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Had a press conference in Japan

From left to right, Auditor Mr Tanaka, Honorary Chairman Mr Kitamura, Secretary General Dr Okumura.
10 October 2007
From 15:00 to 15:30
Ministry of Land,
Infrastructure and Transport Press Club
2-1-3 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, Japan
Secretary General
Tadahiko Okumura
Honorary President
Akio Kitamura
Takaaki Tanaka
Establishment of International Press-in Association (IPA) for environmentally friendly construction towards sustainable society

The IPA Secretariat held a press conference at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Press Club on October 10th after the number of IPA members reached over 400.

Dr Okumura took the chair and gave a presentation to journalists on Japanese major and technical newspapers about the establishment and activities of the IPA with supplementary remarks on the Press-in method.

This press conference accepted by the Ministry Press Club proved that the IPA was recognized as an international academic organization to contribute to the public interest of the society. The IPA took the first step forward to increase public awareness of the Press-in Engineering.

This was the first press conference for IPA.