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Japanese Business Forum: New Initiatives for Sustainable Growth

Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 1:00pm - 6:40pm EDT / Streamed Panel Discussion: 10:00am - 3:40pm PDT / 1:00pm - 5:40pm EDT / 19:00 - 23:40 (Paris-Frankfurt)

Meeting in New York

Location:

 

McGraw-Hill Conference Center

1221 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10020

 

Time Schedule:

 

1:00pm: Registration

1:30pm-5:40pm: Event & Discussion

5:40pm: Networking

 

Agenda:

 

JETRO aims to inform U.S. companies and organizations on the important policy changes and business opportunities prompted by Japan's recovery efforts following the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. Government officials and industry leaders will also brief on and discuss the Japanese government's launch of a renewable energy feed-in tariff system this July. 

 

1:00-1:30 Registration
1:30-1:35 Welcome Remarks: Hiroaki Isobe, Executive Vice President, JETRO
1:35-1:55

Keynote Speech: Yoshinori Suematsu, Senior Vice Minister for Reconstruction

1:35-2:20 Keynote Speech: Charles D. Lake II, Chairman of the Board of Directors, The U.S.-Japan Business Council; Chairman and Representative, Aflac Japan
"Realizing Japan's Potential: A Business Perspective on the World's Third Largest Economy"
2:20-2:35 Governments FDI Initiatives - Subsidies and Tax Incentives: Hiraoki Ishii, Deputy Director General, Minister's Secretariat, Economic and Fiscal Management, Cabinet Office
2:35-3:00 Government's Subsidies and Tax Incentives: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Atsushi Kamata, Director, Trade and Investment Facilitation Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, METI
3:00-3:15 Video message from prefectural governments:  Takuya Tasso, Governor, Iwate Prefecture, Yoshihiro Murai, Governor, Miyagi Prefecture, Tuhei Sato, Governor, Fukushima Prefecture

3:15-3:30

3:30-3:45

Q&A

Intermission

3:45-4:10 Keynote Speech:
Takashi Hatchoji, Chairman of Hitachi America, Ltd.
"Reconstruction Support and Smart City Strategies"
4:10-5:20

Renewable Energy Panel Discussion
"Japan's path from reconstruction to a new energy future"

Moderator: Michel DiCapua, Head of Research NA, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Panelists: 

Tatsuya Shinkawa, Chief Representative, Representative Office in Washington D.C. of New Energy and Industry Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Lex Heslin, CEO, Beautiful Earth Group

Yoshikazu Nose, Senior Vice President, Global Environment & Infrastructure Business Development Group, Mitsubishi Corporation Americas 

  • Japan's Renewable Energy Policy
  • Renewable Energy Outlook
  • Partnership Opportunities for US-Japan Companies
  • Japan's Smart City Initiatives - Implication for Global Market

 

5:20-5:35 Q&A
5:35-5:40 Closing Remarks: Motoatsu Sakurai, President, Japan Society
5:40-6:40 Networking Reception

 

 Daiki Nakajima

ICT/Environment

Tel: 212-819-7747
Email: Daiki_Nakajima@jetro.go.jp

Attendees list
17 people will attend this meeting, among them
Will attend in person Via streaming
Spring Investment Corp.
Chairman & CEO
Main(e) International Consul
Managing Director
Soltage
Vice President
Agrion
Managing Director - Americas
JETRO
Research Analyst
Samba Energy
Managing Director
OwnEnergy
CEO
U.S. DOE
Senior Advisor, Renewable Energy
Bernard, Nickels and Associa
Partner
Reykjavik Geothermal / Ambat
Director
Advanced Power & Energy Cons
Principal
Black & Veatch
Principal, Management Consulting
GE Energy
CVM
EARTHLINKED TECHNOLOGIES
CEO
STRATIS-SIRS
Managing Director
STE - Engineering
Partner
Agrion LLC
Director