Seminars & Events

Seminars & Events

Special Seminar

Seminar on "Empirical Research to Examine the Effectiveness of Supporting Policies to SMEs of Handicraft Industries in Lao PDR as to Realize Some Collaborations with Traditional Craft Industries in Japan"

The seminar will be organized based on a research project namely, "Empirical Research to Examine the Effectiveness of Supporting Policies to SMEs of Handicraft Industries in Lao PDR as to Realize Some Collaborations with Traditional Craft Industries in Japan" conducted by Dr. Masami Ishida, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) and his team.

This research project intends to examine the effectiveness of “the gift project," conducted by JETRO until FY 2017 in order to support small & medium enterprises (SMEs) of handicraft industries in Lao PDR and also to analyze the current situations and challenges of Japanese traditional craft industries in Japan. Through these examinations, the seminar aims to present a complementary business model between traditional craft industries of Japan and handicraft industries in Lao PDR.

Date&time:

March 22, 2019 (Friday) 13:00-15:30

Venue:

Crowne Plaza Vientiane

Program:

13:00 Welcome Speech (LHA)
13:10

Outline of the Seminar (JETRO)

13:30

Towards the Possible Collaborations in Handicraft Industries between Lao PDR and Japan

14:00

Possible Collaborations between Lao PDR and Japan from the View Point of Practical Business

  • Speaker: Mr. Jun-ya Kitagawara, JETRO Expert of "Sozai" (Material) Project"
14:30

Panel Discussion

  • Moderator: Mr. Katsuichi Iwakami, JETRO Vientiane
  • Panelists: Mr. Jun-ya Kitagawara, LHA Members, ERIIT (t.b.c.)
15:20

Closing Remarks 
Ministry of Industry and Commerce

15:30

End of Seminar


Languages:

Japanese/Lao

Organizer:

JETRO Vientiane, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) , Lao Handicraft Association (LHA)

Participants:

50 persons

Contact:
JETRO Vientiane
856-21-454-774
E-mail: LVI