Global civil society activity in Japan

Japan is an island country of East Asia in the northwest Pacific Ocean. It borders the Sea of Japan to the west and extends from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and comprises an archipelago of 6,852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); its five main islands, from north to south, are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is the country's capital and largest city; other major cities include Osaka and Nagoya.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Japan is ranked #5 over a 20 year period,
with 7653 meetings since 1998.

Top 25 in 2018

Japan is ranked #11 in 2018, with 579 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 Tropical Timber Organization - Yokohama Kanagawa
International Retrovirology Association - Tokyo
International Sumo Federation - Tokyo
International Association of Rural Health and Medicine - Ibaraki Osaka
International Society for Experimental Microsurgery - Kyoto Kyoto
International Association of Physiological Anthropology - Tsukuba Ibaraki
International Organization of Psychophysiology - Osaka Osaka
Ikebana International - Tokyo
International Computer Games Association - Ishikawa
International Society for Immunology of Reproduction - Toyama City Toyama
International Association for Earthquake Engineering - Tokyo
International Kendo Federation - Tokyo
International Association for Boundary Element Methods - Kyoto Kyoto
International Association for Gnotobiology - Tokyo
International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems - Okinawa Okinawa
International Alliance of Research Universities - Tokyo
International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management - Kyoto Kyoto
World Academy of Nursing Science - Tokyo
International Kyudo Federation - Tokyo
International Consortium on Geo-disaster Reduction - Matsue Shimane
Lux Pacifica - Association of Lighting Societies - Tokyo
International Sports Chanbara Association - Yokohama Kanagawa
International Institute of Innovative Acoustic Emission - Kyoto Kyoto
World Karate Organization - Tokyo

View More profiles (732) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Japan

2036 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Tokyo

2026 Tradition, diversity, innovationInternational Actuarial Association - Tokyo

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

2026 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Fukuoka

2025 Quadrennial ConferenceInternational Turfgrass Society - Fukuoka

2024 Biennial SymposiumInternational Handbell Committee - Fukuoka

2024 SymposiumInternational Symposium on Tardigrada - Fukuoka

2023 Quadrennial CongressInternational Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics - Tokyo

2023 Quinquennial CongressInternational Societies for Investigative Dermatology - Tokyo

2023 GASS : Triennial General Assembly and Scientific SymposiumUnion radio-scientifique internationale - Sapporo

2023 CongressInternational Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - Yokohama

2023 SRF : Biennial International Conference on Radio-Frequency SuperconductivityNishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science, Japan - Saitama

2022 International Conference on Harmful AlgaeInternational Society for the Study of Harmful Algae - Hiroshima

2022 International Conference on Flow Dynamics - Sendai

2022 Biennial Scientific MeetingInternational Society of Hypertension - Kyoto

View More Future Events (85) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2020 Conference – International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence - Yokohama
2020 PRICAI : Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence – Pacific Rim International Conferences on Artificial Intelligence - Yokohama
2020 International Congress on Advanced Applied Informatics – International Institute of Applied Informatics - Kitakyushu
2020 Conference – International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications - Nagoya
2020 World Conference on Business and Management – People and Global Business Association - Fukui
2020 International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management – International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety - Sapporo
2020 Annual World Conference on Carbon – World Conference on CarbonCarbon Society of Japan
2020 Triennial Congress – International Federation of Pigment Cell Societies - Yamagata
2020 World Congress – International Psycho-Oncology Society - Kyoto
2020 Conference – International Compressed Air and Allied Machinery Committee - Hiroshima
2020 Symposium – Japanese Scandinavian Radiological Society - Sapporo
2020 Conference – Subsonic Aerodynamic Testing Association - Kyoto
2020 Conference – International Network of Analytical Sociologists - Tokyo
2020 International Congress – International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - Tokyo
2020 Triennial Congress – International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People - Tokyo

View More Past Events (16432) in The International Congress Calendar

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