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Forum & Alumni Talk

Oct.26.2019 KIP Forum: "The truly important things about Working"
Mr.Yoichi Furuno, Chef Director of Institute for Organizational Behavior Research, Recruit Management Solutions Co., Ltd

October forum was held on October 26, inviting Mr. Junichi Furuno, who is engaged in career development business at Recruit Co., Ltd. We discussed under the theme of “The truly important things about Working”. The topics ranged from “ideal working style” to “happiness theory”, and the discussion heated up. More

Oct.01.2019 KIP Forum: "Democracy from the views of political public relations and online election"
Mr. Ryosuke Nishida, an associate professor of the institute for liberal arts of Tokyo Institute of Technology

September Forum was held on October 1st, inviting Mr. Ryosuke Nishida and a senior member, who deals with public relations of administration. They discussed election campaigns and political activities using medias, the legal system, and image-building strategies of them. Next, we had a discussion about "Should the cost of political advertisement regulated?" More

Jul.06.2019 KIP Forum: July English Debate Workshop
Mr. Inoue, the Representative of SPEECH & DEBATE INSTITUTE

We had a great opportunity of learning and practcing English debate by Mr. Inoue, the Representative of SPEECH & DEBATE INSTITUTE. Students learned a CERC model, which is helpful for speaking logically, and practiced one on one training and a debate. After the four hours practice, students noticed that they could speak out with confidence and felt importance of “Learn by Doing”. More

June.22.2019 KIP Forum "A Work Style Reform Law and acceptance of foreign workers"
By Mr.Ichiro Natsume, a secretary-general of labor lawyers association of Japan

June Forum was held on June 22nd, inviting Mr.Ichiro Natsume and a senior member, who deals with labor problems. They discussed what a work style reform law was and the present situation and problems on the acceptance of foreign workers. They passionately told us how terrible the working environment of foreign worker was and how we can improve the labour reform law. More

May.14.2019 KIP Forum "How to see the international situation"
By Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki, former ambassador to the U.S.

May forum was held. This time, we invited Mr. Fujisaki, Former Japanese Ambassador to the US. First, he talked about the three misunderstandings of ideas many Japanese people have. Next, we had a discussion about "How should Japan behave in view of the current US-China relationship?" Finally, Mr.Fujisaki gave a feedback about our discussion and he spoke about the relationship between China, the US, North Korea and Japan. More

Apr.24.2019 KIP Forum "Will art and culture develop in Japan?"
By Mr. Tamio Kano, the managing director of Nippon Music Foundation

April forum took place on 24th April. This time, we invited Mr. Tamio KANO from the Japan Art Council to think about if culture and art develop in Japan and it is necessary to support them. He made a speech about the current position of culture and art in Japan and the situation of financial support from the government and companies. After his speech, we had a group discussion about "Which is better to support culture and art, tax or donation?" More

Mar.7.2019 KIP Alumni Talk "The New Technology Changing the Global Automotive Industry---Current and Future Status of the 'C.A.S.E.'---"
By Mr. Takashi Nakatsuru, a member of KIP Alumni

For a KIP Alumni Talk in March, we invited Mr. Takashi Nakatsuru, who is a member of KIP Alumni. The title of his lecture was "The New Technology Changing the Global Automotive Industry---Current and Future Status of the 'C.A.S.E.'---." He talked about various topics, such as global automotive industry, electric vehicles, autonomous cars, and the relationship between cars and rural areas in Japan. More

Jan.17.2019 KIP Alumni Talk “Anonymous or real name? Dilemma of journalists”
By Mr. Keisuke Matsuo, a member of KIP Alumni

In January Alumni Talk, we invited Keisuke Matsuo, who is a reporter on social issues for Press Bureau, NHK. Whether news is reported anonymously or with a real name is determined by a possibility of accidents or criminality, and also many elements like the age of a victim. But it's difficult to know that these kinds of ”care” is really meaningful to the persons involved, he said.

Oct.31.2018 KIP Forum "A meaning of a World Heritage Sites and the situation in Japan"

The subject of the November Forum was "A meaning of a World Heritage Sites and the situation in Japan”. Hearing a lecture from a speaker, we had a discussion about this theme.

Oct.20.2018 KIP Forum "Japanese Social Welfare System and Ourselves"
By Mr. Fukazawa, the Sub Manager of MS&AD InterRisk Research & Consulting, Inc.

October forum was held. This time, we invited Mr. Fukazawa, MS&AD InterRisk Research & Consulting, Inc., who has much knowledge of pension and insurance. He talked about the pension system in Japan and its current condition. University students usually do not know the pension system well, so this forum was a good opportunity to learn it. After the speech, we had a discussion time on the topic, “Should the burden of public pension be lightened for promoting private pension?” More

Oct.4.2018 KIP Alumni Talk "Experience and Business Views Acquired through Investment of Venture Enterprises in Southeast Asia"
By Mr. Hirota Ryusuke, a member of KIP Alumni

October Alumni Talk was held. We invited Mr. Hirota, who is on investment and support business at venture capital fund in Southeast Asian countries. The title of the lecture is "Experience and Business Views Acquired through Investment of Venture Enterprises in Southeast Asia." He talked about startup, venture capital, and current state of Southeast Asian market and career of self. More

Jul.7.2018 KIP Alumni Talk "The Significance of Working in International Financial Market"
By Mr. Takizuka Yasutaka, a member of KIP Alumni

July forum was held. This month, we welcomed Mr. Takizuka who is a member of KIP Alumni. The title of his lecture was “The Significance of Working in International Financial Market”. Mr. Takizuka taught us the experiences in his career and the lessons learnt through it. After the speech, we held a group discussion titled “What We Should Learn Besides University Classes for Our Future Career”. More

May.8.2018 KIP Forum "Significance of the Linear Central Shinkansen and the Role of the Tokaido Shinkansen"
By Mr. Koji Kumekawa, Central Japan Railway Company, Public Relations Department, Tokyo Public Relations Office.

May forum was held. This time, we invited Mr. Koji Kumekawa, Public Relations Department Tokyo, Public Relations Office of Central Japan Railway Company. The title of the lecture was "The Role of Tokaido Shinkansen and Significance of the Linear Central Shinkansen." The lecture had three important viewpoints, which were "the challenge of the linear," "increasing the competitiveness of the Tokaido Shinkansen" and "beginning and mission of Central Japan Railway." Mr.Kumekawa mentioned what kind of changes the Linear Central Shinkansen and Tokaido Shinkansen will bring to Japan in the future. More

Apr.7.2018 KIP Forum “Nissan Intelligent Mobility Vision”
By Mr. Daniele Schillaci, Executive Vice President of Nissan

Forum in April. We invited Mr. Daniele Schillaci, Executive Vice President of Nissan, and we learned about the role of car industry and future style from three aspects: “reality of the car industry”, “the future of car industry”, and “the problems of Japanese society.” After that, we had discussion about “Do you think car ownership desire by the youth will be lost or not in the future?” More