Symposium Greater Nagoya Aerospace 2013

Symposium Greater Nagoya Aerospace 2013

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Date: June 17, 2013 (Mon) Time: 10:30 – 12:30

Organizers: Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI)

Supecial Support: Comité d’Expansion Economique du Val d’Oise (CEEVO)


It is a great pleasure to invite you to attend “Symposium Greater Nagoya – Aerospace 2013” to be held at  Espace Alizé – Terminal d’Aviation d’Affaires hosted by Greater Nagoya Initiative at the Paris Air Show with the with the support of Comité d’Expansion Economique du Val d’Oise (CEEVO)

The Symposium will be held from 10:30 to 12:30 on Monday, June 17. The Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI) is pleased to offer updated information about the center for the Aerospace Special Zone and the Major Aerospace Cluster of Japan. The symposium is planned to follow the outline below.


Symposium Program:


Welcome Speach

Mr. Arnaud BAZIN, Président,Conseil Général du Val d’Oise

Opening Remarks

Mr. Masafumi YAMAMOTO

Director-General, Chubu Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

(Board Member of Greater Nagoya Initiative)

Introduction to Economic Organization in Greater Nagoya

Mr. Takatoshi HOSOYA

Senior Managing Director, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Introduction of Greater Nagoya Companies

□ Asahi Kinzoku Kogyo Inc.

Mr. Go Yamanaka, Assistant Manager, Overseas Sales Section

□ Tohmei Industries Co., Ltd.

Mr. Akira Ninomiya, President

Aichi: International Strategic Zones for Aerospace Industry in Japan

Mr. Takashi MASUDA

JETRO Paris, Director, Aichi Office


Networking and Matching

Brief introduction of participating companies – 15 min

(*) Greater Nagoya region:

Located in the center of Japan, Greater Nagoya has one of the biggest manufacturing industrial centers including Toyota Motor Corporation, as well as the biggest aerospace industry including airframe manufacturers such as Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI), their parts suppliers and material manufacturers such as Toray Industries, Inc. This is the region where Mitsubishi Regional Jets are manufactured.


(*) Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI):

Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI) is a joint organization of national and local governments, industries and academia, created to promote the Greater Nagoya region as one of the strongest economic zones in Japan and to provide opportunities between companies the region and around the globe.