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Upcoming Events on September 2017

This is the list of upcoming event for September 2017 and after

Please RSVP for CBSCJ WACE event on Sept 27! Mr. Mimaki (CBS2011) will talk about Cool Japan.  

Contact us on further details: info.CUAAJ@gmail.com
Visit our website and facebook page: Columbia University Alumni Association of Japan
http://japan.alumni.columbia.edu/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/61887239868/


 

CUAAJ (Columbia University Alumni Club of Japan)
12 - Oct (CBSCJ/CUAAJ joint) Special Happy Hour :Pre-Giving Day (Oct 18)  
30 - Oct General Assembly and networking dinner (jointly held with Columbia Connect): Announcement will be sent soon.


Other Columbia School alumni clubs' events
CBSCJ Events
23-Sept Volunteers needed: MBA Autumn Fair in Osaka on 9/23.
27-Sept WACE (Worldwide Alumni Club Event) Mini Lecture about ”Cool Japan" by Mr. Mimaki (CBS2011) and networking @ AUX BACCHANALES (Kioicho Store)
12 - Oct (CBSCJ/CUAAJ joint) Special Happy Hour :Pre-Giving Day (Oct 18)  
23-Nov Annual Dinner : @ Tokyo American Club

 

 


Details of the event:
Other School's  Event

September 27 (Wed)

WACE: Lecture plus Networkng

RSVP Today Please!

 

The 2017 Worldwide Alumni Club Event (WACE) is scheduled to take place on or around Wednesday, September 27. The event is a celebration of the diverse and dynamic worldwide Columbia Business School network—alumni clubs from around the world will host events throughout September to celebrate the School’s global community.

https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/alumni/wace2017

 

In 2016, Columbia Business School alumni gathered in more than 50 clubs worldwide for this annual celebration. The wide variety of planned programming included social events such as a golf outing, a harbor cruise, and a wine and cheese reception. A number of our clubs hosted events featuring guest speakers on topics ranging from art collecting to aerospace engineering.

See the last year’s: https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/alumni/wace2016

 

This year CBSCJ presents WACE as a lecture by Mr. Junichiro Mimaki (CBS2011, METI Cool Japan Policy Division) about current cool Japan strategy.

 

Here's the details:

 

Date: September 27, 2017 (Wed)
Speaker: Mr. Junichiro Mimaki (CBS 2011)
 “Cool Japan Today” the lecture will be conducted in Japanese
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (7:00-8:00pm lecture and Q&A, 8:00-10:00pm Reception Q&A)
Place: AUX BACCHANALES (Kioicho Store)
Admission (Drinks and light foods are included) :
3,000 yen (Paid CBSCJ member for 2017 due)
3,500 yen (Others)

 

Address of the venue: Shin Kioicho Bldg. 1F, 4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 
Tel.03-5276-3422 / Fax. 03-5276-3501 (There is a party space in the back of the store and this is the place)http://www.auxbacchanales.com/shop/index.html

 The place is very close to Hotel New Otani.

 

Space is limited (first come first serve basis).

Please RSVP to info@cbscj.org with your name, e-mail address and your graduation year.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Contact:
Hajime Kosai CBS 96: hkosai96@alumni.gsb.columbia.edu (or hkosai96@gmail.com) 09098144248
Hisanori Kataoka CBS 99: kataoka@gc-cpnsulting.jp 09088095598

 

例年9月はWACEということで全世界のalumni が同じ週(今年は9/27前後)にCBSのイベントを行い、全世界でそのネットワークを広げることになっております。2016年には50以上のalumni clubが参加し、講演会、ゴルフ会、クルーズやワイン会などを開きました。

https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/alumni/wace2017

 

今年CBSCJでは、経済産業省クールジャパン政策課の三牧純一郎氏(CBS 2011)にクールジャパン戦略の今についてレクチャーを頂くことになりました。

内容下記いたしますのでふるってご参加いただければと思います。

 

