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EU-Japan News | June 2022 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies.

The newest issue of the June 2022 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful information and links.

 

 

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is a unique venture between the European Commission and the Japanese government. It is a non-profit organisation established as an affiliate of the Institute of International Studies and Training (IIST). It aims at promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan and at improving EU and Japanese companies’ competitiveness and cooperation by facilitating exchanges of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses.

You can read full June 2022 Newsletter online here!

You can read full June 2022 Newsletter in PDF format here!

Economic Statecraft of the EU and Japan: The case of sanctions against the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Together with UCD Japan and UCD Centre for Japanese Studies we are delighted to invite you to an online webinar ‘European Integration and its Economic Statecraft’ with Prof Kazuto Suzuki, Graduate School of Public Policy The University of Tokyo, and hosted by the Embassy of Japan in Ireland.

UPDATE: We wish to inform you that there has been a change to the topics to be covered to reflect recent international events. Given the recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia, Professor Kazuto Suzuki, University of Tokyo will discuss this urgent global issue in terms of economic statecraft of the EU and Japan, which is felt to be of great concern internationally. Revised topic: “Economic Statecraft of the EU and Japan: The case of sanctions against the Russian invasion of Ukraine”

Date: Friday, 4th March 2022
Time: 1 – 2.30 PM
Online: Zoom – link will be shared with all registered on Eventbrite
Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/european-integration-and-its-economic-statecraft-tickets-262415520887?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

 

Kazuto Suzuki is Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan, and senior fellow of Asia Pacific Initiative (API), the independent policy think tank. He graduated Department of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, and received PhD from Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, England.

He has worked in the Fondation pour la recherche stratégique in Paris, France as assistant researcher and the Associate Professor at the University of Tsukuba from 2000 to 2008 and served as Professor of International Politics at Hokkaido University until 2020.

He served as an expert in the Panel of Experts for the Iranian Sanction Committee under the United Nations Security Council from 2013 to July 2015. He currently serves as the President of the Japan Association of International Security and Trade.

His research focuses on the conjunction of science/technology and international relations; subjects including space policy, non-proliferation, export control and sanctions.

His recent work includes Space and International Politics (2011, in Japanese, awarded Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities), Policy Logics and Institutions of European Space Collaboration (2003) and many others.

For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/european-integration-and-its-economic-statecraft-tickets-262415520887?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

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This event is funded by the Embassy of Japan in Ireland.

My Career in SMBC Aviation Capital: Tom Tanaka

Together with UCD Japan and UCD Centre for Japanese Studies we are delighted to invite you to an online webinar ‘My Career in SMBC Aviation Capital: Tom Tanaka’

Fireside Chat with Tom Tanaka, Chairperson of SMBC Aviation Capital and graduate of University of Tokyo (BEng) & University of Pittsburgh (MBA), and Dr Thomas Conlon, Academic Director for the MSc in Aviation Finance in the UCD School of Business.

Date: Thursday, 24 February 2022
Time: 1 – 2.15 PM
Online: Zoom – link will be shared with all registered on Eventbrite
Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/my-career-in-smbc-aviation-capital-tickets-256942811867?aff=odclrlmeitc

Guest Speaker:

Tom Tanaka, Chair of SMBC Aviation Capital

Tom Tanaka assumed the position of Chairman of SMBC Aviation Capital in April 2020. Prior to this, he held the position of Deputy Head of the Transportation Business Unit and Corporate officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing (SMFL) in Tokyo. During his career between 1989 and 2019, he has held a variety of roles in Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) across many markets including General Manager, Asia & Pacific/Planning of the Global Advisory Department in Tokyo, General Manager & Country Head in Sydney and General Manager of the Aviation Capital Department in Tokyo. Tom was also a key member of the acquisition team who managed the takeover of SMBC Aviation Capital from RBS in 2012 while he worked as Joint General Manager of SMBC Europe Limited in London. Tom holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo and an MBA/MS from the University of Pittsburgh where he featured on the Dean’s List.


