Japan Update 2013

Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | ANU Japan Institute

Event details

Update

Date & time

Tuesday 05 November 2013
9.30am–5.45pm

Venue

Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speaker

Yuriko Koike MP, former Minister of Defence and National Security Advisor, Japan; Masaaki Shirakawa, Former Governor of the Bank of Japan; Hiroshi Watanabe, CEO and Executive Director, Japan Bank for International Cooperation; and other prominent speakers.

Contacts

Jill Mowbray-Tsutsumi
6125 1667/6125 0168

Additional links

The inaugural Japan Update is designed to give a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape, and future directions.

Speakers participating in the Update are at the cutting edge of politics, economics and trade and each session will focus on opportunities and challenges in these fields.

Presenters and discussants include:

  • Yuriko Koike MP, Democratic Liberal Party and former Minister of Defense and National Security Advisor

  • Masaaki Shirakawa, Former Governor of the Bank of Japan

  • Jan Adams, Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • Professor Jenny Corbett, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Research Training, ANU

  • Professor Peter Drysdale, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

  • Associate Professor Ippei Fujiwara, Australia-Japan Research Centre, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

  • Professor Rikki Kersten, School of International, Political and Strategic Studies, ANU

  • Professor Koichi Nakano, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University

  • Kazumasa Kusaka, Chairman and CEO, Japan Economic Foundation

  • Professor Warwick McKibbin, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

  • Professor Veronica Taylor, Japan Institute and Regulatory Institutions Network, ANU

  • Professor Shujiro Urata, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

  • Hiroshi Watanabe, CEO and Executive Director, Japan Bank for International Cooperation

The Japan Update is presented by the Australia-Japan Research Centre, Crawford School of Public Policy and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University and is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation which is part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Please note registration starts at 9am.

View the program.

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