Date: Monday September 16th 2013, 9:00-17:30 (followed by cocktail reception)
Venue : Globis University Tokyo Campus
5-1 Nibancho, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
Language: English
Main Theme: A Stronger Japan: Impact on Asia and the World
Registration Fee: 58,000 JPY (early registration by June 30th)
78,000 JPY (after June 30th)

The G1 Global Conference is held on an invitation-only basis. For more information or if interested in participating, please contact the G1 Global Conference secretariat g1_global@globis.co.jp

G1 Global Conference Program
Session videos are available to view from the title links
Plenary Session I
9:00 – 10:30
A Stronger Japan: Impact on Asia and the World
Keynote Speech: Yoshimasa Hayashi (Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Member of the House of Councillors)
Panel Discussion
Robert Alan Feldman (Managing Director, Chief Economist, Head of Fixed Income Research Tokyo,
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities)
Yoshimasa Hayashi (Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Member of the House of Councillors)
Nik Gowing (Main Presenter, BBC World News)
Breakout Session I
10:45 – 12:00
Global Entrepreneurship
Fujiyo Ishiguro (President & CEO, Netyear Group Corporation)
Ryo Kubota (Chairman, Prsident & CEO, Acucela Inc.)
Jiren Liu (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Neusoft Corporation)
Dongsik Yoo (CEO, Zionex, Inc.)
Allen Miner (Chairman and CEO, SunBridge Group)
Energy Security after Fukushima
Yoriko Kawaguchi (Visiting Professor, Meiji Institute for Global Affairs)
Nicholas Smith (Strategist, CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets)
Nobuo Tanaka (Global Associate for Energy Security and Sustainability, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan)
Kunihiko Shimada (CEO, KS International Strategies, Inc.; Special Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of the Environment)
Gender and Economic Growth in Japan
Georges Desvaux (Managing Partner, McKinsey Japan)
Kathy Matsui (Managing Director, Chief Japan Equity Strategist, Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd.)
Akira Tsuchiya (Executive Director, Head of Japan, World Economic Forum)
Special Contributor:
Etsuko May Okajima (Chief Executive Officer, ProNova Inc.,)
Hiroko Kuniya (Anchor, NHK-TV)
Networking Lunch
12:00 – 13:00
Networking Lunch
Breakout Session II
13:00 – 14:15
Monetary Policy of “Abenomics”: Overview and Impact
Shawn D Baldwin (Chairman, Capital Management Group)
Jesper Koll (Managing Director and Head of Japanese Equity Research, JP Morgan Securities Japan)
Oki Matsumoto (Chairman & CEO, Monex Goup, Inc.)
Thierry Porte (Managing Director, J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC)
Hiromichi Mizuno (Partner, Coller Capital)
Africa and Japan: Business and Development Partnerships after TICAD V
Masaru Arakida (Senior Researcher, Asian Disaster Reduction Center)
George Krhoda (Associate Professor, Geography and Environment Studies, University of Nairobi;
Managing Director, REDPLAN Consultants Ltd.)
Satish Selvanathan (Director, Premium Nutrients Pte. Ltd.)
Satoru Nishikawa (Director-General of Audit, Japan Water Agency)
Geopolitics in East Asia
Glen S. Fukushima (Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress)
Moon Chung-in (Professor of Political Science, Yonsei University; Editor-in-chief, Global Asia)
Tomohiko Taniguchi (Councillor, Prime Minister’s Office)
Dan Slater (Director, Delphi Network)
Breakout Session III
14:30 – 15:45
Politics in Japan: the July Election and after
Keiichiro Asao (Member of the House of Representatives; Secretary-General, Your Party)
Michael Cucek (Author, Shisaku Blog; Research Associate, M.I.T. Center for International Studies)
Taro Kono (Member of the House of Representatives)
Jonathan Soble (Tokyo Bureau Chief, Financial Times)
ASEAN and India: Making the most of business opportunities
Vachara Phanchet (Chairman Emeritus, Pacific Basin Economic Council)
Ted Tan (Deputy Chief Executive, SPRING Singapore)
Sanjeev Sinha (President, Sun and Sands Group)
Yoko Ishikura (Professor, Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University)
Cool Japan
Misha Janette (Fashion Director/Journalist/Blogger)
Naomitsu Kodaka (Co-Founder & CFO, Tokyo Otaku Mode Inc.)
Fumio Nanjo (Director, Mori Art Museum)
Takaaki Umezawa (Director of the Board; Managing Director Japan, A.T. Kearney )
Plenary Session II
16:00 – 17:30
Building Trust in Business and Government: Japan and Beyond
Richard Edelman (President & CEO, Edelman )
Ken Shibusawa (President and CEO, Japan Center for International Exchange; Chairman, Commons Asset Management, Inc.)
Yasuhisa Shiozaki (Member of the House of Representatives)
Nik Gowing (Main Presenter, BBC World News)
*Speakers and session details are subject to change