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Meeting Point Japan 2018 – Innovation and Celebrations!

February 19, 2018 - 16:30-20:00

Meeting Point Japan 2018 – Innovation and Celebrations!

 Welcome to a seminar and networking event for all people with a professional or personal interest in Japan, from business, academia and government!

  • Date: Monday, February 19
  • Time: 16:30 – 20:00 (Registration: 16:00-16:30)
  • Venue: Aulan and Atrium, Stockholm School of Economics


Mr. Toshiyuki Shiga of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Innovation Network Corporation will speak about why innovation is key to the future success of Japanese industry. Mr. Jacob Wallenberg of Investor will discuss how both our countries can strengthen their competitiveness by cooperating and innovating. Mr. Yasuo Anno of Northvolt AB will talk about the building of Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery factory, an extraordinary Swedish-Japanese industrial cooperation project.

2018 is also a year of celebration for our two countries, marking 150 years of diplomatic collaboration. H.E. Ambassador Jun Yamazaki and H.E. Ambassador Magnus Robach will present some of the grand events that will take place in Sweden and Japan, respectively. Mrs. Cecilia Leiram of Business Sweden will explore options for partnerships and inform about the Sweden-Japan Business Summit in Tokyo in April.

After the seminar, a reception with mingling and networking will follow.

Register electronically at http://www.meetingpointjapan.se/
Please register no later than February 14, 2018. Your registration is binding. The fee is SEK 200 for students and members of SJF, and SEK 400 for non-members, and includes a delicious buffet.

Included in the fee is your free copy of the 2018 celebration book SVERIGE OCH JAPAN – 150 ÅR VÄNSKAP OCH SAMARBETE (in Swedish and Japanese)!


This event is organized in collaboration with Sweden-Japan Foundation and Business Sweden.

For more information:
Contact Mr. Marie Tsujita Stephenson, Sweden-Japan Foundation
Tel +46-8-611 68 73
Email info@swedenjapan.se or visit www.swedenjapan.se

Meeting Point Japan 2018 – Innovation and Celebrations!


February 19, 2018


Sweden-Japan Foundation


Stockholm School of Economics
Sveavägen 65
Stockholm, Sweden
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