2019 

french japanese
BUSINESS SUMMIT

 SHAPING THE FUTURE TOGETHER  

 2019 

french
japanese
BUSINESS
SUMMIT

 SHAPING THE FUTURE 
 TOGETHER  

NIKKEI Hall – TOKYO / December 11, 2019

NIKKEI Hall – TOKYO December 11, 2019

.SPEAKERS

Yuji YAMAGA

Managing Director,
Dassault Systèmes K.K.
and SolidWorks Japan K.K.

Valérie NIQUET

Head, Asia Department,
Foundation for Strategic Research (FRS)

Tomoaki KOBAYAKAWA

President & CEO
Member of the Board
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.

Christophe Weber

President and CEO,
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Masami KATAKURA

Chairwoman
and CEO,
Ernst & Young
ShinNihon LLC

Masayuki ADACHI

Dr. Eng.
President & COO
HORIBA, Ltd.

Didier HOLLEAUX

Executive
Vice President,
ENGIE

Motoyuki II

Senior Executive
Vice President,
Representative Member of the Board,
CTO, CIO and CDO,
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

Nobuko KOBAYASHI

Partner & Managing Director
EY Parthenon,
EY Transaction Advisory Services

Junji TSUDA

Representative Director Chairman of the Board
YASKAWA Electric Corporation

David MENESES

Group Vice-President Sustainability,
AIR LIQUIDE

Takeshi NATSUNO

Guest Professor,
Graduate School of Media
and Governance
Keio University

Richard C KOO

Chief Economist,
Nomura Research Institute

Naohiko URAMOTO

President,
JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (JSAI)

Christophe VERMONT

Executive Officer and
Chief Operating Officer,
AXA Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Hitoshi OCHI

Vice Chair,
Chair of Committee on Europe,
Keidanren

Yoshikazu KITAHARA

Managing Director
and Executive
Vice President,
Mitsui Fudosan Co.,Ltd.

Hisao TAKI

Representative Director,
Chairman,
GURUNAVI

Laurent PIC

French Ambassador
to Japan

Armel CAHIERRE

President,
CCI France Japon

William (Bill) HALL

President,
IPSOS Healthcare
Japan

Yoichi SUZUKI

Former Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of
Japan to France

Dr. Luc JULIA

CTO & Senior Vice President
of Innovation, Sumsung Electronics

Patrick RYAN

Senior Analyst,
Marubeni Research Institute

Stéphane ISRAËL

Arianespace CEO
and ArianeGroup
Executive Vice President

Stéphane ISRAËL

Arianespace CEO
and ArianeGroup Executive Vice President

Eric LESUEUR

CEO of 2EI,
Sustainable City
Consulting & Innovation,
VEOLIA

Jean-Patrick LAJONCHERE

CEO, Paris Saint-Joseph Hospital,
French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs

Jean-Patrick LAJONCHERE

CEO, Paris Saint-Joseph Hospital,
French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs

Kiyoshi ANDO

Member of Editorial Committee,
Nikkei Shimbun Japan

Kiyoshi ANDO

Member of Editorial Committee,
Nikkei Shimbun Japan

.ABOUT THE BUSINESS SUmmIT

Organized by the French Chamber of Commerce in Japan under the patronage of the French Ambassador to Japan, the 2nd edition of the French Japanese Business Summit “Shaping the Future Together” will celebrate successful cooperation between France and Japan.

Through plenary sessions and workshops, Japanese and French government officials, business leaders, policymakers and academicians will give their insights on how to create new value in the face of generational and structural shifts, in order to foster cooperation and opportunities for mutual growth.

We aim for this summit to promote the strength and know-how of French and Japanese companies, reinforce cooperation, develop business and strategic contacts and prepare to overcome the foreseeable challenges in order to foster sustainable growth in competitive and evolving economies.

.KEY FACTS
AND FIGURES

TOKYO

December 11, 2019
at the NIKKEI Hall

OVER 

prestigious speakers

+

expected attendees

.PROGRAM

REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

OPENING CEREMONY

Deepening bilateral ties to jointly address local and global issues

FUTURE CHALLENGES FOR THE WORLD ECONOMY

Key predictions for 2020 and beyond

ROBOTICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

Providing high flexibility and agility to overturn industries

JAPAN AND GLOBAL TRADE

Risks and opportunities for the world’s 4th largest importer and exporter of goods

NETWORKING LUNCH

LABOR, INNOVATION & PRODUCTIVITY

Discussing the future of work and new corporate and social frameworks

ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Addressing climate change issues

HEALTHCARE & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Revolutionizing how the health sector works and life changing opportunities

.bENEFITS OF ATTENDING

.NETWORK

with over 700 business
leaders, journalists,
opinion leaders and policymakers

.lEaRN

how technologies and
innovation will impact
business

.HEaR

from expert speakers
with in-depth insight
into the future of their
sectors

.DIScOVER

how strong
partnership between
French and Japanese
companies can lead
to success

.OUR WaRmEST THaNKS GO TO

.Messages from

Following the success of the 1st edition of the French Japanese Business Summit organized in 2018 as part of the celebrations of the 100th Anniversary of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, the CCI France Japon is delighted to announce that there will be another, enriched, edition of the French Japanese Business Summit in 2019! This 2nd summit will once again feature prestigious guest speakers who will share their vision of the future of economic and business relations between France and Japan in front of an audience of opinion leaders, journalists and officials. We look forward to seeing you on December 11, 2019 at the Nikkei Hall.

ARMEL CAHIERRE

President, CCI France Japon

ARMEL CAHIERRE

President, CCI France Japon

Following the success of the 1st edition of the French Japanese Business Summit organized in 2018 as part of the celebrations of the 100th Anniversary of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, the CCI France Japon is delighted to announce that there will be another, enriched, edition of the French Japanese Business Summit in 2019! This 2nd summit will once again feature prestigious guest speakers who will share their vision of the future of economic and business relations between France and Japan in front of an audience of opinion leaders, journalists and officials. We look forward to seeing you on December 11, 2019 at the Nikkei Hall.

Since its foundation in 1918, the French Chamber has played a major role in the expansion of business relations between French and Japanese companies, and thus deeply contributed to strengthen the partnership between France and Japan. The Business Summit is a perfect opportunity to further develop relations between our two countries and to actively contribute to vibrant and dynamic France-Japan economic ties.

LAURENT PIC

French Ambassador to Japan

LAURENT PIC

French Ambassador to Japan

Since its foundation in 1918, the French Chamber has played a major role in the expansion of business relations between French and Japanese companies, and thus deeply contributed to strengthen the partnership between France and Japan. The Business Summit is a perfect opportunity to further develop relations between our two countries and to actively contribute to vibrant and dynamic France-Japan economic ties.

cONTacTS
ccI FRaNcE japON

aGNèS SalFRay

+81.(0)3.4500.6533
a.salfray@ccifj.or.jp

Kanami OMURA

+81.(0)3.4500.6532
k.omura@ccifj.or.jp