Tuesday, June 2, 2014

Date Tuesday, June 2, 2014
Venue German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Rauchstraße 17/18, 10787 Berlin, Germany
Sponsors Japan Economic Foundation (JEF)
German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

TopicsThe 2nd JEF-DGAP International Conference
"How to get out of the crisis? Different approaches in Japan and the EU towards growth"

10:00-10:30am OFFICIAL WELCOMEBaron Paul von Maltzahn, Secretary General, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
Kazumasa Kusaka, Chairman and CEO, Japan Economic Foundation (JEF)

10:30-12:00am SESSION 1: MACRO-ECONOMIC POLICY"Abenomics" and Austerity Policy as a way towards Growth

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Yoshikawa, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo
Dr. Reinhard Felke, Head of Directorate E B, Federal Ministry of Finance
Dr. Klaus Günter Deutsch, Senior Economist, Head of Berlin Office, Deutsche Bank (DB) Research
Moderator: Naoyuki Haraoka, Executive Managing Director, JEF

1:00-2:30 pm SESSION 2: GROWTH STRATEGIESPart 1: Increasing Productivity and Competitiveness through Trade (EU-Japan FTA, TTIP, and TPP)

Toshiyuki Shiga, Representative Director, Vice Chairman, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Jun Arima, Director General, Japan External Trade Organization, London
MinDirig Christian Berger, Director for Foreign Trade and Investment Promotion, Federal Foreign Office, Germany
Jens Nagel, Director, Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA)
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider, Director of the Research Institute, DGAP

3:00-4:30 pm GROWTH STRATEGIESPart 2: The Challenge of ageing Societies

Kazuhiko Toyama, Representative Director and CEO, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc. (IGPI)
Nicola Brüning, Head of BMW Representative Office Berlin
Dr. Steffen Angenendt, Senior Associate, Research Division: Global Issues, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider Director of the Research Institute, DGAP

4:30-4:50 pm CLOSING CEREMONYBaron Paul von Maltzahn
Kazumasa Kusaka



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