日時:9月27日水曜日 午後7時から午後9時
講師:三牧純一郎氏(経済産業省クールジャパン政策課) 「クールジャパン戦略の今」
場所:オーバカナル紀尾井町店
千代田区紀尾井町4-1 新紀尾井町ビル1F  Tel. 03-5276-3422/ Fax. 03-5276-3501 (ホテルニューオータニの近くです。店の奥のパーティスペースにて行います)
会費(ドリンクと軽食含みます):
3,000円 CBSCJ会員(2017年の同窓会費を納入済みの方)
3,500円 非会員(同窓会費未納の方やゲストなど)

http://www.auxbacchanales.com/shop/index.html

座席数の都合上先着順とさせていただきます。RSVPは当クラブ事務局 info@cbscj.org までお名前、メールアドレス、卒業年をメール頂きますようお願い申し上げます。9月20日までに返信いただきますようお願いいたします。

よろしくお願い致します。

 

幹事
香西元:CBS 96: hkosai96@alumni.gsb.columbia.edu (or hkosai96@gmail.com) 09098144248
片岡久議:CBS99: kataoka@gc-consulting.jp 09088095598

 
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出席/欠席
attend/will not attend
名前(漢字)
Name (in English)
卒業年
Graduatio year
メールアドレス
Contact: email address

会員ステータス(2017会費納入済み/未納)
Membership status: 2017 due paid (Yes/No)

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   FAX:13-6893-7544
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October Happy Hour / Pre-Giving day special!! / October 12 (Thu)

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#COLUMBIAGIVINGDAY 

 

Our October Happy Hour will be joint one with CUAAJ/CBSCJ. Since we have giving day event on Oct 18. We would like to support the giving day.
https://givingday.columbia.edu/pages/columbia-giving-day-home

 

With the support from Jonathan SO (SEAS 04) who opened craft beer restaurant in Shinbashi, we choose Brew La La, his restaurant as venue for October.
https://www.brewlala-tokyo.com/


As always this event is open to any Columbia alumni,and friends.
Bring your friends!

 

Date: October12, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: Brew La La
Admission: JPY2,000 per person, which includes free flow includes one craft beer, house red or white, highball, lemon sour, and soft drinks.

And then food, snacks and any other drinks would just be charged separately to individuals.(10% discount on other orders you make)
Address of the venue :2F, 3-2-2 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

There will be complimentary Columbia themed drink for those who is going to support the Givingday.

 

RSVP is not necessary but if you let me know your intention to participate that would be great.
I would like to get some idea on how many people are coming.

 

連絡先/Contact:香西元/Hajime Kosai:
CBS96:
hkosai96@alumni.gsb.columbia.edu (or hkosai96@gmail.com)
09098144248

 

 

October 12 (Thursday) , 2017:(CBSCJ/CUAAJ joint) Pre-Giving Day Happy Hour in Shinbashi

 

10月のハッピーアワーは:Pre-Giving Dayということで行います。今年のコロンビア大学Giving Dayは10月18日となります。
https://givingday.columbia.edu/pages/columbia-giving-day-home

 

SEAS'04(コロンビア大学エンジニアリングスクール)出身 Jonathan So氏のCraft Beer Restaurant Brew La La にてこれを盛り上げます。

ハッピーアワーはCBSのalumniのみならずオープンなイベントとなります。ご友人ともどもお誘いあわせの上ご参加いただければと思います。

 

イベントの詳細は以下

日時:10月12日7時―9時
場所:Brew La La:場所:東京都港区新橋3-2-2 2F
費用:
2000円:フリードリンク(但しビールは一種類)
食べ物、その他のクラフトビアは個別注文(10%オフ)

今回サポートをしていただける方にはColumbiaをテーマにしたスペシャルドリンクのプレゼントがあります。奮ってご参加いただければと思います。

 


 



More to come! Stay Tuned

Contact and RSVP for CUAAJ events: info.CUAAJ@gmail.com
Hajime Kosai CBS 1996, VP, CUAAJ: hkosai96@gsb.columbia.edu

 

Contact us to inform your school event on our mail blast and/or website!! 

