Smart Grids and Cybersecurity

Date: December 2, 2016

Sasakawa USA, in partnership with the James E. Auer U.S.-Japan Center, brought together private and public sector experts from both the United States and Japan for an off-the record discussion of common challenges in cybersecurity and energy. The group addressed issues including cybersecurity threats, modernizing electric grids to integrate conventional and renewable sources of electricity, expanding use of energy storage and distributed generation, and responding seamlessly to disruptions.

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Securing Critical Resources in a New Green and Industrial Era

Date: November 30, 2016

In partnership with the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Center at Stanford University, Sasakawa USA hosted a conference to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and limitations of creating resilient supplies of critical materials, namely rare metals.

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Enhancing Cybersecurity Cooperation Between the U.S. and Japan

Date: November 21, 2016

Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record discussion featuring Dr. Linton Wells II, Managing partner of Wells Analytics, and Mr. Riley Repko, Managing Director of CISCO’s Defense and Security Solutions, to examine ways to improve cyber security cooperation between the governments of the United States and Japan.

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Potential Flashpoints for the Northeast Asia Region: A JUMP panel discussion

Date: November 3, 2016

Sasakawa USA, in collaboration with the Japan America Society Washington, D.C., and the National War College Alumni Association, hosted the second installment in our Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) panel discussion series at the National War College.

 

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Japan Matters for the United States, Japan Matters for Pennsylvania

Date: October 20, 2016

Sasakawa USA continued its “Japan Matters” series with several co-hosts at this event in Philadelphia that presented important data and facts about U.S. relations with Asia and Japan.

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