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Japan Update Symposium

Friday, February 17, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

2017-02-17 Japan Update 

U.S.-Japan Relations under the
New U.S. Administration

Learn about recent developments in U.S. Japan relations — and how they affect North Texas.

Registration deadline: Tuesday, February 14


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During the luncheon, experts from both countries will examine the state of the relationship as the new U.S. administration assumes power. The afternoon panel will look at the importance of mobility in the globalized world and the potential impact in Texas of the nation’s first high-speed passenger train.

Luncheon Speakers

Joseph M. Young
Director for Japanese Affairs, East Asian/Pacific Bureau, U.S. Department of State

Dr. Haruo Iguchi
Professor of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University


$45 Members, $55 Public

$75 New Membership + Ticket

Members’ prices apply to JASDFW, SMU students/faculty, and Cooperating Organizations.

Panel Members

Dr. Hiroki Takeuchi, Moderator
Associate Professor and Director, Sun & Star Program on Japan and East Asia, Tower Center for Political Studies, SMU

Junji Kurokawa
Chief Executive Director, JETRO Houston (Japan External Trade Organization)

Tim B. Keith
President, Texas Central Partners

Howard E. Kass
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, American Airlines


11:30-12:00 Registration & Networking

12:00-1:30 Luncheon Program

2:00-3:30 Panel Session

Supported by a grant from:

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Airline Sponsor:

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Additional Support Provided by the Town of Addison Spotlight: Japan

Presented in collaboration with:


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Cooperating Organizations:

Dallas Japanese Association, Dallas Regional Chamber, Global Chamber Dallas, Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, JETRO Houston, Richardson Chamber of Commerce


Friday, February 17, 2017
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth


InterContinental Dallas
15201 Dallas Pkwy.
Addison, TX 75001
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The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth is a Texas non-profit corporation qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.