Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909
 
 

JAS Events Calendar

The Japan America Society maintains an active calendar offering a diversity of programs that help promote better understanding between Japan and America.

Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, June 30, 2015
    • Disney's Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa
    Win a 2015 Honda Accord

    Hybrid Touring!



     Generously Donated by  

    Opportunity Drawing Tickets
    One Ticket for $20
    Six Tickets for $100
    Fourteen Tickets for $200


    Download a brochure for details on how to enter

    Drawing will be held at the JASSC's 106th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration on June 30, 2015 at the Disney's Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa! Winner need not be present.
    • Tuesday, June 30, 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa (Anaheim, CA)
    The Japan America Society of Southern California requests the pleasure of your company at its

    106th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration


     Presenting Sponsor


    Honoring

    Takuji Yamada
    President & CEO, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

    and

         

    Takuma Sato
    Japan's Greatest Race Car Driver

    DATE & TIME
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015
    6pm Reception & Silent Auction
    7pm Dinner Program

    PLACE
    Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

    Anaheim, CA

    FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT
    Kimono and Drum Warriors Live Showcase
    by Kimono Project -IMAGINE ONE WORLD-, world renowned Taiko Group NOBUSHI with Pianist Makiyo Mimura and Shakuhachi player Kohzan Yamazaki 



         




    For additional information or VIP Reception and attractive sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kay Amano, Programs Director, at amano@jas-socal.org or 310-965-9050 ext. 104.


    Don't forget to purchase tickets
    for your chance to win a
    2015 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring!




    Generously Donated by

    Details on Opportunity Drawing
    • Monday, July 06, 2015
    • 7:00 PM
    • The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)


    Monday, July 6, 2015 7:00pm

    The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
    5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100
    Los Angeles, California 90036

    Join legend Masanori "Mashi" Murakami and author Robert Fitts for a discussion on Japanese baseball and Mashi's role as Japan's first Major Leaguer.

    Copies of the book Mashi will be on sale for $25, and Mashi will autograph the book for free!

    Autographed balls & cards will also be offered for sale.
    No personal items will be signed at this event.

    Admission Free

    Register Online (you will be re-directed to Japan Foundation's website)

    Co-hosted by
    The Japan America Society of Southern California &
    The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

    For additional details, visit Mashi's facebook page

    • Friday, July 17, 2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • InterContinental LA Century City at Beverly Hills (Los Angeles, CA)

       

    Japan America Society of Southern California and
    InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills
    presents a special outdoor screening


    ©Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

    HACHI - A Dog's Tale -

    Friday, July 17, 2015
    Gates Open 6:00pm
    Screening 8:00pm (Depending on sunset)
    Q&A with the Producer, Meet & Greet with "Hachi"

    InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills
    2151 Avenue of the Stars
    Los Angeles CA 90067
    Map

    Admission per Person: $30*
    (includes Bento Box Dinner and Valet Parking at the hotel)

    *Must reserve by July 10th to guarantee food order. No outside food/beverage permitted

    Following the screening there will be a Q & A discussion led by Producer Vicki Shigekuni Wong, who brought Hachiko’s popular tale to America.

    Also, we will present the real live “Hachi” from the movie for all to meet!

    Grass seating – Please bring your own blankets and lawn chairs.

    Download Flyer

    • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • Reed Smith LLP (Los Angeles, CA)
                 
    Proudly presented by the Young Professional groups of the Japan America Society of Southern California,
    the Japanese American National Museum and
    the JET Alumni Association of Southern California

        

    Featuring a presentation by William R. Farrell, Ph.D.

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    6:00pm Registration
    6:30pm Program & Networking 

    Reed Smith LLP
    355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 2800
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Please join the JASSC, JANM and JETAA for a special joint program and reception designed by young professionals, for young professionals.

    To kick off the evening, Dr. William Farrell will give a brief and humorous presentation on the history of US-Japan relations through the examination of woodblock prints, postcards (the internet of the 1890’s), and contemporary political cartoons.  Dr. Farrell is a past executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan and past chairman of the National Association of Japan America Societies.  A Young Professionals networking reception will follow Dr. Farrell’s presentation. 

    Admission
    $10 JASSC, JANM & JETAA Young Professionals

    $20 Non-members or Guests

    RSVP by Friday, August 7, 2015
    Space
    is limited. Reservations recommended.


