2016 Japan – US Symposium

October 28 – 30, 2016 • Karuizawa, Japan


  • Are we heading for another financial meltdown? – from Europe, from emerging markets, from China?
  • Effects, limits and consequences of monetary policy actions in the US and Japan
  • The implications of US Presidential election outcome for US-Japan relations

Keynote Speakers

  • Masatsugu Asakawa, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance
  • Takeshi Kunibe, President and CEO, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Nobuchika Mori, Commissioner, Financial Services Agency, Government of Japan
  • Nathan Sheets, Undersecretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury