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· Stage
Keynote: Looking ahead - towards deeper EU-Japan cooperation
Keynote
Valdis Dombrovskis
2021-05-10T08:00:00Z 2021-05-10T08:20:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Looking+ahead+-+towards+deeper+EU-Japan+cooperation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: Expanding Japan-EU cooperation: EPA and beyond
Keynote
H.E. MASAKI Yasushi
2021-05-10T08:20:00Z 2021-05-10T08:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Expanding+Japan-EU+cooperation%3A+EPA+and+beyond https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: JETRO’s global vision for supporting bilateral trade and investment
Keynote
Yoshitaka HOSHINO
2021-05-10T08:40:00Z 2021-05-10T09:00:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+JETRO%E2%80%99s+global+vision+for+supporting+bilateral+trade+and+investment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: Europe’s investment in technology innovation and drive towards a greener future
Keynote
Sophie Javary
2021-05-10T09:00:00Z 2021-05-10T09:20:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Europe%E2%80%99s+investment+in+technology+innovation+and+drive+towards+a+greener+future https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Keynote Interview: The value of M&A for growth and prosperity post Covid
Keynote
2021-05-10T09:20:00Z 2021-05-10T09:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote+Interview%3A+The+value+of+M%26A+for+growth+and+prosperity+post+Covid https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Keynote: Humanizing Strategy: More future-orientated, society-focused, human centric and dynamically driven
Keynote
Hirotaka Takeuchi
2021-05-10T09:40:00Z 2021-05-10T10:10:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Humanizing+Strategy%3A+More+future-orientated%2C+society-focused%2C+human+centric+and+dynamically+driven https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: Japan’s strength in M&A globally
Keynote
Kerwin Clayton
2021-05-10T10:10:00Z 2021-05-10T10:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Japan%E2%80%99s+strength+in+M%26A+globally https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: Will Japan Inc. continue to invest big in Europe?
Panel
Go Hashimoto Takayuki Morita David Semaya Jonathan Wallace Miki Ebara
2021-05-10T10:30:00Z 2021-05-10T11:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Will+Japan+Inc.+continue+to+invest+big+in+Europe%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
NETWORKING BREAK 15 MINUTES
Engage in continued conversation in the breakout room
2021-05-10T11:30:00Z 2021-05-10T11:45:00Z Europe/Brussels NETWORKING+BREAK+15+MINUTES https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote Interview: Growth Through Strategic European Acquisition - A Panasonic case study and interview
Interview
John Ferguson Junichi Suzuki
2021-05-10T11:45:00Z 2021-05-10T12:15:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote+Interview%3A+Growth+Through+Strategic+European+Acquisition+-+A+Panasonic+case+study+and+interview https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Keynote: Japan Inc. Europe Success Stories: Case Studies Presentation
Keynote
Dr. George Olcott
2021-05-10T12:15:00Z 2021-05-10T12:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Japan+Inc.+Europe+Success+Stories%3A+Case+Studies+Presentation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: Learnings, strategies for Europe-wide corporate integration
Panel
Takahiro Kitte Masato Yamada Dr. Beda Bolzenius Sam Strijckmans Manfred Stern Dr. Parissa Haghirian
2021-05-10T12:45:00Z 2021-05-10T13:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Learnings%2C+strategies+for+Europe-wide+corporate+integration https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
NETWORKING BREAK 15 MINUTES
Engage in continued conversation in the breakout room
2021-05-10T13:45:00Z 2021-05-10T14:00:00Z Europe/Brussels NETWORKING+BREAK+15+MINUTES https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: Europe and Japan’s future economic outlook
Panel
Yumiko Murakami Naka Kondo Prof. Dr. Gabriel Felbermayr
