East Asia Round Table Meeting of Academies of Engineering (EA-RTM)*

* formerly called " Roundtable Meeting of Engineering Academies of China, Korea and Japan (RTM)"

The Chinese Academy of Engineering, The Engineering Academy of Japan and The National Academy of Engineering of Korea have got involved in cooperative activity in East Asia called the "RTM" since 1997. Holding regular meetings, which have been hosted in rotation of three countries, they have discussed about engineering and technology-related issues of common interests as follows.

1997 Osaka/Japan
"On the Roles of Non-Governmental Engineering Academies"
1998 Hanagzhou/China

"The Asian Financial Crisis and Engineering Technology"
1999 Seoul/Korea
"Role of Engineers in Environmental Conservation"
2000 Awaji/Japan
"IT and Engineering Education Based on Our Common Culture"
2001 Chonqing/China
"Engineer Professional Accreditation and Engineering Education"
2002 Seoul /Korea
"Role and Status of Engineers in the Society"
2003 Tokyo/Japan
"Better Engineers, Better Professionals"

 - RTM Task Force Report 2003 "Better Engineers, Better Professionals"(PDF)
2004 Suzhou/China

"Engineering Technology and Sustainable Development"
 −Declaration on Engineering Ethics
       Attachment: Asian Engineers' Guideline of Ethics

2005 Seoul/Korea

"New and Renewable Energy"
2006 Tokyo/Japan
"Institutional Innovation in East Asia"
2007 Beijing/China
"Innovation"
2008 Seoul/Korea
"Convergence Technology"

2009 Nagoya/Japan
"Transportation toward Low Carbon Society"

2010 Xi'an/China
"Engineering Technologies in the Circular Economy"
2011 Busan/Korea
"Digital Innovation"
2012 Fukuoka/Japan (postponed)
"Engineering towards Human Security and Well-being"
2013 Tokyo/Japan
RTM only

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Milestone

2003 EA-RTM Bylaws
    TF establishment for in-depth study

2004 Declaration on Engineering Ethics
       Attachment: Asian Engineers' Guideline of Ethics

2006 The First Ten Years(EA-RTM)
    

2009 EA-RTM Statement "Transportation toward Low Carbon Society"

2011 Summary Statement of the 15th EA-RTM Symposium "Digital Innovation"