Friday March 11, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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The Mayflower Hotel, Palm Court Ballroom 
1127 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

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Sora Choi 
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA 
202-296-6694 ext. 103 

The Role of JET Alumni in U.S.-Japan Cooperation

A special screening of Tohoku Tomo & panel discussion on the 5th anniversary of 3.11

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and the JET Alumni Association of Washington, DC are proud to host Matthew Fuller, JET alumnus and former special assistant to Ambassador John V. Roos during 3/11, for a conversation moderated by Suzanne Basalla from the U.S.-Japan Council on the role of JET alumni in U.S.-Japan cooperation. This event will also feature Wesley Julian and his film Tohoku Tomo, a documentary about the story of friendship and commitment to Japan’s recovery by the international community following the disaster.

4:30-5:00PM  Registration

5:00-5:45PM  Opening Remarks & Discussion

Matthew Fuller, Partner, Geodesic Capital; former Foreign Service Officer and Special Assistant to U.S. Ambassador to Japan, John V. Roos; JET Alumnus (Aichi-ken, Toyota-shi, 1997-99)

Suzanne Basalla, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, DC Office, U.S.-Japan Council

5:45-7:00PM  Introduction & Film Screening of Tohoku Tomo

Wesley Julian, Director/Productor, Tohoku Tomo & The 113 Project

7:00-8:00PM  Reception