Japan Day in Stockholm - 150 years on - 11 October 2018

Sep 06, 2018

Date: Thursday 11th October 2018

Time: 14.00-16.00 (followed by networking reception)

Venue: Epicenter Stockholm, Mäster Samuelsgatan 36, 111 57 Stockholm, Sweden

Language: English


2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the Sweden-Japan diplomatic relationship; therefore, it is an important year to enhance further economic ties between the two countries.

The seminar will provide opportunities for you to learn the current business opportunities in Japan. A case study of successful Swedish company in Japan will be presented, followed by a networking event with like-minded businesses and Japanese companies.

Register here (free of charge).

Programme* <Moderator: JETRO>

13.30-14.00  Registration

14.00-14.05  Opening Remarks

14.05-14.20  Company Presentation

                      (Mr Masami Sumiyoshi, Manager, Consulting Services, Hitachi Consulting)

14.20-14.35  Company Presentation

                      (Mr Akito Nozawa, Deputy Group Director, General Products, ICT & Financial Business, ITOCHU

                       Europe PLC)

14.35-14.50  Company Presentation

                      (Mr Kotaro Zamma, Head of Open Innovation and Business Incubation Section, NTT DATA


<14.50-15.05 Coffee Break>

15.05-15.20  Company Presentation - Case Study of Swedish Company in Japan

                      (Mr Melvin Jeffrey Chan, Sales Director, Region North East Asia, Ericsson)

15.20-15.35  Company Presentation - Case Study of Swedish Company in Japan

                      (Mr Luc Hovan, Director of Purchasing, Northvolt AB)

15.35-15.55  Q&A

15.55-16.00  Closing Remarks

                      (Ms Marie Claire Maxwell, Head of Technology & Start-Up Lead Asia Pacific, Business Sweden;

                       Mr Mikael Johansson, Senior Business Development Manager, Business Sweden)

16.00-17.00  Networking Reception - with complimentary Japanese drink and food

*The programme may be subject to change.


This event is organised by JETRO in co-operation with Business Sweden and under the auspices of the Embassy of Japan in Sweden.

For more information, please contact the Investment Team, JETRO London at: LDN_Invest@jetro.go.jp or 020 7421 8315.