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Japan-Myanmar Seminar for Urban Development and Housing 2017

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017: 3:00pm-

Venue: Sedona Hotel Yangon (Seminar: Grand Ballroom / Reception: Mindon room)

Language: Japanese-Burmese consecutive interpretation

Organizers: Japan Global Exchange Forum for Housing, Building and Urban Development (JHBUD)
      Japan-Myanmar Association for Industry of Housing and Urban Development (JMHU)

Sponsors: Embassy of Japan in Myanmar, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Seminar Programs

  • Theme: Japanese Cooperation in the Development of Myanmar
  • 3:00pm-
    Opening
      - H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar
      - Mr. Tha Htay, President, Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association
    Keynote lecture PPT
      Dr. Hiroto IZUMI, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister
    International cooperation for housing, building and urban development between Japan and Myanmar PPT
      Mr. Ryu YANO, Chairman, Japan Global Exchange Forum for Housing, Building and Urban Development /
      Chairman, Japan-Myanmar Association for Industry of Housing and Urban Development
    4:30pm-
    Presentations by Japanese side
    ・01 Urban Development Master Plans of Myanmar PPT
      Mr. Shinya EJIMA, Senior Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency

    ・02 Landmark project in Yangon PPT
      Mr. Jo KATO, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Deputy President, Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.

    ・03 Japan’s Housing Provision Initiative (Covering the policies and experiences of the high growth period) PPT 
      Ms. Akiko ITO, Deputy Director General, Housing Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and
      Tourism
    Q & A and Closing