Events Japan – USA Business Opportunities Dinner Panel & Discussion

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  • STARTJun 17th - 5:30pm

  • ENDJun 17th - 8:00pm

  • VENUEThe University of Texas Club


Japan – USA Business Opportunities Dinner Panel & Discussion

In collaboration with the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, the World Affairs Council of Austin is pleased to present “Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan: A Japan – USA Business Opportunities Dinner Panel & Discussion.”

Participants will learn more about the state of Japan’s economy, its current business climate and specific trade opportunities which are available for local businesses.

Please join us for this informative event.  Our special guest speakers include:

Yasuo SAITO, former Ambassador of Japan to Saudi Arabia, Russia, and France.  Mr. Saito also served as Japan’s representative to UNESCO, and maintains a deep knowledge of economics and culture.

Hiroshi TSUKAMOTO, former Deputy Director General for the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.  Mr. Tsukamoto provided pivotal input on the development of Japan’s trade and energy policies.

Tetsuo KITAGAWA worked for Toyota for over 40 years, and has visited several U.S. plants.  Mr. Kitagawa provides insite on the mentality of “Monozukuri” (Japan’s creative design and manufacturing).


June 17th Event Agenda

5:30-6:00 PM Registration and Networking

6:00 – 8:00 PM Dinner and Panel with Q&A

This event is complimentary, however seats are limited. RSVPs are highly recommended. Please use the Eventbrite link in the “Details” section to RSVP.

The UT Club main entrance is located on east side of Darrell K. Royal Stadium.  Complimentary parking is available at the Manor Garage 2017 Robert Dedman Dr.




June 17, 2015
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


World Affairs Council Austin


The University of Texas Club
2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX, 78705, United States.
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