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Name of Congress: The 20th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law
(General Congress)
Date:   July 22 – 28, 2018
Venue:   Kyushu University Ito Campus “Shiiki-Hall”
    Fukuoka International Congress Center
Host:  
- The 20th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Organizing Committee
- The International Academy of Comparative Law

Invitation Letter
Dear Colleagues,
I am very pleased to invite you to participate in the 20th General Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law to be held in Fukuoka, Japan between July 22-28, 2018.
The event is being organized by the International Academy of Comparative Law, and it will be the first time that the General Congress has been held in Asia. We are delighted that the city of Fukuoka has been selected to have the unique opportunity of hosting such a large and prestigious event, and I very much look forward to welcoming you here in July 2018.
A full list of general topics, workshops, roundtables, luncheon meetings and younger researchers’ forum can be found on our conference website:
[English] http://gc.iuscomparatum.info/gc/
[French] http://gc.iuscomparatum.info/gc/?lang=fr
In particular, I would like to draw your attention to the “Congress in Congress” that we will be organizing on “New Technology, the Innovation Economy & the Law”.
Registration and information on hotels are also available via this conference website. Please do keep checking the website as we plan regular updates and more detailed information.
For any other enquiries please contact, iacl2018@congre.co.jp. (Phone: +81-92-716-7116)
Your Sincerely,
Professor Toshiyuki KONO
Chair of the Organizing Committee
Vice President and Titular Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law

Local Organizer  
Toshiyuki KONO Chair of the Organizing Committee
Vice President and Titular Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law
Distinguished Professor of the Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Advisory Board
Teiichi SATO Chairperson of the advisory board
Former Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Permanent Delegation of Japan to UNESCO
Akira KAWAMURA   Advisor of the Anderson Mori & Tomotsune LPC
Former Chairperson of the International Bar Association
Chiharu KUBO   President, Kyushu University
Ryuko SAKURAI   Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Japan
Academic Committee
Kanako TAKAYAMA Chairperson of the Academic Committee
Ordinary professor, Faculty of Law, Kyoto University, Japan
Deputy Secretary General of the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP/IAPL)
Executive member of the Humboldt Association of Japan
Shinto TERAMOTO   Vice chairperson of the Academic Committee
Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Japan
Kichimoto ASAKA   Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo
Takashi ARAKI   Professor, Faculty of Law and Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo
Board Member, Japan Labor Law Association
Tomotaka FUJITA   Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo
Executive member of the Japan Association of private law
Naoko KANO   Professor, Keio University Law School
Noriko MIZUNO   Professor, Graduate School of Law, Tohoku University, Japan
Board member of the Japan Society for Socio-Legal Studies on Family Issues
Hiroo SONO   Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University
Keizo YAMAMOTO   Professor, Graduate Schools for Law, Kyoto University
Ryuji YAMAMOTO   Professor, Faculty of Law and Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo
Dai YOKOMIZO   Professor, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University
Operating/Management Committee
Hidetake AKAMATSU Chairperson of the Operating / Management committee
Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Executive member of the Japan Association of Private Law
Narufumi KADOMATSU   Vice chairperson of the Operating / Management committee
Professor, Faculty of Law, Kobe University
Kota FUKUI   Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University
Shinichiro HAYAKAWA   Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Soichirou KOZUKA   Professor, Faculty of Law, Gakushuin University
Kunihiro NAKATA   Professor, Faculty of Law, Ryukoku University
Executive member of the Japan Academy of Consumer Law
Secretariat Office
Mariko IGIMI Secretary General of the Organizing Committee
Secretary General, the Kyushu Law Association
Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Tomoyoshi HAYASHI   Dean, School of Law, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University
Naoyuki ISOGAWA   Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Yasutoshi MORI   Dean, Faculty of Law, Seinan Gakuin University
Hiroaki MURAKAMI   Dean, Graduate School of Law, Kyushu University
Board Member, Japan Public Law Association
Taiji SUNADA   Dean, Faculty of Law, Fukuoka University
Chairperson, the Kyushu Law Association
Norio TANAKA   Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University