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2020 GZERO Summit: State of the World
2020 GZERO Summit:Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide
 

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Speakers


WELCOMING REMARKS

  • SUGA Yoshihide
    Prime Minister, Japan

CO-CHAIRS

  • Ian BREMMER
    President, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media
  • KAJIYAMA Hiroshi
    Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan
  • KOIZUMI Shinjiro
    Minister of the Environment, Japan
  • KONO Taro
    Minister in charge of Administrative Reform, Japan
  • NAKANISHI Hiroaki
    Chairman, KEIDANREN
  • NISHIMURA Yasutoshi
    Minister for Economic Revitalization, Japan

KEY-PANEL SPEAKERS

  • Sherry AHN
    Anchor for Daybreak Asia, Bloomberg News
  • Larry BRILLIANT
    CEO, Pandefense Advisory / Epidemiologist / Philanthropist
  • Dawn FARRELL
    CEO, TransAlta Corporation
  • Gargee GHOSH
    President, Global Policy and Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Jane HARMAN
    Director, President, and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Angela HWANG
    Group President, Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group
  • Robert JOHNSTON
    Executive Advisor and Managing Director, Global Energy & Natural Resources, Eurasia Group
  • Alexander KAZAN
    Managing Director, Global Strategy, Eurasia Group
  • KOIKE Yuriko
    Governor of Tokyo
  • Jane HOLL LUTE
    President and CEO, SICPA North America
  • MAEDA Tadashi
    Governor, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
  • Bob MORITZ
    Global Chairman of the PwC network
  • NIINAMI Takeshi
    Representative Director, President & Chief Executive Officer, Suntory Holdings Limited
  • Seamus O'REGAN,
    Minister of Natural Resources, Canada Government 
  • Kevin RUDD
    President, Asia Society Policy Institute (26th Prime Minister of Australia)
  • Eric SCHMIDT
    Former CEO & Executive Chairman, Google / Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures
  • TANAKA Junko
    Former Washington Bureau Chief, NHK
  • YOSHIDA Kenichiro
    Director, Chairman, President and CEO, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Sony Corporation

VIP Roundtable Participants

  • ASAI Eriko
    Presidnet and CEO, GE Japan
  • Andrew BROWNE
    EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, BLOOMBERG NEW ECONOMY
  • Robert FELDMAN
    Professor, Management of Technology Program, Tokyo University of Science
  • Patricia FLOR
    AMBASSADOR, EU DELEGATION TO JAPAN
  • GASHA Kyoko
    Anchor / Senior Producer Reuters
  • Peter GASSMANN
    MANAGING DIRECTOR OF PwC'S STRATEGY& EUROPE/ESG PRACTICE LEADER OF PwC GLOBAL
  • HARADA Akihisa
    Presidnet & Representative Director, Pfizer Japan Inc.
  • Melissa HATHAWAY
    PRESIDENT, HATHAWAY GLOBAL STRATEGIES LLC
  • HIRANO Nobuyuki
    CHAIRMAN, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MUFG (MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP)
  • IIZUKA Keiko
    SENIOR POLITICAL WRITER/EDITORIAL WRITER, YOMIURI SHIMBUN
  • INADA Seiji
    Global Head of Strategic Initiatives & Japan Country Representative, Eurasia Group
  • ITO Hitoshi
    Vice Presidentand Executive Officer, Hitachi, LTD.
  • Stephen KARPIN
    SVP and Country Manager for Japan, VISA, Inc.
  • KASHIWAKURA Mihoko
    Head of Japan Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • KIMURA Koichiro
    CHAIRMAN, PwC JAPAN GROUP
  • KITAOKA Shinichi
    PRESIDENT, JAPAN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGENCY
  • KOSHIBA Mitsunobu
    Chairman of the Board, JSR Corporation
  • Chris MARLIN
    President, Lennar International
  • Catherine McKENNA
    MIinister of Infrastructure and Communities, Canada Government
  • MITACHI Takashi
    Senior Advisor, The Boston Consulting Group
  • MORI Masahiko
    Presidnet, DMG MORI CO., LTD.
  • NODA Yumiko
    CHAIRMAN & REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTOR, VEOLIA JAPAN K.K.
  • Scott ROSENSTEIN
    Special Advisor, Global Health, Eurasia Group
  • SAITO Atsushi
    SENIOR FELLOW, KKR GLOBAL INSTITUTE
  • SASAKI Nobuhiko
    Chairman, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
  • SHIMADA Taro
    EXECUTIVE OFFICER & CORPORATE SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CDO, TOSHIBA CORPORATION
  • TANABE Yasuo
    MANAGING DIRECTOR, EU-JAPAN CENTER FOR INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION
  • TANAKA Shigehiro
    VICE-MINISTER FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, METI JAPAN
  • TERAZAWA Tatsuya
    Special Advisor to the Minister / Former Vice-Minister, METI Japan
  • Nicholas THOMPSON
    EDITOR IN CHIEF, WIRED
  • Paul TRIOLO
    PRACTICE HEAD, GEO-TECHNOLOGY, EURASIA GROUP
  • Joshua W Walker
    Presidnet & CEO, Japan Society
  • WASHIO Eiichiro
    State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
  • Christophe WEBER
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
  • YAMASHITA Yukari
    MANAGING DIRECTOR, THE INSTITUTE OF ENERGY ECONOMICS, JAPAN (IEEJ)
  • Joseph YOUNG
    Chargé d’affaires AD Interim, U.S. Embassy Tokyo

