PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Please note that this indicative program is provided to assist delegates in planning travel and accommodation arrangements only and is subject to change.

CONFERENCE SIDE EVENTS PROGRAM

Side events are organised every year in the margins of the Conference. Side events provide opportunities for targeted groups of registered conference participants and the broader stakeholder community to collaborate, share knowledge and increase opportunities in the Australia-Japan business relationship.

Below is a list of side events that are currently planned for this year.

Monday, 21 October 2024

Evening Networking Reception
Venue: Shibuya, Tokyo 

Tuesday, 22 October 2024

Australia-Japan Innovation Alliance Forum: Smart Living Towards 2030
Venue: TBC, Nagoya

Wednesday, 23 October 2024

Women in Leadership Networking Breakfast
Venue: TBC, Nagoya

If you are interested in organising a side event in the margins of this year’s conference, please enquire through contact_us@ajbcc.com.au

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Wednesday, 23 October 2024

Morning

Future Leaders Program – Morning Pre-Session
Future Leaders Program – Lunch Pre-Session
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

2:30pm-3:00pm

Conference Registration Starts
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Meeting of the Joint Steering Committee (Steering Committee members only)
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Australian Delegation Briefing
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

6:30pm-8:30pm

Welcome Reception
Venue: Hilton Nagoya

Thursday, 24 October 2024

8:15am

Conference Registration Opens
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

9:00am-9:30am

Opening Ceremony
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

9:30am-10:30am

Keynote Speeches
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

10:30am-10:45am

Coffee Break
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

10:45am-11:45am

Keynote Speeches
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

11:45am-1:00pm

Lunch
Venue: Hilton Nagoya

1:00pm-2:15pm

Plenary Session: Economic Security – An International Perspective
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

2:15pm-3:30pm

Plenary Session: The Importance of Diversity in Business
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

3:30pm-4:00pm

Coffee Break
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

4:00pm-5:15pm

Plenary Session: Innovation, Technology and Manufacturing
Venue: Hilton Nagoya

5:30pm

Bus transfer (optional)

6:30pm-8:30pm

Conference Dinner*
Venue: Nagoya Tokyu Hotel

Friday, 25 October 2024

9:00am-10:15am

Plenary Session: Energy Transition: Collaborating Towards Net Zero
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

10:15am-10:30am

Coffee Break
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

10:30am-11:45am

Plenary Session: Forging a Resilient Future (delivered by Future Leaders)
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

11:45am-11:50am

62nd Joint Business Conference Host City Announcement
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

11:50am-12:20pm

 Closing Ceremony
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

12:20pm-1:20pm

Lunch
Venue: Hilton Nagoya

1:00pm-1:30pm

Joint Media Conference (by invitation only)
Venue: Nagoya Kanko Hotel

Afternoon

Site Visits (optional)

 

Site Visit 1

Visit to Minato Acres Energy Center​

The minato AQULS development project aims to realise sustainable regional development and an environmentally harmonised society by introducing advanced low-carbon technologies into urban development. The center is the first smart energy network in the Chubu region, and is working on thorough energy conservation and CO2 reduction throughout the entire area.

Visit to the Kirin Beer Factory​

A tour of the factory where Kirin Ichiban Shibori is produced.

The Nagoya brewery is working to combat climate change by sourcing 100% of all of their purchased electric power from renewable energy.

 

Site Visit 2

Visit to the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology ​

Built in the birthplace of the Toyota Group, the museum preserves the original early 20th century plant as industrial heritage. It allows visitors to experience the changes in textile technology that underpinned the development of modern Japan and in automobile technologies that are still breaking through new horizons today, through the dynamic exhibits and demos of actual machinery.

The museum is recognised as a “Heritage of Industrial Modernisation” for its significant contribution to the modernisation of Japanese industry.

Visit to a cutting-edge manufacturing facility

We are working on a site visit that showcases cutting-edge manufacturing industry, such as space and robotics development. Details for this site visit are to be confirmed.

 

Important Notes
  • Advance registration is required to participate in the site visits. Please let us know which itinerary you are interested in participating in using the Delegate Registration Form on this website.
  • Final itineraries will be published on this website and sent via email to delegates.
  • Please note that due to capacity restrictions, we may not be able to accept all applications.
  • The details for the site visits listed above are subject to change.

* Indicates events that partners can participate in. There will also be a full-day Partners’ Program on Thursday, 24 October.