We are pleased to invite you to attend a send-off luncheon in honor of Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama, the newly appointed Japanese Ambassador to the United States, and his wife, Mrs. Yoko Sugiyama.
Ambassador Sugiyama, who first entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1977, has served in a variety of roles including Director-General Asian & Oceanic Affairs Bureau (2011) and Deputy Minister (2013). In 2016, he was appointed Vice Minister.
At this special luncheon, Ambassador Sugiyama will deliver remarks on current and future U.S.-Japan relations. We hope that you will join us.
11:00 Registration starts
11:30 Doors Open
12:00 - 13:00 Opening Remarks, Kampai, Lunch
13:00 - 13:10 Guest Speech
13:10 - 13:40 Ambassador Sugiyama's Remarks
13:40 - 13:55 Q&A
14:00 Luncheon ends
This event is co-hosted by the following organizations:
American State Offices Association
The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan
The America-Japan Society, Inc.
The America-Japan Society of Tama Tokyo
The Japan-America Society of Yokohama
Arthur Mitchell, Chair
Mari Matthews, Yoshitaka Sugihara, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Government Relations Committee
NOTE 1: This event will be conducted in Japanese with English interpretation.
NOTE 2: This event is OFF THE RECORD.
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