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March 15th, 2001
* Register for the Morse Target 2001 Program, March 15, 2001: Washington's Movers & Shakers on Japan.
A frank discussion of who is influential in the making of U.S.-Japan policy in the new Bush Administration. The Target monograph and the "Armitage Report" will be distributed at the program and available for purchase after. Fee.
Speakers:
Ronald A. Morse, Professor of Economics and Business Administration at Reitaku University in Tokyo
Christopher Nelson is Senior Vice President of Samuels International and Editor of The Nelson Report, a respected daily briefing for the Asia-focused international business and policy community
Report
Target
October 8th , 2004
* MORSE TARGET 2004 : Washington's Movers & Shakers on Japan & East Asia Friday, October 8th, 2004, Noon-2:00 PM
Luncheon
Reservations Required, Morse Target & Meeting Transcript available for purchase (This publication will be available about 2 weeks after the program). With:
Ronald A. Morse, foundation Professor of Japan Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Previously, he was the Paul I. Terasaki Professor of U.S.-Japan Relations and Japanese Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and Professor of Economics and Business Administration at Reitaku University in Tokyo
Christopher Nelson, Senior Vice President of Samuels International and Editor of The Nelson Report, a respected daily briefing for the Asia-focused international business and policy community. Mr. Nelson has been a professional journalist and congressional foreign affairs analyst with Washington experience since 1966. Event Flyer
Morse Target 2004
May 11th, 2004
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : East Asian Economic Regionalism: Why APEC Matters Tuesday, May 11, 2004, 12:30 -1:45 PM
Brown bag lunch (cookies and sodas provided)
Reservations Required, Book available for purchase With:
Dr. Edward Lincoln, Senior Fellow for Asian and Economic Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is an expert on the Japanese economy and U.S. economic relations with Japan and Asia, author of East Asian Economic Regionalism (Brookings, 2004), Arthritic Japan: the Slow Pace of Economic Reform and several other books. Event Flyer
April 28th , 2004
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : Economic Report from Tokyo: American Chamber of Commerce in Japan Wednesday, April 28, 2004, Noon-1:30 PM
Luncheon Discussion
$20 for JIAP members, $30 Non-members, Reservations Required
Carnegie Endowment, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, Choate Room. With:
ACCJ Board Members: Debbie Howard, President, ACCJ (President, Japan Market Resource Network); Bill Bishop, President, Bishop Associates; Thomas M. Clark, Co-Chair, Banking and Finance Subcommittee, ACCJ (Chief Legal Counsel, GE Capital); Glen S. Fukushima, Board member and former President, ACCJ (President and CEO, Cadence Design Systems, Japan); Robert Grondine, Chairman and former President, ACCJ (Partner, White & Case LLP); John Kakinuki, Vice President, ACCJ (Partner, Baker McKenzie G.J.B.J./Tokyo Aoyama Aoki Law Office); Charles Lake, Governor, ACCJ (President, AFLAC Japan); Robert “Skipp” Orr, Former Vice President and Board Member, ACCJ (President, Boeing Japan); Kiyoshi Tsugawa, Special Advisor to the President, ACCJ (Chairman, Lehman Brothers Japan, Inc.); and Donald Westmore, ACCJ Executive Director. Event Flyer
March 22nd, 2004
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : The Disintegration of Japan's Social Contract: Fallout From Economic Restructuring Monday, March 22, 2004, 12:30 -1:45 PM
Brown bag lunch (cookies and sodas provided)
Reservations Required, Research materials available for purchase
Sigur Center, George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW, Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, 5th Floor, Washington, DC, 994-5886 With:
Dr. Ulrike Schaede, Associate Professor of International and Pacific Affairs at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, the University of California, San Diego. Event Flyer (includes speaker biographies)
February 19th , 2004
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : East Asian Regional Maritime Security and Cooperation Thursday, February 19, 2004, Noon-2:15 PM
Lunch provided $20 for JIAP members, $30 Non-members, Reservations Required
Carnegie Endowment, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, Choate Room. With:
Mr. Michael Tsai, TECRO, Editor, Taiwan's Maritime Security
Dr. Bernard D. Cole, NDU, Author, Great Wall at Sea: China's Navy Enters the Twenty-first Century
Ms. M. Elizabeth Guran, US General Accounting Office
Mr. Paul Giarra, SAIC Event Flyer (includes speaker biographies)
February 13th , 2004
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : Shanghai Cooperation Organization
and China's Anti-terror Strategy Friday, February 13, 2004, 12:30 -1:45 PM
Sigur Center, George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, 5th Floor
Washington, DC, 994-5886
Brown bag lunch (cookies and sodas provided)
Reservations Required, Research materials available for purchase With:
Dr Pan Guang, Director of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Studies Center in Shanghai Event Flyer
February 3rd, 2004
* Key Findings from the New OECD Economic Survey of Japan
OECD BREAKFAST SERIES In partnership with the Japan Information Access Project (JIAP) and the National Association for Business Economics (NABE)
Videoconference
8:30 AM Registration and Coffee; 9:00 - 10:00 am Program
OECD Washington Center
2001 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 With:
Randall S. Jones (speaking from Paris), head of the Japan/Korea Desk of the OECD Economics Department
Edward J. Lincoln,Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, JIAP Board Member. Event Flyer (includes link to registration)
December 10th , 2003
* ARE WOMEN TRANSFORMING JAPANESE POLITICS (ECONOMICS)?
A discussion of Joyce Gelb's new book on Gender Policies in Japan and the United States: Comparing Women's Movements, Rights, and Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, December 2003), The book will be available for sale, discounted to only $20.