    Sponsors



Past events

Monday, May 11, 2015 Discussion and Book Signing with Janice P. Nimura Author of "Daughters of the Samurai"
Friday, May 01, 2015 Southern California Welcome Luncheon Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Friendship Through Food at The Riviera Country Club
Saturday, March 21, 2015 Forum and Art Exhibit: Shadows for Peace, for the Sake of the Children, the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting 南カリフォルニア日米協会 会員総会
Sunday, March 08, 2015 LOVE TO NIPPON 2015 - 3.11 Memorial Event: Reflecting on Japan’s Worst Earthquake & Tsunami and Lessons Learned
Sunday, March 08, 2015 Documentary Screening: LIVE YOUR DREAM ~ The Taylor Anderson Story
Saturday, March 07, 2015 3rd Annual Japan Bowl of California
Thursday, February 19, 2015 JAPAN in 2015 Symposium
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 26th Meishi Kokan Kai - Business Card Exchange
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Business Networking Mixer and JAS Membership Drive
Monday, January 19, 2015 Networking Event with Young Community Leaders from Japan
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 JAPAN: Heading Where? Luncheon with Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki
Thursday, November 20, 2014 2020 Women on Boards: 3rd Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity
Sunday, October 19, 2014 18th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第18回 日米凧あげ大会
Monday, September 22, 2014 46th Annual Japan America Golf Classic & Tennis Open
Friday, September 19, 2014 6th GOLD Symposium - The Power of Inclusion
Saturday, September 13, 2014 JAS Friendship Reception at The Imperial Hotel Tokyo
Monday, September 08, 2014 2014 JASSC Trip Through Tohoku
Monday, August 11, 2014 Prime Minister Abe's Economic "Third Arrow": Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Japan America Student Conference 80th Anniversary Reception in Los Angeles
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Women's Leadership Counts
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 A Farewell Tribute in honor of Consul General Jun Niimi
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 JASSC 105th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Friday, June 13, 2014 12th Annual Beer & Sake Festival
Thursday, May 15, 2014 Operation Tomodachi and Afterwards: A U.S. Marine Corps Perspective
Thursday, March 20, 2014 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting 南カリフォルニア日米協会 会員総会
Saturday, March 08, 2014 LOVE TO NIPPON 2014 - 3.11 Memorial Event: Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Thursday, February 13, 2014 JAPAN in 2014 Symposium
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 The U.S. Rebalance Toward Asia: A Look at the Year Ahead, Dinner with James P. Zumwalt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Japan and Korean Affairs
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 25th Meishi Kokan Kai - Business Card Exchange & Reception
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 The Future of the Asia-Pacific: New Opportunities and Challenges for Japan-U.S. Relations
Friday, November 15, 2013 Luncheon Program with Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations - US Navy
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Meet & Greet with the Japanese Edo Style Kite Master Mikio Toki!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Japanese Kites: Crafts Workshops and Lecture
Sunday, October 20, 2013 17th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第17回 日米凧あげ大会
Saturday, September 28, 2013 Outdoor Movie Screening: HACHI - A Dog's Tale
Monday, September 23, 2013 45th Annual Japan America Golf Classic & Tennis Open
Monday, September 09, 2013 Meet and Greet Reception with Japanese Diet Members Taro Kono and Seiji Kihara
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Friendship Through Food at Tin Roof Bistro
Sunday, July 21, 2013 WELCOME RECEPTION For Eight Children from Fukushima Aiikuen Children’s Home & screening of SUGIHARA Conspiracy of Kindness
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 JASSC 104th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Friendship Through Food at Vincenti Ristorante
Sunday, June 09, 2013 2013 Asia America Symphony Association Bravo Awards
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 7th Annual US-Japan Green Conference: ALTERNATIVES TO NUCLEAR “Japan's Renewable Energy Options”
Friday, April 19, 2013 Discussion and Book Signing with Leslie Helm Author of YOKOHAMA YANKEE
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting 南カリフォルニア日米協会 会員総会
Sunday, March 10, 2013 LOVE TO NIPPON 2013 - 3.11 Memorial Event: Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2013 Northern Trust Open Tickets Fore Charity
