Emerging Arenas and New Platforms for the Next Generation of US-Japan Cooperation

The U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) is a binational advisory panel that works to strengthen the cultural and educational foundations of the U.S.-Japan relationship. CULCON’s Next Generation Task Force assesses the state of U.S.-Japan exchanges for the next generation to ensure opportunities for the future leaders in U.S.-Japan relations. Dr. Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and member of CULCON’s Next Generation Task Force, presented the Task Force’s recommendations for supporting the next generation of U.S.-Japan exchange at a policy lunch at Sasakawa USA on July 19, 2018. Ambassador James Zumwalt moderated the discussion.

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North Korean Diplomacy in the Era of Summits

Date: April 30, 2018

Join KEI and Sasakawa USA for a discussion of the results of the recent inter-Korean summit, the implications of the North Korea-China summit, the role of the U.S.-Japan summit, the prospects for the upcoming historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, and how all of these summits potentially fit together.

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Third Annual Alumni Reunion

On March 14, 2018, Sasakawa USA held its Annual Dinner with Friends and Alumni, featuring a keynote speech from Manny Manriquez, the General Director of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc (JAMA) Washington Office, and a special preview into the research of the three participants of Sasakawa USA’s In-Depth Alumni Research Trip. 

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