Global civil society activity in Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia. It is situated in the northwest Pacific Ocean, and is bordered on the west by the Sea of Japan, while extending from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north toward the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is a part of the Ring of Fire, and spans an archipelago of 6852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); the five main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is the nation's capital and largest city; other major cities include Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, and Kyoto.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Japan is ranked #10 over a 20 year period,
with 9220 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in 2019

Japan is ranked #5 in 2019, with 622 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Japan National Tourism Organization


Local UIA Partner

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Tokyo International Forum


Local UIA Partner

Kobe Convention Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.


Organizations based in Japan

World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Tokyo
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences - Osaka
International Tropical Timber Organization - Yokohama
International Association of Ports and Harbors - Tokyo
International Federation of Cheerleading - Tokyo
International Retrovirology Association - Tokyo
International Sumo Federation - Tokyo
International Ceramic Federation - Sendai
International Association of Rural Health and Medicine - Ibaraki
Unitas Malacologica - Kashiwa
International Society for Experimental Microsurgery - Kyoto
International Association of Physiological Anthropology - Tsukuba
International Organization of Psychophysiology - Osaka
International Association for the History of Religions - Tokyo
Ikebana International - Tokyo
World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology - Tokyo
International Computer Games Association - Ishikawa
International Society for Immunology of Reproduction - Toyama City
International Association for Earthquake Engineering - Tokyo
International Kendo Federation - Tokyo
International Association for Boundary Element Methods - Kyoto
International Association for Gnotobiology - Tokyo
International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems - Okinawa
International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management - Kyoto
World Academy of Nursing Science - Tokyo

View More profiles (756) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Japan

2036 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Tokyo

2026 Quadrennial CongressInternational Actuarial Association - Tokyo

2026 Asia-Pacific Microwave ConferenceInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Fukuoka

2026 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Fukuoka

2026 International Congress of ActuariesInternational Association of Consulting Actuaries - Tokyo

2026 International CongressInternational Academy of Pathology - Fukuoka

2025 WFUMB CongressWorld Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology - Kyoto

2025 World Rose ConventionWorld Federation of Rose Societies - Fukuyama

2025 Quadrennial ConferenceInternational Turfgrass Society - Fukuyama

2025 International Congress of Inborn Errors of MetabolismAustralasian Society for Inborn Errors of MetabolismSociety for the Study of Inborn Errors of MetabolismSociedad Latinoamericana de Errores Innatos del Metabolismo y Pesquisa NeonatalSociety for Inherited Metabolic DisordersJapanese Society for Inherited Metabolic Diseases

2025 International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology (ICCE19)International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies - Sendai

2024 CongressInternational Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - Yokohama

2024 International Congress of Entomology (ICE)Council for International Congresses of EntomologyJapan Insect Science Association

2024 World Congress on Dental TraumatologyInternational Association of Dental Traumatology - Tokyo

2024 World CongressCollegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum - Tokyo

View More Future Events (90) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2022 Conference – International Conference on High Performance Computing in Asia-Pacific Region - Kobe
2022 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Tokyo
2022 Biennial Congress – International Association for Computational Mechanics - Yokohama
2022 Triennial Conference of Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research – Sign Language Linguistics Society - Osaka
2022 Congress – Asian-Pacific Society of Hypertension - Kyoto
2022 Conference – Asian Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology - Fukuoka
2022 Asian Meeting of Animal Medicine Specialties – Asian Meeting of Animal Medicine Specialties - Fukuoka
2022 FAOPMA-Pest Summit – Federation of Asian and Oceania Pest Managers Associations - Nagoya
2022 Annual Conference – Women in Nuclear - Nagoya
2022 Annual Congress – Asian Pacific Dental Students Association - Nagoya
2022 Congress – Asian-Australasian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery - Osaka
2022 International Forum – Academic Consortium for the 21st Century - Nagoya
2022 Congress – Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations - Nagoya
2022 Congress – Asian-Australasian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery - Sendai
2022 International Workshop on Humanized Mice – International Workshop on Humanized Mice - Kyoto

View More Past Events (17194) in The International Congress Calendar

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