US-Japan Business & Public Policy Programs

Growing out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Series, the Business & Public Policy Programs delve into the major economic, trade, and international issues facing the US-Japan relationship. All programs feature a keynote speaker and opportunities for networking. Programs are held quarterly.

Previous Programs

From Pandemic to Economic Recovery: a Conversation with Economist Ryotaro Tashiro of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Thursday, June 3, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EDT
Friday, June 4, 8 am – 9:30 am JST
Zoom event
$10/$5 for JASGP Members

Philadelphia Economist Ryotaro Tashiro is back to present a 2021 look at our regional economy. Mr. Tashiro, will present the latest facts and figures from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He will also focus on international trade, particularly  with Japan, our region’s third largest trading partner. Hear about the impact of the pandemic and how trade is moving forward nationally and internationally. Coffee & cocktails is a program of Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia’s U.S. – Japan Business and Public Policy Program.

Tashiro is responsible for conducting research on current regional economic issues in the Federal Reserve’s Third District and informing external audiences on national and regional economic conditions, monetary policy, and the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. Prior to joining the Bank in June 2016, Tashiro was a business analyst for Bloomberg, where he was responsible for conducting research on issues related to equity data quality.

Coffee & Cocktails: Japan’s Changing Role in Asia – A Business Perspective with Tomoko Hosaka Mullaney of The Asia Group, Washington, D.C.

From Tsunami to Pandemic: Lessons Learned and the Path Ahead for U.S.-Japan Relations. Join us on March 11, 2021 at 8:00 pm EST, and March 12, 2021 10:00 am JST to hear renowned U.S.-Japan strategist, Tomoko Hosaka Mullaney, as she shares her views on the increasingly important alliance between the U.S. and Japan, how it is adapting to changes and challenges within Asia, and lastly, Japan’s evolving role of leadership in Asia. On the tenth anniversary of 3/11, Ms. Mullaney will also look back at the tragic Great East Japan Earthquake, and the legacy and impact of Operation Tomodachi, the U.S.-led disaster relief operation that immediately followed. The solidarity shown in the operation has created a lasting friendship of security and economic alliance between the U.S. and Japan.

Ms. Mullaney is currently a Vice President at The Asia Group. With her deep professional and personal knowledge of Japan, Ms. Mullaney focuses on the firm’s Japan portfolio. She supports clients across a variety of sectors, providing them with strategic advice and analysis of Japan’s complex political, economic, and market landscape. Ms. Mullaney was also a key member of the Associated Press team that covered the March 11th disaster 10 years ago. Biography:

2020 US-Japan Business & Public Policy Program Archive

2019 US-Japan Business & Public Policy Program Archive

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