2021-05-10T14:00:00Z 2021-05-10T14:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Europe+and+Japan%E2%80%99s+future+economic+outlook https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel: Europe-bound M&A deal flow. What are the trends?
Panel
Ruth David Jean Devlin Katsura Daikuhara Takahiro Yamaoku Kazunori Ogawa
2021-05-10T14:45:00Z 2021-05-10T15:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Europe-bound+M%26A+deal+flow.+What+are+the+trends%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
NETWORKING
Engage in continued conversation in the breakout room
2021-05-10T15:45:00Z 2021-05-10T17:00:00Z Europe/Brussels NETWORKING https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: JAXA and European Partners & Space Industry
Keynote
Dr. Hiroshi Yamakawa
2021-05-11T09:00:00Z 2021-05-11T09:20:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+JAXA+and+European+Partners+%26+Space+Industry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel: Can private enterprise investing in aerospace open up new technology frontiers on earth? The role of M&A and R&D collaborations in the aerospace industry between Europe and Japan
Panel
Peggy Hollinger Frank M. Salzgeber Nobu Okada Sho Nakanose
2021-05-11T09:20:00Z 2021-05-11T10:20:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Can+private+enterprise+investing+in+aerospace+open+up+new+technology+frontiers+on+earth%3F+The+role+of+M%26A+and+R%26D+collaborations+in+the+aerospace+industry+between+Europe+and+Japan https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: The Vibrant startup ecosystem in Europe and Japan - a Corporate Venture Capital perspective -
Keynote
Gen Tsuchikawa
2021-05-11T10:20:00Z 2021-05-11T10:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+The+Vibrant+startup+ecosystem+in+Europe+and+Japan+-+a+Corporate+Venture+Capital+perspective+- https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: Can investing in Japan's hyper innovation start-ups stimulate the world of bilateral cooperation, M&A and joint ventures
Panel
Toshihiko Otsuka Tetsuya Inoue Toshiya Tsukahara Christopher Grimes Josh Flannery Nobutake Suzuki
2021-05-11T10:40:00Z 2021-05-11T11:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Can+investing+in+Japan%27s+hyper+innovation+start-ups+stimulate+the+world+of+bilateral+cooperation%2C+M%26A+and+joint+ventures https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
NETWORKING 20 MINUTES
Engage in continued conversation in the breakout room
2021-05-11T11:40:00Z 2021-05-11T12:00:00Z Europe/Brussels NETWORKING+20+MINUTES https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: Evolution of Japan's Corporate Governance Code
Keynote
Tomoyuki Furusawa
2021-05-11T12:00:00Z 2021-05-11T12:15:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Evolution+of+Japan%27s+Corporate+Governance+Code https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: Can institutional and private equity investors accelerate Japan’s green vision?
Panel
Kazuhiro Yamada Tomohiro Saito Naka Kondo Naoko Hatakeyama Yoko Arai Daiju Aoki
2021-05-11T12:15:00Z 2021-05-11T13:15:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Can+institutional+and+private+equity+investors+accelerate+Japan%E2%80%99s+green+vision%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: Shareholder Activism, Corporate Governance, Impact Investing and ESG strategies are changing Japan’s boardroom decision-making
Panel
Leo Lewis Yoko Dochi Alicia Ogawa Jun Tsusaka Kerwin Clayton
2021-05-11T13:15:00Z 2021-05-11T14:15:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Shareholder+Activism%2C+Corporate+Governance%2C+Impact+Investing+and+ESG+strategies+are+changing+Japan%E2%80%99s+boardroom+decision-making https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: Globalizing through a shift in governance & culture - The Olympus case study
Keynote
Yasuo Takeuchi
2021-05-11T14:15:00Z 2021-05-11T14:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Globalizing+through+a+shift+in+governance+%26+culture+-+The+Olympus+case+study https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: The value of strategic communications and public relations in the Shareholder and Stakeholder Ecosystem. What are the strategic tools? Why, when and how?
Panel
