“The first United States- Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, from January 25 to 31, 1962, to determine ways to strengthen the effectiveness of existing interchange activities. In a cordial and informal atmosphere, the delegates conducted frank and fruitful discussions on the exchange of persons; the exchange of materials; exchange in the arts; American and Japanese studies and language teaching; and institutional facilities for furthering these activities.” (CULCON I, Joint Statement)

U.S.:  Dr. Hugh Borton, President of Haverford College.
Japan:   Mr. Tatsuo Morito, President of Hiroshima University (森戸辰男 ,学長, 広島大学)

*Final Joint Statement