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KSG-J InfoSession for Applicants (posted: Dec 18, 2007)
KSG-J organized information session for applicants on December 9 (Sun). Around 60 applicants joined the session. You can access to the presentation from our For Applicants page (in Japanese).



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KSG Club of Japan Annual Meeting 2007 (posted: Aug 4, 2007)
Nearly 20Japanese KSG Alumni got together for KSGJ's 2007 Annual Meeting on July 18, (Web). This year, we were especially happy that we had direct message from Dean David Ellwood, through TV conference system connecting Boston and Tokyo.
Yasuhisa Shiozaki (MPA82), President of the Club, also delivered special message by video.
Date: July 18, 2007 (Wed) 20:00-21:30
Place: US Education, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Click here for photos.
01 Video Message
Yasuhisa Shiozaki
President, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA82)
01 Opening address
Takeshi Isayama
Vice President, KSG Club of Japan
(MPP81)
02 Social hour
03 TV Conference
Dean Ellwood
01 Message
Tsuyoshi Maruyama
Vice President, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA71)
01 Message
Takeo Hirata
Auditor, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA 88)
01 Message
Masaharu Nakatsu
Advisor, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA73)



Breakfast with former Dean Joseph Nye (posted: June, 2007)
Date: May 24, 2007 (Thurs) 10:00-11:30
Place: Hotel Ohkura
Click here for photos.
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Orientation for newly 2007 enrollees (posted: June, 2007)
Date: May 27, 2007 (Sun)
Place: Omote-sando, Tokyo

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Korea Japan Trip 2007 / Farewell Party in Tokyo (posted: Apr 7, 2007)
Since its first roll out in 2005, Korea Japan Trip (Japan Trip) has provided unique opportunities to learn Japanese-Korean society / culture for students from the world.

Around 60 students of "Korea Japan trip 2007", organized jointly by Japan Caucus and Korea Caucus at Kennedy School, visited Korea and Japan from March 23 to March 31, 2007.

The Trip's Farewell Party was held in Tokyo (Shinjuku) on March 30, together with 22 of Japanese KSG alumni, and a Japan Trip 2005 participant from Moldova, who revisited Japan this spring with his family.

Japan Korea Trip 2007 Farewell Party
Date: March 30, 2007 (Fri) 18:30-21:00
Place: Shinjuku, Tokyo

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To view the photos, visit
    "Data/Photo Bank" of KSGJ member page , or,
    "Special photo page" (ID / password needed).



KSG Club of Japan 8th Study Group
Date: February 7, 2007 (Wed) 19:30-21:00
   Place: US Education Ginza
   Guest: Mr. Yoshio Ichiryu (President & CEO, Ichiryu Associates, Inc.)
   Theme: Do business by your name, not by your title
7thStudyGP
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KSG-J InfoSession for Applicants
Date: Oct. 28, 2006 (Sat) 17:30-20:00
Place: Tamachi, Tokyo
Organizer: KSG Club of Japan
To view the presentations, visit our For Applicants page.(Japanese only)
   




KSG Club of Japan 7th Study Group
Date: september 6, 2006 (Wed) 19:30-21:00
   Place: US Education Ginza
   Guest: Mr. Kazuhiko Toyama (Executive Managing Director & COO. Industrial Revitalization Corporation of Japan)
   Theme: Japanese Management, tomorrow
6thStudyGP
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6thStudyGP


KSG Club of Japan Annual Meeting 2006
33 Japanese KSG Alumni and KSG fellows got together for KSGJ's 2006 Annual Meeting on July 20, (Thurs).
We were especially glad that Dean David Ellwood sent the video message to the Club.
Also, the club observed a moment of silence to the late MPA Program Director, Sue Williamson.
01
Opening Speech
Tsuyoshi Maruyama
VP, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA71)
02
Video Message
Dean David Ellwood
03
Tribute to the late MPA Program Director, Sue Williamson

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Address from President
Yasuhisa Shiozaki
President, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA82)
05
Certificate of Gratitude from the Club
to Toyoaki Miwa, President of US Education Network
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Club photo
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Takeo Hirata (
Auditor, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA 88)
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Tribute to the late MPA Program Director, Sue Williamson


Japan-Korea Trip 2006 Welcome reception
Date: March 27, 2006 (Mon) 19:00-21:00
Place:Roppongi Hills Club, Tokyo

