Briefing on Current Prospects for Congressional Action by Experts from K&L Gates LLP
On November 1st, Keidanren USA hosted a briefing with former Congressman Bart Gordon (D-TN) and other experts from K&L Gates LLP. They led a discussion on the prospects for Congressional action for the rest of the year, including areas such as government funding, defense, AI, and privacy.
Roundtable Discussion on “Perspectives on U.S. Climate and Clean Energy Policy”
On June 29, Keidanren USA hosted a Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Alan Yu, Senior Vice President for National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress (CAP) on “Perspectives on U.S. Climate and Clean Energy Policy”. Mr. Yu discussed latest developments regarding U.S. domestic policy, including the Inflation Reduction Act and other federal and state (…)
Seminar on Data Privacy & AI Regulation with S&K Brussels
On June 14, Keidanren held a seminar on Data Privacy & AI Regulation for Keidanren member companies. Mr. Takeshige Sugimoto from S&K Brussels explained in detail about Data Privacy & AI Regulation, followed by a Q & A session.
Roundtable discussion with Capstone
On May 24, Keidanren USA hosted a roundtable discussion on “The Economic and Business Impact of US-China Dynamics” with Mr. Daniel Silverberg and Ms. Elena McGovern of Capstone. Capstone focuses on the analysis of not just what’s happening today, but where trends will be, and predicting where regulation and policy are heading, so business leaders have (…)
Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Paul Goldstein, President & CEO of PTB Global Advisors
On April 19, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Paul Goldstein, President & CEO of PTB Global Advisors for a roundtable event. Mr. Goldstein discussed China’s Global Security Initiative (now called the Global Civilization Initiative) and its impacts on economic security issues, followed by a Q & A session.
Roundtable Discussion with Professor Jun Arima
On March 23, Keidanren USA hosted Professor Jun Arima of the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Public Policy, and Executive Senior Fellow at the 21st Century Public Policy Institute, during his visit to Washington DC from Japan. Professor Arima conducted an assessment of COP27 and discussed the challenges towards COP28 and beyond with member (…)
Roundtable discussion with Director Joel Ehrendreich of the State Department’s Office of Japanese Affairs
On February 14, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Joel Ehrendreich of the State Department’s Office of Japanese Affairs for roundtable discussion. He discussed the priorities for the U.S.-Japan relationship in 2023, including his thoughts on Prime Minister Kishida’s visit and the 2+2 meetings in January followed by Q&A session.
Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Hirohisa Akahira of JETRO
On January 18, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Hirohisa Akahira, Deputy Director, Overseas Research Department, JETRO for a roundtable event. Mr. Akahira gave a presentation on “FY2022 JETRO Survey on Business Conditions of Japanese-Affiliated Companies in the U.S.”. You can find more detailed information regarding the survey by visiting JETRO’s website below. 2022年度 海外進出日系企業実態調査（北米編) (日本語)
Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Ryo Sahashi at the University of Tokyo
On January 18, Keidanren USA hosted Dr. Ryo Sahashi, Associate Professor of International Politics at the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia at the University of Tokyo. Dr. Sahashi is also currently the visiting Japan Scholar at the Wilson Center. He discussed U.S.-China relations and the changing East Asian order followed by a lively Q&A session.
Briefing on 2022 Midterm Elections with K&L Gates LLP
On October 26, Keidanren USA hosted a briefing with former Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA) and former Congressman Bart Gordon (D-TN) from the K&L Gates LLP on the current state of play for the November midterm elections. They discussed the major issues the two parties are focused on in the home stretch, prospects for the post-election lame duck (…)