The year 2019 marks a new era for Japan, with the abdication of Emperor Akihito ending the three-decade Heisei era. On May 1, Emperor Naruhito took the throne, succeeding his father and ushering in a new imperial era, Reiwa.
There are two competing visions for the future of Asia. The conference will explore issues in depth, with experts from many countries seeking an approach that promotes peace and prosperity of the entire region.
As president of OIST, Dr. Gruss notes that “OIST is one of the most interesting initiatives in world scientific research and education. It is international and interdisciplinary that will produce the future leaders in research & business.
A Long-time civil rights leader, Evan founded and was the President of Freedom to Marry, the campaign that won marriage in the United States, and is widely considered the architect of the movement that led to nationwide victory in 2015.