Wednesday, December 10th, 2003, noon-1:30pm
Sigur Center, George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, 5th Floor
Washington, DC, 994-5886
Brown bag lunch (cookies and sodas provided), reservations required, research materials available for purchase With:
Joyce Gelb , from the City University of New York, author of Gender Policies in Japan and the United States: Comparing Women's Movements, Rights, and Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, December 2003)
Dr. Dorothy Robins-Mowry, discussant and author of The Hidden Sun: Women of Modern Japan. Event Flyer
September 15th , 2003
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : Saving the Sun: A Wall Street Gamble to Rescue Japan from Its Trillion-Dollar Meltdown
A discussion of Ms. Gillian Tett's new book on the Japanese economy (the book will be available for sale)
Monday, September 15th, 2003, noon-1:30pm
At the Law Firm of Sidley Austing Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, 6th floor, Washington DC. (736-8000)
Members: $8; Non-Members, $15. Reservations required, sandwich lunch included. With:
Gillian Tett , former Tokyo Bureau Chief for the Financial Times (FT). She is currently on leave to write a book about Japan's financial system while contributing occasional articles to the FT. Event Flyer
July 17th , 2003
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : Report from Tokyo: A luncheon discussion with the ACCJ (American Chamber of Commerce in Japan)
A discussion of Japan's economic, political, and investment climate
Thursday, July 17th, 2003, noon-1:30pm
At the Law Firm of Sidley Austing Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, 6th floor, Washington DC. (736-8000)
Members: $10; Non-Members, $20. Reservations required. With:
Lance Lee, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (IGC Japan)
Bill Bishop, Member, ACCJ External Affairs Advisory Council (Eli Lilly)
Andrew J. Conrad, Co-Chair, ACCJ Insurance Subcommittee (AFLAC)
Lance Gatling, Chair ACCJ Aerospace Subcommittee (Gatling Associates)
Werner Geissler, Governor, ACCJ Board of Governors (Procter & Gamble Far East, Inc.)
Kenji Izumi, Co-Chair, ACCJ Food and Agriculture Committee (Pastoral, Inc.)
Don Kanak, Chairman and former President, ACCJ (AIG Companies, Japan and Korea)
Jonathan Kushner, Vice Chairman of, ACCJ E-Business Committee (Microsoft)
Bob Lamansky, Co-Chair, ACCJ Transportation and Logistics Committee (Northwest Airlines)
Tim Langley, Governor, ACCJ Board of Governors (Tim Langley and Associates)
Mark Schwab, Governor, ACCJ Board of Governors (United Airlines)
Linda Sherman, Vice Chair, Direct Marketing Committee (The Courage Group)
Gary Thomas, Former Chair of ACCJ Taxation Committee (White & Case)
Yuki Yokobori, Co-Vice Chair, Government Relations Committee (Goldman Sachs)
Don Westmore, Executive Director, ACCJ Event Flyer
May 21st , 2003
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : Will Japan Implode?
A discussion of Japan's economic and investment climate
Wednesday, May 21st, 2003, 4:45-6:00pm
At the Law Firm of Sidley Austing Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, 6th floor, Vince Prada Room, Washington DC. (736-8000)
Members: $10; Non-Members, $20. Reservations required. With:
Donald Westmore Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ).
Abby Pratt External Affairs Manager, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ)
Event Flyer
May 6th , 2003
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : A Sorry State? Apologies and Japan's Foreign Relations
A discussion of the definition and use of contrition in Japanese politics and foreign relations.
Tuesday, May 6th, 2003, 12:00-1:30pm
At the Law Firm of Sidley Austing Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, 6th floor, Vince Prada Room, Washington DC. (736-8000)
Members: $8; Non-Members, $15. Reservations required.
Sandwich Lunch
With:
Jennifer M. Lind (MIT), Visiting Fellow at the Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College, and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at MIT. Event Flyer
April 23rd, 2003
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : Occupying Iraq: Are There Lessons From the Japanese Experience?
A discussion of the historical lesson of American occupation. Resource guide on the American Occupation of Japan will be distributed.
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003, 12:00-1:30pm
At the Law Firm of Sidley Austing Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington DC. (736-8000)
Members: $10; Non-Members, $20. Reservations required.
Sandwich Lunch
With:
Major General William L. Nash (USA, Ret.), Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
Dr. Ronald Spector, Professor of History and International Relations, George Washington University, and author, Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan
Mr. Toshiyuki Yasui, Senior Fellow, Development Finance Institute, Japan Bank for International Co-operation Presentation Slides
Resource Guide
Event Flyer
March 11th, 2003
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : Asian Criminal Networks: North Korea, Japan, and the East Asian Underworld Nexus
New Book Discussion
Tuesday, March 11th, 2003, 12:00-1:30pm
At the Law Firm of McKenna, Long & Aldridge, 1900 K St., NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC (202) 496-7500
Members: Free; Non-Members, $10. Reservations required.
Brown Bag Lunch, Refreshments provided, Book Available for Purchase
With:
David E. Kaplan, co-author YAKUZA: Japan's Criminal Underworld Event Flyer
February 4th, 2003
* PUBLIC POLICY SERIES : What Could Happen When The Japanese Economy Blows Up
Tuesday, February 4th, 2003, 12:00-1:30pm
At the Law Firm of McKenna, Long & Aldridge, 1900 K St., NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC (202) 496-7500
Members: Free; Non-Members, $10. Reservations required.
Brown Bag Lunch, cookies and soda will be provided.
With:
Bert Ely, Financial Institutions & Monetary Policy Consultant
Osamu Takemoto, Chief Representative, Bank of Japan, DC Office - Comentator
Event Flyer
Speaker Biographies
What Could Happen When The Japanese Economy Blows Up, Presentation
 
 
 
 
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