G1 Global Conference 2014 Breakout Session II ＜A ＞ The Japan Brand: Promoting Japanese Culture to the World
Japan’s cuisine, fashion, and anime subcultures have already earned some faithful followers in different places of the world. But the multifaceted nature of Japan often seems to go overlooked – while being steeped in deep traditions and customs, Japanese culture is in a continual state of flux, with rapidly shifting fads and trends. How can Japan’s culture, lifestyles and values be effectively communicated on the global stage? This panel features a former Cultural Affairs Commissioner, a public diplomacy expert, and a renowned observer of Japan’s society and culture, oderated by one of the leading advocates of the Cool Japan initiative.
Richard Collasse President and Representative Director, Chanel K.K. Seiichi Kondo Director, Kondo Institute for Culture & Diplomacy Nancy Snow Abe Fellow, Visiting Professor, Keio University Tak Umezawa (Moderator) Japan Chairman, Director of the Board, A.T. Kearney