JAPAN UPDATE 2014:
A Forecast for Japan, Indiana and Asia
On Thursday, February 27th the Japan-America Society of Indiana will present “Japan Update 2014″, an annual conference providing a business, economic and international relations outlook for the year with discussion of key developments and projections for Japan, Indiana and Asia. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. The Keizai Koho Center of KEIDANREN, Japan’s largest business association, and the National Association of Japan-America Societies are co-presenting organizations.Indiana Governor Mike Pence will deliver opening remarks. Shigeru Hayakawa, Senior Managing Officer for Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan will headline the conference. With the Highlander, Sequoia and Sienna built in Princeton and the Camry built in Lafayette, Toyota plays a vital role in Indiana’s economy. Globally, Toyota is forecasting a record profit for the fiscal year ending in March.The conference will also feature Morgan McGrath, Head of JP Morgan International Commercial Banking at JP Morgan Chase, New York, and Mark Rechtin, West Coast Editor of Automotive News.
The registration fee for the luncheon and conference is $130.00 for the public, $100 for Japan-America Society of Indiana members. Full-time college students with I.D. are free (not including lunch). Registration is at 11:30 a.m., the keynote luncheon program with Mr. Hayakawa and Governor Pence begins at noon, and the afternoon conference sessions start at 1:30 p.m.; followed by a networking reception from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. For the full conference schedule and to register online go to www.japanindiana.org.