Agenda


December 8, 2020 JST

19:00 JST                  State of the World: Keynote Speech

Keynote: 
Ian BREMMER (Eurasia Group)
 

December 9, 2020 JST
 
07:45 JST Welcoming Remarks

Keynote:
SUGA Yoshihide, Prime Minister, Japan
 
08:00 JST  Keynote Panel Discussion
GZERO Summit on Post-Covid Geopolitics

Moderator: 
TANAKA Junko, Former Washington Bureau Chief, NHK

Panelists: 
Ian BREMMER, President, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media
Jane-HARMAN, Director, Presidnet, and CEO, Wilson Center
KONO Taro, Minister In Charge of Administrative Refore, Japan
Kevin RUDD, President, Asia Society Policy Institute (26th Prime Minister of Australia)
 
09:00 JST VIP Roundtable Discussion
GZERO Summit on Post-Covid Geopolitics

Moderator: 
GASHA Kyoko, Anchor / Senior Producer Reuters

Panelists: 
Ian BREMMER, President, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media
Stephen KARPIN, SVP and Country Manager for Japan, VISA, Inc.
KONO Taro, Minister In Charge of Administrative Refore, Japan
Catherine McKENNA, MIinister of Infrastructure and Communities, Canada Government
KOSHIBA Mitsunobu, Chairman of the Board, JSR Corporation
MITACHI Takashi, Senior Advisor, The Boston Consulting Group
MORI Masahiko, Presidnet, DMG MORI CO., LTD.
Kevin RUDD, President, Asia Society Policy Institute (26th Prime Minister of Australia)
SAITO Atsushi, SENIOR FELLOW, KKR GLOBAL INSTITUTE
TERAZAWA Tatsuya, Special Advisor to the Minister / Former Vice-Minister, METI Japan
Joseph YOUNG, Chargé d’affaires AD Interim, U.S. Embassy Tokyo
 
10:30 JST Keynote Panel Discussion
GZERO Summit on the Fight Against Covid-19

Moderator: 
Alexander KAZAN, MANAGING DIRECTOR, GLOBAL STRATEGY, EURASIA GROUP

Panelists: 
Larry BRILLIANT, CEO, PANDEFENSE ADVISORY / EPIDEMIOLOGIST / PHILANTHROPIST
Gargee GHOSH, PRESIDENT, GLOBAL POLICY & ADVOCACY, BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
Angela HWANG, GROUP PRESIDENT, PFIZER BIOPHARMACEUTICALS GROUP
NISHIMURA Yasutoshi, MINISTER IN CHARGE ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION, JAPAN
 
11:30 JST VIP Roundtable Discussion
GZERO Summit on the Fight Against Covid-19

Moderator: 
KASHIWAKURA Mihoko, Head of Japan Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Panelists: 
ASAI Eriko, Presidnet and CEO, GE Japan
Robert FELDMAN, Professor, Management of Technology Program, Tokyo University of Science
HARADA Akihisa, Presidnet & Representative Director, Pfizer Japan Inc.
INADA Seiji, Global Head of Strategic Initiatives & Japan Country Representative, Eurasia Group
ITO Hitoshi, Vice Presidentand Executive Officer, Hitachi, LTD.
Chris MARLIN, President, Lennar International
Scott ROSENSTEIN, Special Advisor, Global Health, Eurasia Group
SASAKI Nobuhiko, Chairman, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Joshua W Walker, Presidnet & CEO, Japan Society
WASHIO Eiichiro, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
Christophe WEBER, President and Chief Executive Officer, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited 
 
