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Symposium on Ise-Shima G7 Summit

On May 20, 2016, CIPPS, together with G7 Research Group at the University of Toronto, held the symposium on Ise-Shima G7 Summit.

Challenges and Opportunities for Japan's 2016 Ise-Shima Summit

13:30 - 13:40 Welcoming Remarks
  Naoki Tanaka, President, CIPPS
  John Kirton, Director, G7 Research Group

13:40 - 14:00 Opening Keynote Speech
  Yasuo Fukuda, former Prime Minister of Japan

14:00 - 15:30 Session 1 "Secular Stagnation and the Solutions for that"
  Toshiro Mutoh, Chairman, Daiwa Institute of Research
  Robert Fauver, President, Fauver Associates, LLC, (US)
  Nobuyuki Hirano, President and Group CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

15:30 - 15:45 Break

15:45 - 17:45 Session 2 "Geopolitical Challenges for the G7"
  David Welch, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation (Canada)
  Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Court of St. James's
  Evgeny Gontmakher, Deputy Director, Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (Russia)
  Abbas Araghchi, Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs of Islamic Republic of Iran

17:45 - 18:00 Closing Remarks
  John Kirton, Director, G7 Research Group

Naoki Tanaka

John Kirton

Mr. Yasuo Fukuda

Mr. Toshiro Mutoh

Mr. Robert Fauver

Mr. Nobuyuki Hirano

Prof. David Welch

Mr. Koji Tsuruoka

Dr. Evgeny Gontmakher

H.E. Dr. Abbas Araghchi

A look of panel discussion in session 1

A look of panel discussion in session 2

A look of the symposium