|Japan Electronic Publishing Association|
The official name of this association is the “Japan Electronic Publishing Association”, abbreviated to JEPA.
The philosophy of this association, in line with the social change brought on by the information technology of Japan and the world, is to establish the expression of a new culture, namely “electronic publishing” as a lifestyle, and to contribute to the development of society. To this end, our objective is to establish the electronic publishing industry, and to work toward its advancement in the years to come.
To solve the various issues that will be faced, and for pioneering future prospects, the main activities of this association are for member companies such as publishing companies, electronic manufacturers, software houses, printing companies, and communication carriers, with the purpose to research, study, plan, propose, edit, produce, publicize, distribute, and circulate electronic publishing and the various information medium, to surpass industries and come together to hold seminars and workshops for various researches and studies, and to operate committees as the expert committee, executive board, board of directors, and the general assembly for the smooth running of the organizational operations.
This association has created specialized committees such as the Copyright Committee, National Diet Library Cooperation Committee, Committee in charge of Regular Meetings, Seminar Committee, Publicity Committee, Membership Expansion Committee, EP Exhibition Executive Committee, Electronic Publishing Distribution Committee, WORLD FONT Research Committee, Digital Information Business Research Committee, Multimedia Publishing Research Committee, Entertainment Research Committee, and the Recording Media Research Committee. And through each committee, this association has worked toward the diffusion of state-of-the-art technology and education, the promotion of enterprise of the member companies, setting technological standards and standardization of specifications. The number of sessions of these assemblies just within the last 10 years have exceeded over 340 times.
|[Specialized Committee Notification]|
The various activities of JEPA actively promote and organize each specialized committee accordingly. Currently, the below five specialized committees are being operated.
Each committee is organized accordingly to each year’s activity details, and has the optimum system set up for the necessary research and activities.
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