Thursday, January 24, 2013 Restoration of Fukushima from 3.11
Thursday, January 17, 2013 24th Meishi Kokan Kai - Business Card Exchange & Reception
Saturday, December 08, 2012 Iron Chef Sakai LIVE!
Friday, November 30, 2012 Challenges in Asia and the World: Democracy, Nationalism and Secularism
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 2012 NIKKEI Seminar in ロサンゼルス 「米大統領選挙後の世界を読む」
Thursday, November 08, 2012 Using Predictive Coding to Reduce Litigation Costs for Cases Involving Japanese and Asian Documents
Thursday, October 25, 2012 Doing Business in Latin America: Opportunities for Japanese and American Companies
Sunday, October 14, 2012 16th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第16回 日米凧あげ大会
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 Japan and the TPP
Monday, September 24, 2012 44th Annual Japan America Golf Classic & Tennis Open
Saturday, September 15, 2012 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Race at Auto Club Speedway - Meet & Greet with Takuma Sato!
Friday, August 24, 2012 Japan's Top Hip-hop, R&B Singer AI "INDEPENDENT" TOUR IN LA
Thursday, July 26, 2012 Capturing the International Market - Andy Bird, Chairman of Walt Disney International
Thursday, July 12, 2012 Trends and Major Concerns for Employers
Friday, June 15, 2012 103rd Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration!
Friday, June 15, 2012 2012 LEXUS Opportunity Drawing!
Thursday, May 17, 2012 6th Annual US-Japan Green Conference: SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Evening with Consul General of Japan, The Honorable Jun Niimi
Friday, April 20, 2012 SAKURA Manga Poster Traveling Exhibit
Sunday, March 11, 2012 LOVE TO NIPPON - 3.11 Memorial Event for the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting
Sunday, February 12, 2012 20th Annual Whale Watch Cruise
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Orange County Welcome Reception of The Honorable Jun Niimi, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Sunday, January 29, 2012 Japanese Food & Sake Collection 2012
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Best Practices for Multi-Language eDiscovery in IP litigation and other Multi-National Investigations
Thursday, December 01, 2011 SAKURA Manga Poster Contest
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Welcome Reception of The Honorable Jun Niimi, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 ASIA FINANCIAL FORUM - Economic Recovery and Monetary Policy: Lessons From Japan
Thursday, November 10, 2011 Japan Rising: The Future of the World’s Third Largest Economic Power
Sunday, October 09, 2011 15th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第15回 日米凧あげ大会
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 5:01 Club at Five Crowns
Monday, September 12, 2011 7th Annual Japan America Tennis Open
Monday, September 12, 2011 43rd Annual Japan America Golf Classic
Thursday, September 01, 2011 A Farewell Tribute in Honor of The Honorable Junichi Ihara
Thursday, September 01, 2011 U.S. BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: Opportunity for Japanese Companies (Seminar in Japanese)
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 GLOBAL ECONOMIC INSIGHTS Seminar by Masaaki Kanno, Chief Economist of JP Morgan Securities Japan
Saturday, July 09, 2011 Luncheon: His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki "Japan’s Road to Recovery"
Friday, June 17, 2011 Bowers Museum Dinner Honoring ETSUKO & JOE PRICE
Sunday, June 12, 2011 UNITE4JAPAN Fundraising Concert
Thursday, June 09, 2011 For JAPAN We're United
Tuesday, June 07, 2011 Japan Matters: Japan’s Positive Impact on the Southern California Economy
Friday, June 03, 2011 Cheryl Burke Dance Laguna Niguel - Japan Relief Fundraiser
Thursday, May 26, 2011 The 85th Annual World Trade Week & International Trade Delegates Luncheon and Trade Fair
Thursday, May 19, 2011 Fifth Annual U.S. - Japan Green Conference
Saturday, April 30, 2011 Chivas USA vs New England Revolution
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 On The Mend 4 Japan hosted by Tiato Restaurant
Thursday, April 14, 2011 Meet & Greet with IndyCar Driver Takuma Sato
Monday, April 11, 2011 Operation Tomodachi
Saturday, April 02, 2011 102nd Anniversary Dinner
Saturday, April 02, 2011 First Annual JAS High Tech Fair
Sunday, March 06, 2011 19th Annual Whale Watch Cruise
Tuesday, March 01, 2011 Friendship Through Food! at Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza
Sunday, February 27, 2011 19th Annual Whale Watch Cruise
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Northern Trust Open Tickets Fore Charity
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting
Wednesday, December 01, 2010 Friendship Through Food! at The Capital Grille
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