 

Lecture by Mr. James Kunen, an author of Strawberry Statement July 29, 2017

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The author of "The Strawberry Statement" (1969), Mr. James S. Kunen, gave a speech titled "The meaning of the Strawberry Statement for my life" organized by Columbia University Alumni Association of Japan (CUAAJ) on July 29.  Mr. Kunen was a 19-year-old student at Columbia when he participated in the Columbia University protests of 1968 against the Vietnam War and segregation, and he wrote about the experience in The Strawberry Statement the following year.  Since then, he has been an author, a journalist, lawyer, worked in corporations, and now teaches English to non-native speakers.  From the turbulent 1970s up to now, he has always been mindful of the socially vulnerable members of the society and maintains positive attitude in the ever-changing environment. During the speech, he has mentioned that he has discovered himself when he quit being a company man.  When he teaches, he tells himself to "Just bring everything that you are!" 

He lives in Brooklyn and this was his first visit to Japan with his wife Lisa.  He kindly stopped over to give the speech for CUAAJ in between visiting three of his former students living in Japan.  He noted "how beautiful and organized Japan is, although the aggressive commuters filling up the train are the same as New York :)"  His humble and kind personality came through the speech.  Thank you for giving us such a personable and enjoyable experience.     


7/29にコロンビア大学日本同窓会(CUAAJ)主催で「いちご白書」の原作者のジム・キューネン氏の講演会を開催しました☆
1968年のコロンビア大学闘争でベトナム戦争と黒人差別に抗議した19歳のアメリカ人学生(Mr. Kunen)は、その後小説家、ジャーナリスト、弁護士、サラリーマン、と様々な職業をこなし、現在は、外国人に英語を教える英語教師。激動の1970年代から今に至るまで、常に社会的弱者の側に寄り添う事を考えつつ、環境の変化をサラリと受け入れポジティブに生きる。サラリーマン(Company man)を辞めた時に自分を発見したという話も。英語の授業では自分に、"Just bring everything that you are!"と言い聞かせる。ブルックリン在住。
今回は奥様のリサさんとの初来日。日本人の教え子が3人いて彼らを訪ねる旅の途中で、CUAAJで講演をしてくださいました。「日本はなんて美しく、全てが整然としているんだ!でもアグレッシブな満員電車は、NYと同じ(^_^;)」だそうです
とても謙虚で優しいお人柄の伝わるご講演をありがとうございました。
@赤坂、オーバカナル☆☆

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Upcoming Events on August 2017

This is the list of upcoming event for August 2017 and after
Contact us on further details: info.CUAAJ@gmail.com
Visit our facebook page: Columbia University Alumni Association of Japan
https://www.facebook.com/groups/61887239868/



CUAAJ (Columbia University Alumni Club of Japan) Event
CUAAJ (Columbia University Alumni Club of Japan)
around 20-Sept: (dates not fixed) (CUAAJ/CBSCJ lecture) Mr. Norio Sato will talk about Trump Administration, where it is going? (details TBD)
12 - Oct (CBSCJ/CUAAJ joint) Happy Hour with Mini Lecture : Details TBD
18 - Oct (CUAAJ networking) Giving day event: (Details TBD)
30 - Oct General Assembly and networking dinner (jointly held with Columbia Connect)

Other Columbia School alumni clubs' events

CBSCJ Events
26-Aug (CBSCJ family event) Summer Outing / Be a Drone pilot
14-Sept CBSCJ Happy Hour @AUX BACCHANALES (Kioicho Store) 
20 Sept: (dates not fixed) (CUAAJ/CBSCJ lecture) Mr. Norio Sato will talk about Trump Administration, where it is going? (details TBD)
23-Sept MBA Autumn Fair in Osaka on 9/23.
23-Sept WACE (Worldwide Alumni Club Event) Mini Lecture about and networking @ AUX BACCHANALES (Kioicho Store)
12 - Oct (CBSCJ/CUAAJ joint) Happy Hour with Mini Lecture : Details TBD
23-Nov Annual Dinner : @ Tokyo American Club

