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Report Meetings of 3rd IPA International Workshop

Meeting in Tokyo
IPC in Tokyo, 8 Feb 2011
Date:
8 February 2011, 15:00-17:00
Venue:
IPC, Tokyo, Japan
Attendees:
55 (52 IPA members)
Lecturer:
Taro Uchimura
IPA Award Winner
Kohei Nagai
IPA Award Winner
Koji Watanabe
IPA Award Winner
Hiroyuki Ishihara
IPA Individual Member
Tadahiko Okumura
IPA Secretary General
Organizer:
IPA Secretariat
Meeting in Kochi
Dibasan Center in Kochi, 15 Feb 2011
Date:
15 February 2011, 15:00-17:15
Venue:
Dibasan Center, Kochi, Japan
Attendees:
82 (78 IPA members)
Lecturer:
Kojiro Okabayashi
IPA Award Winner
Hiroyuki Ishihara
IPA Individual Member
Nanase Ogawa
IPA Individual Member
Tadahiko Okumura
IPA Secretary General
Organizer:
IPA Secretariat

Report meetings of 3rd IPA International Workshop took place on 8 Feb in Tokyo and 15 Feb in Kochi for Japanese IPA members, who couldn’t visit Shanghai, China. Total 137 people participated in the meetings and learned activities of IPA, various research themes and the latest information of the press-in engineering.

At the start of the meetings, Mr Takaaki Tanaka summarized 3rd IPA International Workshop. Then the essence of a research result of 2nd IPA Research Grant Award and reseach proposals of 3rd IPA Research Grant Award were presented in Japanese by Assistant Prof. Nagai, Assoc. Prof. Uchimura, Mr Watanabe and Prof. Okabayashi, who actually made presentations in Shanghai.

Summaries of other awarded presentations and special presentations were represented by Mr Ishihara, Ms Ogawa and Dr Okumura with their Japanese interpretation.

Research themes looked improving more sbstantially each time and this report meeting gave attendees an impression that the activity of the IPA was making steady progress. And it was announced that 2nd volume of the IPA Research Papers "PRESS-IN ENGINEERING 2011" would be published in May.

Mr Akio Kitamura,IPA Honorary President (in Kochi)
Mr Akio Kitamura,
IPA Honorary President (in Kochi)
Prof. Adrian Hyde and Vicky Hyde,IPA Auditor (in Kochi)
Prof. Adrian Hyde and Vicky Hyde,
IPA Auditor (in Kochi)

Meeting in Tokyo

Assistant Prof. Kohei Nagai,The University of Tokyo
Assistant Prof. Kohei Nagai,
The University of Tokyo
Assoc.Prof. Taro Uchimura,The University of Tokyo
Assoc.Prof. Taro Uchimura,
The University of Tokyo
Mr Koji Watanabe,Obayashi Corporation Technical Researche Institute
Mr Koji Watanabe,
Obayashi Corporation Technical Researche Institute

Meeting in Kochi

Prof. Kojiro Okabayashi,Kochi National College of Technology
Prof. Kojiro Okabayashi,
Kochi National College of Technology
Mr Hiroyuki Ishihara,Giken Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
Mr Hiroyuki Ishihara,
Giken Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
Ms Nanase Ogawa,Giken Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
Ms Nanase Ogawa,
Giken Seisakusho Co., Ltd.