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Sharing experiences:
Finding keys to economic success

Economic Growth and Japanese Management

MAY 21st

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Are you interested in what brought about economic prosperity in Japan?

Do you want to know Japan’s experiences and lessons learned through its modernization and development cooperation?

If yes, why don't you join the webinar in which Prof. ITAMI Hiroyuki, President of the International University of Japan will give insights into the philosophies behind the Japanese economic success? Following the lecture, there will be a panel discussion with Croatian experts for both countries to learn from each other.

The Speakers

Keynote Lecturer

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  • Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University (2008-)

  • Outside Auditor, JFE Holdings (2010-)

  • Outside Auditor, Mitsui OSK Lines (2011-)

  • Ph.D., Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, August (1972)

  • Master of Commerce, Graduate Division, Hitotsubashi University, March (1969)

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Department of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University, March (1967)

  • Honorary Doctor’s Degree Wroslaw Economics University (Poland) (2010)

Prof. Tonči Tadić, Ph.D.

Member of the Committee on Economy of the Croatian Parliament

Senior Researcher Associate at the Ruđer Bošković Institute

Panellist

Dr. Tonči Tadić is a Senior Researcher Associate at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Division of Experimental Physics. He was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Osaka National Research Institute (ONRI-AIST) as a fellow of the Japan Agency for Science and Technology. During his term in the parliament, he served as a chairman of the Croatia-Japan Friendship Group of the Croatian Parliament's Inter-parliamentary Cooperation Committee. He was a leader of a joint Japan-Croatia research program in material science, and the vice-president of Croatia-Japan Cultural and Economic Society.  For his contribution in promotion of friendly relations and scientific exchange between Japan and Croatia in the field of nuclear physics, in 2014 he was awarded The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. He is currently a member of the Committee for Economy of the Croatian Parliament. He also serves as the president of Croatian Aikido Federation.

Panellist

Prof. Vedrana Pribicević graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Zagreb, where she majored in Macroeconomics. As a student, she was a research associate to Dr. Ivo Bićanić at the Department for Macroeconomics and Economic Development. She is currently a final stage Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her thesis mentors are prof.dr.sc.Boris Podobnik and prof.dr.sc.Aljoša Valentinčič. Her research focuses on an interdisciplinary study of complex adaptive systems halfway between economics and physics,  aiming to explore financial contagion and systemic risk in the context of multiplex networks.

Prof. Pribičević has taken part in several domestic scientific projects sponsored by Croatian Employer’s Association and Croatian Banking Association, but also international projects focusing on civic education such as Transition Dialogue which is financed by German Federal Agency for Civic Education. She has a proven track record as an economics educator, creating curricula for teaching transition in high schools but also teaching economics to a much wider audience by co-creating and writing also co-created the TV show “Ekonomski zabavnik” which aired daily on national television. Additionally, Pribičević has written opinion pieces for major domestic outlets such as Banka magazine, tportal, Jutarnji List, 24sata, and Express and is often invited as an economic commentator for TV and internet media.

Prof. Pribičević has been a faculty member of Zagreb School of Economics and Management since 2007, first as an assistant and since 2010, as a lecturer. She usually teaches Principles of Economics and Microeconomics but has also taught Macroeconomics, International Economics, Statistics and interdisciplinary courses such as Economies, Institutions and Societies.
 

Mario Markov, M.Sc. in M.E.

Mr. Mario Markov has been working for Yazaki corporation for 20 years and is currently acting as the Team Leader in Testing and Quality manager in laboratory of Zagreb Branch Office. During his career in Yazaki, he has visited factories and laboratories locations of Yazaki in Japan.

Panellist

 

Agenda

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9:30

Meet & Greet

16:30

Prof. Miljenko Jurkovic, Ph.D.

FFZG Vice-dean for Business, Research and International Cooperation (online)

Prof. Ivan Andrijanić, Ph.D.

FFZG Chair of the Department of Indology and Far Eastern Studies

Mr. Matsunaga Hideki

Director General, Middle East and Europe Department, JICA

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Embassy of Japan in Croatia

Sessions Stage

Webinar 1
Supplementary explanation by Prof. Itami
Panel discussion 1

 

Webinar 2

Supplementary explanation by Prof. Itami

Panel discussion 2

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9:45

16:45

16:00

Q & A Session

The Venue

Conference hall at FFZG library 2F

Ivana Lučića 3, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

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Agenda

MAY 21

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9:30

MEET & GREET

16:30

Prof. Miljenko Jurkovic, Ph.D.

FFZG Vice-dean for Business, Research and International Cooperation (online)

Prof. Ivan Andrijanić, Ph.D.

FFZG Chair of the Department of Indology and Far Eastern Studies

Mr. MATSUNAGA Hideki

Director General, Middle East and Europe Department, JICA (online)

H.E. ISO Masato, Ambassador of Japan to Croatia

SESSIONS STAGE

Prof. Itami outlines his lecture
DVD "Prologue – section 3" played
Panel discussion 1

Qs & Cmts from the floor

Feedbacks from Prof. Itami


DVD "Section 4 – Section 6" played
Panel discussion 2


Open floor discuttion


Concluding remarks by Prof. Itami

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9:45

16:45

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11:20

CONCLUDING REMARKS

18:2o

This event is supported by JICA chair (JICA Program for Japanese Studies) 

Prof. Itami's lecture is a part of Seven Chapters on Japanese Modernization.

Seven Chapters on Japanese Modernization
This program covers Japan’s modernization experiences from the closing years of the Edo period (1603-1867) to the Meiji period (1868-1912) and thereafter as well as the nation’s political history and experience after World War II. JICA president Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka and other prominent experts serve as lecturers, introducing all these Japanese experiences with ample historical material. Going forward, JICA and the Open University of Japan will jointly produce subsequent series not only for foreigners to learn about Japan but also for Japanese citizens aspiring to play a part in the international community to better express Japan’s experiences and expertise in English.

“Meiji Revolution: Start of Full-Scale Modernization” Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President, JICA
“Rise and Fall of the Party Politics in Japan” Prof. Kaoru Iokibe, the University of Tokyo
“Japan after World War II” Prof. Akihiko Tanaka, President, GRIPS
“Economic Growth and Japanese Management” Prof. Hiroyuki Itami, President, International University of Japan
“Educational Development in Modernization in Japan” Dr. Nobuko Kayashima, Senior Vice President, JICA
“From ‘Asia and Japan’ to ‘Japan in Asia’” Dr. Takashi Shiraishi, President, Prefectural University of Kumamoto
“A Japanese Approach to International Cooperation” Prof. Hiroshi Kato, International University of Japan

*Lecturers’ titles are ones at the time of recording lectures.