GIVS Summit 2020


GIVS Summit Theme: "The Spirit of Innovation"

November 06, 2020 | Tokyo, Japan

Held in Tokyo, one of the world’s greatest cities, and organised in association with JWT and The Wall Street Journal, The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2020 will consider and contextualise questions of innovation and value with a focus on innovation ecosystems in the global, regional and local ecosystem of Japan.

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Keynote Speakers


Moderators


Speakers

  • Dr Joseph Haldane
    Dr Joseph Haldane
    Chairman & CEO, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan
  • Professor Haruko Satoh
    Professor Haruko Satoh
    Professor, OSIPP, Osaka University, Japan
  • Professor Philip Sugai
    Professor Philip Sugai
    Professor, Doshisha University, Graduate School of Business, Japan

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Advisory Board

Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO, IAFOR
H.E. Dr Toshiya Hoshino, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations
Haruko Satoh, Professor, The Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, Japan
Dr Philip Sugai, Professor, Doshisha University, Graduate School of Business, Japan

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Organising Committee

Dr Will Baber, Professor, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Management, Japan
Dr Sarah Louisa Birchley, Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Toyo Gakuen University, Japan
Dr Grant Black, President, Black Inc. Consulting, Japan
Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO, IAFOR
Dr Tom Houghton, Director MBA (Oil & Gas), Curtin Graduate School of Business, Australia
Dr James W. McNally, Research Scientist, University of Michigan, USA & NACDA Program on Aging, USA
Haruko Satoh, Professor, The Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, Japan
Dr Philip Sugai, Professor, Doshisha University, Graduate School of Business, Japan

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Media Partners

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Corporate Strategic Partner

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Dr Joseph Haldane
Chairman & CEO, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan

Biography

Joseph Haldane is the Chairman and CEO of IAFOR. He is responsible for devising strategy, setting policies, forging institutional partnerships, implementing projects, and overseeing the organisation’s business and academic operations, including research, publications and events.

Dr Haldane holds a PhD from the University of London in 19th-century French Studies, and has had full-time faculty positions at the University of Paris XII Paris-Est Créteil (France), Sciences Po Paris (France), and Nagoya University of Commerce and Business (Japan), as well as visiting positions at the French Press Institute in the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France), The School of Journalism at Sciences Po Paris (France), and the School of Journalism at Moscow State University (Russia).

Dr Haldane’s current research concentrates on post-war and contemporary politics and international affairs, and since 2015 he has been a Guest Professor at The Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) at Osaka University, where he teaches on the postgraduate Global Governance Course, and Co-Director of the OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre, an interdisciplinary think tank situated within Osaka University.

A Member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network for Global Governance, Dr Haldane is also a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade (Serbia), a Visiting Professor at the School of Business at Doshisha University (Japan), and a Member of the International Advisory Council of the Department of Educational Foundations at the College of Education of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (USA).

From 2012 to 2014, Dr Haldane served as Treasurer of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (Chubu Region) and he is currently a Trustee of the HOPE International Development Agency (Japan). He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society in 2012, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2015.

Professor Haruko Satoh
Professor, OSIPP, Osaka University, Japan

Biography

Haruko Satoh is Specially Appointed Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering Science in charge of CAREN (Osaka University Centre for the Advancement of Research and Education Exchange Networks in Asia) and also lecturer at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), where she ran the MEXT Reinventing Japan project on “Peace and Human Security in Asia (PAHSA)” with six Southeast Asian and four Japanese universities. She is also the President of the The Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA).

In the past she has worked at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), Chatham House, and Gaiko Forum. Her interests are primarily in state theory, Japanese nationalism and identity politics. Recent publications include: “Rethinking Security in Japan: In Search of a Post-‘Postwar’ Narrative” in Jain & Lam (Eds), Japan’s Strategic Challenges in a Changing Regional Environment (World Scientific, 2012); “Through the Looking-glass: China’s Rise as Seen from Japan”, (co-authored with Toshiya Hoshino), Journal of Asian Public Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 181–198 (July 2012); “Post-3.11 Japan: A Matter of Restoring Trust?”, ISPI Analysis No. 83 (December 2011); “Legitimacy Deficit in Japan: The Road to True Popular Sovereignty” in Kane, Loy & Patapan (Eds), Political Legitimacy in Asia: New Leadership Challenges (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), “Japan: Re-engaging with China Meaningfully” in Tang, Li & Acharya (Eds), Living with China: Regional States and China through Crises and Turning Points, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

Professor Haruko Satoh is a member of IAFOR’s Academic Governing Board. She is Chair of the Politics, Law & International Relations section of the International Academic Advisory Board.

Professor Philip Sugai
Professor, Doshisha University, Graduate School of Business, Japan

Biography

Dr Sugai is a Professor of Marketing within Doshisha University's Graduate School of Business and a Senior Fellow at the OSIPP-IAFOR Research Center at Osaka University. Dr Sugai also served as a Visiting Professor for Stanford University from 2015–2017, where he taught Innovation in Japan at the Stanford Overseas campus in Kyoto. Prior to joining the Doshisha University faculty, Dr Sugai taught at the International University of Japan in Niigata where he also served as Dean and Associate Dean of the IUJ Business School for six years.

Dr Sugai is the author of two books, The Value Plan and The Six Immutable Laws of Mobile Business (John Wiley & Sons) and has published case studies with Ivey Business School Publishing on KITKAT Japan, AGL, Hatsune Miku and Walt Disney Internet Group.

He received his Doctorate degree from Waseda University and his MBA in Marketing and Operations Management from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He has worked as a marketing executive at American Express, Muze, Inc., and Lightningcast, Inc., and currently serves as a marketing advisor and marketing strategy consultant to companies both in Japan and globally.