Next Generation’s Round table in Tokyo 5th Round

The application for the NGRT5th round (2021-2022) has been closed.
If you have any questions, please contact the America-Japan Society.


Application deadline of this program has been extended. Please refer to the information below. (Updated on September 17th)

The America-Japan Society is pleased to announce that one of our programs for young professionals, Next Generation’s Round table in Tokyo (NGRT), will kick off the 5th round in this October. NGRT is a discussion and networking opportunity for American and Japanese young professionals age 40 and under. It is held at Roppongi Hills Club on the 51st floor of the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. We are inviting new members for the 5th round, so please join us!



——– Program Overview ——–

Next Generation’s Round table in Tokyo

5th Round: Oct 2021 – Sep 2022


Hosted by the America-Japan Society

Sponsored by Mori Building Co., Ltd.



◆What is NGRT?

NGRT is more than just a place to discuss in English; it is a place where young Japanese and Americans can get together to exchange ideas and learn from each other on a variety of current social issues. You can get new perspectives and insights from brilliant world-leading guest speakers and inspiring peers.



◆Date and Time

-The 5th round: October 2021 to September 2022 -There are 10 monthly meetings in a year. (No meeting in August and December) -Meeting dates will be decided two months in advance.

-They are held on weekday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. for 1.5 hours.



◆Venue and Dress code

-NGRT is held at the Roppongi Hills Club on the 51st floor of the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower.

-A Smart Casual Dress Code will be applied.

*Due to the COVID-19, we may hold the meeting virtually by using video conferencing.




-Working adults age 40 and under are eligible to apply.

-Those who have participated in previous NGRT are welcome.

*If the number of applicants reaches the maximum number, priority will be given to the members of the America-Japan Society.

*Graduate students and undergraduate students are limited to 5 students.

*The application will be closed earlier once the limit is reached.




The entire program, including announcements and facilitation, will be conducted in English. Each time a different theme and topic are presented in advance. An invited speaker will give a 15-minute informative speech to lead off an hour-long group discussion. Once NGRT members were encouraged to network with each other after the sessions through “nijikai” drinks, this events are presently held online, hoping to resume the real “nijikai” session.




◆Participation fee

You can attend 10 meetings per year by paying a one-time fee in advance.

-For AJS Associate Member >> Free

-For AJS Student / Former Student Member>> ¥5,000 / year

-For AJS Corporate Member >> ¥5,000 / year -For Non-AJS Member >> ¥8,000 / year



◆More Details & Application

A list of past themes and speakers can be viewed following document.


You can fill out the following application form and send it by email.

The 5th Round NGRT Application Form


Please register for the program via email by 30 September!



The America- Japan Society, Inc.

TEL:(03)3588-6344 FAX:(03)3588-6355