G1 Global Conference 2018

You are invited to the 8th G1 Global Conference on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at GLOBIS in Tokyo.

Inspired as a World Economic Forum for Japan, top leaders in business, government and academia will gather to discuss pressing global issues. 
Panels cover a Global Trade War, Global Digital Design Cities, a Cold War over Technology, Creating the Next Unicorn Tech Startup, Showcasing Japan 2.0, the latest on North Korea, Healing USA Divisions, and Fin-tech / Blockchain.
Speakers include Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Design Thinking Guru Tom Kelley, Jane Harman, CEO, Wilson Center (leading thinktank), former Asahi Shimbun Editor-in-Chief Yoichi Funabashi, renowned Japanologist Kent Calder, former US Congressman Mark Kennedy, Sachin Shah, CEO of MetLife Japan and President of the ACCJ, Chatri Sityodtong (poor muay Thai boxer --> Harvard --> now runs largest Sports Media company in Asia), and Sachiko Kuno, global philanthropist, biochemical engineer and champion of women’s empowerment. More to come! (Panels and speakers are confirmed but subject to change.) 
See the latest here.
  • Time and Date: 9:00-18:00, Sunday, October 14, 2018, followed by reception party until 20:00)
  • Venue: GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
  • Theme: "Connecting a Fractured World"
  • Expected participants: 150-200 global leaders in business, government, and academia
  • Language: English (no translation provided)
  • Fee: 30,000 yen (student discount price)
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, Sept 7
  • Cancellation Policy: For cancellations after September 14th, no refunds will be made.

Now in its eighth year, the G1 Global Conference has grown to become the preeminent Tokyo event bringing together global leaders from diverse sectors. Panelists engage in lively discussions about the common challenges facing the world and Japan.

Please see the document below for an overview of the 2018 Conference and a report of the 2017 Conference.

Last year, over 200 people from 20 countries joined us. We're looking forward to welcoming you, along with other global leaders,
to discuss pressing issues facing Japan and the world.

See you at the G1 Global Conference on October 14!


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