2018 Japan – US Symposium

October 19-21, 2018 • Washington, DC


  • Trumponomics and Financial Deregulation: Impact on International Financial Institutions
  • The Persistence of Low Long-Term Interest Rates: Causes and Consequences
  • Financial Technology and Banks: Threats and Opportunities

Keynote Speakers

  • Masatsugu Asakawa, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan
  • Geoffrey Okamoto, Assistant Secretary for International Finance and Development, United States Department of Treasury
  • Gilbert B. Kaplan, Under Secretary, International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Kevin Hassett, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
  • Nobuhide Hayashi, Chairman, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, Guggenheim
  • Masaaki Tanaka, President, Japan Investment Corporation