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Innovative Local Government in Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Aichi Prefecture is the 3rd largest economy in Japan headquartering companies such as Toyota. Not only Aichi has a large economy, it constantly innovates technologies to improve the life of its citizens. It also provides good medical services for its citizens and improves the welfare of elderly in the aging society. Mr Ooumura, the governor of Aichi Prefecture will speak about how he has created a culture of innovation throughout his tenure as governor. Examples of accomplishments during his career include the planning of Linear Motor Car (Maglev Train) installation from Tokyo to Nagoya (Largest city in Aichi), Smart City Demonstration program at Toyota City, Fuel Cell Vehicle Transportation System, manufacturing the MRJ (first domestic-manufactured airplane) and the development of Chubu International Airport linking Aichi to major Asian countries such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. He has also established international agreements with other Asian countries as well as innovative medical programs for dementia and medical tourism programs. Professor Tamura from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy will facilitate the talk.
Seminar Room 3-1,
Manasseh Meyer,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
469E Bukit Timah Road,
Singapore 259772
Wed 14 September 2016
05:15 PM - 06:30 PM

Mr Hideaki Oomura

Mr Hideaki Oomura

Governor of Aichi Prefecture, Japan

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Mr Kotaro Tamura

Mr Kotaro Tamura

Adjunct Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy; Former Senator and Parliamentary Secretary of cabinet office in charge of Economic and Fiscal Policy, Japan; Chairman, Japan Strategic Initiative; Strategic Advisor, Care.com

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