Planned Activities

FY2018

May 8 Hotel Okura Tokyo Executive Committee Meeting(The 1st Meeting for 2018)
Keynote Speaker:
Kyosuke Nagata (President of the University of Tsukuba)
July 12 Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel Steering Committee Meeting(The 1st Meeting for 2018)
August Council Meeting(The 1st Meeting for 2018)
September Executive Committee Meeting(The 2nd Meeting for 2018)
Keynote Speaker:
October Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel Steering Committee Meeting(The 2nd Meeting for 2018)
November Council Meeting(The 2nd Meeting for 2018)
December Executive Committee Meeting(The 3rd Meeting for 2018)
Keynote Speaker:
January, 2019 Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel Steering Committee Meeting(The 3rd Meeting for 2018)
February, 2019 Council Meeting(The 3rd Meeting for 2018)
March, 2019 Executive Committee Meeting(The 4th Meeting for 2018)
Keynote Speaker:  

 

Annual Activities Report

 

International Symposium & Workshop

BUF holds International Symposiums and workshops which aim for the exchange of opinions among sister forums and like-minded organizations.

Date and Venue Theme
2017 (Feb.22-24 in Tokyo)

Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo

25th Anniversary International Symposium

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Business – University Forum of Japan
Entitled “Toward Inclusive Society – Cultivating Talents in a Rapidly Changing Society-“
(Supported by Cabinet Office, Government of Japan / Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology / United Nations Information Centre(UNIC) / National Federation of UNESCO Association in Japan / OECD Tokyo Centre)

2012 (Sep.19 – 21 in Tokyo)

Imperial Hotel Tokyo

20th Anniversary International Symposium
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Business – University Forum of Japan
Entitled “Fostering the young for the future”
(Supported by Cabinet Office, Government of Japan / Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology / United Nations Information Centre(UNIC) / National Federation of UNESCO Association in Japan / OECD Tokyo Centre)

 

2008 (May 10 in Tokyo)

Hotel Niigata

 

 

International Symposium Niigata
“Driving Innovations through Business, Education and Social Entrepreneurship”
(Co-hosting of Niigata Prefecture, Niigata City, Federation of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Niigata Prefecture, Niigata Association of Corporate Executives, Business-Higher Education Forum( U.S.), The Council for Industry and Higher Education(U.K.), The International Association of University Presidents)
2006 (Feb.21 in Tokyo)
RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo
International Symposium 
“Responsible Practice in Collaborative R&D: Are new Codes of Conduct and Procedures needed?”
2005 (Sep.15 in Nagoya)
Nagoya Tokyu Hotel
A U.S.- Japan Innovation Summit 
“Strategies for Global Prosperity”
2002 (Dec.12 – 13 in Tokyo)
Tokyo Prince Hotel
Japan-U.S.-Canada-Australia –Polish-U.K. Joint Business-University workshop
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Business – University Forum of Japan
Entitled “Knowledge as Social Capital – Creation and Development –”
(Co-hosting of Business-Higher Education Forum( U.S.), Corporate-Higher Education Forum(Canada), Business-Higher Education Round Table (Australia),Polish Higher Education Forum(Poland),  The Council for Industry and Higher Education(U.K.))
2000 (Oct.23 – 26 in Canada)
Calgary, Canada
Japan-U.S.-Canada-Australia Joint Business-University workshop
“Smart2000”
1999 (Nov.02 – 04 in Tokyo)
Academy Hills, Tokyo
Forth Japan-U.S.-Canada-Australia Joint Business-University workshop
“Mapping the World”
1998 (Sep.23 – 25 in Canada)
Banff Centre, Canada
Forum Assembly ’98 
“Getting the Story Right Expert Learners in the Knowledge Economy: Issues and Opportunities”
(Co-hosting of Business-Higher Education Forum( U.S.), Corporate-Higher Education Forum(Canada), Business-Higher Education Round Table (Australia))
1997 (Oct.23 – 24 in USA)
Lehigh University, USA
Business-University Workshop 
“Creativity in the Global Economy: The Key to the Future”
(Co-hosting of the Lehigh University (U.S.), Business-Higher Education Forum( U.S.), Corporate-Higher Education Forum(Canada))
1997 (Mar.24 in Tokyo)
Academy Hills, Tokyo
Asia Business-University Workshop
1996 (Oct.31 – Nov.01 in Tokyo)
Hotel Okura Tokyo
Japan-U.S. Canada Joint Business-University Workshop ‘96 
“High Performance Workplace and Works Towards Business-University Collaboration for the New Century”
1994 (Oct.31 – Nov.01 in Tokyo)
Hotel Okura, Tokyo
Japan-U.S. Business-University Relations Workshop 
“Reinventing business-university relations for the 21st century”