For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/my-career-in-smbc-aviation-capital-tickets-256942811867?aff=odclrlmeitc

My Career in Aviation Trading | Learning from Living & Working in Japan

Together with UCD Japan and UCD Centre for Japanese Studies we are delighted to invite you to an online webinar ‘My Career in Aviation Trading – Learning from Living & Working in Japan.’

Panel Discussion on Learning from living and working in Japan / Ireland & intercultural communications in business with SMBC Aviation Capital.

Date: Thursday, 17 February 2022
Time: 1 – 2.15 PM
Online: Zoom – link will be shared with all registered on Eventbrite
Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/my-career-in-aviation-trading-learning-from-living-working-in-japan-tickets-256905620627?aff=odclrlmeitc

Guest Speakers (All panel members are currently based in Japan):

Niall Barrett, VP Commercial Negotiation & Execution (UCD BA in Psychology)

Niall is a Vice President in the Commercial Negotiation & Execution Team which oversees the negotiation, co-ordination and project management of the company’s leasing, trading, restructuring, financing and OEM transactions at contract stage through to delivery and closing. Niall is currently based in Tokyo, Japan. Niall joined SMBC Aviation Capital in 2015 and prior to this role was a member of the Credit Risk team.  Niall graduated from University College Dublin in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, and also holds an MSc in Marketing from the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

Breifne Ryan, VP Aircraft Trading (UCD BSc in Economics & Finance)

Breifne joined SMBC Aviation Capital in 2014, working initially with the Strategic and Market Analysis Team looking at industry trends and values. Breifne then joined the Commercial Analysis and Execution Team in 2016 where his responsibilities included commercial assessment and evaluation of all company transactions including asset acquisition, placement and trading and ensuring that transactions were appropriately priced, hedged and executed. Breifne then joined the Aircraft Trading Team in 2017 and is based in Tokyo. Breifne holds a BSc in Economics and Finance from University College Dublin and is a CFA charterholder.

Mina Takeshita, Analyst Commercial Negotiation & Execution (Hitotsubashi University, BA in Economics)

Mina is an analyst in the Commercial Negotiation & Execution Team which oversees the negotiation, co-ordination and project management of the company’s leasing, trading, restructuring, financing and OEM transactions at contract stage through to delivery and closing. Mina is also responsible for assisting with the insurance function within the team.  Mina joined SMBC Aviation Capital as a secondee from SMBC in January 2020 . Prior to joining SMBC Aviation Capital, Mina worked at SMBC in the Corporate Business Office in Tokyo where she was in charge of providing financial solutions including lending, cash management and transaction services to small and medium size enterprises. Mina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hitotsubashi University and she also studied at the University of Minnesota on an exchange programme.


For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/my-career-in-aviation-trading-learning-from-living-working-in-japan-tickets-256905620627?aff=odclrlmeitc

What we do in SMBC Aviation Capital | Communications, and its Commitment to Environment and Sustainability

Together with UCD Japan and UCD Centre for Japanese Studies we are delighted to invite you to an online webinar ‘What we do in SMBC Aviation Capital – Communications, and its Commitment to Environment and Sustainability.’

Panel Discussion on the Aircraft Trading industry and SMBC Aviation Capital.

Date: Thursday, 10 February 2022
Time: 1 – 2.15 PM
Online: Zoom – link will be shared with all registered on Eventbrite
Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/what-we-do-in-smbc-aviation-capital-tickets-256865310057?aff=odclrlmeitc

Guest Speakers:

Orla Benson, SVP Communications and The Nest (UCD BA in English & French)

Orla joined SMBC Aviation Capital in 2016 as SVP Communications.  She has recently been seconded to the Nest (the company’s innovation hub) to work on a number of sustainability projects and she also sits on the company’s EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) committee.  Orla was previously a Director of a Dublin based public relations consultancy.  She holds a BA international degree in French and English from UCD and an MSc in Management and a higher diploma in Business Studies, both from the Smurfit Business School in UCD.

