IPSJ Organizations

Founded in April 1960, the IPSJ, Information Processing Society of Japan, has been a leading authority in technical areas of information processing and computer science for professionals and students. IPSJ will provide a leadership for sound evolution of the computer science and technology in an increasingly computerized society and will contribute to creation of new ideas to cope with the accountability for evolving information technology. Through its authoritative publications, conferences, and other activities, the IPSJ will play a critical role in the world for the global prosperity.

Foundation

April 1960 A corporate juridical association registered subject to the Japanese civil law.

Mission

IPSJ promotes development of the arts, sciences, industry, and humanity through conducting various activities about information processing with computers and communications and providing resources for discipline and opportunities of cooperation with sister societies to members.

Activities and Services

 See below.

Membership and Qualifications

 IPSJ Grades of Membership

  • Honorary Member : Honorary Members are recommended by the Board of Directors from among members of IPSJ who have rendered meritorious activities in IPSJ's designated fields of interest.
  • Member : The grade of Member is limited to those who have satisfied professional education requirements or the equivalent competence in IPSJ's designated fields of interest.
  • Student Member : Student Members are registered students in a regular course of study of junior colleges, national colleges of technology, and undergraduate or graduate schools.
  • Supporting Member : Supporting Members are individuals or organizations that support IPSJ activities.

Membership Statistics

 (as of March 2014)
 
  Member (including Honorary )   16,339
  Student Member
  2,975
  Supporting Member   228
 

Governance

The directors and representatives( about 150) are the highest governing authority in the IPSJ. The Annual Meeting of Representatives and the Board of Directors governs IPSJ activities.
 
Activities and services are performed by dedicated committees. 
 
As of April 2011, there are eight Regional Sections over Japan. Local members contribute their regions.

Finance

IPSJ principal finance is operated with members' dues.