Japan Productivity Center
1st Business Leaders’ Forum on Productivity
April 12, 2019 | NYC
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Jointly Organized by Japan Productivity Center and The Conference Board

Managing Productivity in a Digital Society – Corporate Management Practices and Responses to Societal Needs

April 12, 2019
The Conference Board, New York, NY

At this exclusive half-day roundtable meeting CEOs from US and Japanese companies will come together to discuss critical drivers and barriers for productivity growth, including education, regulation and technology. The purpose of the roundtable is to identify both business and societal solutions to bring productivity back as a key driver of growth, especially in the light of demographic challenges faced by both economies in an era of digital transformation.

The Forum will take place at The Conference Board headquarters in New York City on April 12th :

⇨ Registration begins at 8:00 am
⇨ Continental Breakfast will be served 8am-8:45am
⇨ Forum takes place from 8:45 am – 2:40 pm, including lunch.
 

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Friday, 12th of April, 2019 @TCB Boardroom
8:00-8:45 Registration
8:45-8:55
Opening Remarks
Mr. Yuzaburo Mogi
Co-Chair, Business Leaders’ Forum on Productivity
Chairman, Japan Productivity Center Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kikkoman Corporation

Mr. Steve Odland
Co-Chair, Business Leaders’ Forum on Productivity
President and CEO, The Conference Board, Inc.
8:55-9:25
Keynote Speech
Dr. Martin Neil Baily, Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution
Presentation: Keynote Speech
9:25-9:45 Group photo session/Coffee Break
9:45-11:10
Session 1: Business leaders’ challenges to enhance value added and productivity in a digital society
[Moderator]
Dr. Jaana Remes, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute (MGI)

Roundtable discussion
11:10-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:55
Session 2: Business Leadership to tackle societal issues at the productivity frontier
[Moderator]
Mr. Kazuhiko Toyama, Managing Partner, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.

Roundtable discussion
12:55-14:10 Networking Lunch (Buffet style, seated)
14:10-14:35
Closing Session (Sum-up of discussions and joint statement briefing)
[Moderator]
Mr. Kazuhiko Toyama, Managing Partner, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.
Dr. Jaana Remes, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute (MGI)
14:35-14:40
Closing Remarks
Mr. Steve Odland
Co-Chair, Business Leaders’ Forum on Productivity
President and CEO, The Conference Board, Inc.

Mr. Yuzaburo Mogi
Co-Chair, Business Leaders’ Forum on Productivity
Chairman, Japan Productivity Center
Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kikkoman Corporation

Background Materials

English

Japanese