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JMEC Business Innovation² Event Series!

Hosted by ACCJ Young Professionals Group at Oakwood, Tokyo Midtown
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Advance registration required —please sign up by July 20!

Hosted by the ACCJ Young Professionals Group, we are pleased to invite you to the next event in the JMEC Business Innovation² series—held on Wednesday July 23rd in the beautiful surroundings of the Oakwood Premier, Tokyo Midtown.

Come and listen to our two keynote speakers, enjoy drinks and a nice buffet by Oakwood—and meet old and new JMEC friends!

Also: Special American craft beer tasting by Beer Cats! (details below)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


INNOVATION FOR AN AGEING SOCIETY

Going for Silver: Opportunities in Japan's Graying Market

by William Hall

Japan has the fastest ageing population in world history—with around 25% aged 65 years or older. 22 million people—the size of Australia’s population—are more than 70 years old.

So how is Japan going to resolve the problems posed by this rapidly ageing society—and what business opportunties do they create? These are the questions William Hall will address in his presentation, drawing on his fountain of knowledge of the Japanese market. Expect surprising insights and a highly entertaining talk!

William Hall has spent most of his career in Japan—primarily in marketing and market research. He is also a founding member of the JMEC business training program—with the Australian New Zealand Chamber in Japan (ANZCCJ)—and a former ANZCCJ Chair. Author of Going for Silver: Opportunities in Japan’s Graying Market, and a TEDxTokyo speaker.


ACHIEVING POSITIVE CHANGE IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

Lessons from Positive Psychology

by Tadahiro Wakasugi

Are you struggling to make your organization change? Driven by technology, new media and other trends, our business world keeps changing at a rapid pace. In order to keep up and be successful, individuals and organisations alike are having to embrace change. Achieving positive and sustainable change, however, is the big challenge for the current generation of business leaders.

Tadahiro Wakasugi is a graduate of Tokyo University and has an MBA in Change Management and Entrepreneurship from London Business School. Prior to joining GLOBIS he spent 10 years with Booz & Company as a consultant, and lectured as Assistant Professor at Kenichi Ohmae’s Business Breakthrough University from 2009 to 2013. Director, Japan Positive Psychology Association.

After the presentations Todd Stevens of Beer Cats will provide a special American Craft Beer tasting focussed on two fruit and flavour-based craft beers from the Elysian Brewery in Seattle: Superfuzz Blood Orange Pale and Avatar Jasmine IPA!

You can then enjoy more drinks and a nice buffet prepared by Oakwood—and talk to new and old JMEC friends!

When: Wednesday July 23, 19:00-21:30. Doors open 18:30.

Where: Oakwood Premier, Tokyo Midtown

Access: Roppongi Station.

Entry Fee: ¥3,500 prepaid. ¥5,000 at the door.

The ticket includes dining buffet, 1 alcohol drink, free flow of soft drinks. Additional alcohol drinks available at the cash bar.

TO SIGN UP: CLICK 'GET TICKET' IN UPPER RIGHT-HAND CORNER!

We look forward to seeing you!


Trond Varlid & Betsy Rogers

JMEC Program Director & Assistant Program Director

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Wed Jul 23, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM JST
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Prepaid by card, ATM, convini ¥3,500
Pay at the door ¥5,000

On sale until Jul 22, 2014, 8:00:00 PM

Venue Address
9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052 Japan
Directions
Subway Station: Roppongi—Oedo & Hibiya Lines
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JMEC
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