Spotlight Events (2018-02)

Spotlight Events


[Event] Japan Update Symposium on U.S.-Japan Relations: One Year into the Trump Administration

Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:30 PM CST
Location: Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, 900 East Lookout, Richardson, TX 75082

This annual program brings leading thinkers from both Japan and the U.S. to explore current and looming issues that affect the critically important bilateral relationship. During the luncheon, experts from both countries will examine the state of the relationship one year into the Trump administration. The Panel session highlights the commercial relationship between Japan and the North Texas region, focusing on specific industries and collaborative projects.

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[WORKSHOP]Japanese Business Etiquette

Date: Friday, March 2, 2018, and Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: Day1: 6–8 PM EST, Day2: 6–8 PM EST
Location: Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017

This business etiquette workshop is designed to teach basic Japanese phrases and behavioral skills needed in Japanese corporate environments. Students will learn practical expressions and manners used in various business contexts, such as formal greetings, business card exchange, seating order (Kamiza and Shimoza), proper bowing, unique hand gestures and table manners. The class will be conducted in English and is suitable for persons at any level of Japanese language experience, including those who have little to no previous background in Japanese.

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[Event] Japan Update Symposium: "The Impact of Japanese Technology on the US Market"

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018
1:30-4:30 PM EST
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, 3 East 4th St., Ste. 200, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Stay up-to-date on an exciting aspect of the US-Japan business relationship that continues to play an important though sometimes behind-the-scenes role in manufacturing in Greater Cincinnati.

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[Event] IJS Event/Brad Richardson Memorial Lecture: Takeo Hoshi, “Has Abenomics Revived the Japanese Economy? Comparative Macroeconomic Perspectives with the US Economy”

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
Time: 2:00-4:00pm EST
Location: Mason Hall Rotunda, 250 W Woodruff Ave, Columbus, OH 432103

The Institute for Japanese Studies presents the Brad Richardson Memorial Lecture with:Takeo Hoshi---Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and Graduate School of Business Stanford University.

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