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Global Think Tank Summit 2017

Event | 1 - 3 May 2017 Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan

Background

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the University of Pennsylvania will be holding the Global Think Tank Summit 2017 in Yokohama, Japan on 1-3 May 2017. Taking place back-to-back with the Asian Development Bank's 50th Annual Meeting (4-7 May 2017), the Global Think Tank Summit 2017 is expected to attract over 100 think tank officials from over 80 organizations in more than 60 countries. Guests will include Naoyuki Yoshino (Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute; Professor, Keio University), James McGann (Director, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, The Lauder Institute, University Pennsylvania), Takehiko Nakao (President, Asian Development Bank), Haruhiko Kuroda (Governor, Bank of Japan), and Yuriko Koike (Governor, Metropolitan Tokyo; Former Minister of Defence).

Interested parties may contact Dr. Stefan Angrick (Inquiry form).

Objectives

Policy dialogue among high-level policy-makers and think tank officials on crucial issues.

Participants

Over 100 policy-makers and think tank representatives from over 80 organizations in more than 60 countries.

Output

  • The event is expected to attract a significant amount of public and media attention to the ADBI and its partner organizations.
  • The event will generate papers and policy briefs.

Contact

Inquiry form.

Language

English

Partners

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Asian Development Bank (ADB), and Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the University of Pennsylvania

Time of event

Day 1: 09:00 - 18:00
Day 2: 08:30 - 16:00