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, Philippine 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, followed by 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 8563 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Japan is ranked #3 in 2021, with 402 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 Association of Ports and Harbors - Tokyo
International Federation of Cheerleading - 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 Association for the History of Religions - Tokyo
Ikebana International - 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
International Kyudo Federation - Tokyo
University Space Engineering Consortium - Tokyo
International Sports Chanbara Association - Yokohama
International Institute of Innovative Acoustic Emission - Kyoto

View More profiles (750) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Japan

2036 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Kyoto

2027 Annual CongressInternational Union of Marine Insurance - Kyoto

2026 Quadrennial CongressInternational Actuarial Association - Tokyo

2026 International CongressInternational Academy of Pathology - Fukuoka

2026 International Congress of ActuariesInternational Association of Consulting Actuaries - Tokyo

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

2026 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Fukuoka

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

2025 World Rose ConventionWorld Federation of Rose Societies - 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

2025 International Turfgrass Research Conference (ITRC)International Turfgrass Society - Sendai

2024 Annual Hydrocephalus MeetingInternational Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders - Nagoya

2024 CongressInternational Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - Yokohama

2024 International Congress of EntomologyCouncil for International Congresses of Entomology - Kyoto

View More Future Events (123) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2022 International Conference on Thermoelectrics – International Thermoelectric Society - Sendai
2022 Conference – International Society for the Study of Time - Yamaguchi
2022 Triennial International Conference on Aperiodic Crystals – International Union of Crystallography - Sapporo
2022 BioEM Annual Meeting – The Bioelectromagnetics SocietyEuropean BioElectromagnetics Association
2022 Annual Meeting – Asian Organization for Crohn’s & Colitis - Tokyo
2022 General Meeting – Global Young Academy - Fukuoka
2022 International Conference of Young Scientists – Global Young Academy - Fukuoka
2022 Annual Meeting – International Society of the Learning Sciences - Hiroshima
2022 General Conference – International Fire Chiefs' Association of Asia - Yokohama
2022 Academic Conference – Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Nagoya
2022 CARS : International Congress on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery – International Foundation for Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery - Tokyo
2022 Plenary Meeting – International Organization for Standardization - Nara
2022 Asia Pacific General Galvanizing Conference – Asia Pacific General Galvanizing Association - Yokohama
2022 Asia Pacific Conference – Junior Chamber International - Osaka
2022 One Young World Summit – One Young World - Tokyo

View More Past Events (17626) in The International Congress Calendar

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