 

 


Details of the event:

Other School's  Event

Aug 26 CBSCJ Summer Outing now open for CUAAJ friends


Save the date! Drone experience for summer outing!
We are planning summer outing 2017 to fly drones, with great support from DJI and Toyama san. 
We will conduct it in DJI arena from 10:30 to 16:00. Lunch will be served and cost will be 2000-2500 yen per person. 
If you are interested, pls email info@cbscj.org your name, class, what you do, contact and how many people to attend. 
Thanks!! 

Tak Sakamoto

Contact:
Tak Sakamoto: takanori_sakamoto@mckinsey.com 
James Toyama: toyama.james@gmail.com 



サマーアウティングの季節がやって参りました。
これは、コロンビアの同窓生が、年に一度行う遠足のようなもので、昨年は今井幹事長のご紹介でロボットスーツのサイバーダインと、JAXAを訪問しました。
今年は、遠山さんとDJI社、及び同窓会のみなさまの大きな助けを得て、ドローンを体験するイベントを企画しています。
今年は8月26日、土曜日を予定しています。
ぜひ、皆様ご家族もお誘いの上、参加下さい。
ご参加いただける方は、info@cbscj.orgまで、
ご参加人数(うちお子様の人数)とお名前、卒業年次(スクール) 
お仕事、
メールアドレス、
をお教えください。
何卒よろしくお願いいたします。
坂本貴則

以下、現時点の仮予定です

於:DJI アリーナ
東京都葛飾区細田3丁目30-13
8月26日(土)
10時半講習開始
12時半―13時半:ランチ(お弁当を提供予定:93年卒業井上様のレストランより)
13時半―15時半:講習
15時半―16時:ラップアップ、レセプション
現地解散
4. 会費はお一人2000円から、2500円
5.定員は40名を想定 (従い先着順)


September 14, Happy Hour of the month

CBSCJ is hosting 2017 Networking event as Happy Hour of the month. Please join us!

As always this event is open to any Columbia alumni and friends. Bring your friends!

Monthly happy hour is on every second Thursday night of the month.
Please mark your calendar. 

Date: September 14, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: AUX BACCHANALES (Kioicho Store)
Admission: Yen3,000.-per person for drinks
Address of the venue :Shin Kioicho Bldg. 1F, 4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Tel.
03-5276-3422 / Fax. 03-5276-3501 (There is a party space in the back of the store and this is the place)
http://www.auxbacchanales.com/shop/index.html

The place is very close to Hotel New Otani.

RSVP is not necessary but if you let me know your intention to participate that would be great. I would like to get some idea on how many people are coming.
Thank you very much.


9月のHHは14日になります。例月通り本イベントはCBS同窓生のみならず、コロンビア大学の関連の方およびその友人にお^分なネットワーキングイベントです。気軽にご参加いただければと思います。

9月14日:午後7時から9時
場所:オーバカナル紀尾井町店
Admission: 3000円(飲み物と軽食込み)






More to come! Stay Tuned

Contact and RSVP for CUAAJ events: info.CUAAJ@gmail.com
Hajime Kosai CBS 1996, VP, CUAAJ: hkosai96@gsb.columbia.edu

 Contact us to inform your school event on our mail blast and/or website!! 

