Committee

Planning Committee

[ Chairman ]
Mamoru Koarai
[ Member ]
  • Kazuto Aoki
  • Takayuki Ishizeki
  • Shingo Ootomo
  • Mizuki Kawabata
  • Koun Sugimoto
  • Yoshihide Sekimoto
  • Yukiko Tachibana
  • Michinori Hatayama
  • Yoichi Wada

Functions

  • Plan GISA's future 
  • Plan applications for grants such as scientific research by JSPS
  • Coordinate industry-government-academia alliance

External Affairs Committee

[ Chairman ]
Ikuho Yamada
[ Member ]
  • Yasushi Asami
  • Toshikazu Seto

Functions

  • Correspond to Japan Geoscience Union
  • Support the Science Council of Japan members
  • Correspond to KAGIS (or other overseas GIS-related associations)
  • Correspond to other associations
  • Correspond to supporting members and acquire new members

Public Relations Committee

[ Chairman ]
Toru Ooba
[ Member ]
  • Kazuhito Asano
  • Takashi Kirimura
  • SatoshiKubota
  • Kiichiro Kumagai
  • Akira Taniguchi
  • Jun Yamashita

Functions

  • Maintain the  homepages
  • Edit and publish the transactions(newsletter) 
  • Edit and issue the mail magazine
  • Acquire regular members and student members(individuals)

Conference Executive Committee

[ Chairman ]
Ryo Inoue
[ Member ]
  • Ai Hisatoshi
  • Fumiko Ito
  • Kouun Sugimoto
  • Akihiro Tukamoto
  • Takuya Oki
  • Yoshihide Sekimoto

Functions

  • Select the conference venue
  • Organize the conference programs and decide the speakers
  • Edit and publish the conference proceedings
  • Open conference programs and lecture review contents to the public through  homepage
  • Manage the budget and expenses related to tournament 
  • Manage other conference issues

Association Award Committee

[ Chairman ]
Sakata Tomohito
[ Member ]
  • Toshihiro Osaragi
  • Toshiaki Sato
  • Michinori Hatayama

Functions

  • Select 5 academic award categories
  • Select outstanding award recipients(for student members)
  • Public the award recipients on  the homepage

Editorial Committee

[ Chairman ]
Kei-ichi Okunki
[ Member ]
  • Ryo Inoue
  • Mizuki Kawabata
  • Kiichiro Kumagai
  • Satoshi Kubota
  • Mamoru Koarai
  • Tomoko Sekine
  • Tomohito Sakata
  • Tomoko Sekine
  • Tomoki Nakaya
  • Atsushi Masuyama
  • Hiroshi Matuyama
  • Kayoko Yamamoto

Functions

  • Develop basic plan such as editorial rules of Theory and Applications of GIS
  • Review GISA journal articles
  • Edit GISA journals
  • Manage the digital library(academic journal)
  • Understand and manage editorial work
  • Deal with other issues related to editorial and publication work

Education Committee

[ Chairman ]
Yukio Sadahiro
[ Member ]
  • Hisatoshi Ai
  • Shigemitu Utinuno
  • Takashi Kirimura
  • Toshikazu Seto
  • Akihiro Tsukamoto
  • Kayoko Yamamoto
  • Kouji Yoshikawa

Functions

  • Work related togeneral education including school education, curricula and continued education
  • Cooperate with the Japan Geoscience Union

GIS Certification Office

[ Representative ]
Oguchi Takashi
[ Board of Directors ]

  • Shingo Ootomo
  • Asano Kazuhito
  • Tosiaki Sato
  • Takashi Takemoto
  • Chiharu Masaki
  • Shin Yoshikawa
[ Certification Committee ]

  • Kazunari Tanaka
  • Kazuto Aoki
  • Kazumasa Abe
  • Kouzou Ikeda
  • Toru Ooba
  • Sachio Kubo
  • Hideki Shimamura
  • Madoka Nakajima
  • Hiroshi Matuyama
  • Jun Yamashita
  • Yoichi Wada
[ Screening Committee ]

  • Akiyoshi Ichiuji
  • Takuya Sakai
  • Ryota Hamamoto
  • Tsuyoshi Nakatani
  • Yoshiyaki Murao
  • Miki Watanabe(Secretariat)
  • Nozomi Ozawa(Secretariat)

Functions

  • Investigate and disseminate GIS education certification system
  • Certify and issue  GIS education certification system

Affiliated Academic Association Committee

  • Japan Geoscience Union Takashi Oguchi
  • Japanese Geographical Union Michio Nogami
  • Cooperation Council for Association related to Human Geographical Society of Japan Yuji Murayama

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Publications

cover:PublicationsGISA publishes Theory and Applications of GIS and Papers and Proceedings of the Geographic Information Systems Association of Japan.

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