Formal Program

December 14, 2019 /Tokyo

International Symposium 

「The Integration of Guardianship, Trust and Financial Management in Elderly Society」

― A Dialogue Between Singapore and Japan―


10:00   Opening remarks

    Mr. Kazuyoshi Tokimaru , Executive Vice President of Trust Forum Foundation

Prof. Makoto Arai , President of JAGA

Mr. Sam Tan Chin Siong , Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign affairs & Ministry of Social and Family Development Singapore


10:20~12:00 Ⅰ Keynote Speakers from Singapore

Ms. Lim Bee Bee, DBS Bank, Singapore

[Financial Services and Elderly in Singapore]

Ms. Chia Yong Yong, Lawyer and former member of Parliament, Singapore

[Financial Security for Elderly in Singapore]

Judge Daniel Koh, Family Justice Court of Singapore

[Adult Guardianship and Trust under Singapore Mental Capacity Act]


13:00~14:40 Ⅱ Keynote Speakers from Japan

           Judge Kousuke Udagawa , Supreme Court, Japan

 [Role of the Courts in the Adult Guardianship System]

Mr. Yuki Takeno, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Japan

「Action Plans, Challenges and Outlook of the Guardianship System」

        Mr. Mikio Ozawa, President of Shinagawa Adult Guardian Center

  [Essence of Civil Guardians in Local Networks]

Mr. Hiroki Hachiya , Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

   [Trust Services for Guardianship and Other Financial Services]

(Coffee Break)

15:00~16:40  Ⅲ  Open Forum

        Mr. Masao Onuki, Solicitor, Vice president of JAGA

Mr. Kiyoshi Iba, Attorney at Law, Trust Center of Bar Associations, Japan

Prof. Akihisa Shibuya , Yamanashi Prefectural University

16:40~17:05  IV  Closing Remarks

        Mr. Akira Yokota, Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Prof. Makoto Arai , President of JAGA


Master of Ceremony: Mr. Hiroshi Takahashi , Solicitor, Executive Director of JAGA