Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, Government of Japan Joins Defence Exports 2014 Speaker Panel

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SMi’s Defence Exports conference takes place on the 1st and 2nd October 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Defence Exports 2014

Defence Exports 2014

SMi is delighted to announce Jun Kazeki, Director, Security Export Control Policy Division, Ministry Of Economy Trade And Industry, Government of Japan has joined the speaker panel at the 9th annual Defence Exports conference.

Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe recently lifted the country's self-imposed ban on weapons exports. Following an April decision to rewrite Japan’s export laws to allow a broader transfer of defense equipment and technology.

Jun Kazeki, director of the Security Export Control Policy Division of Japan’s trade ministry stated, "It was the need to participate in international programs that drove the latest round of reforms."

Have the chance to discuss and debate Japan’s latest move in defence exports and hear about their newest policy ‘Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment and Technology’.

Jun Kazeki will be joined by Hisashi Riko, Member of the Board, General Manager, CISTEC and together they will present on: Japanese update on export controls.

The presentation will analyse:

  •     An overview of Japan’s export control regulations
  •     The new policy on transfer of defense equipment and technology
  •     Key developments in the Japanese export controls from a perspective of industries
  •     Highlighting essential cases
  •     Outlining future opportunities and cooperation initiatives

The conference will also feature 3 industry keynote addresses from U.S Department of State, Commerce and Defense alongside high level presentations from: UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands; Kongsberg Gruppen; Northrop Grumman Corporation; Canadian Trade Control Bureau; European Commission; Ministry of Economy, Mexico; Ministry of Defence, Israel plus many more.

Click here to view the full conference agenda.

The Defence Exports conference grows year-on-year, attracting senior Government Officials and industry experts from across the U.S, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Places are limited so those interested in attending are advised to register their place.

Please visit the to book a place or for further information call +44 (0) 20 7827 6054.


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