Agenda subject to change, all times in GMT +9

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM | Opening remarks and CAIA scholarship award

 

9:40 AM - 10:30 AM | [ESG] Winds of Change Blowing Offshore – Key Trends Coming Onshore and What it means for Japan

*English session with Japanese simultaneous interpretation

Alex Howarth

Executive Director, Platform Sales – Capital Advisory Group, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Yas Nakayama

Partner, Financial Services Tax team, Ernst & Young Tax Co.

 

11:00 AM - 11:50AM | Japan Reg & Tax: What You Must Know & Do

 *English session with Japanese simultaneous interpretation

Saiko Nakagawa

Director for Asset Management Business, Financial Services Agency, Japan (JFSA)

 

12:20 PM - 1:10 PM | [ESG Governance] The Day After Tomorrow: Has Japan Corporate Governance had a Wakeup Call post-Toshiba?

 *Japanese session with English simultaneous interpretation

Masaya Hara

Managing Representative, Albourne Partners Japan

Ken Hokugo

Director, Head of Corporate Governance, Pension Fund Association of Japan

 

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM | Keynote

*English language only, no Japanese interpretation provided

“Tokyo’s vision as a Green Global Financial Center”

 

2:40 PM - 3:30 PM | BREAKOUT 1 & 2 – Choose Your Own Preference

BREAKOUT 1 - Japan Investor Panel: ESG Investment, Initiatives and It’s Performance Return

*Japanese session with English simultaneous interpretation

Takashi Kisu

Senior Consultant, Fiduciary Service Center, Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.

Taku Arai

Deputy Head of Japanese Equities, Schroder Investment Management

Yoshi Kiguchi

CIO, West Japan Machinery Pension Fund / Managing Director, ISC Advisors LLC

 


 

BREAKOUT 2 - Emerging investment Opportunities in Japan: Fast growing Private Equity and Venture Capital market – Still a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden?

*Japanese session with English simultaneous interpretation

Gregory Rokuro Hara

Chief Executive and Managing Partner, Chairman of the Investment Committee, J-STAR Co., Ltd.

 

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM | BREAKOUT 3 & 4 – Choose Your Own Preference

BREAKOUT 3 - Unplug – Latest Plug-and-Play Technology/Operational Trends in Japan

*English session with Japanese simultaneous interpretation

Avijit Choudhury

Executive Director, Head of Capital & Consulting Services APAC, UBS AG

Rory Kennedy

Chief Operating Officer and co-founder, MuTaka Capital

 


 

BREAKOUT 4 - [ESG: Social] Pride in Diversity and Inclusion – Is the Japanese Work Place Ripe for a Revolution?

*Japanese session with English simultaneous interpretation

Oki Matsumoto

Chairman & CEO, Monex Group, Inc. / Chairman of Japan Catalyst, Inc. and CIO for Japan Catalyst Fund

 

5:10 PM - 5:25 PM | Keynote

*English language only, no Japanese interpretation provided

Japan as an international financial center

Hideki Ito

Vice Commissioner for Policymaking, Financial Services Agency, the Government of Japan

 

5:25 PM - 5:30 PM | Closing remarks