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  • Innovation in Open Networks
    s Law and the Internet have dramatically lowered the cost of the creation and distribution of information fundamentally changing the way we collaborate We no longer live in a world of central control but rather in ecosystem of small pieces loosely joined with innovation on the edges Open source software and open standards thrive in this environment and push the networks to be even more open making it possible that the agility we see in software and consumer Internet services may spread to hardware Joichi Ito will show what startups the MIT Media Lab and citizen geiger counters in Japan have in common You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education

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  • US-Japan Cooperation after 3-11: Report on the CSIS-Keidanren Partnership for Recovery Task Force
    Force CSIS launched in April 2011 the Partnership for Recovery and a Stronger Future Task Force on U S Japan Cooperation after 3 11 in collaboration with Keidanren Chaired by James McNerney CEO of The Boeing Company the Partnership for Recovery and a Stronger Future is focusing on areas where the United States and Japan can work together to help with recovery and reconstruction and build a better future including disaster relief and prevention financing reconstruction energy civil society health and alliance coordination The Partnership for Recovery and a Stronger Future will work with Keidanren to produce a blueprint for joint action this fall that Michael Green will present at Japan Society You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News

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  • Greed vs. Fear: Making Sense of the Market Crash
    Making Sense of the Market Crash This past month witnessed wild market swings on news of political gridlock sovereign debt and economic uncertainty in Europe and the United States affecting markets around the world and wiping out trillions of dollars in value Japan Society Chairman Wilbur Ross CEO of WL Ross Company discusses August s market crash with Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations Mr Ross will explain how businesspeople can better make sense of the basic drivers of the market greed and fear as well as possible longer term buying opportunities including in China Ireland and Japan You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education Family Film Gallery

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  • Business & Policy: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    with Japan Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Financial Reporting Reliability Transparency Activities of FASB the ASBJ during the Financial Crisis Tuesday October 20 2009 Chairmen Robert Herz of FASB and Ikuo Nishikawa of ASBJ join to discuss recent and current U S and Japanese accounting standard setting activities relating to reporting issues emanating from the financial crisis and international convergence of accounting standards Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Chris Flowers Tracks Financial Services in the U S Japan 1999 2009 and 2019 Thursday October 15 2009 J Christopher Flowers instrumental in resurrecting Shinsei Bank the former Long Term Credit Bank of Japan provides historic perspective to explain the path to the present and suggests what the coming ten years have in store Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM U S Japan Cooperation in the Obama Administration s Green Initiatives Tuesday September 29 2009 This seminar examines the Obama administration s green initiatives and take an in depth look at the implications for U S and Japanese businesses Start Video LECTURE Japan Election 2009 Political Economic Security Implications for the Future Tuesday September 1 2009 In this roundtable discussion our panel of Japan watchers analyze the potential impact of the new government on Japanese international relations domestic politics and economics Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Japan Election 2009 Economic and Foriegn Policy Impact Thursday August 13 2009 Polls and pundits are increasingly predicting a victory by the opposition Democratic Party of Japan DPJ when Japan holds its general election on August 30th Japan Society s Daniel Rosenblum talks with NYU s Ed Lincoln about the implications a DPJ win over the long ruling Liberal Democratic Party would have for Japan s economic and foreign policy including its relations with the United States and China Start Video Challenges for the US Japan and South Korea LECTURE North

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  • Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    covering such topics as Japan s external balance and the fiscal and debt sustainability Seating still available Please call 212 715 1208 to register Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Harvard Professor Joseph Nye on America s Rebalance Towards Japan China Wednesday March 12 2014 Harvard University s Joseph Nye examines the progress being made in America s rebalance towards Asia paying special attention to American policy toward China and Japan Start Video MIYASHITA SENSEI LANGUAGE CLASSES Miyashita Sensei Language Class 24 Nakereba Narimasen March 10 This lesson covers the sentence pattern nakereba narimasen With this sentence you will be able to say must do something in Japanese Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 30 Leopard Cake Thursday March 6 2014 Today in Moto s Kitchen we re throwing a bit of art and cake flour into the mixture to bring you leopard cake Using this recipe you can learn to make your own leopard print cake or throw in some of your own creative skills to make different colorful delicious masterpieces Artists and bakers Enjoy Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Where is the Global Market Heading to Now Nouriel Roubini on the Japanese U S World Economies Tuesday February 25 2014 Nouriel Roubini Professor at NYU Stern School of Business and Chairman of Roubini Global Economics discusses his outlook for the world economy with special attention paid to the international impact of Abenomics and Federal Reserve policy Start Video MIYASHITA SENSEI LANGUAGE CLASSES Miyashita Sensei Language Class 23 Nai de Kudasai February 24 For Nai form conjugation please view lesson 22 This lesson covers the nai de kudasai With this sentence you will be able to tell others not to do something Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 29 Moffin Thursday February 20 2014 Today in Moto s

