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Business Seminar ‘Driving Business Growth through Sustainability’ | PHOTO GALLERY

On 21st February, Ireland Japan Association and Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce (IJCC) invited their members to participate in the business seminar ‘Driving Business Growth through Sustainability’ which was hosted in Dublin by the IJA and IJCC member PwC Ireland. This was our second collaboration event with the Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce.

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From L-R: Dominic Keogh, IJCC, Mary Honohan, PwC Ireland, David Swan, Chief Operations & Sustainability Officer at SMBC Aviation Capital, Jeff Aherne, CEO at EVHACS, Ruairi Williamson, Managing Director at Hitachi Energy, and Caoimhe Giblin, Commercial Director at ElectroRoute.

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H.E. Mr. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan to Ireland, opened the event, and we were delighted to welcome a list of experts for the panel discussion: David Swan, Chief Operations & Sustainability Officer at SMBC Aviation Capital, Caoimhe Giblin, Commercial Director at ElectroRoute, Jeff Aherne, CEO at EVHACS, and Ruairi Williamson, Managing Director at Hitachi Energy. Event was moderated by Dominic Keogh, IJCC.

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During event our experts shared examples and case studies of how their companies are using sustainability as a driver for business growth and what the future holds for sustainability, offering first-hand access to industry leading practices that can be adapted for businesses across Ireland. Discussions were followed by Q&A session and networking.

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H.E. Mr. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan to Ireland

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David Swan, Chief Operations & Sustainability Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital

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Jeff Aherne, CEO, EVHACS

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Ruairi Williamson, Managing Director, Hitachi Energy

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Caoimhe Giblin, Commercial Director, ElectroRoute

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Moderator of the event: Dominic Keogh, IJCC

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We would like to thank our partners – Dominic Keogh and his team at the IJCC, and our wonderful hosts – Mary Honohan and her team at PwC Ireland for all their support and work to make this event such a great success.

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Photos: Azumi Uchitani

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Business Seminar ‘Preparing for the next world EXPO in Osaka, Japan’ | PHOTO GALLERY

On 11th October, Ireland Japan Association and Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce (IJCC) invited their members to participate in the business seminar ‘Preparing for the next world EXPO in Osaka, Japan’ which was hosted in Dublin by the IJA and IJCC member PwC Ireland.

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Catherine Grennell-Whyte, IJA Chairperson and Dominic Keogh, IJCC Director

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The panel of guest speakers included H.E. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan to Ireland, Yushi Tanaka, Executive Advisor to the Japan Association for the 2025 World Expo, John Concannon, Director General, Global Ireland, Department of Foreign Affairs, and Brian O’Brien, Commissioner General for EXPO Osaka, The Department of Foreign Affairs.

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From left: Yushi Tanaka, Executive Advisor to the Japan Association for the 2025 World Expo; John Concannon, Director General, Global Ireland, Department of Foreign Affairs; H.E. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan to Ireland; Brian O’Brien, Commissioner General for EXPO Osaka, The Department of Foreign Affairs, and moderator Dominic Keogh, IJCC Director.

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Our guest speakers discussed Global Ireland strategy, reviewed the experience at Expo Dubai 2020, and introduced Expo Osaka 2025 sharing the latest information on the Irish Pavilion. Conversations were moderated by Dominic Keogh, IJCC Director. Presentations and discussions were followed by networking opportunities.

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We would like to thank our partners – Dominic Keogh and his team at the IJCC, and our wonderful hosts – Mary Honohan and her team at PwC Ireland for all their support and work to make this event such a great success.

 

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Business Seminar ‘Ireland as a Strategic Investment Location’ | Photo Gallery

Last week, on Thursday, 27th April, Dillon Eustace hosted a business seminar ‘Ireland as a Strategic Investment Location’, organised in cooperation between the IJA, Dillon Eustace, Cpl and IDA Ireland. Event offered a great opportunity to learn more about the benefits of investing in Ireland, the various supports and resources available, and some of the legal aspects to consider when contemplating investing or establishing a presence in Ireland.

