February 10, 2023 8:00 am - 11:30 am
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Japan, the U.S. and the Indo-Pacific: Collaboration and Competition!
MITA is sponsoring this forward-looking program focused on the Japan-U.S. partnership and its evolving role and impact in the Indo-Pacific region. Expert speakers will review recent trends in the U.S.-Japan partnership, particularly Nebraska’s special economic and trade relationship with Japan. The seminar will include an analysis of prospects for Japan and the U.S. from a political, economic, and regional security perspective. Join MITA on February 10th to hear directly from:
Mr. Hiroshi Tajima
Consul-General of Japan in Chicago
Topic: Japanese Foreign Policy in the Indo-Pacific – and the U.S. as Strategic Partner
- Consul-General Tajima will present an overview of Japan’s evolving economic, trade and security policy, particularly as it relates to the U.S. and the Indo-Pacific.
Mr. Tomofumi Nishizawa
Topic: Japan-U.S. Economic and Trade Trends
- Mr. Nishizawa, executive director of the Japan External Trade Office in Chicago, will provide JETRO’s latest info on Japan-U.S. trade and economic trends, particularly as they relate to Japan-Nebraska direct trade and investment.
Dr. Ellen L. Frost
Senior Advisor and Fellow
Washington Office of the East-West Center
Topic: Japan, the U.S., and the Emerging Indo-Pacific Order: A Look Ahead
- Dr. Frost will review the impact of recent geopolitical trends on Asia’s regional trade and investment order, highlighting Japan’s emerging role as a regional leader while remaining a key U.S. partner and ally in trade and security. Dr. Frost’s analysis will include an examination of the rival strategies pursued by China and Japan, along with conclusions about the future role of the U.S. in the region.
FREE to Members, Non-Members and Students
Creighton University Harper Center, 602 N. 20th Street, Omaha, NE
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 7, 2023