Forum in 2019
Feb.15.2020 KIP Forum: "Light and Darkness of the Olympics"
Shuichi Nakamura, Standing Executive Committee Member of Tokyo General Construction Workers' Union Headquarters
February forum was held on February 15th, inviting Mr. Shuichi Nakamura, who is Standing Executive Committee Member of Tokyo Construction Workers' General Union Headquarters. The forum took place in the form of a dialogue with an alumni member. Mr. Nakamura talked about the structural problems of the construction industry, which is gathering attention when the Olympics is coming soon, and how to tackle the issues.More
Jan.14.2020 KIP Forum: "How the U.S. and Japan can work together on China issues?"
Mr. Michael F Cavanaugh, Acting Minister Counselor Economic Affairs. Formerly, Chief of Trade and Economic Policy Unit, US Embassy Tokyo
The January Forum took place on Tuesday, January 14. We invited Mr. Michael F Cavanaugh, from the US Embassy (title above). He talked to us about how Japan and the U.S. are dealing with China, which is rapidly gaining power in terms of its economy and profile strength. Following the talk, the students discussed the question “In which country would you like to work: China or the U.S.?” More
Dec.06.2019 KIP Forum: "The truly important things about Working"
Mr.Yoichi Furuno, Chief Director of Institute for Organizational Behavior Research, Recruit Management Solutions Co., Ltd.
November forum was held on December 6, inviting Mr. Yoichi Furuno, who is engaged in career development business at Recruit Management Solutions Co., Ltd. This forum is a continuation of the previous one, and this time he talked about ways to find a calling, methods for making work environment more comfortable and what the ideal job is. Our discussion covered various different topics based on his lecture such as how to find an ideal marriage partner, purposes of working under different types of occupation and the relationship between career and education. More
Oct.26.2019 KIP Forum: "The truly important things about Working"
Mr. Yoichi Furuno, Chief Director of Institute for Organizational Behavior Research, Recruit Management Solutions Co., Ltd.
October forum was held on October 26, inviting Mr. Yoichi Furuno, Chief Director of Institute for Organizational Behavior Research, Recruit Management Solutions 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