Japan Caucus and Korea Caucus jointly organized Japan-Korea Trip 2006; 63 KSG students visited Japan (Hiroshima, Tokyo), and South Korea (Seoul) from March 25 to April 2.
KSG Club of Japan organized Welcome Reception on March 27.
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KSG Club of Japan 6th Study Group
Date: January 23, 2006 (Mon) 19:30-21:00
   Place: US Education Ginza
   Guest: Mr. Takeo Hirata, Auditor of KSGJ (General Secretary, Japan Football Association)
   Theme: Building New Japan - Football, Education and Japan
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KSG-J InfoSession for Applicants
Date: Nov. 19, 2005 (Sat) 17:30-20:00
Place: Civic Hall, Tokyo
Organizer: KSG Club of Japan
To view the presentations, visit our For Applicants page.(Japanese only)
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Luncheon with Prof. Steve Kelman
Date: November 11, 2005 (Fri) 12:00-13:00
   Place: Akasaka, Tokyo
Lunch with Prof. Kelman
Lunch with Prof. Kelman
Lunch with Prof. Kelman


KSG Club of Japan 5th Study Group
Date: August 17, 2005 (Web) 19:30-21:00
   Place: US Education Ginza
   Guest: Mr. Takeshi Isayama, Vice President of KSGJ (Vice Chairman, Nissan)
   Theme: Building New Japan - Leadership: Case of Carlos Ghosn
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HPAIR in Tokyo
Theme: Futuring Asia: Contemporary Challenges and Emerging Realities
Date: Aug 22 (Mon)-Aug 25 (Thur)

14th Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations, HPAIR, was held in August 22-25, in Tokyo.
HPAIR History
2005 – Tokyo
2004 – Shanghai
2003 – Seoul
2002 – Sidney
2001 – Singapore
2000 – Beijing
1999 – Hong Kong
1998 – Kuala Lumpur
1997 – Bangkok
1996 – Seoul
1995 – Jakarta
1994 – Manila
1993 – Hong Kong
1992 – Taipei
KSG Club of Japan supported HPAIR activities, as a liaison to Japanese policymakers. For more information on HPAIR, please visit HAPIR Homepage.


KSG Club of Japan Annual Meeting 2005
Date: July 28(Tue) 19:00-21:00
Place: Roppongi Hills Club, Tokyo

51 Japanese KSG Alumni and KSG fellows got together for KSGJ's 2005 Annual Meeting. It was our great honor that Dean David Ellwood and Domingo L. Siazon, Jr, Ambassador of The Philippines (MPA79) also joined the Meeting.
Shiozaki
Opening Speech
Yasuhisa Shiozaki
President, KSG Club of Japan
Member of the House of Representatives (MPP71)
Ellwood
Guest Speaker
Dean David Ellwood
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Isayama
Toast
Takeshi Isayama
Vice President, KSG Club of Japan
Vice Chairman, Nissan(MPP81)
Siazon
Guest
Domingo L. Siazon, Jr
Ambassador of The Philippines (MPA79)
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From left, Mr. Shiozaki (KSGJ President), Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi(Member of the House of Representatives), Dean David Ellwood
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From left, Ms. Charmine Koda (KSGJ Vice President), Dean David Ellwood
Makino
Financial Report
Yoko Makino
Auditor, KSG Club of Japan
(MC/MPA99)


Luncheon with Dean Ellwood
Date: July 28(Tue) 12:00-13:00
Place: Tokyo City Club, Tokyo
Lunch with Dean Ellwood
Lunch with Dean Ellwood
Lunch with Dean Ellwood


KSG Club of Japan 4th Study Group
Date: June 2, 2005 (Thur) 19:30-21:00
   Place: US Education Ginza
   Guest: Mr. Yasuhisa Shiozaki, President of KSGJ (Member of the House of Representatives)
   Theme: Building New Japan
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The US Grad School Info Session (The Princeton Review of Japan)
Date: May. 21, 2005 (Sun) 13:30-16:30
Place: The Princeton Review of Japan (Tokyo)
Organizer: The Princeton Review of Japan
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Japan Trip 2005 Welcome reception
Date: March 28, 2005 (Mon) 19:00-21:00
Place: Ginza Tobu Hotel(Tokyo)

