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      Maritime Security in East Asia: Creating a New Landscape for U.S.-Japan Relations

      Wednesday, February 4, 6 PM

      Under the Abe administration, the Japanese and American governments have been revising their defense guidelines for the first time since 1997. With these new defense guidelines, how will the relationship between the U.S. and Japan change? Furthermore, by re-evaluating the security agreement, what type of implications will U.S.-Japan relations have on the territorial disputes in East Asia and maritime security on the South China Sea? This event features international security experts discussing the trends and prospects of the future of the Asia-Pacific region, and how the U.S.-Japan defense agreement impacts these prospects. Start Video

      Glenview Capital’s Larry Robbins on Investing in Today’s Markets

      Tuesday, February 3, 12 PM

      Since its creation in 2001, Glenview Capital Management has gained prominence for its impressive returns under the leadership of CEO Larry Robbins. By expertly applying growth at a reasonable price (GARP) investment strategy, Robbins’ firm has earned its place as a top-tier hedge fund. In this lecture, Robbins discusses his investment strategy, market outlook, and his views on opportunities for investment in the current global marketplace.
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      The U.S. and Japan: Allies, Global Partners, and Friends for the Future

      Tuesday, January 13, 12 PM

      Since the end of World War II, the partnership between the United States and Japan has facilitated peace and prosperity across Asia and around the world. Today, the U.S.-Japan Alliance is integral to the Obama Administration’s Asia-Pacific rebalance strategy. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel R. Russel will discuss the latest developments in U.S.-Japan cooperation and outline next steps across a broad spectrum of security, economic, and global issues. Start Video

      Lawson’s Takeshi Niinami on the Next Step for Japan’s Growth Strategy

      Wednesday, July 23, 8 AM

      Since its introduction last year, Japan’s growth strategy plan has received praise and criticism in good measure. In this lecture, Takeshi Niinami, Chairman of Lawson Inc., Vice-Chairman of Keizai Doyukai and one of Abe’s economic advisors on the Industrial Competitiveness Council of Japan, will discuss the growth strategy as it stands post-revision. Start Video
    • Revolutionizing Japan’s Information & Communications Security Environment

      Revolutionizing Japan’s Information & Communications Security Environment

      Friday, May 2, 6 PM

      With high-profile cases of cyber-attacks on governments and corporations occurring with ever greater frequency, there is intense pressure on institutions worldwide to secure their information and communication networks. In this lecture, His Excellency Ichita Yamamoto, Minister in Charge of Information Technology Policy, discusses how the Japanese government intends to achieve these goals and turn Japan into a world leader in IT security innovation. Start Video
    • Hitting the Mark? The Third Arrow in Sharper Focus

      Hitting the Mark? The Third Arrow in Sharper Focus

      Wednesday, April 30, 8 AM

      The Honorable Yasutoshi Nishimura, Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office and responsible for the three arrows of Abenomics, gives remarks on the progress and time frame of Prime Minister Abe’s growth strategy. Professor Heizo Takenaka of Keio University, a leading scholar on structural reforms, will also share his views. The speakers will also be joined by a panel of experts to discuss Japan’s present and future place within the global economy.
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    • Tapping Potential: Encouraging Women’s Empowerment in the U.S. & Japan

      Tapping Potential: Encouraging Women’s Empowerment in the U.S. & Japan

      Wednesday, April 2, 6 PM

      A panel of female leaders from both Japan the U.S. examine the potential for and challenges of female empowerment and work-life balance. Start Video
    • Recent Developments in Japan’s Economy & Monetary Policy

      Recent Developments in Japan’s Economy & Monetary Policy

      Wednesday, March 19, 2014

      Takehiro Sato, a policy board member of the Bank of Japan, and a former Managing Director, Chief Economist at Morgan Stanley Japan, argues his outlook for Japan’s economy and prices including the impact of the QQE, covering such topics as Japan's external balance and the fiscal and debt sustainability.

      Seating still available. Please call 212-715-1208 to register. Start Video
    • Harvard Professor Joseph Nye on America’s “Rebalance” Towards Japan & China

      Harvard Professor Joseph Nye on America’s “Rebalance” Towards Japan & China

      Wednesday, March 12, 2014

      Harvard University's Joseph Nye examines the progress being made in America’s “rebalance” towards Asia, paying special attention to American policy toward China and Japan. Start Video
    • Where is the Global Market Heading to Now? Nouriel Roubini on the Japanese, U.S. & World Economies

      Where is the Global Market Heading to Now? Nouriel Roubini on the Japanese, U.S. & World Economies

      Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      Nouriel Roubini, Professor at NYU Stern School of Business and Chairman of Roubini Global Economics, discusses his outlook for the world economy, with special attention paid to the international impact of Abenomics and Federal Reserve policy. Start Video

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