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The USJI capitalizes on the networks it has cultivated within Washington D.C. to organize seminars which feature Japanese and U.S. politicians, representatives from governmental bodies, researchers from think tanks, major companies and universities and other intellectuals. The seminars address timely themes and afford participants opportunities for discussion with the speakers.

e-Ageing as a new US-Japan partnership issue

Date and Time

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 3:00pm-4:30pm

Venue

Lower level Conference Room A
2000 M Street NW, Washington DC, 20036

Abstract

Ageing issue is the top priority in developed countries. They will face the critical problems on increasing financial crisis / social disparity and reducing dynamism of economy by skyrocketing medical expenses and pension for older persons. It is projected 40% of population in Japan will be over 65 years in 2060.
Positive mutual cooperation should be made between Japan and USA on solving the serious global issues by ICT innovation with emerging applications and capacity building for growing ageing society. Outstanding experts from both countries, i.e. Japan and the United States will discuss the agenda. On this regard ,from perspective of Japan as NO.1 Super ageing nation on its lessons for USA, Silver paradigm shift with comprehensive Digital Innovation as solution models for creating healthy ageing societies can be contributed to new US -Japan relation.

Moderator
Daniel Bob
Director of Programs and Senior Fellow , Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
Speakers
Speakers
Toshio Obi
Professor, Waseda University
Naoko Iwasaki

Associate Professor, Waseda University
Commentator
Matthew Goodman
William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy and Senior Adviser for Asian Economics, Center for Strategic and International Studies(CSIS)
Co-hosted by

Embassy of Japan

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