Date: November 17 – 19 (U.S.) / November 18 – 20 (Japan)
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The Symposium includes a series of virtual events. Registering for the Public Symposium will allow access to all sessions, and you are welcome to attend as many sessions as you would like.
Join us for the U.S.-Japan Council’s 2020 Public Symposium, scheduled for November 17-19, 2020. Titled “Two Nations, Countless Connections – Community, Partnership and the Road Ahead,” the Symposium will explore the transformative areas of the bilateral relationship that have brought about hope and recovery. The program will also examine topics around community building, diversity, and resilience in both countries today, ultimately advancing the important work around key priorities in U.S.-Japan and Japanese American affairs. We will explore the question: How are enduring communities and partnerships formed?
Open to all U.S.-Japan advocates and supporters, USJC will partner with other organizations and influential leaders to deliver insightful dialogues, creative content, and engaging interactions over the course of three days.
Day 1 will focus on race & diversity, Day 2 on NPOs & philanthropy, and Day 3 on cultural & educational exchange.
Simultaneous interpretation will be provided for the sessions displayed below with asterisks. Registering for the Public Symposium will allow access to all sessions, and you are welcome to attend as many sessions as you’d like.
All dates and times in Eastern Standard Time.
2:00 – 3:00 pm ET: Opening Session
6:00 – 7:15 pm ET: Topical Session 2: Women’s leadership*
1:30 – 2:45 pm ET: Topical Session 3: NPO sustainability
6:00 – 7:15 pm ET: Topical Session 4: Philanthropy leadership*
3:00 – 4:15 pm ET: Topical Session 5: Cultural & educational exchange
6:00 – 7:15 pm ET: Topical Session 6: Baseball diplomacy*
7:45 – 8:45 pm ET: Closing Session*
Please note: the session “Race & Social Justice” has been postponed, and will be held at a later date.