Agenda & Presentations

 

Friday – September 19, 2014

Schedule

Presentation

Speaker/Group

2:00

Official Opening of 2014 National Conference

2:00 – 2:10

Address: PNWJETAA President

Ashley Greenidge

2:10 – 2:20

Address: Consulate General of Japan/Seattle

Consul Shintaro Hara

2:20 – 2:30

Address: Embassy of Japan, Education Counselor

Noriko Watanabe

2:30 – 2:40

Address: CLAIR

Yasuo Tatsuta

2:40 – 2:50

Address: JETAA USA Country Representatives

Casey Mochel, Melissa Spooner, Xander Peterson

3:00 – 3:50

Break-out Session: Roles & Responsibilities of the Steering Council

1. Restarted Chapters

2. Established Chapters Representatives

Bahia Simons-Lane

Ryan Hart

3:55 – 4:35

The Money: GiA, MOFA, and Chapter Finances

Veronica Adversalo

Casey Mochel

5:10

Leave via Charter Bus for MOFA Reception

Meet in Lobby

5:30 – 7:30

MOFA Reception – Consul General Residence

All

7:35

Leave via Charter Bus for Hotel

Saturday – September 20, 2014

8:00 – 9:00

Breakfast at Best Western

9:00 – 9:35

Kakehashi with the Laurasian Institution

Patrick Reymann

9:40 – 9:50

Tohoku Tomo Introduction

Wesley Julian

9:50 – 10:50

The Tohoku Tomo Documentary (Film)

Group

10:50- 11:10

Tohoku Tomo Follow-Up

Wesley Julian

Daniel Martin

11:10 – 11:20

Break

11:20- 12:00

The 113 Project: Reclaiming Tohoku

Wesley Julian

Daniel Martin

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch – Catered by Best Western

Followed by Raffle

1:00 – 1:30

The Changing Demographics of JET

Xander Peterson

1:35 – 2:05

JETAA Senpai – Engaging the Senpai

Monica Yuki

2:05 – 2:15

Break

2:55 – 4:25

US-Japan Bridging Foundation – JETAA Initiative, Working Group Update, and Q&A

Paige Cottingham-Streater

Laurel Lukaszewski

4:30- 5:30

Keizai Douyukai

Yukio Tada

6:00

Walk to CLAIR Reception

Meet in Lobby

6:30

CLAIR Reception

Wasabi Bistro

Sunday – September 21, 2014

8:00 – 9:00

Breakfast at Best Western

9:00 – 9:45

CLAIR / Country Representative Workshop

Matt Gillam

Casey Mochel

Xander Peterson

Melissa Spooner

9:50 – 10:40

Breakout Session

1. Planning 2015 and Future National Conference

2. Cross Chapter Collaborations

Cheryl Hou

10:45 – 11:45

JETAA Open Table: Inter-Chapter Discussion of Concerns, Issues, and Successes

Group

11:50- 11:55

Closing Remarks from Country Representatives

Country Representatives

11:55- 12:00

Closing Remarks from PNWJETAA

Ashley Greenidge

12:00

Official Closing of 2014 National Conference

NatCon Committee

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