プログラム / PROGRAM

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:30 Opening Remarks

Welcome remarks: 

Prof. Hirokazu Kono, Dean,

Keio Business School, Keio University

Greetings: 

H.E. Mr. Benson Ogutu, Ambassador,

Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Japan

Greetings: 

Dr. Izuru Kimura, Director Africa 1 Division, Africa Division,

JICA

Greetings: 

Mr. Hideaki Harada, Senior Regional Coordinator, Second Africa Division,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

9:30-10:00 Keynote Speech 1

“Investment opportunities and possibilities in Kenya and Eastern Africa” 

H.E. Dr. Julius Malombe, Governor,

County Government of Kitui

10:00-10:30 Keynote Speech 2

“Why invest in Eastern Africa?”

Mr. Masayuki Tamagawa, Head, Asia External Representation Office,

African Development Bank

10:30-12:00 Plenary Session 1

Investment opportunities and possibilities in Kenya

Keynote Address: GoK efforts to promote

“Doing Business in Kenya”

Dr. Moses Ikiara, CEO,

Kenya Investment Authority

 

Plenary presentations:

“Facilitation of cross-border/international trade through a National Electronic Single Window System  for efficiency and global competitiveness”

Mr. Simon Kiplangat, General Manager Support Services,

Kenya Trade Network Agency

 

“Sizing some key investment opportunities in East African Region”

Mr. James Kuria, Head of Africa Business Development

Global Strategy Office (GSO),

Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Co. Ltd.

 

“Investment opportunities provided by devolved county governance”

Mr. Simon Nzivwa Mundu, County Minister, Finance & Economic Planning,

Kitui County

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-14:50 Plenary Session 2

Business Development in Kenya (Sharing Japanese Experiences)

Plenary Keynote speech:

“A Japanese Perspective of Business Development in Kenya”,

JETRO

 

“Opportunities for Business in East Africa”,

Mr. Takeuchi Naoki,

Toyota Tsusho Corporation

 

“Overcoming Business Challenges In Kenya”

Mr. Suzuki Koji,

Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

 

“What the GOK can do to make Kenya more attractive for Japanese Business”,

Mr. Tsubaki Susumu,

Asia Africa Investment and Consulting pte., ltd

 

“Other business experiences in Kenya”,

Mr. Ito Atsushi,

Philia Co., ltd.

Mr. Iwashita Tomoaki,

ZERO MOZ Japan Co., Ltd (Philia)

14:50-15:00 Break

15:00-16:30 Breakout Sessions

Exploring Sectoral Investment opportunities in Kenya

Group 1: Partnerships with Kenyans in Japan

(N08 Multipurpose Room No.1)

Mr. Mugambi, Kenya Investment Authority

Mr. Satoshi Kitamura, LIXIL Group Co., Ltd.

Mr. Izumi Sakata, OSA Japan

 

Group 2: Participating in Health Sector Development 

(S02 Multipurpose Room No.2)

Ms. Ruth Mwanzia, County Minister, Health & Sanitation, Kitui County

Mr. Ito Atsushi, Philia Co., Ltd.

Mr. Iwashita Tomoaki, ZERO MOZ Japan Co., Ltd (Philia Co., Ltd)

Dr. Shinichi Tohyama, Yokohama Hodogaya Central Hospital

 

Group 3: Opportunities in Inclusive (BOP) Business 

(S03 Multipurpose Room No.3)

Mr. Simon Kiplangat, General Manager Support Services, Kenya Trade Network Agency

Ms. Hagiuda Megumi, Asante Co., Ltd. “Africa’s flower shop”

Mr. Tsubaki Susumu, Asia Africa Investment and Consulting pte., ltd

 

Group 4: Market cultivation and expansion 

(Fujiwara Hall)

Mr. George Mulatya, County Minister, Environment, Energy & Minerals Investment Development, Kitui County  

Mr. Yozo Nakao, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

Mr. Chiaki Takiguchi, CEO, Shirai Eco Center co., Ltd

16:30-16:40 Break

16:40-17:10 Breakout Sessions Reporting

17:10-17:25 Conference Synthesis: KBS / KIJA

17:25-17:30 Vote of Thanks – Kenya Embassy

17:30-18:30 Networking