Wednesday, 4 May

A.M. 08:30-09:25 Opening Session

Mr. Yasushi Kimura
Vice Chair, Keidanren
Chair, Committee on Middle East and North Africa, Keidanren
Chairman of the Board, JX Holdings, Inc.

09:30-09:45 Photo Session  
09:55-11:25 Plenary Session 1
“Diversification of Economic Relations”

Mr. Keisuke Takeuchi
Chair, Japan-Algeria Economic Committee, Keidanren
Principal Corporate Advisor, JGC Corporation

Mr. Kouichi Tamai, Director, Executive Vice President, FUJIFILM Corporation

Mr. Ichiji Ishizu, Executive Managing Director, Mayekawa Manufacturing Company

11:30-12:30 Plenary Session 2
“Investment Opportunities in Morocco”

Mr. Junji Itoh/Managing Director/Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Mr. Atsushi Kume, Senior Executive Managing Officer, Chief Operating Officer of EMEA Business Unit, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

  12:30-13:40 Lunch
P.M. 13:40-14:50 Plenary Session 3
“Energy, Environment and Infrastructure”

Mr. Yoichi Kobayashi
Representative, Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
Vice Chairman, ITOCHU Corporation

Mr. Takashi Kubota, Executive Corporate Advisor, Chiyoda Corporation

14:55-15:25 Closing Session

Mr. Osamu Ishitobi
Chair, Committee on Middle East and North Africa, Keidanren
Chairman, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.

15:40-15:55 Press Conference  

Thursday, 5 May

A.M. 10:00-12:00 Workshop 1
“Human Resources Development, Scientific Research and Innovation”
Workshop 2
“Infrastructure and Finance”

Mr. Kenichi Tomiyoshi, Vice-President, The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Executive Vice President
Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation

Mr. Shinichi Ito,Regional Managing Director Middle East,Africa,India,
Mayekawa Middle East fzco

Mr. Takashi Kubota, Executive Corporate Advisor, Chiyoda Corporation

Mr. Satoru Koyama, Vice Chairman, Incorporated Administrative Agency, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI)

Mr. Naoki Tamaki, Chief representative, Japan Bank for International Cooperation’s (JBIC) Dubai office

Mr. TAKAYUKI HISHINUMA, Senior General Manager, Business & Marketing Division,
Commercial Aviation & Transportation Systems, MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.

Mr. Masaaki Sasai
Director and General Manager, Structured Finance Department
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

  12:00-13:30 Lunch
P.M. 13:30-15:30 Workshop 3
“Manufacturing and Technology”
Workshop 4
“Energy, Climate Change and Green Economy”

Mr. Yasuo Bando
Operating Officer and Assistant Director, International Division, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.
Chairman, Egypt Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., S.A.E.

Mr. Naoki Hirai, President, NGK ITALY S.r.l.

Mr. Toshihiko Ota
General Manager, Optical Fiber & Cable Products Division, Communications Solutions Division
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

Mr. Mohamad Amin Osman
CEO & Regional Director (MENA)
Hitachi, Ltd Water Business Unit, Middle East Regional Headquarters

Mr. Ichiro TERAI, Executive Vice President, IHI Corporation

Mr. kenichi Hirotsu/Deputy General Manager/Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd./Power Systems R&D Center

Mr. EIJI KAWAMOTO: Director, International Sales & Marketing Department Business & Strategic Planning Headquarters, MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.

Mr. Yoshihiro Inoue, Executive Officer, Toyota Tsusho Corporation

*B to B meeting and Japan-Arab Business Fair will be held during the Forum
*The program may be subject to change without prior notice.
*Speakers from Arab side will be available soon.


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