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  • Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    we re making mushi pan or steamed buns While most western breads and cakes are created through baking this recipe is created by steaming Use this basic cake bread recipe to create your own variations of fluffy deliciousness Start Video MIYASHITA SENSEI LANGUAGE CLASSES Miyashita Sensei Language Class 20 Te mo ii desu ka January 14 This lesson covers the sentence pattern te mo ii desu ka With this sentence you will be able to ask may I in Japanese Please stay tuned for future lessons on the many usages of te form Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM The Cool Japan Strategy Sharing the Unique Culture of Japan with the World Monday January 13 2014 In this evening lecture Tomomi Inada the first Minister in charge of Cool Japan Strategy as appointed by the newly elected Abe administration discusses the government s plan to increase Japan s economic and cultural standing in the world Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 26 Castella Tiramisu Thursday January 2 2014 Today in Moto s Kitchen we are utilizing the previous episode s cake forming a Japanese style castella tiramisu Please review recipe 25 on baking your very own castella This dessert is very simple adding Japanese sweet red bean with an Italian mascarpone whipped topping So try it out next time you re craving a delicious Japanese Italian dessert Start Video MIYASHITA SENSEI LANGUAGE CLASSES Miyashita Sensei Language Class 19 Te kudasai December 19 This lesson covers sentence pattern te kudasai It is a way to say the magic word please in Japanese using te form Please stay tuned for future lessons on the many usages of te form Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 25 Castella Wednesday December 18 2013 Today in Moto s Kitchen we are making Castella

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  • Articles: Multimedia: Japan Society
    Read More Business Boeing Japan A Strategic Partnership for 21st Century Aerospace Leadership October 27 2009 Nicole Piasecki President of Boeing Japan visited Japan Society to discuss the Boeing Japan relationship in the context of Japan s changing political dynamics Read More Business Financial Reporting Reliability Transparency Activities of FASB the ASBJ during the Financial Crisis October 20 2009 Robert Herz Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and Ikuo Nishikawa Chairman of the Accounting Standards Board of Japan visited Japan Society to discuss the drive towards convergence in international accounting standards and the response of the standard setting community to the global financial crisis Read More Business Chris Flowers Tracks Financial Services in the U S Japan 1999 2009 2019 October 15 2009 Christopher Flowers of private equity firm J C Flowers Co visited Japan Society to talk about the state of the financial world and to discuss what we can learn from the past as we begin to recover from a global crisis of harrowing proportions Read More Policy Perspectives on APEC Singapore 2009 Yokohama 2010 Beyond October 6 2009 Hidehiko Nishiyama Director General for Trade Policy at METI and Senior Officials Meeting Chair of the APEC 2010 forum visited Japan Society to talk about some of the issues and challenges that members will address this year in Singapore at the 2010 gatherings in Japan and in the years to come Read More Policy International Trade and Export Controls Enforcement New Legislation New Challenges October 1 2009 Two distinguished specialists in trade policy shared their insights on international trade and export controls and the challenges facing businesses and governments in today s trade environment Read More Policy U S Japan Cooperation in the Obama Administration s Green Initiatives September 29 2009 A distinguished panel of environmental specialists met

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  • Energy Security & Sustainability: Articles: Multimedia: Japan Society
    percent to 75 percent would up the cost by about 10 percent due to the cost of storage demand site management and other technologies To realize this vision we will have to build 30 nuclear plants every year for the next 20 years whereas today only one or two are built each year Mr Tanaka noted Historically just before the time of Chernobyl we built more than 30 reactors a year Can we do that again The biggest challenge won t be the availability of uranium but finding enough skilled personnel to build run and maintain the nuclear facilities The world s economies will also have to ramp up dramatically the number of electric vehicles for a total of over a billion electric cars worldwide on the road in 2050 In all some 46 trillion in additional investments will be needed half of this in the transportation sector This figure isn t based on the cost of R D and production of new vehicles but on the cost of buying the new vehicles so that s a business opportunity for this sector he remarked Overall fuel savings will yield 112 trillion ignoring the time value of money and will exceed the 46 trillion investment even assuming a discount rate of 10 percent Viewed by region CO2 emissions under BLUE Map will be reduced by 81 percent in the U S in Europe by 74 percent and in China by 30 percent though China s CO2 levels will increase until 2020 and only then start to decline In India where the level of economic development is still very low CO2 will rise by 10 percent In per capita terms U S CO2 emissions greatly exceed those in other countries which means that reducing CO2 by 81 percent will mean a huge technological challenge It s a huge behavioral challenge that we need in the United States to change the lifestyle Certainly it s possible with very high energy prices or carbon tax and like measures Can we do that This is really challenging Mr Tanaka said For the U S expansion of the nuclear power sector is the most prominent feature of the BLUE Map scenario for China it s the increase in CCS Indeed without CCS in China simply a 50 percent overall reduction of CO2 is impossible We call it the litmus test of seriousness of the climate change negotiators to give some incentive for CCS When Mr Tanaka spoke at a ministerial meeting in Washington earlier this year he said my message to the energy ministers who gathered there was don t wait for the conclusion of the climate deal Who knows when it will be completed But already you know what to do Technologies efficiencies energy infrastructures we know what to do and change is happening So let s act now on necessary measures and then we have a sustainable future Presider Jeffrey Goetz of Poten Partners led off with the first questions What are some of

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