"Japan Trip 2005" was the first study trip to Japan for KSG non-Japanese students. 44 students at Kennedy School visited Japan last March to meet leaders in Japan's policy circle and business circle.
KSG Club of Japan organized Welcome Reception on March 28, and more than 70 KSG alumni got together to welcome JapanTrip members. Among the guests were Domingo L. Siazon, Jr, Ambassador of The Philippines (MPA 79), and Francis N. Pangilinan, Senator of The Philippines (MPA98).
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Opening Remarks from Host
Yasuhisa Shiozaki
President of KSG Club of Japan, Member of the House of Representatives
MPA82
JapanTripReception Welcome Remarks from alumnus in Tokyo
Domingo L. Siazon, Jr
Ambassador of The Philippines
MPA79
JapanTripReception Kagamiwari, Japanese Traditional Toast
Takeshi Isayama
KSG Club of Japan, Vice Chairman of Nissan
MPA71
JapanTripReception JapanTripReception Japan Trip Members



For more information on JapanTrip 2005, click here.


KSG Club of Japan 3rd Study Group
Date: March 25, 2005 (Fri) 19:30-21:00
   Place: US Education Ginza
   Guest: Mr. Kenso Fujisue (member of the House of Councilors)
   Theme: Japan Diet
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KSG-J InfoSession for Applicants
Date: Nov. 28, 2004 (Sun) 17:30-19:30
Place: Civic Hall, Tokyo
Organizer: KSG Club of Japan
To view the presentations, visit our For Applicants page.(Japanese only)
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KSG Club of Japan 2nd Study Group
Date: Oct. 28, 2004 (Thu) 19:30-21:00
   Place: US Education Ginza
   Lecturer: Prof. Kazuhisa Kawakami (Professor of politics at Meiji Gakuin University)
   Theme: US Presidential Election 2004 and Media
Lecture note(Japanese)
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KSG Club of Japan Annual Meeting
Date: June 16 (Wed) 19:00~21:00
Place: Gakushi Kaikan
42 alumni and fellows joined the annual meeting.
Photos are uploaded in member page.
Isayama
Welcome address
Takeshi Isayama
Vice President, KSG Club of Japan<;br> Vice Chairman, Nissan
(MPA71)
Maruyama
Chair
Tsuyoshi Maruyama
Vice President, KSG Club of Japan
Deputy Director-General, Research Promotion Bureau
(MPP81)
Kodama
Address from New Advisor
Fumio Kodama
Advisor, KSG Club of Japan
Professor Emeritus at The University of Tokyo
Professor, Shibaura Institute of Technology
(Visiting Professor, Kennedy School,1991)
Nakatsu
Pledger
Masaharu Nakatsu
Advisor, KSG Club of Japan
Managing Director, Zenrin Co., Ltd.
(MPA73)
Shiozaki
Persident's Address
Yasuhisa Shiozaki
President, KSG Club of Japan
(MPA82)
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Video Message
Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Former Dean, Kennedy School
"Kennedy schoolfs Softpower in Japan, Japanfs Softpower in Kenndy School"
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Ellwood
Video Message
David Ellwood
Dean, Kennedy School
"Partnership, Excellence, Impact"
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Orientation for 2004 Enrollees
Date: June 29, 2004 (Sat) 17:30`
Place: Bunkyo Civic Hall
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KSG Club of Japan 1st Study Group
Date: Apr. 16, 2004 (Fri) 19:30-21:00
Place: ES Education Ginza
Lecturer: Prof. Fumio Kodama(Dean, Graduate School of Engineering Management, Shibaura Institute of Technology)
Theme: MOT (Management of Technology) and Japanese industry
Lecture note(Japanese) @KSGJ Study Group Report(Japanese)
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KSG-J Orientation for Applicants
Date: Dec.14 (Sun), 2003 15:00-17:00
Place: Roppongi Academy Hills
Organizer: KSG Club of Japan
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KSG Club of Japan Kick-off Party

Date: Dec. 10 (Wed), 2003 19:00-21:30
Place: Tokyo American Club
KSG alumni and distinguished guests celebrated the launch of KSG Club of Japan.
(please visit our member page)
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President, KSG Club of Japan
Mr. Yasuhisa Shiozaki
Member of the House of Representatives
(MPA1982)
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Guest speaker (Advisor)

Dr. Heizo Takenaka
Joint Minister for Economy and Financial Services
(Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard University, 1989)
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Guest speaker

Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi
Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy
(MPP1983)
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Guest speaker (Advisor)

Dr. Ezra Vogel
Professor Emeritus Harvard University
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Pledger (Advisor)
Mr. Masaharu Nakatsu
Managing Director, Zenrin Co., Ltd.
(MPA1973)
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Video Message
Dr. Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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