Yoichiro Sato Pernille Rudlin Dr. Jochen Legewie Dr. Laura Bonamici Monika Agocs Takashi Inoue, Ph.D.
2021-05-11T14:30:00Z 2021-05-11T15:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+The+value+of+strategic+communications+and+public+relations+in+the+Shareholder+and+Stakeholder+Ecosystem.+What+are+the+strategic+tools%3F+Why%2C+when+and+how%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: Learning from and dealing with PE
Keynote
John van Rossen
2021-05-11T15:30:00Z 2021-05-11T15:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+Learning+from+and+dealing+with+PE https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
NETWORKING
Engage in continued conversation in the breakout room
2021-05-11T15:45:00Z 2021-05-11T17:00:00Z Europe/Brussels NETWORKING https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote: How Japan Inc. should look to Europe for its growth blue print. The potential for M&A, JVs and R&D in Europe
Keynote
Takura Kawai
2021-05-12T09:00:00Z 2021-05-12T09:20:00Z Europe/Brussels Keynote%3A+How+Japan+Inc.+should+look+to+Europe+for+its+growth+blue+print.+The+potential+for+M%26A%2C+JVs+and+R%26D+in+Europe https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel: Delivering on Japan’s growth blueprint. Japan Inc.’s competitive edge
Panel
Yumiko Murakami Kazuaki Washimi John Ferguson Hiroki Habuka Keiko Honda Sota Suzuki
2021-05-12T09:20:00Z 2021-05-12T10:20:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Delivering+on+Japan%E2%80%99s+growth+blueprint.+Japan+Inc.%E2%80%99s+competitive+edge https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Japan's gender gap. How to inspire change? The value and importance of diversity for delivering M&A integration success
Panel
Nobuko Kobayashi Akiko Koda Kaori Sasaki Michiko Achilles
2021-05-12T10:20:00Z 2021-05-12T11:20:00Z Europe/Brussels Closing+Japan%27s+gender+gap.+How+to+inspire+change%3F+The+value+and+importance+of+diversity+for+delivering+M%26A+integration+success https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
NETWORKING
Engage in continued conversation in the breakout room
2021-05-12T11:20:00Z 2021-05-12T11:40:00Z Europe/Brussels NETWORKING https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel: The Future of Mobility and Cross-Border Cooperation: Inviting Europe to collaborate in building Japan’s smart cities. Can Smart Cities Ignite M&A?
Panel
John Ferguson Peter Carlsson Takehiko (Tak) Nagumo Sinead Kaiya John Lancaster-Lennox
2021-05-12T11:40:00Z 2021-05-12T12:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+The+Future+of+Mobility+and+Cross-Border+Cooperation%3A+Inviting+Europe+to+collaborate+in+building+Japan%E2%80%99s+smart+cities.+Can+Smart+Cities+Ignite+M%26A%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel: Europe’s vision for e-mobility for a greener future
Panel
Damien Sauer Pirouzan Parvine Steve LeVine Eric-Mark Huitema
2021-05-12T12:40:00Z 2021-05-12T13:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Europe%E2%80%99s+vision+for+e-mobility+for+a+greener+future https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel: The need for corporate agility to stimulate growth and innovation
Panel
John Ferguson Frank Okoisor Nahoko Hoshino Shugo Sumiyoshi Hiro Nishiguchi Lars Petersen
2021-05-12T13:40:00Z 2021-05-12T14:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+The+need+for+corporate+agility+to+stimulate+growth+and+innovation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel: Industry 5.0 – The role of technology, data and digital transformation to enhance corporate integration and shareholder value
Panel
Pascal Huijbers Sherry Madera Christopher Grimes Giorgio Baldassarri Höger van Högersthal Hajime Sugiyama
2021-05-12T14:40:00Z 2021-05-12T15:40:00Z Europe/Brussels Panel%3A+Industry+5.0+%E2%80%93+The+role+of+technology%2C+data+and+digital+transformation+to+enhance+corporate+integration+and+shareholder+value https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
NETWORKING
Engage in continued conversation in the breakout room
2021-05-12T15:40:00Z 2021-05-12T17:00:00Z Europe/Brussels NETWORKING https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feujapanforum Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Pirouzan Parvine

