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1) General Assembly, Board of Directors, Officers

In accordance with the rules on the operations of corporations prescribed by law, the EAJ organization is a body in which decision-making is conducted by the General Assembly formed of full members. The Board of Directers is made up of directors elected by the General Assembly, and in addition to carrying out decision-making on daily affairs, these directors elect officers including president, vice-presidents and an executive director. Auditors elected by the General Assembly represent the members by auditing the work of the Board of Directors and officers.

The substantive business of the academy is performed by the individual committees and divisions, but a secretariat exists to support administrative sides of activities.

2) Committees and Projects (FY 2013)

(Standing Committee)

Member Nominating Committee (Chair: Shunsuke Ikeda)
Nominees to become new full members must be recommended by at least 3 members. Their academic and/or business achievements are examined and their eligibility for membership of the EAJ is assessed by the Member Nominating Committee, which then recommends eligible persons to the Board of Directors as new candidates for membership. Members of the Member Nominating Committee must also be approved by the Board of Directors.

Steering Committee (Chair: Hiroshi Komiyama)
The Steering Committee advises the Board of Directors on the organization, administration, finance, program priority and other important matters of the organization.

Committee on Technology Policy (Chair: Mutsuhiro Arinobu)
The Committee on Technology Policy carries out activities to investigate policy matters generally related to engineering at large, such as legislation, science and technology policy, education and training of scientists and engineers, and the transfer of engineering and science knowledge. Results are then detailed to those involved, and disseminated to relevant parties as well as to general public.

Committee on International Affairs (Chair: Hideaki Koizumi)
The Committee on International Affairs sets the policies for the academy's international cooperation, plans business, and is also responsible for activities and exchanges with overseas engineering academies particularly via association with the CAETS.

[Multilateral Cooperation]
1. International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS)
- 2010 Statement"Sustainable Food Systems-Toward Food for All"
June 29-30,2010
Copenhagen/Denmark
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2009 Statement gGlobal Natural Resources-Management and Sustainabilityh
July 13-17, 2009
Calgary/Canada
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2008 Statement gDelta Technology for a Sustainable and Habitable planeth
June 25-27, 2008
Hague/Netherlands
- 2007 Statement gEnvironment and Sustainable Growthh
October 23-26, 2007
Tokyo/Japan
- 2006 Statement gThe Role of Hydrogen in Our Energy Futureh
June 1-2, 2006
Brussels/Belgium
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2005 Statement gOceans and the Worldfs Futureh
July 10-14, 2005
Cairns/Australia
- EAJ Remarks at CAETS2011Mexico Council Meeting
July 1, 2011
Mexico City/Mexico
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East Asia Round Table Meeting of Academies of Engineering (EA-RTM)
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East Asia Round Table Meeting of Academies of Engineering (EA-RTM)*
* formerly, "Roundtable Meeting of Engineering Academies of China, Japan and Korea" (RTM)
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Bylaws
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RTM Task Force Report 2003 "Better Engineers, Better Professionals" iPDF)
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Declaration on Engineering Ethics (PDF)
@@@@@ @Attachment: Asian Engineers' Guideline of Ethics (PDF)

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[Bilateral Cooperation]
1. America: Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering (JAFOE) Symposium (2000-)
2. Australia: The Australia-Japan Emerging Research Leaders Exchange Program (ERLEP) (2009-)
3. England: UK-Japan Symposium (2008-)
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2008 gPrivacy and Security in the Information Societyh
November 11-12, 2008
Tokyo/Japan
4. France: Symposium franco-japonais sur lfenvironnement 2008
@@@gVie urbaine et environnementh
December 3, 2008
Tokyo/Japan
5. Czech Republic: Memorandum of Engineering and Technological Science Co-operation Agreement between the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic (EACR) and the Engineering Academy of Japan (EAJ)
June 25, 2008


Publicity Committee (Chair: Hideo Tanaka)
The Publicity Committee is responsible for publishing activities including the publishing of information on details of lectures and of various printed material such as the bimonthly "EAJ NEWS"and its English language summary, annual reports, and the results from each committee and task forces. It is also responsible for general publicity on academy activities.
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(Special Committee)
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Maintenance Committee (Chair: Kenji Sakata)
Knowledge on Safety as an academic discipline (Chair: Masao Mukaidono)
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(Projects FY2013)

‡@ Enhancement of Japan-America Partnership in Science, Technology and Innovation (Chair:Yoshio Matsumi)
‡A Food Production and Food Safety (Chair:Fusao Tomita)
‡B Message to the Next Generation in Japan facing Peak Oil (Chair: Yasukuni Okubo)
‡C Deployment of a Strategic Approach in Engineering (Chair: Shuichi Fukuda)
‡D Soft Car (Chair: Yukio Oguri)
‡E Meta Engineering for Innovation through MECI Process (Chair: Hiroshi Suzuki)
‡F Electrical Grid of the Future (Chair: Seijiro Usuda)
‡G Nuclear Energy|Recovery from the Accident (Chair: Michio Yamawaki)
‡H Biomass|Asia (Chair: Akio Nishijima)

(Wrap up Stage)

Technological Literacy
Engineering and the Public
Sharing of Safety Knowledge
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Where necessary, sub-committees and working groups are created in the committees and divisions for limited time periods to deal with important individual subjects. In the past 2 or 3 years, 5 to 10 groups have normally been concurrently active for periods of 1 to 2 years.

3) Lectures and conferences

Lectures, forums and conferences for members and occasionally open to public to exchange information are held from time to time on subjects of various engineering issues.


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