Abe's Legacy, the Future of U.S.-Japan Relations, and the QuadVIEW EVENT DETAILS
On Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific, Asia Society Northern California will host a virtual program on Abe's Legacy, the Future of U.S.-Japan Relations and the Quad with Sheila A. Smith, John E. Merow senior fellow for Asia-Pacific studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Smith will discuss the legacy of Japan's longest serving Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe; the upcoming election; and outcomes from President Biden's recent visit to Japan and his meeting with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and other Quad leaders. This program will be moderated by Glen S. Fukushima, Vice Chair of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he focuses on U.S.-Asia relations.
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The public webinar program will be followed by a virtual VIP Reception from 6:00 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. Pacific. The VIP Reception is a special benefit for Board, Advisory Council, Groundbreaker and Innovator Members and is a private and off-the-record discussion with direct access to our speakers. Board, Advisory Council, Groundbreaker and Innovator Members will receive a link to join the VIP Reception the week of our program. To become a Groundbreaker or Innovator Member, visit here or contact email@example.com
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific
- 5:00 p.m. Program Begins
- 6:00 p.m. Program Concludes
- 6:00 p.m. VIP Reception for Board, Advisory Council, Groundbreaker and Innovator Members with Direct Access to Speakers
- 6:20 p.m. VIP Reception Concludes
This is a Virtual Event
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Sheila A. Smith is John E. Merow senior fellow for Asia-Pacific studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). An expert on Japanese politics and foreign policy, she is the author of Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power, Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China (released in Japanese as 日中 親愛なる宿敵: 変容する日本政治と対中政策), and Japan's New Politics and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. She is also the author of the CFR interactive guide Constitutional Change in Japan. Smith is a regular contributor to the CFR blog Asia Unbound and a frequent contributor to major media outlets in the United States and Asia. Learn more here.
Glen S. Fukushima (Moderator) is Vice Chair of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, having been confirmed by the U.S. Senate in April 2022. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he focuses on U.S.-Asia relations. He has served as Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan and China at USTR and as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan. He is a member of the Asia Society’s Global Council, Founding Member of the Society’s Japan Center, and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His book The Politics of U.S.-Japan Trade Friction was awarded the Ohira Prize in 1993.