“The Japan-U.S. Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON Joint Committee) was held in Tokyo from June 23 to June 25, 1982, under the Co-Chairmanship of Mr. Yoshinori Maeda, Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Professor Robert E. Ward, Stanford university.  Delegates and consultants representing the governments, cultural and educational institutions, mass media, visual and performing arts, businesses and foundations concerned of the two countries participated. At the opening ceremony, good-will messages were delivered by H.E. Mr. Heiji Ogawa, Minister of Education, by H.E. Mr. Hideo Tsuji, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, and by H.E. Mr. Mike Mansfield, Ambassador of the United States. ” (CULCON XI, Joint Statement)

U.S.:  Dr. John Hall, Department of History, Yale University
Japan:   Mr. Yoshinori Maeda, Adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (前田義徳,外務省顧問)

*Final Joint Statement