2021 Japan Symposium

2021 Japan Symposium

AUSTRALIA AND JAPAN: SECURING AN OPEN AND RULES-BASED INDO-PACIFIC ECONOMIC REGION

The 2021 Japan Symposium, convened by the Perth USAsia Centre in collaboration with the Japanese Consulate in Perth, discussed complex issues facing the two nations in terms of free trade and value chains; and explored opportunities to enhance cooperation between Australia, Japan, and regional partners.

On Wednesday 17th March and Wednesday 24th March, private half day dialogues were held followed by a public event on Thursday 25th March.

Ambassador's address


The public event  included keynote addresses from Ambassador Yamagami Shingo and the Hon Julie Bishop, who were joined by the Hon Richard Court and Professor Gordon Flake for a question and answer panel discussion, moderated by Hayley Channer.

Date and time: Thursday 25th March, 8.30am - 10.30am
Location: The University Club of Western Australia, The University of Western Australia

 
 

An overview of the 2020, 2019 and 2018 symposiums are available at the provided links.


 
  • Professor Gordon Flake speaking
  • The Hon Richard Court presenting
  • Ambassador Yamagami Shingo presenting
  • Ambassador Yamagami Shingo presenting at lectern
  • The Hon Julie Bishop presenting
  • Panel
  • Q&A
  • Group photo with Perth USAsia branding behind
  • Julie Bishop and Hayley Channer posed in front of Perth USAsia Centre branding
  • Audience members conversing
  • Professor Gordon Flake speaking with a guest
  • Members of the audience conversing
  • Guests conversing
  • Kyle Springer speaking to guest
  • Professor Gordon Flake speaking
  • The Hon Richard Court presenting
  • Ambassador Yamagami Shingo presenting
  • Ambassador Yamagami Shingo presenting at lectern
  • The Hon Julie Bishop presenting
  • Panel
  • Q&A
  • Group photo with Perth USAsia branding behind
  • Julie Bishop and Hayley Channer posed in front of Perth USAsia Centre branding
  • Audience members conversing
  • Professor Gordon Flake speaking with a guest
  • Members of the audience conversing
  • Guests conversing
  • Kyle Springer speaking to guest