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Feb.8.2018 KIP Forum “The museum in the 21st century: Who is it for and Why does it matter?”
By Ms. Roisin Inglesby, museum curator and independent scholar

For our February forum, we invited Ms. Roisin Inglesby, who is the curator at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Museum. The title of the speech was “The museum in the 21st century: Who is it for and Why does it matter?” As the curator, she talked about the role of the museum and how it should be. Based on her lecture, we discussed the theme of “Should museums be free of charge?”More

Jan.11.2018 KIP Forum “How do you guys live in a global era? ~the significance of working in an international organization~”
By Mr. Shigeo Kashiwagi, who teaches at the Graduate School of Commerce, Keio University

January forum was held and we invited Mr. Shigeo Kashiwagi who was a director of the International Monetary Fund and now teaches at the Graduate School of Commerce, Keio University. The title of the lecture was "How do you guys live in a global era? - the significance of working in international organizations-" As the world is getting globalized, he gave us a lecture based on his experience about working in international organizations, the challenges imposed on us in the future, and the abilities necessary for young people to survive the competitive society.More

Nov.1.2017 “President Trump and Mass media: Reporting in the post truth era”
By Mr.Kazuo Abiko, former manager of northeast Asia of the Associated Press.

As our Ocotber Forum we invited Mr. Kazuo Abiko, who is the former manager of northeast Asia of the Associated Press.The title of the lecture was “President Trump and Mass media: Reporting in the post truth era,” and he talked about the current situation and whereabouts of mass media in America, and comparison between American and Japanese journalism.More

August.2.2017 “Entrepreneurship and Education”
By Mr. Takaki Minamoto who is the president of incorporation M & Associates

August forum was held, and we invited Mr. Takaki Minamoto, who is the president of incorporation which name is M & Associates. He works for logistic and trading. The title of the speech was “Entrepreneurship and Education”. The word of “Entrepreneur” is often used by people now. However, he talked about the real meaning of entrepreneur and entrepreneurship. Also, he talked about the reason why it is needed by our society now.More

June.15.2017 “Trump regime and Situation in East Asia”
By Mr. Toshiyuki Shikata, the directors of KIP, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

For our June forum, we invited Mr. Toshiyuki Shikata, who is the director of KIP, as our speaker. He has been Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Asia Pacific Bureau. The title of his lecture was “Trump regime and Situation in East Asia”More

May.31.2017 “To maintain wealth in aging, declining birth rates and population decline What to be able to do by youth”
By Mr. Toshiro Nishizawa, the professor of Graduate school of public policy

For our May forum, we invited Mr. Toshiro Nishizawa who teaches at The Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo. Mr. Nishizawa used his own briefing paper that was used when he visited Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapor and Korea Eximbank for forum`s contents. In his lecture, he refers to big change “to maintain wealth in aging, declining birth rates and population decline” seen in Japan in terms of what to be able to do by youth.More

Apr.28.2017 KIP Forum “President Trump and how would Japan deal with him”
By Mr.Ichiro Fujisaki, The former ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the US

On the evening of April 28th we had a lecture and Q&A session about the United States presidential election in 2016, Donald Trump's Policies so far, and how Japanese government would deal with him. The speaker, Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki 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.More

Feb.27.2017 KIP Forum “Recent changes in European and British Politics”
By Mr.Simon King, the Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of UK

On the evening of February 20th we had a lecture and Q&A session about some issues which Great Britain and European Union has been facing in recent times. The speaker was Mr. Simon King, former advisor of British Prime Ministers Gordon Brown and David Cameron, as well as Mrs. Theresa May. Mr. King started his career at one of the London’s auction houses because he has interest in arts. Then he worked for a long time in British government. He lives with his wife in countryside near London. Mr. King often visits Japan and owns a small business in Tokyo.More

Nov.12.2016 KIP Forum “Leadership(based on a case study used in Harvard Business School)”
By Mr.Ninami Takeshi, the president of Suntory Holdings Limited

We, KIP, invited Mr. Ninami- the president of Suntory Holdings Limited- to November forum as a lecturer, and let him have a lecture about leadership based on a case study about a distress accident occurred in Everest in 1996 which was used in Harvard Business School. More

Oct.19.2016 KIP Forum “The management philosophy in the era of the IoT (Internet of Things)”
By Mr. Sachio Semmoto, Managing Director of Renova, Inc.

For our October forum, we invited Mr.Semmoto who has founded KDDI and Y-mobile and now a managing director of Renova, Inc. The title of his talk was “The management philosophy in the era of the IoT (Internet of Things)”. He talked about how to be an entrepreneur from his own experience such as the values he held to face the society and what was necessary to start a company. More

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

9.July.2016 “Preserving tradition and clans”
Mr. Katsuyuki Mizuno, the executive director of Kasumi Kaikan (formerly Kazoku Kaikan).

We held our July forum on the subject of “Preserving tradition and clans.” We invited Mr. Katsuyuki Mizuno, the executive director of Kasumi Kaikan (formerly Kazoku Kaikan). After his lecture, we discussed what clan is and preserving clan is.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