Brian McArdle, SVP Aircraft Trading (UCD BEng in Electronic Engineering)

Brian is based in Dublin and has shared responsibility aircraft trading in the Americas and Europe, as well as responsibility for the GAEL fund within SMBC Aviation Capital.  Brian joined the company in 2004  and has been part of the SMBC Aviation Capital Aircraft Trading team since 2010, including 6 years based in Asia with responsibility for growing the company’s Japanese and Asian trading business.


For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/what-we-do-in-smbc-aviation-capital-tickets-256865310057?aff=odclrlmeitc

EU-Japan News | December 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies.

The newest issue of the December 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful information and links.

 

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is a unique venture between the European Commission and the Japanese government. It is a non-profit organisation established as an affiliate of the Institute of International Studies and Training (IIST). It aims at promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan and at improving EU and Japanese companies’ competitiveness and cooperation by facilitating exchanges of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses.

 

 

You can read full December 2021 Newsletter online here!

You can read full December 2021 Newsletter in PDF format here!

EU-Japan News | October 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies.

The newest issue of the October 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful information and links.

 

 

 

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is a unique venture between the European Commission and the Japanese government. It is a non-profit organisation established as an affiliate of the Institute of International Studies and Training (IIST). It aims at promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan and at improving EU and Japanese companies’ competitiveness and cooperation by facilitating exchanges of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses.

 

 

 

You can read full October 2021 Newsletter online here!

You can read full October 2021 Newsletter in PDF format here!

EU-Japan News | June 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies.

The newest issue of the June 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful information and links.

 

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is a unique venture between the European Commission and the Japanese government. It is a non-profit organisation established as an affiliate of the Institute of International Studies and Training (IIST). It aims at promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan and at improving EU and Japanese companies’ competitiveness and cooperation by facilitating exchanges of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses.

 

 

 

You can read full June 2021 Newsletter online here!

You can read full June 2021 Newsletter in PDF format here!

Join EU-Japan events on decarbonization online | 30.06.2021

With the EU and Japan accelerating efforts to decarbonize and leading global action in this area, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is organising a one-year cycle of free online events bringing together experts, business leaders and other stakeholders from both sides to share ideas and experiences and identify synergies and opportunities for joint action.

Join us on Wednesday, 30th June for our next EU-Japan Online Conference on Trade & Industry towards Carbon Neutrality where 12 experts and business leaders will address:

  • Renewable energy: decarbonizing the economy at the source
  • Hydrogen: a new vector to store and distribute low-carbon energy
  • Transport: towards zero-emission mobility
  • Raw materials for decarbonized economies

Speakers will include representatives from the European Commission (DGs GROW, TRADE and CLIMA), the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry of Japan, BloombergNEF, Kansai Electric Power Co., Enel Green Power, Hydrogen Europe, Japan Hydrogen Association, McKinsey & Company, OECD, Umicore and Sojitz Corporation.

Date: Wednesday 30th June
Time: 9:00-11:30 CEST / 16:00-18:30 JST
Language: English and Japanese with simultaneous interpretation
Detailed agenda and registration: https://spipa-japan.net/?p=3386

You can find recordings and summaries of past SPIPA sessions on website here: https://spipa-japan.net/. Previous events have addressed green hydrogen; offshore wind energy; a round table discussion on going beyond the Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement; and raising the ambition for climate.

If you have any questions about this series of events, please contact: spipa-japan@eu-japan.or.jp

EU-Japan News | March 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies.

The newest issue of the March 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful information and links.

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is a unique venture between the European Commission and the Japanese government. It is a non-profit organisation established as an affiliate of the Institute of International Studies and Training (IIST). It aims at promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan and at improving EU and Japanese companies’ competitiveness and cooperation by facilitating exchanges of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses.

You can read full March 2021 Newsletter online here!

You can read full March 2021 Newsletter in PDF format here!

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