Date: January 23, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 19:00 - 21:00 (doors open at 18:30)
Subject: Speech by Dr. Daichi Suzuki, Commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency and '88 Olympic Gold Medalist: "Strategies for Ultimate Success – Leadership from Rio to Tokyo"
(Note: speech will be conducted in Japanese)
Venue: The Nippon Foundation Conference Hall 2nd floor, 1-2-2 Akasaka, Minato-ku
Admission: (CUAAJ member with annual dues paid: 4,500yen, non-members: 5,000 yen. Payment will be collected at the door)
Please RSVP by Friday Jan 13 to info.CUAAJ@gmail.com with your registration information (Name, Graduation Class Year, CUAAJ Membership Status)
(CUAAJ Event) Speech by Dr. Daichi Suzuki
(Commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency and an '88 Olympic Gold Medalist)
The Columbia University Alumni Association of Japan (CUAAJ) cordially invites all Columbia alumni and friends to the first lecture event of 2017. Dr. Daichi Suzuki, Commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency and a Gold Medalist in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, will speak about “Strategies for Ultimate Success – Leadership from Rio to Tokyo."
In addition to being an Olympic gold medalist, Dr. Suzuki has served as a professor of Juntendo University with a Ph.D. in medical science. After serving as the President of the Japan Swimming Federation, he became the commissioner of the newly launched Japan Sports Agency in fall 2015. He is working diligently to invigorate the sports infrastructure as well as using sports activities as inspirations for our society, economy, and culture. Dr. Suzuki holds many convincing theories on leadership and organization, based on experiences and insights from his varied career. In his talk, Mr. Suzuki will explore issues brought up by observing the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics this past summer. He will also highlight strategies to ensure the success of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The speech will be a wonderful opportunity to learn about how we approach the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
Please join us for this event!
Speaker: Commissioner Dr. Daichi Suzuki
Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Door Opens at 18:30
Lecture (Q&A) 19:00 ~ 20:00, Reception from 20:00 ~ 21:00
Venue: The Nippon Foundation Conference Hall 2nd floor
The Nippon Zaidan Building 1-2-2 Akasaka, Minato-ku Tokyo
Admission Fee: Members who have paid annual dues – 4,500 yen; Non-members – 5,000 yen. (Payment will be collected at the door)
Note: Advance registration is required.
Please RSVP by emailing info.CUAAJ@gmail.com with your name, contact, and affiliation (class and school) by Friday, January 13th, 2017.
Dr. Suzuki's profile can be found in the following link:
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1-2 2 Akasaka
The Nippon Zaidan Building
Minato-ku , Tokyo 107-0052
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