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GZERO SUMMIT 2019
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Speakers

CO-CHAIRS

  • Ian Bremmer
    President, Eurasia Group
  • Hiroaki Nakanishi
    Chairman, KEIDANREN

HONORABLE GUESTS

  • Toshimitsu Motegi
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Hiroshi Kajiyama
    Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry
  • Yasutoshi Nishimura
    Minister for Economic Revitalization
  • Yuriko Koike
    Governor of Tokyo
 

SPEAKERS

  • Randall Chafetz
    Managing Executive Officer, MUFG Bank
  • Dawn Farrell
    CEO, TransAlta
  • Patricia Flor
    Ambassador, EU Delegation
  • Yoichi Funabashi
    Chairman, Asia Pacific Initiative
  • David Gordon
    Former Chairman, Eurasia Group
  • Keiko Iizuka
    Senior Political Writer, Yomiuri Shimbun
  • Robert Johnston
    Executive Advisor and Managing Director, Global Energy & Natural Resources, Eurasia Group
  • Kairat Kelimbetov
    Governor, Astana International Financial Centre
  • Vikram Khanna
    Associate Editor, the Straits Times
  • Koichiro Kimura
    Chairman, PwC Japan Group
  • Don Lindsay
    CEO, Teck Resources, Ltd. / Chairman, Business Council of Canada
  • Tadashi Maeda
    Governor, JBIC
  • Kathy Matsui
    Vice Chair, Goldman Sachs Japan
  • Susannah Pierce
    Director, Government Relations, LNG Canada
  • Kevin Rudd
    President, Asia Society Policy Institute (26th Prime Minister of Australia)
  • Marietje Schaake
    International Policy Director, Stanford Cyber Policy Center
  • Nobuo Tanaka
    Chairman, Sasakawa Peace Foundation
  • Tatsuya Terazawa
    Special Advisor to the Minister / Former Vice-Minister, METI
  • Yukari Yamashita
    Board Member, Institute of Energy Economics Japan
  • Joseph Young
    Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy Tokyo
  • Joshua Walker
    Global Head of Strategic Initiatives and Japan, Eurasia Group
  • Linton Wells, II
    Senior Advisor, Resilience Japan
  • Don Wright
    Deputy Minister to the Premier of British Columbia
  • Jennifer Zhu Scott
    Founder of Radian Partners
 
 

Agenda

Date:         November 18, 2019 
​Location:    Palace Hotel Tokyo
Co-Chairs:  Ian BREMMER (President, Eurasia Group)
      NAKANISHI Hiroaki (Chairman, Keidanren)

[ Closed Session: Limited to Invited Guests ]

9:45 - 11:15                  Special Expert Session: Global Energy & Natural Resources Summit
"Examining Key Issues at the Crossroads of the Future of Global Energy & Natural  Resources Development and Sustainable Global Growth"

Introduction: 
Don LINDSAY (Teck Resources, Ltd., Business Council of Canada)

Keynote: 
Don WRIGHT (Deputy Minister to the Premier of British Columbia)

Moderator: 
Robert JOHNSTON (Eurasia Group) 

Panelists: 
Randall CHAFETZ (MUFG Bank)
Susannah PIERCE (LNG Canada) 
TANAKA Nobuo (Sasakawa Peace Foundation)
YAMASHITA Yukari (IEEJ)

[ Open To All Summit Guests ]
 
13:00 - 14:00 Opening Reception
Greetings:
NAKANISHI 
Hiroaki (Chairman, Keidanren)

Video Greeting by Prime Minister ABE Shinzo
KAJIYAMA Hiroshi (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Keynote Speech:
“The End of the American Order” by Ian BREMMER (President, Eurasia Group)
 
14:00 - 15:15 Keynote Panel Discussion
Geo-Technology’s Impact on GZERO World: International Cooperation and Industry-government collaboration in the AI era

Moderator: 
Ian BREMMER (Eurasia Group)

Panelists: 
TERAZAWA Tatsuya (Special Advisor to the Minister / Former Vice-Minister, METI)
KIMURA Koichiro (Chairman, PwC Japan Group)
Marietje SCHAAKE (International Policy Director, Stanford Cyber Policy Center)
Jennifer Zhu SCOTT (Founder, Radian Partners)
 
15:15 - 15:30 (Networking Break)
 
15:30 - 18:45 Panel Discussion: 
View from Japan: Lessons for the World

Moderator: 
Joshua WALKER (Eurasia Group)

Panelists: 
FUNABASHI Yoichi (Chairman, API)
IIZUKA Keiko (Editorial Writer, Yomiuri Shimbun)
Kathy MATSUI (Vice Chair, Goldman Sachs Japan)
Linton WELLS (Senior Advisor, Resilience Japan)
 
Panel Discussion: 
“Geopolitics for 2020 and Beyond”

Moderator: 
Kevin RUDD (26th Prime Minister, Australia)

Panelists: 
John BAIRD (Former Foreign Minister, Canada)
Patricia FLOR (Ambassador of the European Union to Japan)
David GORDON (Eurasia Group) 
Kairat KELIMBETOV (Governor, AIFC)
MAEDA Tadashi (Governor, JBIC)

Fireside Chat: 
“Tokyo to the World”
KOIKE Yuriko (Governor, Tokyo)
Vikram KHANNA (Associate Editor, The Straits Times)
18:45 - 21:00 Closing Reception 

Co-Chairs' Greetings:
Ian BREMMER (Eurasia Group)
NAKANISHI Hiroaki (Keidanren)

Honored Guests' Greetings: 
MOTEGI Toshimitsu (Minister for Foreign Affairs) 
NISHIMURA Yasutoshi (Minister for Economic Revitalization) 
Joseph M. YOUNG (Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Embassy of US, Japan)

(Sessions and speakers to be confirmed)