Tokyo, 21 November 2023 – Eurasia Group will host its seventh annual GZERO Summit Japan in Tokyo on 5 December. The event will focus on the dynamic and complex geopolitical relationship among the US, Japan, and the global community. With an emphasis on politics, trade, tech innovation, security, energy, and the environment, the summit will challenge conventional perspectives and provide senior decision-makers with valuable insights for navigating this geopolitical space.
The GZERO Summit Japan is a gathering of strategic minds and influential leaders. The one-day conference is co-chaired by Tokura Masakazu
, chairman of Keidanren and chairman of the board at Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited; Tak Niinami
, chairman of Keizai Doyukai and president and CEO of Suntory Holdings; and Ian Bremmer
, president and founder of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media.
Featured speakers include Jean-Eric Paquet
, the EU's ambassador to Japan; Kelly Craft
, former US ambassador to the UN; and Otake Nobuaki
, partner and CEO, PwC Consulting LLC.
The GZERO Summit Japan is a platform for political and corporate thought leaders to engage in constructive dialogue about the most pressing global issues shaping business strategies and international relations. This year's summit will convene more than 150 top business and policy leaders from Japan and around the world, kicking off with a keynote address by Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio
and featuring panels exploring issues including:
- Japan's growing role in the Global South;
- How generative AI will reshape the global economy;
- How Asian companies and governments are leading the fight against climate change; and
- How investors are navigating the year ahead.
Bremmer will deliver his highly anticipated State of the World
speech, providing a comprehensive overview of how the latest geopolitical events—from war in Ukraine to the crisis in the Middle East and more—are influencing elections, policy priorities, and economic trends. The speech will be broadcast live at 9:30am JST at gzeromedia.com/stateoftheworld
Attendees can expect to gain a deeper understanding of the crucial relationship among the US, Japan, and the rest of the world, paving the way for more informed and effective decision-making in the geopolitical sphere.
For more information about the GZERO Summit Japan, please visit our webpage
Bremmer will host an in-person press roundtable at 11am JST following his State of the World
To register and attend the summit in person and/or request access to the livestream as members of the media, please email [email protected]
The 2023 GZERO Summit Japan is supported by PwC, Keidanren, Keizai Doyukai, and Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
About Eurasia Group and GZERO Media
Eurasia Group is the world's preeminent geopolitical risk advisory firm. We help clients understand, anticipate, and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they do business. We provide information and insight on how political developments move markets in more than 100 countries in every region of the world. With our best-in-class advisory and research offerings, along with GZERO Media—the go-to source of first insight into geopolitics—the Eurasia Group umbrella provides the marketplace with a complete political risk solution.
Headquartered in New York, we have offices in Washington, London, São Paulo, Brasilia, Tokyo, Singapore, and San Francisco, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred countries. "Politics First” grounds our work: Politics is the lens through which we view the world, and we are committed to analysis that is free of political bias and the influence of private interests.
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