USJI International Symposium
JAPAN as a TOURISM NATION : What KYOTO Can Do
In promoting Japan as a “tourism-oriented nation”, the Japanese government has set the goal of increasing the number of annual foreign visitors to 20 million by the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. In this city of Kyoto, one of the most popular destinations in the world, this symposium aims to discuss on how to develop Japan’s tourism industry, through the sprit of OMOTENASHI, the Japanese tradition of hospitality, by incorporating global perspectives in order to elucidate the tasks at hand, to envision and propose future prospects for Japan’s tourism strategies.
Date and Time
December 6(Sat), 2014 / 1:30pm-5:00pm (restration starts at 0:45pm)
- Keiji Nakatsuji
- Operating Advisor, USJI /Dean, Graduate School of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University
- Masako Egawa
- Chair, USJI / Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo
- Seiji Maehara
- Member of the House of Representatives, The Democratic Party of Japan / Former Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Touris（Cancelled）
- Seiichi Kondo
- Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, Doshisha University / Former Commissioner of the Agency for Cultural Affairs
- Koji Murata
- President, Doshisha University(Updated)
- Yuzo Murayama
- Vice President, Doshisha University
- Masao Hosoo
- C.E.O., Hosoo Co., Ltd
- Yuki Ikenobo
- Ikenobo Headmaster Designate
- Kazumichi Iwai
- Exective Councilor, The Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry /
Chairman, Divisional Group of Tourism & Transportation/
President, HATOYA KANKO Co., Ltd.
- Yoshikazu Maegawa
- Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University
- Daiko Matsuyama
- Deputy Chief Priest, Taizo-in Temple, Myoshinji
- Geoffrey Wexler
- Chief, International Division, Studio Ghibli
- Nobuyoshi Saito
- Director, International Center, Doshisha University
*Details of the symposium are subject to change without notice.
*Video footage will be recorded, and may be published on the USJI website.
*With simultaneous interpreting between English and Japanese.
Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry / The Yomiuri Shimbun
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