Thursday, December 1, 2011

Japan and TPP


JAPAN AND THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

December 2, 20012


8:45am-12:30pm

Washington, DC

Sponsors
Brookings Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies


8:45 AM -- Introduction
Richard C. Bush III
Director, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies
 
Junko Chano
President
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

9:00 AM -- Panel 1: TPP: Views from Tokyo and Washington
 
Moderator: 
Timothy Keeler
Partner
Mayer Brown LLP
 
Wendy Cutler
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
 
William C. "Bill" Lane
Director, Washington Office
Caterpillar Inc.
 
Michitaka Nakatomi
Principal Trade Negotiator
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

10:00 AM -- Panel 2: Japan, TPP, and the Global Trade Regime
 
Moderator: Edward Lincoln, APP Board Member 
Former Director, Center for Japan Business and Economic Studies, Stern School of Business
New York University
 
Mike Moore 
Ambassador of New Zealand to the United States
 
Tami Overby
Vice President for Asia
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
 
Clayton Yeutter
Senior Advisor, Hogan Lovells
Former U.S. Trade Representative and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

11:15 am -- Panel 3: Japan’s Perspectives on TPP
 
Moderator: Daniel Bob
Senior Fellow and Director of U.S.-Japan Programs
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
 
Kiyoaki Aburaki
U.S. Representative, Keidanren
Visiting Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Richard Katz
Editor-in-Chief, The Oriental Economist
Special Correspondent, Weekly Toyo Keizai
 
Heizo Takenaka
Director, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University and Senior Research Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research
Former Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
 
Takashi Terada 
Professor of International Relations
Waseda University

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