Eurasia Group GZERO SUMMIT Japan 2019 | Agenda
GZERO SUMMIT 2019
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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 (tentative)
          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) (tentative)
           NISHIMURA Yasutoshi (Minister for Economic Revitalization) 
               Joseph M. YOUNG (Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Embassy of US, Japan)

(Sessions and speakers to be confirmed)