Public-Private Partnership Seminar

On the 22nd of May 2014, the CCCJ co-hosted a Public-Private Partnership (P3) Seminar with the Canadian Embassy to Japan. The event was a great success with the aid of our Supporting Organizations; the Embassy of the United States, the Japanese Cabinet Office, the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, our Title Sponsors; Currie & Brown, Davis LLP / Davis & Takahashi, TMI Associates, Torys LLP, and our Collaborating Partners; Air Canada, Borealis, and Bull Housser & Tupper.

The sell-out event had 240 attendees and 13 speakers speaking about P3 in Canada, Japan, and the United States. The events speakers were as follows:

  • Paul Thoppil, Minister, Canadian Embassy to Japan
  • Wilf Wakely, Chairman, CCCJ
  • Jonathan Heimer, Commercial Counselor, U.S. Embassy
  • U.S Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally, Executive Director, SelectUSA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Mark Romoff, CCPPP
  • John McBride, CEO, P3 Canada
  • Mark Bain, Partner, Torys LLP
  • Takafumi Tanisasa, Partner, TMI & Associates
  • Yoshiyasu Yamaguchi, Partner, TMI & Associates
  • Tony McArthur, Managing Partner, Davis LLP / Davis & Takahashi
  • Hiro Takahashi, Davis LLP / Davis & Takahashi
  • Jim Crossman, Director, Currie & Brown
  • Kazuo Ueda, President, Japan PFI/PPP Association

If you were not able to make the event you can still view the presentations at this link.

The following video gives a brief look into P3 by the event's speakers and members of the CCCJ.

Special thanks to Conan Wakely for recording and editing the video above.


タイトル・スポンサー/ Title Sponsors:




コラボレイティング・パートナー/ Colaborating Partners