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Sep.28.2016 KIP Forum “Language, evolution and globalization”
By Mr. Yuji Yamashita, Executive Director, The Institute of International Business Communication (IIBC)

For our September forum, we invited Mr. Yuji Yamashita as our speaker. He is the Executive Director of the Institute of International Business Communication (IIBC). The title of the lecture was “Language, evolution and globalization”. He talked about TOEIC and globalization. More

Apr.23.2016 KIP Forum “The Global World and The Leadership”
By Mr. Shigeo Oyagi, the Representative Director of Teijin Ltd

For our April forum, we invited Mr. Shigeo Oyagi, the Representative Director of Teijin Ltd from 2014. He gave us a lecture on a title of “the global world and the leadership”. As one of the top of the business world, Mr. Oyagi mentioned his view to the modern world that is increasing its uncertainty of the future, and in such an environment, what kind of posture the leader should be.More

Feb.06.2016 KIP Forum "The departure from ignorance"
By Mr. Takaki Minamoto, an alumnus of KIP

For our February forum, we have invited Mr. Takaki Minamoto as our speaker. He is an alumnus of KIP, and has engaged in tourism and trading works. he lectured about “the common points of winners” and the current situation in Middle East. More

Dec.26.2015 KIP Forum "How should Japan develop globally minded human resource in the next generation?"
By Mr. Toshiyuki Shikata, Director of Personnel Division, Minister's Secretariat, MOFA

For our December forum, we invited Mr. Toshiyuki Shikata, who is one of the directors of KIP, as our speaker. He has been a head of personnel department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since July 2014. The title of his lecture was “How should Japan develop globally minded human resource in the next generation?” He told us KIP had been ahead of our time and what kind of role the universities in Japan should play, especially focusing on English education. More

Nov.07.2015 KIP Forum "The misunderstandings in the context of globalism"
By Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki, The former ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the US

For our November forum, we invited Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki as our speaker. He served as an ambassador to United States in 2010 and is currently the president of the Japan-America Society and a professor concerned with international strategy in Sophia University. The lecture was about the misunderstandings of globalism. He told us the role of an ambassador to USA from his own experience and, what we should know as a Japanese when we go abroad. More

Oct.17.2015 KIP Forum "The management of JINRO and relations between Japan and South Korea"
By Mr. YANG IN JIP, CEO of Hite-Jinro Japan

For our October forum, we invited Mr. YANG IN JIP as our guest speaker. He is the CEO of JINRO INC., and is greatly concerned with promoting more interaction between Japan and Korea. The title of his lecture was “The management of JINRO Inc. and Japan-Korean relationship.” The main theme was about how JINRO expanded its market share in Japanese liquor market and how we should take actions to improve Japan-Korea relationship. More

June.21.2015. KIP Forum "Economics of Orchestra and Japan’s Cultural Power"
By Mr. Tamio Kanou, a Former General Director of NHK Symphony Orchestra

We invited Mr. Tamio Kanou, a former general director of NHK Symphony Orchestra as our guest speaker. We had a lecture about the social and economical background of orchestra, which is called “the ultimate analog organization”. More

May.18.2015 KIP Forum "The Internet: Friend or Foe?"
By Mr.Ian de Stains, OBE FCIArb, the Executive Director of TELL

The executive director of TELL (Tokyo English Life Line), Mr. Ian de Stains gave us a talk about the effects of Internet on youth. The Internet has changed our lives in so many ways, both good and bad. We talked about how to deal with the consequences since the spread of the Internet.More

Apr.25.2015 KIP Forum "How the world would become? What should Japan do?"
By Mr. Hatsuhisa Takahashi

We invited Mr. Hatsuhisa Takahashi, a former NHK commentary chairperson who is now the chief director of The Tokyo Club as our guest speaker. He also used to be the director-general for press and public diplomacy in the ministry of foreign affairs of Japan. He gave us a talk on today’s international issues, such as the conflicts in the Middle East, underlying reasons of the expansion of IS, and the relationship between media and societies.More

Feb.7.2015 KIP Forum "Will Japanese high-speed railway systems work in America or not?"
By Central Japan Railway Company

We invited Ms. Noriko Aoki and Mr. Junichiro Kubo from Central Japan Railway Company. This time, they lectured us on "the Linear Chuo Shinkansen project" and on "Overseas expansions of Japanese high-speed railway systems in America".More

Jan.22.2015 KIP Forum "Understanding America: Culture, Democracy and Policy."
By Dr. Nancy Snow Global Educator/ an Abe Fellow with the Social Science Research Council

Dr. Nancy Snow, a global educator and an Abe Fellow, gave us a talk on the values in the United States of America that has prevailed among the people from its founding till this day.More

Nov.20.2014 KIP Forum "How the society changed over time and how to adjust to the changes in terms of video service"
By Mr. Fumio Nagase, CEO at Imagica Robot holdings Inc

Forum held in November. We invited Mr. Fumio Nagase who is a CEO at Imagica Robot holdings Inc. He gave us a talk about how the society changed over time and how to adjust to the changes in terms of video service. Based on his experience, he told us about the history of images and how he operated the company as a CEO. He also mentioned his ideas on owner-manager entrepreneurial firms.More

Oct.18.2014 KIP Forum "Working in England and thinking about the ideal future for Japanese society"
By Mr.Shikata, Director of Personnel Division, Minister's Secretariat, MOFA

Mr.Shikata, director of Personnel Division, Minister's Secretariat, MOFA, gave us a lecture on his works in England and the ideal future for Japanese society.More

Jul.12.2014 KIP Forum "Leadership on March 11"
By Mr. Takeshi Niinami Chairman, Lawson, Japan

We KIP members had great opportunity to invite Mr. Takeshi Niinami, chairman of Lawson, Inc. Through his lecture, we learned about what genuine leadership is and how corporations can contribute to the society.More

Jun.14.2014 KIP Forum "The Issue and Prospect of Japanese Diplomacy"
By Mr.Shunsuke Nomura from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Nomura, a diplomatic official, gave us a lecture about the issue and prospect of Japanese diplomacy and his works in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.More

13.May.2014 KIP Forum "Business of International lawyers"
By Mr. Koichiro Tamura, Mr. Hiraku Kato and lawyers of Ushijima & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law

We visited the office of Ushijima & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law, to see lawyers Mr. Tamura and Mr. Kato. They told us about the business of international lawyers.More