Link Global Solution Inc.




August 10, 2017

Link Global Solution counts down to
Global HR Forum Japan 2017

TOKYO, August 10, 2017--Link Global Solution Inc. has begun its final countdown to the Global HR Forum Japan 2017, a free-of-charge all-day event on Wednesday, August 30, featuring a wide-ranging program highlighting global HR issues that pose challenges for companies seeking to boost their global competitiveness. The Forum, which will be held at the Fujisoft Akiba Plaza, near Akihabara station in Tokyo, is designed to provide HR professionals, managers and other business people with the opportunity to network while gaining valuable insight into the latest industry trends and developments.

Reservations to attend the Global HR Forum Japan 2017 must be made in advance through the Global HR Forum Japan 2017 reservation site (in Japanese) at:

Building off the success of the inaugural Global HR Forum Japan held in October last year, the 2017 Forum offers an expanded program lineup of 20 sessions in the form of lectures, panel discussions, hands-on workshops and audience-participation dialogues spanning four global HR themes: Global leader training; Global overseas subsidiary management and global engagement; Globalization of Japanese headquarters and diversity management; and The meaning of “global” across different fields and domains.

Featured speakers include:

  • Mr. Takahashi Katsuragi, Senior Manager, New Service Development Company, Rakuten, Inc.
  • Ms. Chiharu Takakura, General Manager, Global Resources Management Dept., Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
  • Mr. Ichiro Takemura, HR Director, Amazon Japan
  • Mr. Shigeki Mishima, General Manager, Corporate Strategic Headquarters, Panasonic Corporation
  • Mr. Katsuhiko Shimizu, Professor, Organizational Behavior, Keio Business School
  • Mr. Mitsuhide Shiraki, Professor, Social Policy, HR Management, Waseda University
  • Mr. Naoshi Takatsu, Managing Partner, North East Asia, IMD
  • Mr. Chikara Funabashi, Project Director, Public-Private Joint Project for Overseas Education, Promotion, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT)

Additional information is available online at the Global HR Forum Japan 2017 website (in Japanese) at:

Note: The Global HR Forum Japan 2017 will be held in Japanese with some English included in select sessions.

Global HR Forum Japan 2017

Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Time: 10:00-18:00
Location: Fujisoft Akiba Plaza, 3 Neribeicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
GHRF Japan 2017 website:
GHRF Japan 2017 reservation site:
Inquiries: Global HR Forum Japan 2017 Secretariat
Tel: (03) 6779-9420 (Calls accepted weekdays between 10:00 and 18:00)