JBusiness Forum

The JBusiness Forum is an event for students to share their Japanese business-related projects and achievements with the business community and those interested in Japanese business culture. The four student projects selected for the event will each receive a gift card (details TBA). The theme for this event is Diversity and Inclusion in Japanese Business. Although student projects will be the heart of this event, there will also be a handful of presentations given by Japanese business insiders.

This event will take place on November 12th, 2021 at 3:30pm-5:00pm EST via Zoom.

Application for Student Presenters

The Call for Presentations is closed. ​

Registration for Attendees

Attendee registration opens October 25, 2021. The Zoom link for the event will be sent on a later date to the email address you use to register.

Please visit the following link to register for this event: Attendee Registration

Featured Guest Speakers

This event will feature the following Guest Speakers:

  • Detflef Dohmen, General Manager International IT of Asahi Kasei
  • Hiroki Horiuchi of Tokyo Gas America
  • Kate Norwin: UNC Charlotte graduate of MUFG in Charlotte

Event Schedule

15:30Greetings and Opening Session
Enika Banjerjee & Consul Ayako Yasuda
 Guest Speaker: Hiroki Horiuchi: Tokyo Gas
 The Inclusivity of Japanese and American Car Companies Regarding Welfare Vehicles
Miwa Stovers

安心感(sense of security) を作るSECOM
Akiyama & Kelly

16:00Guest Speaker: Kate Norwine: Mitsubishi UFG
 Honda Motorcycles’ Environmental Responsibility Efforts With Regards To ASEAN Member Countries
Stephen Uncapher
16:30Inclusion at Saiseikai
Aaliyah Iwamoto & Tim Flanagan
 Guest Speaker: Detlef Dohmen: Asahi Kasei
17:00Closing and Farewell
Tim Newlin: Chairman: JASNC & Enika Banerjee

Event Organization

Organizer: The Japanese Studies at UNC Charlotte
Co-organizers: The Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta & the Japan- America Society of North Carolina (JASNC )

Questions and Contact

For questions or information, please contact: Ms. Enika Banerjee ebanerje@charlotte.edu, The Japanese Studies Program at UNC Charlotte