Conferences/Symposiums/Workshops Founded and Chaired

  • Chairman, Public Forum “Necessity and Efficiency of Large-Scale Facilities for Wind-Related Disaster Risk Reduction, The 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai, Japan, March 16, 2015
  • Founder and Chairman, International Advanced School (IAS) on Wind Engineering:

            - IAS12, Porto Alegre, June 29 - July 1, 2015

              (IAS11, Taipei, Taiwan, March 13, 14, 2014 organized by Tamkang University)

            - IAS10, Pahan, Malaysia, February 10 - 12, 2014

            - IAS9, Manila, Philippines, August 13 - 16, 2012

            - IAS8, Hong Kong, China, November 14 - 18, 2011

            - IAS7, New Delhi, India, December 6 - 8, 2010

            - IAS6, Beijing, China, August 31 - September 4, 2009

            - IAS5, Opole, Poland, March 23 - 25, 2009

            - IAS4, Seoul, Korea, December 6 - 8, 2007

            - IAS3, Shanghai, China, November 21 - 23, 2007

            - IAS2, Tokyo, Japan, March 5 - 9, 2007

            - IAS1, Atsugi, Japan, July 14 - 15, 2006

  • Founder and Chairman, International Symposium on Wind Effects on Buildings and Urban Environment (ISWE):

            - ISWE6, Current-State-of-the-Art in Wind Engineering and Outlook for the Future,

              Tokyo, March 6, 2013

            - ISWE5, Wind Hazard Resilient Cities: New Challenges, Tokyo, March 7 - 8, 2011

            - ISWE4, Cooperative Actions for Disaster Risk Reduction, UN University, Tokyo, March

               4 - 6,  2009

            - ISWE3, Tokyo, March 4 - 5, 2008

            - ISWE2, Seoul, Korea, September 15, 2005

            - ISWE1, Tokyo, March 8 - 9, 2004

  • Founder and Chairman, Workshops on “Regional Harmonization of Wind Loading and Wind Environmental Specifications in Asia-Pacific Economies” (APEC-WW):

            - APEC-WW7, Hanoi, Vietnam, November 12 - 13, 2012

            - APEC-WW6, Gangneung, Korea, October 21 - 23, 2010

            - APEC-WW5, Taipei, Taiwan, November 12 - 14, 2009

            - APEC-WW4, Shanghai, China, November 19 - 20,  2007

            - APEC-WW3, New Delhi, India, November 2 -3, 2006

            - APEC-WW2, Hong Kong, China, December 4 - 5, 2005

            - APEC-WW1, Atsugi, Japan, November 19 - 20, 2004

  •  Founder and Chairman, Korea-Japan Joint Workshop on Wind Engineering (JaWEiK, 2005 - 2011) and China-Japan-Korea Joint Workshop on Wind Engineering (CJK, 2012 - ):

            - CJK 7, Pohang, Korea, June 1, 2012

            - JaWEiK 6, Uji, Japan, October 31, 2011

            - JaWEiK 5, Seoul, Korea, September 6, 2010

            - JaWEiK 4, Cheju, Korea, May 31, 2008

            - JaWEiK 3, Kwangdong, Korea, May 11, 2007

            - JaWEiK 2, Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2006

            - JaWEiK 1, Seoul, Korea, September 15, 2005

              (continuously organized by others: CJK10, Busan, Korea, May 30, 31, Pusan National

               University; CJK 9, Asahikawa, Japan, September 26, 27, 2014, Northern Housing

               Research Institute, Hokkaido Research Organization; and CJK 8, Shijiazhuang, May

               10-12, 2013, Shijiazhuang Railway University, China)

  • Chairman, Workshop on Tornado Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 15, January, 2013
  • Chairman, 4AMCDRR Pre-Conference Event Climate Change and Wind-Related Disaster Risk Reduction Activities in Asia-Pacific Region, Incheon, Korea, October 25, 2010
  • Chairman, IG-WRDRR & APEC-WW Joint Workshop on Wind-Related Disaster Risk Reduction Activities and Inter-organizational Collaborations, Incheon, Korea, October 24, 2010
  • Chairman, International Forum on Tornado Disaster Risk Reduction for Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 13-14, 2009
  • Chairman, International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering (CWE 2006), Yokohama, Japan, July 16 - 19, 2006