BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2774@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20101203T000000Z DTEND:20101203T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Symposium commemorates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the U.S.-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security. Symposium pro gramming emphasizes the importance of the agreement by reflecting on the p ast and looking ahead to the next 50 years of U.S.-Japan relations. Though t leaders from the local community\, the U.S. mainland and Japan are comin g together to explore and discuss how to sustain the alliance. The Symposi um will also explore new initiatives in U.S.-Japan Economic collaboration\ , with an emphasis on Clean Energy and Hawaii-Okinawa collaboration. Hawai i&rsquo\;s role in U.S.-Japan relations will be highlighted\, especially i n the context of bridging APEC 2010 Japan to APEC 2011 USA in Hawaii. Fina lly\, the Symposium brings individuals from the business and public sector communities together\, creating opportunities for partnership.\n\n<span s tyle="text-decoration: underline\;"><strong>Featured Speakers Include:</st rong>\n\nU.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye\nHonorable Hidehiko Yuzaki\, Govern or of Hiroshima\nAdmiral Thomas Fargo\, U.S. Pacific Command\nAdmiral Robe rt Willard\, U.S. Pacific Command\, U.S. Navy\nAmbassador Thomas Schieffer \nMr. Kazuyoshi Umemoto\, MOFA\nDr. M.R.C. Greenwood\, University of Hawai i\nProfessor Daniel Okimoto\, Stanford University\nMr. Timothy Johns\, Bis hop Museum\nMr. Shinichi Hosono\, MOFA\nMr. Darren Kimura\, Sopogy\, Inc.\ nMr. Osamu Onodera\, NEDO\nMr. Robert Alm\, Hawaiian Electric Company\, In c.\nMr. Yasushi Akahoshi\, METI\n\nFor a complete Symposium agenda &amp\; registration information visit:\n<a href="http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/ dia/track.jsp?v=2&amp\;c=kv8QJTZys2IiapgRa5ZefaZx61NZVEOF" target="_blank" >http://www.usjapancouncil.org/upcoming_events/</a> SUMMARY:SYMPOSIUM: The Road Ahead for U.S.-Japan Collaboration in the Asia Pacific Region URL:/en/events/2010/12/03/symposium-the-road-ahead-for-us-japan-collabora/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR