 3:40pm           “Recent Investment Trends between Japan and the U.S.”

                                              Mr.Isamu Wakamatsu, Executive Director, JETRO New York

3:40pm– 3:50pm              Coffee Break

3:50pm – 4:15pm              Invest in the U.S. : Manufacturing investment, R&D investment by    

                                               Japanese companies in KY

                      Mr. Doug Bowling Chief Operating, Officer  Hitachi Automotive USA

                      Mr.Michael Rodenberg  Senior Operating Officer Murakami Corporation Japan President/COO,Murakami Manufacturing North America

4:10pm – 4:35 Invest in Japan: “Japan as the gateway to Asia, R&D and Export Base”

                        Mr.Taisuke Higuchi, Representative in US for Kanagawa Prefecture, JAPAN

                        Mr.Masaaki Maeda, Strategic Advisor, Asurion

4:35pm – 4:45pm              Closing Remarks: Dr. Robert Brown - Japan America Society of Kentucky         

5:00pm – 7:00pm              Networking Reception – BeamSuntory/4th Street Live

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