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Diet Women's Study Group | 5th Meeting

December 11, 2019 | Tokyo

The Study Group met with AI expert Kenji Kushida to learn about the impact that artificial intelligence is having on the economy and society, and what opportunities lie ahead for Japan.


UK-Japan 21st Century Group | 36th Conference

September 6–8, 2019 | London and Cantebury

The 36th annual meeting of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group convened in London and Cantebury at the height of a dramatic period in the Brexit saga as Prime Minister Boris Johnson had just announced pla…


Trilateral Commission | 2019 Plenary Meeting

June 14–16, 2019 | Paris

The Trilateral Commission held its 2019 meeting in Paris, drawing hundreds of leaders from around the globe to promote dialogue on key issues facing the international community.


Trilateral Commission | 2018 Asia Pacific Group Regional Meeting

November 19–21, 2018 | Beijing, China

The Asia Pacific Group of the Trilateral Commission held its annual regional meeting in Beijing, gathering leaders from around the globe to promote dialogue on key issues facing the international comm…


Trilateral Commission | 2018 Plenary Meeting

March 23–25, 2018 | Singapore

Leaders from the worlds of business, government, academia, media, and civil society from North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific gathered for this year’s plenary meeting of the Trilateral Commission.


Trilateral Commission | 2017 Asia Pacific Group Regional Meeting

November 25, 2017 | Tokyo

The Asia Pacific Group of the Trilateral Commission held its annual regional meeting in Tokyo, gathering more than 70 members, guests, fellows, and invited speakers.


UK-Japan 21st Century Group | 32nd Conference

September 3–6, 2015 | London and Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire, UK

The 32nd annual meeting of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group convened in London and Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire, on September 3–6, 2015. A total of 34 senior Japanese and British leaders engaged in a ser…


16th Japanese-German Forum

October 2–3, 2007 | Tokyo

The 16th Japanese-German Forum was held in Tokyo from October 2–3, 2007. Thirty-eight participants gathered to discuss issues including the changing socio-political dynamics in Japan and Germany, East…


2003 US Congressional Visit to Japan

December 14–20, 2003 | Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto, Japan

The 2003 US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange Program brought Rep. Brian Baird to Japan, where he engaged in discussions with Japanese Diet members, business executives, and leaders of the nonprofit sector…


UK-Japan 21st Century Group | 18th Conference

February 21–24, 2002 | Ditchley Park, United Kingdom

The 18th Group Conference was held on February 21–24, 2002, in Ditchley Park, UK, under the joint chairmanship of Yasuhisa Shiozaki and the Rt. Hon. Peter Mandelson MP.


UK-Japan 21st Century Group | 17th Conference

February 15–18, 2001 | Tokyo and Awaji Island, Japan

The 17th Group Conference was held on February 15–18, 2001, in Tokyo and on Awaji Island. Participants discussed new developments in Japan and Asia as well as in the UK and Europe, the challenges of g…


UK-Japan 21st Century Group | 16th Conference

March 3–5, 2000 | Kingston-upon-Thames, England

Members of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group discussed issues related to bilateral cooperation on economic and security issues, as well as the common challenges facing the countries, such as environment…

PUBLICATIONS


Microsoft’s Futuristic Headset Strategy: Pilots Over Zombie Hunters

Jay Greene

Nov 2, 2017

Jay Greene discusses emerging augmented-reality technology from Microsoft and the way it is being incorporated into the pilot-training process at Japan Airlines.


A Toilet for All Techies

Sally Herships

July 29, 2015

There’s really no other way to describe them: The toilets of Japan are fabulous. But most U.S. consumers don’t know there’s a whole wide high-tech toilet world out there. It’s something that has to be…


Japan's International Agenda

Yoichi Funabashi, ed.; foreword by Tadashi Yamamoto

1994

The essays in this book summarize Japan’s new international role in the post cold war world through an analysis of security, economic, and trade issues facing Japan today; the authors also call attent…


Challenges and Opportunities in US-Japan Relations

By United States–Japan Advisory Commission

September 1984

This report, submitted by the United States-Japan Advisory Commission to the president of the United States and the prime minister of Japan in 1984, finds that the relationship had failed to adequatel…