Japan Futures Initiative Panel Discussion at JFT: March 15

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Japan Futures Initiative Panel Discussion at JFT: March 15

Post  JF on Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:59 am

-Japan Futures Initiative Panel Discussion at JFT: March 15
-Live Webcast of Japan Futures Initiative Keynote Address: March 14

In Collaboration with the Japan Futures Initiative of the University of Waterloo, and the Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Toronto presents:

Panel Discussion at The Japan Foundation, Toronto:
One Year after 3.11 Great East Japan Earthquake – Lessons and Issues

March 15, 2012
6:30pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)
Location: The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Address: 131 Bloor St. W., 2nd floor of the Colonnade Building
Admission: Free
RSVP Required: www.jftor.org/whatson/rsvp.php or (416) 966-1600 x104

A panel of leading scholars and entrepreneurs will discuss disaster response and multilateral cooperation, as well as socio-political and business lessons and issues in disaster management and recovery, in light of the Tohoku Disaster. Having participated in the Japan Futures Initiative Spring Symposium hosted by the University of Waterloo earlier on this day, they will report on what issues were raised, lessons were learned, and deliberations exchanged at the symposium.

Panel Participants:
Dr. David Welch, Professor of Political Science, University of Waterloo; CIGI Chair of Global Security, Balsillie School of International Affairs

Dr. Gil Latz, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs at Indiana/Purdue University, Associate Vice President for International Affairs for Indiana University

Professor Nozomu Yoshitomi, Japan National Defense Academy
Mr. Real Tanguay, Senior Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation, Canada
Mr. Kazuto Takegami, President of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Toronto, and General Manager of Mizuho Corporate Bank, Canada

Japan Futures Initiative Keynote Address: Live Webcast


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