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What is Next for the U.S. and Japanese Economies?

January 27, 2010 • 2:00 – 7:00 pm EST

A Bilateral Dialogue

Agenda
9:00-9:05    Welcoming Remarks
John Hamre, CSIS

9:05-9:15    Opening Remarks
Noboru Hatakeyama, Chairman and CEO, Japan Economic Foundation (JEF)

9:15-10:15    Outlook for the Japanese Economy
Akira Kojima, Trustee and Senior Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research
Yoshikazu Goto, Director-General for Manufacturing Industries Policy, Ministry of  Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI)
Commentator: Richard Katz, Editor-in-Chief, Oriental Economist Report
Moderator: Derek Scissors, Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation

10:15-10:30    Break

10:30-11:30    Outlook for the U.S. Economy
Michael Mussa, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics   
Commentator: Akira Kojima, Trustee and Senior Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research
Moderator: Steve Schrage, Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS

11:30-12:30    Panel Discussion: Agenda for Bilateral Cooperation 
Grant Aldonas, Senior Adviser, CSIS
Kevin Nealer, Principal, Scowcroft Group
Shunji Yanai, Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea; Former Japanese Ambassador to the United States
Ryo Kubota, Chairman, President & CEO, ACUCELA, Inc.
Moderator: Amy Searight, Adjunct Fellow, CSIS

12:30-13:50    Luncheon: Economic Outlook and U.S.-Japan Relations
Matthew P. Goodman, Senior Adviser to the Under Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Moderator: Amy Searight, Adjunct Fellow, CSIS

13:50     Closing Remarks
Amy Searight, Adjunct Fellow, CSIS

14:00     Adjourn

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Grant D. Aldonas

Grant D. Aldonas

Senior Adviser (Non-resident)