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7th International Symposium of America-Japan Societies
■ Outline 
 Date:   August 6th(Fri),2010〜8th(Sun)
 Location: Akita International University
 Theme: 「Bridging Globalized Communities」
 Registration Fee 20,000JPN/person
 The deadline for applications: Jun.20(Sun)

■ Schedule of Symposium

  • DAY One Friday August 6th / Location : downtown Akita City(TBA)
  • 17:30 Welcome Recception
  • 19:00 KANTO lantern festival
  • DAY Two Saturday August 7th / Location : Akita International University
  • 09:00 NAAJS Annual Meeting
  • 10:30  Joint Session with representatives from
         NAJAS (The National Association of Japan-America Societies) and
         NAAJS (The National Association of America-Japan Societies)
  • 13:00 Opening Ceremony
  • 13:30 Keynote Talk
           H.E.J.D.John V.Roos  Ambassador of the U.S.to Japan (Invited)
           Dr.Kent E.Calder  Johns Hopkins University (invited)
  • 15:00 Symposium 1: Public Forum 「Briding Globalozed Communities」
    Moderator : Dr.Takashi Yamamoto  Akita International University
    Panelists
      Dr.Kent E.Calder  Johns Hopkins University
      Ms.Sarah Marie Cummings  Managing Director, Masuichi-Ichimura Sake Brewery
      Mr.Hirokazu Yoshikawa  Chairperson, Dowa Holdings Co.
      Dr.Tetsuro Kato  President, Akita Prefecture Health Care Center
  •     Symposium 2: Youth Forum 「Voices of Youth from "Cool Japan」
        〜Three cheers for youth in Globalized Communities〜

    Moderator
      Mr.Kouichi Kawaguchi  Chairperson,59th Japan-America Student Conference
      Ms.Marie Kanke  Vice-Chairperson,59th Japan-America Student Conference
    Panelists
      Mr.Yuuki Mizuno  C.E.O.Akita Pro-Basketball Club Co.
      Young Leaders (TBA)
  • 17:00 Conference Reception
  • DAY Three Sunday, August 8th
  • One day Field Bus Trip -- Explore local culture,foods,natural beauty in Akita and an industrial visit.
     A)"Little Kyoto" Kakunodate,Nyuto Hot Spring Resort,Lake Tazawa
     B)Namahage Cultural Experiences,Grand View of Oga Peninsula
     C)World Heritage Site"Shirakami-Sanchi",Eco-town Kosaka

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