July 2017 upcoming events for CUAAJ

This is the list of upcoming event for July 2017 and after
Contact us on further details: info.CUAAJ@gmail.com
Visit our facebook page: Columbia University Alumni Association of Japan

https://www.facebook.com/groups/61887239868/


CUAAJ (Columbia University Alumni Club of Japan) Event
13-Jul CUAAJ/CBSCJ Happy Hour @ Aux Bacchanales
30-Oct General Assembly and networking dinner

Other Columbia School alumni clubs' events

CBSCJ Events
13-Jul CUAAJ/CBSCJ Happy Hour @ Aux Bacchanales
17-Jul (CBSCJ admissions event) MBA Summer Festival
10-Aug CBSCJ Happy Hour
23-Aug CBS Admissions Official Information Session at Josui Kaikan 19:00-
26-Aug (CBSCJ family event) Summer Outing / Be a Drone pilot
14-Sept CBSCJ Happy Hour
23-Sept MBA Autumn Fair in Osaka on 9/23.
Week of Sept 27 WWAC (WOrldwide Alumni Club Event) Details to be informed
Week of Nov 20 or 27 Annual Dinner : Details TBD


Teachers College

30-July: TC Global day
https://www.tc.columbia.edu/alumni/all-events/global-tc-day--tokyo/
Note: This event is open to any Columbia alumni and friends.


 

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CUAAJ Event result : April 9, 2017, family event, Professional Basket Ball game with KJ (CC '09)

CUAAJ members joined together to have this family event on April 9 (Sun), to enjoy professional basketball game. We cheered two Columbia alumnus, KJ Matsui and Seaun Eddy who play for Tokyo Alvark. 

Alvark got an victory over Sendai 89ers and KJ got an game MVP.More than 30 alumni enjoyed the game.

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CBS 96 Mr. Van Zandt generously offered his place for "after the game BBQ". 

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News from TC: TC Spotlight Volume 1 Issue 4 and 5 published

Introducing TC alumni in Japan.

The fourth issue of TC Spotlight features TC Japan alumni Michael Chartier of group 23 now coming at us from his new home of Dusseldorf, Germany! 

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The fifth issue of TC Spotlight featuring TC Japan alumni Reiko Takeda of group 24. It follows her path to and from TC, and delivers her positive message on being "teachable" to our community.

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News from TC: Teachers College "TC spotlight vol 1, issue 3" published

This issue features Lavette Coney of Group 10. Lavette began her MA in Tokyo with Terry and completed it in New York. Read about the challenges at her current school, and the message she has for the TC community. As always, feel free to nominate someone or volunteer for a future spotlight by getting in touch at this address.

 

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January 23, 2017 Lecture by Dr. Daichi Suzuki

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On January 23rd 2017, a group of around 50 gathered at the Nippon Foundation Conference Hall in Akasaka for a speech by Dr. Daichi Suzuki, Commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency and an Gold Medalist in the 1988 Olympics. Dr. Suzuki relayed many engaging, personal stories ranging from his training in Japan to his time as an exchange student in the United States, including various differences in athletic culture and training methods. He then spoke of career moves that led to his current position, the financial impact of the sports industry, and some of the various challenges the Japan Sports Agency faces on a day to day basis.

 

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Teachers College "TC spotlight vol 1, issue 2" published

Teachers College Columbia University Japan Alumni Association & Community(TCCUJA) is  thrilled to share the second issue of "TC Spotlights". In this series, we'll shine a spotlight on members of the TC Tokyo community and introduce what they've been up to recently in work and life.

TC Spotlight Issue 2 features Michael Seko. Follow Michael's journey from Minnesota to Botswana, Japan, and most recently Saudi Arabia.

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Teachers College "TC spotlight vol 1, issue 1" published

 

Teachers College Columbia University Japan Alumni Association & Community(TCCUJA) is  thrilled to share the first issue of "TC Spotlights". In this series, we'll shine a spotlight on members of the TC Tokyo community and introduce what they've been up to recently in work and life.

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Fittingly, the subject of this first issue is TC Tokyo's founding father, Dr. John Fanselow.

Please catch up with John in the attached file, and consider nominating a classmate or volunteering for a future spotlight by getting in touch at tccu.tokyo@gmail.com

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/columbia133/pages/86/attachments/original/1486941825/TC_Spotlight_Volume_1_Issue_1__John_Fanselow.pdf?1486941825

 

 

 

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