Partner, Corporate M&A, Head of Europe Manufacturing at Dentons

Steve LeVine

Editor at Large at Medium

Rainer Beller

Chief Technology Officer at Mitsui Rail Capital Europe

Takashi Inoue, Ph.D.

Chairman & CEO at Inoue Public Relations, Inc.

Monika Agocs

Executive Advisor at Asahi Group Holdings

Dr. Laura Bonamici

Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Marketing at Fujitsu

Takura Kawai

Partner, Head of Japan Desk EMEA at Dentons

Go Hashimoto

Senior Partner at Atsumi & Sakai

Leo Lewis

Asia Business Editor at Financial Times

Naoki Kanehisa

Partner, Head of London Office at Atsumi & Sakai

Peggy Hollinger

International Business Editor at Financial Times

Takahiro Kitte

EY EMEIA Japan Business Services – Strategy & Transactions Leader

Damien Sauer

Managing Director, Greentech Capital Advisors and Nomura

Jasper Knol Bruins

EY EMEIA Buy and Integrate Leader

Julie Hood

EY EMEIA Strategy and Transactions Leader

Matt Ringelheim

EY Partner, Strategy & Transactions

Nobuko Kobayashi

Partner and Managing Director at EY-Parthenon, Japan

Dr. George Olcott

Board Member st Dai-ichi Holdings, Denso Corporation, J.P. Morgan Japanese Investment Trust

Kaori Sasaki

Founder & CEO at ewoman, Inc. and UNICUL International Inc.

Giorgio Baldassarri Höger van Högersthal

Global Head of the Analytic Development Group (Senior Director) at S&P Global

Steven Bruninx

Board Member, Director of Corporate Strategy and Legal Affairs at Nitto Denko Corporation

Dr. Laura Bonamici

Corporate Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Marketing at Fujitsu

Takura Kawai

Partner, Head of Japan Desk EMEA at Dentons

John van Rossen

Managing Partner at EY Strategy and Transactions

Clive Gregory

Head of Corporate Advisory for EMEA at MUFG

Takashi Inoue, Ph.D.

Chairman & CEO at Inoue Public Relations, Inc. Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Management

Monika Agocs

Executive Advisor at Asahi Group Holdings

Kazunori Ogawa

Resident Executive Officer, Regional Head For Europe, The Middle East And Africa at JBIC

Takahiro Yamaoku

Co-Head of Investment Banking EMEA at Nomura

Chris Jackson

President & CEO, NEC Europe and President, Japan Business Council in Europe (JBCE)

Miki Ebara

Chief International Correspondent/ Executive Producer at NHK World – Japan

Kerwin Clayton

Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Asia Pacific at J.P. Morgan

Junichi Suzuki

Chairman & CEO at Panasonic Europe

Dr. Florian Otto

Director at Control Risks

Pascal Huijbers

CTO, Western Europe and EMEIA Financial Services at FUJITSU

Daiju Aoki

Regional Chief Investment Officer and Chief Economist for Japan at UBS

Katsura Daikuhara

Chief Economist, Head of Country Research & Intelligence at SMBC Bank International

Hajime Sugiyama

Digital Manufacturing Evangelist Factory Automation Systems Group at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Brigitte Spolenak

Global Human Resource Director at Mitsubishi Chemical Europe

Akiko Kawaguchi

Strategy & Risk Integration Division and HR & General Affairs Division at Chiyoda Corporation

Sho Nakanose

Founder & CEO at GITAI

Dr. Parissa Haghirian

Professor of International Management at Sophia University, Tokyo

Akihiro Sakurai

Senior Vice President, Head of Transformation Office at KMD by NEC Corporation

Jonathan Wallace

Managing Director, M&A, Investment Banking Business Unit at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley

Mari Kogiso

Chief Executive Officer at SDG Impact Japan

Joerg Hartmann

Corporate Vice President, Member of the Board, Konica Minolta Inc.

Peter Struik

President at FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe

Michiko Achilles

Senior Advisor, Human Resource Strategy at SAP Japan / G20/EMPOWER Japan

Yoko Arai

Chief Global Investment Strategist at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities

Lars Petersen

Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

Sota Suzuki

Executive Officer at Tokio Marine Asset Management

Naoko Hatakeyama

Senior Corporate Advisor at New Horizon Capital

Takeshi Hitomi

Partner, M&A Group Leader at NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting, Inc.

Dr. Jochen Legewie

Managing Director Japan, Chairman Asia at Kekst CNC

Kanako Shinohara

Senior Director of Strategy & Alliances at NTT DOCOMO, Inc.

Pernille Rudlin

Managing Director, Rudlin Consulting / Japan Intercultural Consulting

Nobu Okada

Founder & CEO at Astroscale Holdings Inc.