 

From left: Adrian Benson (Dillon Eustace), Emma Mitchell (IDA Ireland), Stephen Mullin (Cpl), H.E. Mr. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan in Ireland, Catherine Grennell-Whyte (IJA), and Philip Lee (Dillon Eustace)

Catherine Grennell-Whyte, IJA Chairperson

Catherine Grennell-Whyte, IJA Chairperson, addressed the audience and welcomed everyone to the event, introducing also the participants of the panel:
  • Adrian Benson, Partner and Head of the Corporate and M&A team, Dillon Eustace, moderator of panel,
  • Lorna Conn, CEO, Cpl,
  • Emma Mitchell, Business Development Manager, Growth Markets at IDA Ireland,
  • Philip Lee, Partner, Corporate Department, Dillon Eustace.

H.E. Mr. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan in Ireland, attended event and met with event participants.

The panel discussion was followed by networking and refreshments.

 

Adrian Benson, Partner and Head of the Corporate and M&A team, Dillon Eustace, moderator of panel

 

Lorna Conn, CEO, Cpl

 

Emma Mitchell, Business Development Manager, Growth Markets at IDA Ireland

 

Philip Lee, Partner, Corporate Department, Dillon Eustace

We would like to thank all our amazing panelists from Dillon Eustace, Cpl and IDA Ireland, everyone who attended this event, and last but not least – huge thanks to hosts – Dillon Eustace team – for the warm welcome and all the work to make sure this event ran smoothly.

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Business and Economic Briefing | 29 May 2019

Hosted by SMBC Bank EU AG at their Dublin office, and in partnership with  JETRO London and Ireland Japan Association, the Business and Economic Briefing took place on Wednesday, 29th May 2019.

The briefing was designed to provide attendees with latest insights into Japan-EU relationship, current economic situation and business opportunities.

Presentation ‘Japan-EU Relationship, Economic Outlook & Business Opportunities’  was given by Takumi Fujino, Director General, JETRO London. In his presentation he reviewed Japan-EU EPA and its advantages, improvements to the market between EU and Japan as well as investment and development opportunities.

With a better environment for investment in EU as a result of the Japan-EU EPA, more and more Japanese companies are planning to expand business cooperation in the EU.

Satoshi Okagawa, SMBC Senior Global Markets Analyst, and Sujin Lim, Vice President, SMBC Bank EU AG, Treasury Department introduced attendees to presentation ‘European Crisis Again?’ providing great insight into current situation of the global economy, financial market trends and development.

Briefing was followed by informal networking and refreshments.

We would like to thank all guest speakers, attendees of the briefing and SMBC Bank EU AG for their support and hosting this event in Dublin.

Photos: SMBC Bank EU AG

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Business Briefing: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

**This event is exclusive to the IJA and the IJCC members, Cpl clients and Future Work.World members only.**
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We are pleased to invite you to a collaborative panel discussion ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work’ with the Ireland Japan Association and Cpl’s Future Work.World Network on Thursday, 2nd May, from 8am until 9.40am at Cpl HQ, One Haddington Buildings, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 X4C9.
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You can also join us virtually* by indicating this in the registration form below.
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Properly harnessing Artificial Intelligence technologies can fundamentally revolutionise our workplaces. It can propel collaboration to new heights, foster exciting innovation, drive new efficiencies, and enable sustainable transformation. But it is not without its challenges, and it may reshape how we work in unexpected and potentially frightening ways.
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To discuss this fascinating topic Ireland Japan Association together with Future Work.World invite you to join our expert panel on Thursday 2nd May.
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Please note that there are limited spaces available.
Register your interest by filling out the form and indicate if you’ll be attending in-person or virtually.
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Register by following this link!
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This event is exclusive to IJA and IJCC members, Cpl clients and Future Work.World members only.
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All attendees will receive complementary membership to Future Work.World as part of the event.
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We look forward to seeing you there!
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