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ICOs and the Token Economy: Disruption or Deception?
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Presented by VLAB and the US-Asia Technology Management Center
Reception: 6:00 – 7:00 pm | Discussion: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: The Stanford Faculty Club, 439 Lagunita Drive, Stanford University
Registration & Details: <https://www.vlab.org/events/icos-and-the-token-economy/>

Stanford ID holders, email briana.burrows@stanford.edu for a free ticket!  Limited seating – first come, first served. 

What I’ve Learned: Innovators on Innovation: Dr. Richard B. Dasher
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Presented by the Japan Society of Northern California
Registration: 6:00 – 6:30 pm | Presentation: 6:30 – 8:00 pm | Networking & Reception: 8:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Squire Patton Boggs, 1801 Page Mill Road #110, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Registration & Details: <http://www.usajapan.org/event/what-ive-learned-innovators-on-innovation-dr-richard-dasher-of-stanford-university/>

Free for students. 

How Inbound Tourism and the Sharing Economy are Transforming Japan’s and the Token Economy: Disruption or Deception?
Monday, March 12, 2018

Lunchtime Speaker: Seth R. Sulkin, President & CEO, Pacifica Capital KK

Presented by the US-Asia Technology Management Center & the Center for East Asian Studies
Presentation with Q&A: 12:00 – 1:30 pm (lunch included)
Location: Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor, 616 Serra St., Stanford University
Registration & Details: <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-inbound-tourism-and-the-sharing-economy-are-transforming-japan-registration-42992278061>

Free and open to the public. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED by 5pm 3/9.

Women in Japanese Business panel 1/30/18

Winter Quarter 2018 – Japanese Business Culture & Systems (JAPAN 151/251)

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:50 pm
Location: Building 160 (Wallenberg Hall), 450 Serra Mall, Room 317, Stanford University

See <http://asia.stanford.edu/?page_id=7554> for details.

Photo – panelists from left to right: Aki Takahashi, CEO of Musashi-sakai Driving School and CEO of Brilliant Hope Inc., Yoshimi Nomura, Director of Partnership Strategy at Draper Nexus Venture Partners, Liz Shoemaker, Attorney at the Law Offices of David Makman, and Richard Dasher, Director of US-ATMC

US-ATMC 25th Anniversary Series of Public Seminars: Theme for 2017 “The Rise of Commercial Space Businesses in Asia”

Slides and video recordings of our autumn seminar series available here <http://asia.stanford.edu/?page_id=8171>.

US-ATMC in the news

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher and Andrew Zimbalist, Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College, on the 2018 Winter Olympics, how well South Korea is ready for them, and what to expect – “Knowledge@Wharton” radio interview on SiriusXM 2/07/18

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher discusses Innovation in Asia on KZSU Laptop Radio 90.1 FM 12/19/17

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher on Kobe Steel, data falsification and other quality management scandals in Japanese companies on “Knowledge@Wharton” radio interview on SiriusXM 10/27/17 

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher previews the 10/22/17 snap election called by Japanese PM Abe and its implications for Japanese relations with the region and the U.S. during radio interview on “Knowledge@Wharton” on SiriusXM

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher and Prof. Jacques DeLisle, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, on “The North Korean Crisis: Beyond ‘Belligerent Rhetoric'” radio interview and news article on “Knowledge@Wharton” on SiriusXM

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher and Nandan Nilekani Co-Founder and Former Co-Chairman of Infosys on “Sharpening Asia’s Innovative Edge” at The Future of Asia 2017 Conference

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher and Wharton’s Prof. Philip Nichols on “How Moon Jae-in’s Win in South Korea Will Impact Asia” radio interview and news article on “Knowledge@Wharton” on SiriusXM 

A Delegation from Surabaya, Indonesia Led by Mayor Risma Visited Stanford’s Asia Center – Blog on Demystify Asia

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher and Prof. Jacques DeLisle, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, on “Update on US-Asia Relations under the Trump Administration: China Trade and the Summit with Japanese Prime Minister Abe”

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher and Penn Law Prof. Jacques deLisle on “TPP: Why the U.S. Withdrawal Could Be a Boon for China” radio interview and news article on “Knowledge@Wharton” on SiriusXM

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher and Wharton School Prof. Phil Nichols on “How the South Korean President’s Impeachment Trial Will Impact Businesses” radio interview on “Knowledge@Wharton” on SiriusXM

US-ATMC Director Richard Dasher “Why Structure Is the Enemy of Innovation”
interview on Alan Olsen’s “American Dreams” broadcast on KDOW