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General Activity

Wednesday, July 3

Art Behind Barbed Wire: A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps Exhibit

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 3, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: NW Nikkei Museum at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

NIHON/WA: Japanese Heritage-Washington Artists Exhibition

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 3, 2013   12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Location: White River Valley Museum (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

Registration

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 3, 2013   2:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Topic: General Activity

Thursday, July 4

Bainbridge Island 4th of July Celebration

Date/Time: Thursday, July 4, 2013   9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Bainbridge Island (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

Art Behind Barbed Wire: A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps Exhibit

Date/Time: Thursday, July 4, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: NW Nikkei Museum at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

CANCELED - Seattle Mariners Baseball Game

Date/Time: Thursday, July 4, 2013   1:10 p.m.
Location:
Topic: General Activity

Registration

Date/Time: Thursday, July 4, 2013   2:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 2nd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Hospitality Room

Date/Time: Thursday, July 4, 2013   4:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Location: Issaquah
Topic: General Activity

Friday, July 5

Registration

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   7:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 2nd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and International District Bus Tour

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   7:30 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.
Location: International District
Topic: General Activity

Hospitality Room

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Issaquah
Topic: General Activity

Planning for the Future of Tule Lake

Mike Reynolds, Superintendent, Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument & Lava Beds National Monument, National Park Service
Anna Tamura, Landscape Architect, National Park Service, Pacific West Region - Seattle
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: General Activity

Art Behind Barbed Wire: A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps Exhibit

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: The NW Nikkei Museum at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

NIHON/WA: Japanese Heritage-Washington Artists Exhibition

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Location: White River Valley Museum (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

Community Marketplace

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 2nd & 3rd Floors
Topic: General Activity

Meet Me at Higo: An Enduring Story of a Japanese American Family Exhibition

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients Display

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

JANM Info Table

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

Opening General Session with Keynote Addresses

The Honorable Tomoko Dodo, Acting Consul General , Consulate-General of Japan
The Honorable Bruce Harrell, Seattle City Council
Tom Ikeda, Executive Director, Densho
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
The Honorable Mike Lowry, Former Governor, State of Washington
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Tim Otani, External Affairs Manager, Union Bank
Seattle Kokon Taiko
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:15 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity

Discover Nikkei Meet-Up in Seattle

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ravenna AB
Topic: General Activity

Screening and Discussion of Farewell to Manzanar with special appearance by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston [AUDIO]

Frank Abe, Producer/Director, "Conscience and the Constitution"
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Author
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   6:30 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity

Saturday, July 6

Registration

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   7:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 2nd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Continental Breakfast

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   7:30 a.m. — 8:00 a.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Topic: General Activity

Community Marketplace

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 2nd & 3rd Floors
Topic: General Activity

Opening Plenary with Keynote Addresses

Kathryn A. Bannai, Member, Board of Governors, Japanese American National Museum
Tammie Kanda, Corporate Communications, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Alan Nishio, Board President, Little Tokyo Service Center
The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   8:00 a.m. — 9:15 a.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity

Meet Me at Higo: An Enduring Story of a Japanese American Family Exhibition

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients Display

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

JANM Info Table

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

Hospitality Room

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   9:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Location: Issaquah
Topic: General Activity

Art Behind Barbed Wire: A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps Exhibit

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: NW Nikkei Museum at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

NIHON/WA: Japanese Heritage-Washington Artists Exhibition

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Location: White River Valley Museum (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

Luncheon Banquet with Keynote Address

G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Lori Matsukawa, News Anchor, KING 5 Television
Eric K. Yamamoto, Fred T. Korematsu Professor of Law and Social Justice , University of Hawai`i, William S. Richardson School of Law
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   12:30 p.m. — 1:45 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity

Closing General Session

Sybil Jordan Hampton, Ed.D., Retired President, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Irene Hirano Inouye, President, U.S.-Japan Council
Masako Iino, Past President and Professor, Tsuda College
Craig Ishii, Executive Director, Kizuna
Lane Maki, Student
Greg Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of History, Université du Québec À Montréal
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   3:30 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity

Meet JANM's President/CEO

G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   5:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Location: Issaquah
Topic: General Activity

Dinner Banquet with Keynote Address [VIDEO]

Irene Hirano Inouye, President, U.S.-Japan Council
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Gordon T. Yamate, Esq., Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Japanese American National Museum
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity

Conference Celebration

Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   9:00 p.m. — 11:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)
Topic: General Activity

Sunday, July 7

Bainbridge Island Bus Tour [VIDEO]

Date/Time: Sunday, July 7, 2013   6:30 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bainbridge Island
Topic: General Activity

Hospitality Room

Date/Time: Sunday, July 7, 2013   9:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.
Location: Issaquah
Topic: General Activity

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and Nihonmachi Walking Tour

Date/Time: Sunday, July 7, 2013   9:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Location: Wing Luke Asian Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and Nihonmachi (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

Art Behind Barbed Wire: A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps Exhibit

Date/Time: Sunday, July 7, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: The NW Nikkei Museum at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

NIHON/WA: Japanese Heritage-Washington Artists Exhibition

Date/Time: Sunday, July 7, 2013   12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Location: White River Valley Museum (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

Screening of Searchlight Serenade

Date/Time: Sunday, July 7, 2013   2:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Location: NVC Memorial Hall, 1212 S. King St. Seattle, WA 98144 (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity