2017 U.S.-Japan Council Annual Conference

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Unity in Diversity: Shaping the Future Together

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Save the Date: The 2017 U.S.-Japan Annual Conference in Washington, DC will be held from November 11 to 14 at the JW Marriott!

 

 

Conference Overview

The U.S.-Japan Council Annual Conference is a forward-thinking public event that takes place each fall. Leading professionals and members of the U.S.-Japan community convene to explore cutting-edge topics that provide opportunities for future growth and cooperation between the United States and Japan. 

This year, we are returning to our nation’s capital to discuss changes under a new administration. Following an election that divided the nation, we will discuss how to respect differences of opinion and find common ground as we work together toward mutually beneficial goals. At the same time, we will showcase and examine how global perspectives and diversity empower both the United States and Japan. We will exchange views on how international businesses and organizations can continue to expand in a changing political environment, and get work done to strengthen the U.S.-Japan relationship. We will also provide opportunities to network with stakeholders in the new administration and on Capitol Hill, and provide insight into the political and diplomatic arenas.

 

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Highlighted Speakers

Keynote and Plenary Speakers include:
 
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Wes Bush   Nobuchika Mori


  Kazuhiko Toyama

Chairman, CEO
and President, 
Northrop Grumman
Corporation

 

Commissioner, 
Japanese Financial
Services Agency 

 

Managing Partner,
Industrial Growth
Platform, Inc.

 

 

Invited Speakers include:

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Elaine Chao   Taro Kono

  Wilbur Ross

U.S. Secretary of
Transporation

 

Minister for
Foreign Affairs,
Government of Japan

 

U.S. Secretary of
Commerce

 

 

Breakout and Panel Speakers include: 

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Phyllis Campbell  

Margot
Carrington
(Invited)

  James Higa   Izumi Kobayashi
Chairman,
Pacific Northwest
Region,
JPMorgan Chase
& Co. 
  Minister Counselor 
for Public Affairs, 
U.S. Embassy 
in Tokyo
 

Executive Director,
Philanthropic
Ventures
Foundation;
Mentor in
Residence,
Index Ventures

 

Director,
ANA Holdings

 
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Sarah Miyazawa
LaFleur
  Keiko Orrall    Gill Pratt   John Roos
CEO & Founder, 
MM.LaFleur
 

State Representative,
MA Legislature;
National
Committeewoman,
Republican National
Committee

 

CEO,
Toyota
Research Institute 

 

Partner,
Geodesic Capital;
Former U.S.
Ambassador to
Japan

 
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Tim Rowe   J. Thomas
Schieffer
  Paul Yonamine   Haruno Yoshida

Founder
and CEO,
CIC 

 

President
and CEO,
Envoy
International LLC;
Former U.S.
Ambassador
to Japan

 

Chairman,
GCA Corporation

 

President &
Representative
Director, 
BT Japan 
Corporation; 
Vice Chair,
Board of
Councilors,
Keidanren

Conference Topics (Subject to Change)

  • Policy Experts Forum on U.S.-Japan Current Affairs
  • Regional Relations Beyond Washington and Tokyo 
  • International Business Integration and Growth Industries
  • Developing the Workforce of the Future
  • Women's Leadership and Success on Corporate Boards
  • ...and more! 


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Conference Schedule 

 

Saturday, November 11    
     
9:00am - 5:00pm   2017 TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders & Alumni Programming
6:00pm - onward   Japanese American Leadership Delegation (JALD) Alumni Reunion
     
Sunday, November 12    
     
10:00am - 4:00pm   Members Day
6:00pm - onward   Networking Dinners    
     
Monday, November 13    
     
9:30am - 7:30pm   Full-Day Public Symposium & Conference Congressional Reception
7:30pm - 9:00pm    Sponsors Dinner 
     
Tuesday, November 14     
     
9:30am - 12:00pm    Half-Day Public Symposium & Offsite Visits
Offsite visits scheduled throughout the day

 

Venue: JW MARRIOTT, 1331 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., WASHINGTON, DC

Attire: Business

Flier 

If you would like to download the 2017 USJC Annual Conference flier, please click here

 

Host Committee Co-Chairs 

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Bruce Hollywood Mark Uyeda
Co-Chair,
WDC Host Committee
Co-Chair, 
WDC Host Committee 


Rates

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Registration

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Lodging


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The conference will be held at the J.W. Marriott, Washington DC (1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW). A block of rooms has been reserved for conference participants at the rate of $329 plus tax per night.

TO RESERVE A ROOM, CLICK HERE or call the hotel at +1-202-393-2000 and mention the "U.S.-Japan Council Annual Conference in November".

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please click here for more information on sponsorship benefits. 

Want to be a sponsor of the USJC 2017 Annual Conference in Washington, DC? Please contact our Director of Partnerships & Special Projects, at aotani@usjapancouncil.org or +1-202-798-5210 for more details.

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS 2017 SPONSORS!

 

Sponsorship 

Platinum

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Title

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Signature

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Premier

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Gold

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