Invitation for Symposium: Greater Nagoya Aerospace 2016

Jun 08, 2016


Capturing the timing of the Farnborough International Airshow, the Greater Nagoya Initiative is pleased to provide various activities promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Greater Nagoya (*) region and to offer updated information for the aerospace industry in the region. The symposium is planned to follow the outline below, and is followed by a networking reception hosted by the Governor of Aichi Prefecture.

Date & Time            Monday 11th July 2016 17.00 – 18.30  *Followed by a networking reception.
Venue                       Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel

                               86-90 Park Lane London W1K 7TN
Organiser                 Greater Nagoya Initiative Center (GNIC)
Co-organiser            JETRO London
Language                  English

  We are sorry that we have closed the registration as it has reached the room capacity.

16.30 – 17.00    Registration

17.00-17.10     Opening Remarks

           Atsuhiko HATANO, Director-General, Chubu Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

           (Board Member of Greater Nagoya Initiative Center)

           Tetsuro TOYODA, Chairman, Chubu Economic Federation

17.10-17.20     Greater Nagoya Aerospace Cluster (Aichi Pref, Gifu Pref, Mie Pref, City of Nagoya)(TBD)

           Atsuhiko HATANO, Director-General, Chubu Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and industry

          (Board Member of Greater Nagoya Initiative Center)

17.20-17.50    MRJ - The Next Generation Regional Jet (TBD)

           Yugo FUKUHARA, Vice President and General Manager, Sales and Marketing

           Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

17.50-18.20     A challenge to Aviation from Auto Industry (TBD)

           ARAI Akifumi (Sam), President and Chief Operating Officer

           Tamagawa Trading Co., Ltd. A Company of Tamagawa Seiki Co., Ltd

18.20-18.25     Q&A

18.25-18.30      Closing Address

           Toshihiko SAKAGUCHI, Director General

           JETRO (Japan External Trade Organisation) London Office

18.40 - 20.00   Networking organised by Aichi pref.

The Governor of Aichi wishs that, the European enterprises and organisations that are exhibiting their products at the show, meet with UK-based Japanese companies and organisations and deepen their relationship while enjoying the Sake from Aichi. We hope this networking reception provides favorable effect to your business.

 (*) Greater Nagoya:

Located in the center of Japan, the area has one of the biggest manufacturing industries followed by Toyota Motor Corporation, as well as the biggest aerospace industry including airframe manufacturers of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI), their parts suppliers and material manufacturers such as Toray Industries, Inc.. 

(*) Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI):

Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI) is a joint organization of national and local governments, industries and academia, created to promote foreign direct investment to Greater Nagoya region and alliance between overseas and Japanese companies in the region. 

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For further information, please contact the Investment Team, JETRO London.
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