Thursday, February 19, 2015
6:15pm Networking Reception
InterContinental LA Century City at Beverly Hills
2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067
FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Chief Executive Officer, UNIQLO USA
"UNIQLO's Path to Globalization - Spreading Japanese Fashion to the World"
Mistress of Ceremonies
Anchor / Reporter, KTTV FOX 11
With expert speakers
Yuko Kaifu Executive Vice President, Japan Business Association of Southern California (JBA)
Joseph C. Portillo Co-Vice Chair / Chair Elect, Japan America Society of Southern California
Panel I - Consul Generals' Discussion, followed by Q&A
The Honorable Harry H. Horinouchi Consul General of Japan in Los AngelesPatrick J. Linehan Former Consul General, U.S. Consulate General in Osaka-Kobe, Japan
Senior Visiting Fellow & Public Diplomat in Residence, USC Center on Public Diplomacy
Panel I Chair - Gene Park Assistant Professor, Political Science, Loyola Marymount University
Panel II - U.S. and Japanese Perspectives on Japan's Economy, followed by Q&ATomoko Iwakawa SVP and Senior Foreign Exchange Advisor, City National Bank
Panel II Chair - Brian Peck Deputy Director of International Affairs & Business Development
S. Mackin Pulsifer Vice Chairman, Fiduciary Trust Company International
Nicholas Smith Japan Strategist, CLSA Securities Japan Co., Ltd.
California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
JAPAN in 2015 Symposium will gather leading experts on Japan from across the U.S. and from Japan to take an in-depth look and “forecast” the coming year on Japanese domestic affairs, U.S.-Japan bilateral economic and security relationship and U.S.-Japan cooperation in international affairs.
Presented by the Japan America Society of Southern California with the Japan Business Association of Southern California. The symposium is supported by a generous grant from the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. Additional support is provided by the InterContinental LA Century City at Beverly Hills. United Airlines is the Official Airline for JAPAN in 2015 Symposium.
$55 JAS/JBA/USJC Members
$75 Non-members or Guests
$100 Admission + 1 Year New JAS Individual Membership Bundle
For additional information or for sponsorship opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310-965-9050, ext. 104.
JAPAN in 2015 Symposium