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Dr. Shimada Japan Lecture and Panel Discussion

  • 17 Jun 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, 464 Chenault Road, Frankfort KY 40601
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Lecture and Panel Discussion on the Future of Japan

  Likely Topics

・Japan's Image around the world
・Japan and the United States

Join JASK as we welcome a delegation from the Prime Minister of Japan's office. This special Lecture and Panel Discussion on "Enhancing Mutual Understanding between the US and Japan: Building a Better Future for the Global Community" will be led by Dr. Haruo Shimada, President of Chiba University of Commerce.

Date: Tuesday, June 17th

Time: 12:00 - 2:30 (Lunch included)

Place: Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
 464 Chenault Road
 Frankfort, KY 40601

Cost: Free (Lunch included)

Panel Leader: Dr. Haruo Shimada

President, Chiba University of Commerce

Haruo Shimada is a President of Chiba University of Commerce. After completing graduate studies at Keio University, he received his Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he had for forty years been a professor at Keio University. He has been a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and ESSEC, France. He has been involved in the formulation of government policy as a special advisor to the Cabinet Office from 2001 to 2006.

He is the author of numerous books on Japanese economy, international management and labor problems. He is very active in not only publishing books and articles in his profession but also writing comments and essays in newspapers and popular magazines. He makes comments frequently in TV programs both in Japan and abroad such as CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS and BBC.

Delegation Members

Office of the Prime Minister of Japan

Ms. Kyoko Nishi, Senior Coordinator for the Office of Global Communications

Dentsu Public Relations inc.

Mr. Yoshikazu Takagi, Consultant

Mr. Tomoaki Nakamura, Account Director

Tsuruta Associates

Mr. Takatoshi Tsuruta, President

A. Schulman, Inc.

Mr. Yutaka Kitao, Former Representative, 

Shinhama Institute of Translation

Mr. Jun Harada - Manager

*For complete Bio's of each panel member, please click here.

Japan/America Society of Kentucky
464 Chenault Rd.
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 209-9630

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