State of the Nation: Japan (Perth)
Asialink Business and PwC are delighted to invite you to attend
State of the Nation: Japan
Startups, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Japan and Australia
Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Time: 12.00pm for a 12.30pm start to 2.00pm
Venue: PwC, Brookfield Place, Level 15, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
The Turnbull and Abe governments have both developed strategies to promote innovation and while Australia and Japan have a proven track record of forging successful and lasting business relationships, the two countries have vastly different business cultures. What do those differences mean for the challenge of establishing the right ecosystems and innovation platforms to take our relationship to an entirely new level & beyond?
As startups, incubators and accelerators continue to establish new enterprises, what are the long-term effects for entrepreneurs and big business, and for the markets they operate in? What are the opportunities around key sectors such as Medtech (given the successful alliances established by Australian firms such as Mesoblast), as well as around social innovation? As Tokyo prepares to host the 2020 Olympics and other major sporting events in coming years, how can sports, hospitality and event management play a role in Australia and Japan’s expanding innovation partnership.
Panellists in this session will share their insights and experiences of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Japan-Australia relationship. They will discuss the obstacles and success stories so far, and the challenges and opportunities ahead.
- Professor Kent Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Community and Engagement), The University of Western Australia
- Tatsuo Hirayama, Consul-General of Japan, Perth
- Hirohide Gohda, Deputy Managing Director/Perth Branch General Manager, Mitsubishi Australia
- Moderated by Jason Hayes, Partner, PwC
Registrations close Tuesday 24 October 2017
Asialink Corporate Member/ Chairman’s Circle/ Leaders Program Alumni - $50.00
Non Member: $75.00
We hope you are able to join us for this event.
For further information please contact Maeve Wood on 03 9035 8527 or firstname.lastname@example.org.