Luxembourg-Japan Business Forum

Monday, 27th November 2017 at 10.15

At Imperial Hotel
1-1-1, Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, Japan 100-8558
T +81 3 3504 1111

This year, we are celebrating the 90th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Japan and Luxembourg.  Over the last decades, the bilateral economic exchange had steadily been growing.  At the Luxembourg –Japan Business Forum, we hope to present the current economic portrait of Luxembourg and to discuss our mutual opportunity in the future.






Venue: Sakura room, 4th floor Imperial Hotel

09.30-10.15   Registration and welcome coffee

For organisational and protocol reasons, everyone must be seated in the conference room by 10:15 at the latest. Thank you for respecting the timing. After the arrival of the official delegation, nobody will be allowed to enter the room. 

10.30         Welcome Address

His Royal Highness, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg

10.35         Opening speeches

Mr. Yoshio Sato, Chair, Committee on Europe, Keidanren

Mr. Yasuhi Akahoshi, President, Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO)

10.45         Keynote speeches

H.E. Mr. Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy,

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

H.E. Mr. Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

11.05         Luxembourg, the European country that never ceases to amaze you

Mr. Carlo Thelen, Director General, Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce

11.15         Signing ceremony of the Memorandum

11.30         ***Break and division of the participants***

11.45-12.45   Logistics seminar, Tourism seminar and live pitch session taking place

in parallel (See separate sub-programmes)

13.00-14.00   Standing buffet-lunch and networking

               Venue: Lounge Aqua, 17th floor, Imperial Hotel

14.00-16.15   Digital seminar (See separate sub-programmes)



This forum has the strong support of BLCCJ.

10:15-11:30 (followed by workshops till 16:15)
Imperial Hotel, Sakura room 4F
Admission:   Free
Open to:    Everyone
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