Monday, November 21, 2016

69th Japan America Student Conference

Seeking Delegates for Japan America Student Conference

When: August 3-5(Orientation), August 6-28(Conference)
Sites: Tokyo, Kyoto, Ehime, Mie
Students of all majors and disciplines encouraged to apply.
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2016

About the Program

Looking for a fun, fruitful summer of growth and accomplishment? The 69th Japan­ America Student Conference (JASC) taking place in Japan this August is still accepting applicants! Together with 71 other delegates from Japan and the U.S., you will travel to four sites throughout Japan. Throughout the month-­long conference, you will be able to:

● Delve into critical contemporary issues through roundtable discussions, forums, lectures, and field trips
● Strengthen your professional and leadership skills on a global scale
● Build your professional network through Receptions featuring prominent individuals from business, government, and academia
● Join the ranks of established alumni such as Henry Kissinger, a previous prime minister of Japan, and leaders in prominent companies like Delta Airlines, Oracle, Rakuten, and more!  
● Forge life­long friendships with other student leaders from both countries

The Conference

Roundtables & Renowned Speakers:

Delegates from Japan and the U.S. are divided into seven Roundtable groups, each of which focuses on a specific theme that relates to the developments of both Japan and the U.S. in a global context.Throughout the conference, delegates will engage in debate and discussion to strive for the ultimate goal of mutual understanding. Alongside RT discussions are various panels across the four sites where renowned speakers who are experts in their respective fields will discuss relevant contemporary topics facing both countries.

Roundtable Topics
  • Approaching the City from a Multidimensional Perspective
  • Governance and Diplomacy in an International Context: Terrorism in the 21st Century
  • Health: Roles and Responsibilities within Society
  • Media, Morality, and the Governance of the Press
  • Modern Ideologies: Analyzing the Actions of Individuals and Communities
  • Reexamining Minorities and Realizing Ideal Society
  • Understanding Cultural Significance and Identity

Further Details

DatesAugust 3-5 (American Orientation), August 6-28 (69th JASC), 2017 
*Note: Applicants must be able to attend the full duration of the Orientation and Conference

Sites: Tokyo, Kyoto, Ehime, Mie
Theme: Self and Society: Sharing Perspectives and Inspiring Action
The conference will be conducted in English.

Participation Fee: $3,500, all-inclusive (Flights to and from Japan, lodging, ground transportation, food, and programs during the conference are covered. Delegates are responsible for getting themselves to the Orientation site and back home)

For more information, please visit our website. 

Apply before our final deadline December 31, 2016 for a chance to become a part of our long legacy! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at

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