National Conference of the Federation of Australia-Japan Societies

  • 19 Oct 2018
  • 10:00 AM
  • 20 Oct 2018
  • 10:00 PM
  • Day 1 Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Day 2 Aerial UTS Function Centre


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Member Day 1 $110; Day 2 $55
    Non-member Day 1 $150; Day 2 $65
    Student-concession Day 1 $100; Day 2 $45
    Family price Day 2 1 adult + child under 12 $65
    For Conference Dinner, one price only $145
  • Australia-Japan Society, Japan-Australia Society and JCCI members
    (AJS-NSW members should log in to pre-fill form)
    Day 1 Business Day
    Welcome reception
    Day 2 People-to-people Day
    Conference Dinner
    Lunches, morning and afternoon tea both days
  • Includes Day 1, Day 2, and Conference Dinner

Special member prices are for members of Australia-Japan Societies and Japan-Australia Societies, also JCCI members. To take advantage of member prices, contact your local AJS to join before registering.

Conference of the National Federation of Australia-Japan Societies

The National Conference of the Federation of Australia-Japan Societies will be held on Friday 19th - Saturday 20th October, 2018 in Sydney, hosted by AJS-NSW.

The Conference theme is: Australia and Japan: Deeper understanding, New dimensions.

The Conference is open to anyone interested in the Australia-Japan relationship and we are preparing an exciting program that will appeal to a wide range of people. We expect delegates from Australia-Japan Societies around Australia and from Japan-Australia Societies (JAS) in Japan to be in attendance.

The conference program is as follows:

Day 1 Australia-Japan business – New dimensions

When: Friday, October 19 2018 10:00am - 5:00pm

Where: Teachers Federation Conference Centre,

37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010 Map

Program Day 1 Click for Details

  • Latest developments in the Australia-Japan relationship
  • Innovation
  • Business success stories
  • Sport
  • Tourism
Welcome reception

Reception now fully subscribed

Day 2 Theme: Communities and Culture – Deeper understanding

When: Saturday October 20 2018 10am - 4:30pm 

Where: Aerial UTS Function Centre  

Building 10, Level 7/235 Jones St, Ultimo NSW 2007 Map
Venue kindly sponsored by University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Program Day 2 Click for program details

  • Sister cities
  • Education (Teachers/students - click for poster)
  • Cultural performances, incl. Hochoshiki by Hideo Dekura (traditional knife ceremony)
  • Popular culture: Anime, cosplay (click for anime poster)
  • Workshops: Taiko, Japanese poetry, ikebana, kimono
  • Using Japanese in my career
  • AJS and JAS Societies
Gala Dinner 6pm - 10pm

Where: National Maritime Museum Lighthouse Gallery, Darling Harbour   Map

Enjoy a fabulous Gala Dinner on the Darling Harbour waterfront. The price includes 3-course dinner with unlimited wine and beer, plus only-in-Sydney entertainment.

Our Conference program will be updated over the coming months.

Registrations are now open. Sign up and pay online (Paypal/credit card) by clicking here.

Alternatively use the PDF form and send by post/email. For payment options see the form. We also have a block of hotel rooms available until 31 August at convenient Rydges hotels. For bookings see information here: Hotel booking information

We look forward to seeing you in Sydney in October!


  Gold Corporate  Sponsor

     The National Conference is supported by the Australian          Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation of the              Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Supported by:
  • Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sydney Inc.
  • Japan Local Government Centre (CLAIR Sydney)
  • Japan Foundation, Sydney






1日目テーマ:豪日間ビジネス 新たな局面に向けて


場所: ティーチャーズ・フェデレーション・カンファレンス・センター
   37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010   地図


  • 豪日関係最新動向
  • イノベーション
  • ビジネス・サクセスストリー
  • スポーツ
  • 観光


2日目テーマ:コミュニティーと文化 相互理解の深化に向けて



    Building 10, Level 7/235 Jones St, Ultimo NSW 2007 地図



  • 姉妹都市関係
  • 教育
  • 日本料理包丁式等の文化パフォーマンス
  • ワークショップ:アニメ、太鼓、日本詩歌、生け花、書道、着物
  • 日本語を使用する職業
  • 豪日協会(AJS)と日豪協会(JAS

ガラディナー 午後6時~10

場所:オーストラリア国立海洋博物館・ライトハウスギャラリー 地図







  • シドニー日本商工会議
  • 国際交流基金(ジャパンファウンデーション)、シドニー
  • 一般財団法人自治体国際化協会シドニー事務
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