TRANSformative Impacts 〜 Case in Point 〜

G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting

G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting

Dates: May 1-2, 2016
Venue: RIHGA Royal Hotel
Number of Participants: 200 from G7 countries and 3 international organizations
Organizers: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Joint Statement: Kitakyushu Initiative on Energy Security for Global Growth

Ministers and other officials from G7 countries gathered together in Kitakyushu at the G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting (EMM) to discuss the important global issue of energy. Discussions highlighted the issues of promoting energy investments, strengthening energy security, and energy sustainability under the main theme of “Energy Security for Global Growth.” The meeting adopted the “Kitakyushu Initiative on Energy Security for Global Growth,” which incorporates the outcomes of the “Youth Energy Summit Kitakyushu,” at which local students, who are the leaders of the future, studied about and discussed the issues of energy and the environment.

Kitakyushu’s Legacy

During the G7 meeting, venue exhibitions and pre- and post-meeting tours were used to spotlight Kitakyushu’s advanced environmental and energy measures, as well as technologies and products from local companies, universities, and research institutes. Visitors were welcomed to the city with Kitakyushu’s famously warm hospitality, local foods, and traditional culture.

The 3rd Asia Future Conference

Dates: September 29-October 3, 2016
Venue: Kitakyushu International Conference Center, the University of Kitakyushu
Number of Participants: 397 from 18 countries
Organizers: Sekiguchi Global Research Association, Atsumi International Foundation

The University of Kitakyushu was involved in this conference from the attracting stage. Many students of the University participated in the conference as volunteers, providing Japanese cultural experiences and conducting study tours.
In addition, projection mapping show on the history of exchange between Kyushu and Asia was shown as a surprise event.

2019 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Test Structures-ICMTS2019-

Dates: March 18-21, 2019
Venue: Kitakyushu International Conference Center and the University of Kitakyushu
Number of Participants: 334 from 15 countries
Organizers: ICMTS2019 steering committee

With active participation of citizen volunteers, we provided information about sightseeing in the city and offered participants opportunities to experience “Origami” at the venue. And we collaborated with a local business to develop and sell 3D bolt-shaped USB memory sticks embodying “City of Kitakyushu is the City of Manufacturing” as original novelties for the participants at the request of the organizers.

Major conferences held in Kitakyushu

 

The 2019 Asian Control Conference -ASCC2019-

Dates: June 9-12, 2019
Venue: Kitakyushu International Conference Center
Number of Participants: 1950 from 23 countries
Organizers: The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

The 8th International Conference on Frontier Computing (FC2019)

Dates: July 9-12, 2019
Venue: Kitakyushu International Conference Center
Number of Participants: 200 from 11 countries
Organizers: FC2019 steering committee

World Mathematics Invitational

Dates: July 16, 2019
Venue: West Japan General Exhibition Center Annex
Number of Participants: 1500 from 15 countries
Organizers: WMI

YEAR Meeting
2021 The 9th International Conference on Industrial Application Engineering (ICIAE2021)
2020 The 19th International Conference on New Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques (SOMET2020)
2020 The 2nd Annual Congress of Asia Society of Hip Arthroscopy & Preservation
2019 2019 ACAP Meeting
2019 The 62nd Autumn Meeting of the Japanese Society of Periodontology
2019 2019 5th International Conference on Electric Power Equipment-Switching Technorogy (ICEPE-ST)
2019 2019 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Test Structures -ICMTS2019-
2018 The 38th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia
2018 The Robotics and Mechatronics Conference 2018 in Kitakyushu
2018 15th International Symposium Functionally Graded Materials (ISFGMs)
2017 The 14th International Conference on Modeling Decision for Artificial Intelligence (MDAI2017)
2017 The 16th International Conference on Intelligent Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques (SOMET2017)
2017 The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Peritoneal Dialysis