Nobutake Suzuki

President and CEO at MUFG Innovation Partners

Josh Flannery

Advisor, New Venture Strategy at Rainmaking Innovation Japan

Masashi Namatame

Managing Executive Officer, Group CDO at Tokio Marine Holding

Christopher Grimes

Executive editor at Nikkei Asia

Keiko Honda

Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs

Eric-Mark Huitema

Director General at European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)

Jun Tsusaka

Founding Partner, CEO and CIO, Chair ESG Committee at NSSK

Hiroki Habuka

Deputy Director for Global Digital Governance at METI

Dr. Ole Mølskov Bech

Senior Vice President, Japan And Korea at Novo Nordisk.

Hiro Nishiguchi

CEO at Japan Innovation Network

Toshiya Tsukahara

Partner, Japan at Advantage Partners

Manfred Stern

Chairman at YASKAWA Europe

Prof. Dr. Gabriel Felbermayr

President at Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Marilyn Chaplin

Chief Human Resources Officer at NTT Ltd

Jean Devlin

Partner at Control Risks

Yoichiro Sato

Partner, Tokyo at Brunswick Group

John Ferguson

Head of Globalization, Trade & Finance Practice at The Economist Intelligence Unit

Naka Kondo

Senior Editor, Tokyo at The Economist Intelligence Unit

Tetsuya Inoue

Chief Researcher, Financial Market and Innovation Research Department at Nomura Research Institute

Sherry Madera

Chief Industry & Government Affairs Officer at London Stock Exchange Group

Akiko Koda

Board Member and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs Japan

Dr. Philipp Hoffmann

Head of Business Development & Licensing EU at Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Shugo Sumiyoshi

President and CEO at Asahi Kasei Medical

Stephen Pierce

Deputy Managing Director & Chief Human Resource Officer at Hitachi Europe Ltd.

John Lancaster-Lennox

Representative Corporate Officer, President at Nokia Solutions and Networks Japan G.K.

Sarah Langley

Chief Operating Officer, Global HR at Suntory

Tomohiro Saito

Senior Vice President of Renewable Energy Project Finance Team at Development Bank of Japan

Sinead Kaiya

Head of Innovation, SAP Asia Pacific Japan, Managing Director at SAP Labs Japan

Ruth David

Senior UK Correspondent and Deputy London Bureau Chief at Bloomberg News

Nahoko Hoshino

Investment Director at SoftBank Vision Fund

Kazuaki Washimi

Director at Bank of Japan

Alicia Ogawa

Non Executive Director at Nippon Active Value Fund

Sam Strijckmans

President & CEO EMEA, Senior Corporate Vice President at Nitto Denko Corporation

Hirotaka Takeuchi

Professor of Management Practice, Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School.

Yumiko Murakami

Head of OECD Tokyo Centre

Masato Yamada

Chief Executive Officer at MHI Vestas Japan

Takehiko (Tak) Nagumo

Executive Director at Smart City Institute Japan / Senior MEO at Mitsubishi UFJ

Kazuhiro Yamada

MD, Head of Japan at The Carlyle Group and Vice Chairman at Japan Private Equity Association

Frank Okoisor

Chief Executive Officer at Toyota Connected Europe

David Semaya

Executive Chairman at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management

Toshihiko Otsuka

Chief Executive Officer, Rakuten Europe S.à r.l. / Rakuten Europe Bank S.A.

Dr. Beda Bolzenius

President and CEO at MARELLI

Frank M. Salzgeber

Head of Innovation and Ventures Office at European Space Agency

Peter Carlsson

Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Northvolt

Gillian Tett

Chair of editorial board and editor-at-large, US at Financial Times

Yasuo Takeuchi

President & CEO at Olympus Corporation

Tomoyuki Furusawa

Director-General of the Policy and Markets Bureau at Japan Financial Service Agency

Yoko Dochi

Managing Partner, Head of Investor Relations at SoftBank Group International

Gen Tsuchikawa

CEO and CIO, Sony Innovation Fund and Corporate Vice President at Sony Corporation

Sophie Javary

Vice Chairman, Corporate and Institutional Banking, EMEA at BNP Paribas

Dr. Hiroshi Yamakawa

President at Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Yoshitaka HOSHINO

Executive Vice President at Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Takayuki Morita

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) (Representative Director) at NEC Corporation

H.E. MASAKI Yasushi

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan To The European Union

Valdis Dombrovskis

Executive Vice-President, Commissioner for Trade at European Commission

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