Japan in 20xx is an all-day symposium that gathers the top experts on Japan from think tanks, academia, the government, the press and the business and non-profit sectors to look at Japan’s domestic and international prospects for the coming year.
This event is held every January. Japan in 2017: A Year at the Look Ahead will be held at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on January 26, 2017.
2017 Agenda & Speakers
Opening Remarks: Congressman Joaquin Castro (Invited)
Domestic Issues Panel Discussion
Yoichi Funabashi, Co-founder and Chairman of Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation (RJIF)
Frank Jannuzi, President and CEO, Mike & Maureen Mansfield Foundation
Alicia Ogawa, Director, Program on Alternative Investments at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
Moderator: Emma Chanlett-Avery, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service
Lunch Keynote Speaker: Yoichi Funabashi, Co-founder and Chairman of Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation (RJIF)
International Issues Panel Discussion
Abigail Friedman, Co-Founder and CEO, The Wisteria Group
David Nakamura, White House Correspondent, The Washington Post
Satoshi Ogawa, Washington Bureau Chief, The Yomiuri Shimbun
Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia and Director of the China Power Project, Center for Strategic & International Studies
Moderator: James Schoff, Senior Fellow, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace