Japan-Indiana Workforce and Innovation Development

Sponsored by
Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Purdue University

In Partnership With
Japan-America Society of Indiana

May 2nd, 2018

Purdue Memorial Union
101 North Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906-3574
3:30 PM

The Program will begin at 3:00 pm (EDT) on the afternoon of May 2, 2018, in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom in West Lafayette, IN. The agenda includes the following:

  • Opening Remarks (3:00 - 3:30)
    • Confirmed: Consul-General of Japan in Chicago Naoki ITO; Purdue University President Mitch Daniels
    • Scheduled: Indiana Secretary of Commerce James Schellinger; Director, Office of Japanese Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Julie Chung
  • Workforce Development Panel (3:30 - 4:30)
    • Featured Panelists: Tom Easterday, Executive Vice President, Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc; Fred Payne, Commissioner, Indiana Department of Workforce Development; Geanie Umberger, Associate Dean of Engagement, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
    • Moderator: Peter Morse, Honorary Consul to Japan
  • Coffee and Tea Break (4:30 - 4:45)
  • Innovation Development Panel (4:45 - 5:45)
    • Featured Panelists: Daniel Hirleman, Purdue Chief Corporate and Global Partnerships Officer; James Schellinger, Indiana Secretary of Commerce;
    • Moderator: Peter Morse, Honorary Consul to Japan
  • Networking Reception (5:45 - 7:15) in Memorial Union South Ballroom

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