Events2019 International Exchange and Tourism Seminar "The Future of the US-Japan Friendship: How
International Exchange and Tourism are Changing Perspectives" was held at the Ronald Reagan
Building and International Trade Center (Atrium Ballroom), 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington DC,20004. Keynote Speeches: Mr. Norman Mineta, Former Secretary of Transportation;
President & CEO, Mineta & Associates; Honorary Chairman of the Board of Trustees,
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC (JASWDC) and Mr. Satoshi Seino, President, Japan
National Tourism Organization (JNTO). Attendance: About 130 persons.
EventsInternational Symposium on "Current Worldwide Trends in National Branding and its Necessity for
Japan, in particular for Tourism- looking forward to the Olympic "legacy" in the post-2020 era -"
was held at Marunouchi Building 7F Hall&Conference Square, 2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo. Attendance: About 280 persons.
EventsThe 59th Transport Policy Seminar "Inbound Tourism and Dialogue / Communication" was held at
JTTRI, 3-18-19 Toranomon,Toranomon Marine Bldg 3F, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0001, Japan.
Attendance: About 110 persons.
EventsThe 60th Transport Policy Seminar "On Going Innovation on Mobility " From Advanced Case on MaaS Internationally and Domestically ""will be held at Bellesalle Onarimon Ekimae and Onarimon Tower 4F, 1-1-1 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0011, Japan. Language: Japanese only.
EventsThe 45th Symposium on Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute: Spring 2019 will be held at
Kaiun Club, 2-6-4 Hirakawa-cho, Kaiun Bldg 2F, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0093, Japan. Special Lecture:
Mr. Keiji Yamamoto, Executive Vice President, Connected Company, Toyota Motor Corporation.
Commentator: Prof. Dr. Haruo Ishida, specially-appointed professor, Nihon University College of
Science and Technology. Research reports: Research Fellows of JTTRI. Language: Japanese only.
EventsThe 61th Transport Policy Seminar "New Mobility Service in Urban Area and Rural Area" (Tentative )
will be held at JTTRI, 3-18-19 Toranomon,Toranomon Marine Bldg 3F, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0001,
Japan. Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Haruo Ishida, specially-appointed professor, Nihon University College
of Science and Technology. Language: Japanese only.