You are invited to join UBC Sauder MBA staff and students visiting for the Global Immersion program for an alumni mixer in Tokyo on February 23rd. Global Immersion provides a unique international experience designed to accelerate MBA students personal and professional development. It gives them the opportunity to gather first-hand knowledge about the culture and commerce of another country, and develop the confidence to work in the international marketplace.

This will be a unique opportunity to meet the students and share your experience working in Tokyo, while connecting with fellow alumni and learning about the various facets of the Japanese retail market.


Presentation: Canada and Japan: Partners Across the Pacific (Embassy Staff)
Presentation: Japan Retail Market Overview (Embassy Staff)
Panel Discussion: Panelists from Interbrand Japan, Inc., Air Canada, and Nielsen Company will discuss “Retail and Branding in Japan”


Darren Dahl, Senior Associate Dean, Sauder Faculty and Director of the Robert H. Lee Graduate School
Teresa Pan, Director, Student Experience & Operations for the Robert H. Lee Graduate School


Tuesday, February 23, 2016
4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Canadian Embassy
7-3-38 Akasaka, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 107-8503, Japan - map

Access is from Aoyama-dori, up a large escalator to the 4th floor.  Nearest station is Aoyama-Itchome.


RSVP deadline is February 15, 2016. This event is free of charge.

To RSVP or for any questions about this event, please contact Letizia Ferreira, Officer, Alumni Engagement at

This event is open to all UBC Sauder alumni. We look forward to seeing you there!