Japan - US Relations and Japan's Role in Asia

Tuesday, July 15, 2014Add This Event to My Calendar
3p.m. Panel / 4:15p.m. Sushi Networking Reception

Please join us as we welcome the former Ambassador of Japan to Brazil His Excellency Ken Shimanouchi and his team of Japan Panelists:

  • Takao Kawasaki - Senior Consultant, Japan Inter-Cultural Consulting and Former President, Asian Business Unit of Pilkington
  • Masanori Okuda - Former Banker. His career with the Bank of Tokyo Group includes 21 years of overseas assignments, including Sydney, Los Angeles, Karachi, Guam, and San Francisco.
  • Akio Shiokawa - former employee of Marubeni Corporation. During his 40 years of career with Marubeni, he developed marine products in Alaska for Export to Japan and spent 14 years in Seattle. 
  • Ryoko Yoshioka - Former teacher. She graduated from Tsuda College founded by a woman educational pioneer, Umeko Tsuda who went to the U.S. at 6 years old in 1871

Please register by Friday, July 11, 5 p.m. by sending an email to biib@slu.edu. Within 24 hours, you will receive an email that will confirm your reservation and provide the location of the event.

This program is organized by the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan and co-sponsored by the Japan American Society of St. Louis and the Boeing Institute of International Business, John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University.