21st ICOSPA International Congress

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Wednesday, October 23, 2024 - Friday, October 25, 2024
Osaka, Japan

PMA is a proud member of the International Council of Sheet Metal Presswork Associations (ICOSPA). We are excited to announce that the 21st ICOSPA Congress is heading to Osaka, Japan in October 2024. The event includes networking opportunities, keynote presentations and plant tours.



Tuesday, October 22, 2024
Optional Pre-Congress Golf at Lake Biwa Country Club in Kansai
If interested, let Christie Carmigiano know. Very limited spots are available.

Wednesday, October 23, 2024
17:00 – Registration
19:00 – Welcome Reception and Dinner

Thursday, October 24, 2024
9:00  –  Opening Ceremony and Address by Chairman Takagi
9:15  –  Keynote Address by Mr. Hideki Taoka, Former Honda Motor Co. executive
11:00 – Panel Discussion by Country Representatives
12:30 – Lunch
14:00 – Presentations from: Amada Press System Co., Aida Engineering, and Komatsu
16:00 – Presentation by Mr. Ming Yang, Professor of Tokyo Metropolitan University
17:00 – Adjourn and Free Time

Spouse/partner activity to take place from 9:00 to 16:00

Friday, October 24, 2024
8:00  –  Plant Tours Group One: Daikin Industries Ltd. and Koyo Corp.
8:00  –  Plant Tours Group Two: Kyocera Corp. and Sugawa Shatai Co. Ltd.
8:00  –  Plant Tours Group Three: SKK Corp. and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.
19:00 – Farewell Party

Spouse/partner activity to take place from 9:00 to 14:00

Detailed schedule and registration information coming soon!


New Otani Osaka
Osaka, Japan

Hotel room reservation information coming soon!

Check out MetalForming magazine's article on the 20th ICOSPA Congress that took place in the United Kingdom on October 19-21, 2022.