U.S. Chamber of Commerce leads delegation to Tokyo for 2019 B20 Summit

8:00AM ET
2 days
8:00AM ET
2 days


March 14-15, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Resource Efficiency Task Force will lead the U.S. Business delegation to Tokyo for the B20 Summit to participate in a series of panels followed by dinner with Prime Minister Abe. Business executives from participating nations will discuss trade and investment, digitalization and social challenges, achieving SDGs, and business’ social responsibility. The B20 Tokyo Summit Joint Recommendations are available here


B20 Summit Program

Thursday, March 14

5:30PM: Pre-Session: B20 Argentina Panel 

6:45PM: Welcome Reception

Friday, March 15

9:10AM: Global Economy for All: International cooperation for global governance 

10:40AM: Trade and Investment for All: Securing level playing field and connectivity through resilient rules 

12:20PM: Luncheon 

1:30PM: Digitalization for all: Solving social issues through realizing society 5.0

2:55PM: Solutions for all: Global challendes to acheive SDGs

4:25PM: Businesses for All: Realizing Society 5.0 for SDGs

5:45PM: Address by the B20 SOSO Chair, Yousef Abdullah Al-Behyan, Vice Chairman and CEO, Sabic

5:55PM: Guest Speech by Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of Bank of Japan 

6:30PM: Closing Session with H.E. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan 

7:00PM: Dinner Reception