From networking and world-class speaker events, to government advocacy, to contributing to charitable causes, the ACCJ has something for everyone.

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Ambassador Kennedy 183

A thought leader on policy in Japan, the ACCJ regularly engages with both the U.S. and Japanese governments to promote policies that improve the business environment.

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ACCJ members can be as involved as they would like to be. Join an ACCJ committee, fill a leadership role, plan an event - the possibilities are endless.

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Tue, May 31, 2016
Single Speaker 8:00am - 9:30am

Engaging to Win: When to Collaborate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both

Speaker: The Honorable Mark Kennedy (Director, Graduate School of Political Management, George Washington University)

Hosting Committee(s): Government Relations

Venue: Tokyo American Club

Events 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Recent and Future Progress in iPS Cell Research Towards Regenerative Medicine

Speaker: Dr. Shinya Yamanaka (Director of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University)

Hosting Committee(s): Kansai - Business Programs

Venue: Ritz-Carlton Osaka

Wed, Jun 01, 2016
Multiple Speakers 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Untapped Potential - WIB White Paper Launch Event

Speaker: Makoto Kuwahara (Chief Country Manager, Japan Deutsche Bank Group, Representative Director, President and CEO, Deutsche Securities Inc.), Yoichi Miyamoto (Representative Director and Chairman of the Board, Shimizu Corporation), Yosuke Akiyoshi (CEO, Lancers, Inc.)

Hosting Committee(s): Women in Business

Venue: Tokyo American Club

Tue, Jun 07, 2016
Single Speaker 7:45am - 9:00am

Government Relations Committee Meeting

Speaker: Makoto Minegishi (Director, Head of Financial Institutions Division III, Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Bank of Japan)

Hosting Committee(s): Government Relations

Venue: Tokyo American Club

Working Meeting 10:00am - 11:00am

Environment Working Meeting

Hosting Committee(s): Environment

Venue: ACCJ Tokyo Office, Boardroom

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