 
December 10, 2020 JST
 
08:00 JST Letter from Mr. NAKANISHI Hiroaki, Chairman, Keidanren

Author:
Mr. NAKANISHI Hiroaki, Chairman, Keidanren
 
08:30 JST  Keynote Panel Discussion
GZERO Summit on Geo-Technology

Moderator: 
Shery AHN, ANCHOR FOR DAYBREAK ASIA, BLOOMBERG NEWS

Panelists: 
Ian BREMMER, President, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media
KAJIYAMA Hiroshi, MINISTER OF ECONOMY, TRADE, AND INDUSTRY, JAPAN
Jane HOLL LUTE, PRESIDENT AND CEO, SICPA NORTH AMERICA
Bob MORITZ, GLOBAL CHAIRMAN OF THE PwC NETWORK
Eric SCHMIDT, FORMER CEO & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, GOOGLE / CO-FOUNDER, SCHMIDT FUTURES
 
10:00 JST VIP Roundtable Discussion
GZERO Summit on Geo-Technology

Moderator: 
Kevin ALLISON, DIRECTOR, GEO-TECHNOLOGY, EURASIA GROUP

Panelists: 
Andrew BROWNE, EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, BLOOMBERG NEW ECONOMY
Melissa HATHAWAY, PRESIDENT, HATHAWAY GLOBAL STRATEGIES LLC
IIZUKA Keiko, SENIOR POLITICAL WRITER/EDITORIAL WRITER, YOMIURI SHIMBUN
KIMURA Koichiro, CHAIRMAN, PwC JAPAN GROUP
KOSHIBA Mitsunobu, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, JSR CORPORATION
MORI Masahiko, PRESIDENT, DMG MORI CO LTD.
SHIMADA Taro, EXECUTIVE OFFICER & CORPORATE SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CDO, TOSHIBA CORPORATION
TANAKA Shigehiro, VICE-MINISTER FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, METI JAPAN
Nicholas THOMPSON, EDITOR IN CHIEF, WIRED
Paul TRIOLO, PRACTICE HEAD, GEO-TECHNOLOGY, EURASIA GROUP
 
 
December 11, 2020 JST
 
08:30 JST Remarks

Remarks by:
KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo, Japan
 
08:45 JST  Keynote Panel Discussion
GZERO Summit on Sustainability

Moderator: 
Robert JOHNSTON, EXECUTIVE ADVISOR AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, ENERGY, CLIMATE & RESOURCES, EURASIA GROUP

Panelists: 
Dawn FARRELL, PRESIDENT AND CEO, TRANSALTA CORPORATION
MAEDA Tadashi, GOVERNOR, JAPAN BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Seamus O’REGAN, MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES, CANADA GOVERNMENT
YOSHIDA Kenichiro, DIRECTOR, CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, REPRESENTATIVE CORPORATE EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SONY CORPORATION

 
10:00 JST VIP Roundtable Discussion
GZERO Summit on Sustainability

Moderator: 
Robert JOHNSTON, EXECUTIVE ADVISOR AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, ENERGY, CLIMATE & RESOURCES, EURASIA GROUP

Panelists: 
Dawn FARRELL, PRESIDENT AND CEO, TRANSALTA CORPORATION
Patricia FLOR, AMBASSADOR, EU DELEGATION TO JAPAN
Peter GASSMANN, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF PwC'S STRATEGY& EUROPE/ESG PRACTICE LEADER OF PwC GLOBAL
HIRANO Nobuyuki, CHAIRMAN, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MUFG (MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP)
KITAOKA Shinichi, PRESIDENT, JAPAN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGENCY
MAEDA Tadashi, GOVERNOR, JAPAN BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
NODA Yumiko, CHAIRMAN & REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTOR, VEOLIA JAPAN K.K.
TANABE Yasuo, MANAGING DIRECTOR, EU-JAPAN CENTER FOR INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION
YAMASHITA Yukari, MANAGING DIRECTOR, THE INSTITUTE OF ENERGY ECONOMICS, JAPAN (IEEJ)
YOSHIDA Kenichiro, DIRECTOR, CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, REPRESENTATIVE CORPORATE EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SONY CORPORATION