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    • Protectionism under Trump: What Will Happen on Trade?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Protectionism under Trump: What Will Happen on Trade?

      Thursday, June 8, 12 PM

      President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Tran-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal that was nearly a decade in the works.  How might Trump change NAFTA? Will Trump impose high tariffs as he promised? How could these protectionist policies on trade affect businesses? In this program, speakers discuss Trump’s trade agenda and consider the possible implications of the protectionist policies for countries and businesses. Start Video
    • North Korea Policy under Trump: Is There a Deal?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      North Korea Policy under Trump: Is There a Deal?

      Tuesday, June 6, 6 PM

      The Trump Administration has made clear that the U.S. policy of ‘strategic patience’ toward North Korea is over and the U.S. will actively pursue a resolution to this problem, but prefers a peaceful and negotiated settlement. What are the opportunities and challenges in diplomacy with North Korea? Are there lessons to apply from the history of failed negotiations to end North Korea’s nuclear program or the successes of the Iran deal? Start Video
    • Trump's Economic Policies & Impact on Japan
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Trump's Economic Policies & Impact on Japan

      Monday, May 1, 12 PM

      How will Trump’s policies affect trade and economics? Would Trump’s economic policies make America great again? How will it affect Japan’s economy? What will happen to the U.S.-Japan alliance? In this program, speakers examine Trump’s economic policies, and break down what these policies mean for the United States and Japan.
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    • Say Sayonara to Long Hours: Work-Life Balance in Japan and the U.S.
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Say Sayonara to Long Hours: Work-Life Balance in Japan and the U.S.

      Wednesday, April 12, 6 PM

      This program focuses on the professional life and appropriate working styles for increasing productivity and efficiency. Speakers discuss how organizations are responding to increased work-life balance concerns, as well as their personal stories and insights on balancing family, work, and life. The panelists also examine what kind of programs and policies are needed in order to achieve a healthy work-life balance that allows both men and women to succeed at home and in the workplace. Start Video
    • Meet Pepper: The World's First Humanoid Robot That Reads Human Emotions
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Meet Pepper: The World's First Humanoid Robot That Reads Human Emotions

      Tuesday, March 28, 6 PM

      In this program, a representative from Softbank Robotics Corp. shares behind-the-scenes stories, plans for launching Pepper in North America, and the impact of Pepper and artificial intelligence on society. In addition to a demonstration of Pepper’s functionality and features, the program offers participants the opportunity to meet and experience Pepper during the reception. Start Video
    • U.S.-Japan-China Trilateral Economic Relations under the Trump Administration
      JAPAN SOCIETY - CHINA INSTITUTE JOINT PROGRAM

      U.S.-Japan-China Trilateral Economic Relations under the Trump Administration

      Tuesday, March 21, 6 AM

      This program addresses U.S.-Japan-China economic relations, focusing on how the Trump administration’s policies will affect economic relations among the three countries. Speakers also discuss Japan and China’s position towards the new administration, how Japanese and Chinese companies plan to respond, and the future of the trilateral economic relations. Start Video
    • U.S.-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Opportunities in Troubled Waters
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      U.S.-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Opportunities in Troubled Waters

      Wednesday, March 15, 6 PM

      Competing maritime sovereignty claims in the East and South China Sea have the potential to spark a dangerous conflict between major powers in East Asia. How should the U.S., Japan and Australia work together to uphold existing international norms and laws? Please join our experts as we discuss trilateral maritime security cooperation as it is today, and how to strengthen future cooperation on this issue. Start Video
    • U.S.-Japan-Korea Trade Relations: Recent Developments & Future Prospects
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      U.S.-Japan-Korea Trade Relations: Recent Developments & Future Prospects

      Thursday, February 23, 6 PM

      In this program, speakers examine trade relations and recent developments on trade issues related to the U.S., Japan and Korea. In addition to discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), speakers also offer their thoughts on the outlook for multilateral trade initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region. Start Video
    • Asia in the Global Economy: Potential Growth & Looming Challenges
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Asia in the Global Economy: Potential Growth & Looming Challenges

      Thursday, January 26, 6 PM

      In this program, speakers provide their perspective on the current situation in Asia in the context of the global economy. The program addresses the Asian economies’ opportunities and vulnerabilities, and cooperation possibilities for the United States and Japan to boost economic growth. Start Video
    • WHIPLASH-How to Survive Our Faster Future
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      WHIPLASH-How to Survive Our Faster Future

      Wednesday, December 14, 2:30 PM

      In this program, Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab, will talk about how the MIT Media Lab helps over 80 companies navigate and thrive in this new environment and the common principles of innovation that guide us. Start Video

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