Boeing Japan President Nicole Piasecki Outlines the Future of Competitive Success in Global Industries

For Immediate Release

Boeing & Japan: A Strategic Partnership for 21st-Century Aerospace Leadership

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, Noon, at Japan Society

New York, NY -- While Japan's airline industry has weathered much turbulence in 2009, Boeing’s longstanding relationship with Japan, one of the world’s most powerful and successful industrial collaborations, endures.

In Boeing & Japan: A Strategic Partnership for 21st-Century Aerospace Leadership, Nicole Piasecki, President, Boeing Japan, offers her perspective on the current Japan business environment, examines the development and characteristics of the Boeing-Japan relationship, and shares lessons Boeing has learned in Japan over the past 55 years. More broadly, Piasecki discusses the increasingly critical role of strategic partnerships in the aerospace industry and identifies key requirements for competitive success in the global aerospace industry of the future.

Presided by James Compton, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Continental Airlines Inc., Boeing & Japan: A Strategic Partnership for 21st-Century Aerospace Leadership takes place Tuesday, October 27 at Noon.

Agenda: Noon, registration and reception; 12:30 pm, 1-2 Lecture and Q&A

Admission: $65 for lunch and lecture, $15 lecture only. Japan Society Corporate Members are entitled to a designated number of FREE admissions based on their company's membership level. Discounted rates are available for additional Japan Society Corporate Members, certain individual members, government officials and academics. To register or for more information, please email, visit, or call 212-715-1208.

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How Foreign Companies are Remaking the American Dream is sponsored by Citigroup Inc.; Continental Airlines; Deloitte & Touche, LLP; Mizuho Securities USA; and Toyota Motor North America.

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