Past Events

Managing Escalating Tensions in the Indo-Pacific Region

What explains the ever growing cycle of confrontation and worsening strategic interactions between the US and China? How can we…

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Grit and Humility: The Story of an Issei Entrepreneur

In 1956 with just $24.32 in his pocket, Akira Nagamine ventured to the United States to fulfill a 30-month contract…

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Crypto- The Promise Versus Current Reality

In January 2009 an anonymous developer under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin- the first ever decentralized cryptocurrency. Over the…

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management, Keeping Up with the Evolving Landscape

What does it take to deliver quality news to readers around the world? On June 1, 6pm PT// June 2,…

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The Decentralized Web, The Metaverse, and the “Next Big Thing”

Why did Facebook rename itself for the Metaverse? What is the metaverse & how are people experiencing it? Why are…

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Scaling Up Climate Change Solutions Under Different Spheres of Influence

When it comes to climate change, experts have been measuring our carbon emissions for years, and policy-makers have come up…

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Using Virtual Reality to Treat Mental Illness

Mental illness is a silent epidemic that causes enormous pain and economic loss. Treatments such as psychiatric drugs have had…

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Work-Life Balance: Staying Physically, Mentally and Emotionally Fit in 2022

The Silicon Valley Japan Platform recently hosted its first monthly Benkyokai webinar of 2022: “Work-Life Balance: Staying Physically, Mentally, and…

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Beyond Abenomics: Priorities & Challenges for Japan’s New Prime Minister Kishida

The Silicon Valley Japan Platform held its December monthly Benkyokai webinar on the topic of “Beyond Abenomics: Priorities and Challenges…

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2021 Annual Corporate Members’ Retreat

The Silicon Valley Japan Platform hosted its flagship event, the 2021 Annual Corporate Members’ Retreat on November 19 & 20. …

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