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Heart of America Japan-America Society Speakers' Event

Monday, February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm • Organized By Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City
Branch-Truman Forum, Auditorium, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64112


Join the Heart of America Japan-America Society and Asian-American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City for 2 very insightful and timely presentations!

Kunio Watanabe, Executive Managing Director and Head of the Asset Management Division of Nomura Holdings, Inc. and President & Chief Executive Officer, Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.

“Connecting Markets East & West: Mutual growth through the partnership with American Century Investments”

Dr. William Farrell, Adjunct Professor of Japanese History at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. 

"U.S.-Japan Relations in the Transition to the Trump Presidency" 

6:00 Networking reception, light hors d'oeuvres, wine and coffee.

6:30 Presentations with opportunities for Questions and Answers.

This event is free, but registration is required. View the press release here for more information about our speakers!

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Kansas City Public Library - Plaza
Branch-Truman Forum, Auditorium
4801 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64112
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