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V4 after Brexit: a new opportunity for Japan in Europe?

Time: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade - 1016 Budapest, Bérc u. 13-14., Hungary Map

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade has the pleasure to invite you to the seminar entitled V4 after Brexit: a new opportunity for Japan in Europe?

 

The event is public but registration is required.

The discussion will be held in English.

Audio and video recording of the event is only allowed upon advance permission by the organizers.

Seminar

13.00-13.20     Opening remarks

Amb. Márton SCHŐBERL, Director of Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT)

13.20-13.50     Keynote speech

Takuya SHIMODAIRA, senior researcher and member of Policy Simulation Office, The National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

13.50-15.20     Discussion panel: The implications of Brexit for the future of the EU – the shifting power center of the EU

Moderator: Viktória ORBÁN, researcher, Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

Vladimír BILCÍK, head of EU Program, Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA), Slovakia

Vladimír BARTOVIĆ, director, Europeum, Czech Republic

Boštjan BERTALANIČ, associate professor, Faculty of Cotemporary Policy Studies, Josai University (JU), Japan

Larissa BRUNNER, analyst, Oxford Analytica (OXAN)

Zoltán SÜDY, former ambassador of Hungary to Japan, director, Südy & Co

15.20-15.40     Coffee break

15.40-17.10     Roundtable discussion: Investment opportunities: using Central Europe as an entry point for Japanese companies into the Single Market

Moderator: Péter GORECZKY, senior analyst, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT)

Masahide HONDA, general director, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Budapest Office, Hungary

Przemysław BISKUP, senior analyst, The Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), Poland

Márton UGRÓSDY, deputy director for strategy, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT), Hungary

Albrecht ROTHACHER, principal administrator, European External Action Service (EEAS), Brussels

Tünde KIS, vice president of Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA), Hungary

17.30-19.00     Networking reception

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