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19 February 16:30Stockholm School of Economics (Handelshögskolan i Stockholm)

Welcome to Meeting Point Japan 2018 – the year of celebrations!

Dear friend of Japan-Sweden relations, we look forward to seeing you at Meeting Point Japan 2018, a gathering open to all with an active professional interest in Japan.

We are very excited to present key players from industry. Mr. Toshiyuki Shiga of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Innovation Network Corporation will speak about why innovation is key to the future success of Japanese industry. Mr. Jacob Wallenberg, of Investor will discuss how both our countries can strengthen their competitiveness by cooperating and innovating. Mr. Yasuo Anno of Northvolt AB will talk about the building of Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery factory, an extraordinary Swedish-Japanese industrial cooperation project.

2018 is also is a year of celebration for our two countries, marking 150 years of diplomatic collaboration. H.E. Ambassador Jun Yamazaki and H.E. Ambassador Magnus Robach will present some of the grand events that will take place in Sweden and Japan, respectively. Mrs. Cecilia Leiram of Business Sweden will explore options for partnerships and inform about the Sweden-Japan Business Summit in Tokyo in April.

Last but not least, come and enjoy the traditional mingling and reception with us, talk to the speakers and other participants, and meet new collaborators and innovators!

Included in the fee is your free copy of the 2018 celebration book SVERIGE OCH JAPAN - 150 ÅR AV VÄNSKAP OCH SAMARBETE (in Swedish and Japanese)!

All you need to know

The main entrance to the Stockholm School of Economics is located at the back of the building, on Bertil Ohlins gata 4. For information on how to get to the SSE:

Check-in to the event is from 16.00 - 16.30 hours, in the Atrium.

Download full invitation and program. (printable pdf)

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