After the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese energy policy has been in a state of flux. While the Japanese government has moved to support renewable energy, the formation of a new government in December, 2012 holds the potential for more change. This event will explore Japan’s changing energy market and opportunities for US companies. In keeping with our theme of “Redesigning US-Japan Business for the Next Generation,” join us in a discussion with experts in this area.
Tim Kostolansky – Director of Business Development / General Manager, Japan, Silver Spring Networks
Quaeed 'Q' Motiwala – Managing Director, DFJ JAIC
Osamu Onodera – Representative, Silicon Valley Office, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Tony Seba – Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Clean Energy, Stanford University
Phil Keys (moderator) – Analyst, Blue Field Strategiesy
Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Registration/Networking: 5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Program: 6:00 P.M. – 8:15 P.M.
Networking: 8:15 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
$15: Early Bird Discount for first 30 registrations by Sunday, March 3rd (11:00 pm)
Please take advantage of early bird discount. Quantity is limited so act fast!
$20: Regular Registration by Sunday, March 17th (11:00 pm)
$35: Late Registration by Wednesday, March 20th (12:00 noon)
$50: Walk-ins (Seats are limited and may not be available)
Food, including sushi and beverages, will be served.
For more information, including panelist bio,
please visit http://www.keizai.org
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
You may park in the PARC parking lot.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, you may transfer your ticket, however, please update your registeration information (see below) or contact us prior to the day before the event so we can update the name tag.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, login to Eventbrite web site to update your information, including the attendee name.
What is the refund policy?
Early Bird Discount ticket is non-refundable. Refund request for regular and Late Registration must be submitted one day prior to the event.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Tickets are transferrable (see above). We prefer to print the correct name/company info on the name tag, however, we accept walk-up substitutions.
When & Where
Keizai Society (http://keizai.org) is a Silicon Valley based business and professional networking organization. One of its primary purposes is to provide a venue of programs that showcase specialists with expertise on issues critical to the success of entrepreneurs and companies doing business with Japan and the U.S. Founded in 1990 in San Francisco, Keizai Society¹s audience includes people from the worlds of business, academia and politics in the Bay Area and elsewhere. Keizai Society enables broad yet intimate networking among its audience members. In addition to establishing a sense of collegiality, networking provides opportunities to exchange information, share advice, offer inspiration, and expand business possibilities. Among other benefits, Keizai Society participants report that they often receive business referrals and ideas how to expand and enrich their businesses.