Please plan to join us as we hear from two of the largest Japanese companies in Colorado - Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company and Terumo BCT - during this celebration of U.S.-Japan relations and highlighting the future of innovation.
Interactive displays will be showcased during the cocktail reception by each of these featured companies.
The most incredible silent auction in town will feature such items as
- Business class plane tickets to Japan (or anywhere in the world from United Airlines)
- Stays in high-end hotels both here in the United States AND in Japan
- Restaurant experiences
- Theater experiences
- ...and so muchmore (details to come)
Individual tickets and sponsored tables include a private visit to the Denver Art Museum's Star Wars and the Power of Costume Exhibit (please specify in your registration if you will attend the exhibit or come afterwards for the cocktail reception).
pecial thanks to CH2M for providing all invitation and event artwork to JASC!!
5pm Denver Art Museum's STAR WARS and the Power of Costume Exhibit - Private event for this JASC event (separate RSVP required)
6pm Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction - Featuring amazing high-end experiences and signature welcome cocktail for all
7pm Dinner Program Begins - 3-course Japanese inspired meal prepared by Kevin Taylor Catering
Jim Doyle, President, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, Denver, CO
After the Marine Corps and Graduate School, Jim Doyle began his corporate career at IBM, where he held a number of positions with increasing management responsibility including consulting, business strategy, and IT Operations. He then took on a solutions leadership role at IBM for electronics industry clients. In this role, he brought together a broad portfolio of IBM's capabilities to solve complex business problems for some of the industry's largest companies.
Jim currently serves as President of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (PESCO), a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America. The company provides comprehensive solutions directly to clients in two major areas: Eco Solutions, comprised of commercial-scale solar and energy efficiency systems and Audio-Visual (AV) Solutions, comprised of large-scale audio-visual solutions for major sports and entertainment clients. Jim is charged with rapidly growing both the Eco and AV solutions businesses by leveraging the strengths of Panasonic and its valued partners to deliver ongoing value for its clients. He has led the company since January 2010.
Jim earned his Bachelor's Degree from Syracuse University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University.
Palani Palaniappan, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Innovation & Development, Terumo BCT, Lakewood, CO
Dr. Palaniappan, (known as Palani), has global responsibility for the strategic direction and execution of the following for Terumo BCT:
I&D Project Management Office, Ideation and New Technology Ventures, Grants Management, Quality, Process Engineering, Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, and Scientific and Clinical Affairs. Palani brings more than 25 years of experience in product and project development, engineering, scientific research, and global business and technology management.
Prior to joining Terumo BCT, Palani was the Vice President of Research and Development at Life Technologies, where he led the Cellular Analysis Division. He has also held leadership positions at GE Healthcare, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech and the University of Rochester.
Palani has contributed to 25 scientific journals and publications throughout his career. He earned his bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences from Annamalai University in Tamil Nadu, India, and his doctorate degree in biological sciences from Northern Illinois University. His post-doctoral research was completed at the University of Rochester, and was focused on the mechanism of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) replication and reverse transcriptase-mediated drug resistance in HIV.
Sponsorships & Tickets
Individual Ticket Prices: $175 / JASC members $200 / General public
松 Pine $5,000 VIP Table for 10 includes 10 tickets to pre-event STAR WARS costume exhibit, full page ad in event program, verbal & projected acknowledgements, front of room table
竹 Bamboo$3,500VIP Table for 10 includes 5 tickets to pre-event STAR WARS costume exhibit, half page ad in event program, verbal & projected acknowledgements, front of room table
梅 Plum $2,500 Corporate Table for 10 includes 2 tickets to pre-event STAR WARS costume exhibit, company name on table, projected acknowledgement during event