Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Conference (Hybrid)


Monday, February 6, 2023, 12:00pm to 4:00pm


Hybrid Event

“Prosperity and Human Security: Japan and Asia’s 21st Century Governance Challenges”

Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

12:00-1:30 PM | Panel 1: Development and Governance Challenges in Public Health


Joseph Wong, Vice-President, International Roz and Ralph Halbert Professor of Innovation, Munk School; Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto.

Kathryn Ibata-Arens, Vincent de Paul Professor of Political Science, DePaul University.

Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations.

3:00-4:00 PM | Panel 2: Development, Climate Change, and Climate Migration


Yves Tiberghien, Professor of Political Science and Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research; Director Emeritus, Institute of Asian Research; Director, Center for Japanese Research, University of British Columbia.

Nicholas A.R. Fraser, Policy Innovations Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

Joanna Lewis, Provost Distinguished Associate Professor and Director, Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA), Georgetown University.


Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government; and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.


Jennifer Crist

This is a hybrid event. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this conference.

Attendance Information:

To attend in-person:

This event will be held in CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262).

To join by computer:

Please note: This is a two-panel conference, with both panels accessible at the same Zoom link. Participants are welcome to attend one or both panels as desired. Registration is required in advance in order to receive the meeting link and password.