09
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | US-Japan Cooperation on Next Generation Telecom
Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00AM

Virtual Event | US-Japan Cooperation on Next Generation Telecom

Past Event
Online Only
March 09, 2022
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09
March 2022
Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00AM
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
Hiroyuki Suzuki

Chief Representative, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Washington Office

Yutaka Kitagami

Deputy Director-General for International Economic Affairs, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Melissa Griffith

Senior Program Associate, Wilson Center

Thomas Duesterberg

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

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Riley Walters

Deputy Director, Japan Chair

This event will premiere live on this page at 8:00 a.m. EST, Wednesday, March 9. Register for the event here

The next generation of telecommunications infrastructure will require diverse and innovative technologies that can keep up with the amount of information being shared. It is particularly important for the U.S. and Japan to promote investment in telecommunications infrastructure that is secure, open, and transparent. Leaders from the U.S., Japan, Australia, and India met last year to discuss this very topic, highlighting the need to foster initiative and trustworthy telecommunications vendors through approaches like the open Radio Access Network (open RAN), which was included in the Biden administration’s new Indo-Pacific Strategy. What more can the U.S. and Japan do to help develop open RAN? How can the U.S. and Japan work with emerging markets to make sure their network systems are secure as well? Join us for this timely conversation.

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