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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.