Host

Organizer

2022 Clarity International Conference Organizing Committee

In March 2020, the Japan Plain English & Language Consortium (JPELC) submitted to Clarity International a proposal to host the 2022 Clarity International Conference in Tokyo. The proposal was officially approved in August 2020.
In April 2021 the 2022 Clarity International Conference Organizing Committee was established to prepare for the smooth running of the conference. With the cooperation of Clarity and JPELC, the Committee has worked hard to make the conference a success.

Member

Honorary chair

Hitoshi Isahara

ISO TC37 National Committee Chair
Vice President (Data Collection & Utilization), AI Data Consortium
Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Otemon Gakuin University

Chair

Machiko Asai

Representative Director, JPELC
Japan co-representative, Clarity International
President, A&People Corporation

Vice Chair

Kyal Hill

Japan co-representative, Clarity International
Lawyer, New South Wales, Australia

Member

Kenichi Yoshikawa

ISO TC37/SC5 National Committee Member
President & CEO, BRICK’s Corporation

Member

Toshihiro Takahashi

Former Diplomat (Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Paraguay, New Zealand )
Advisor, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Advisor, JPELC

Member

Sakura Sakakibara

Vice Representative Director, JPELC
Director & Member of the Board, IRIS Research Institute of Trade and Industry, Co., Ltd.

Member

Yuko Sudo

Vice Representative Director, JPELC
Former governor, Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Member

Yusuke Horita

Advisor, A&People Corporation

Member

Sarah Ingmanson

Advisor, A&People Corporation
JPELC Founder

Secretary-General

Masumi Kitsukawa

Senior Vice President, A&People Corporation

Auditor

Masaki Saegusa

Certified Public Accountant, Saegusa Tax Accounting Office

In association with

Established in 1983 in the U.K., Clarity is an international organization that promotes plain legal language. The organization consists of 650 members including judges, lawyers, government officials, university professors and business people from approximately 50 countries.

Clarity is committed to promoting plain and accessible legal language and legal design. It issues The Clarity Journal for members biannually to communicate guidance, research, and news on plain language and legal design from around the world.

Clarity

Julie Clement, JD
President, Clarity International
Editor in Chief, The Clarity Journal (2005-2018)
Distinguished Professor Emerita, WMU Cooley Law School

Clarity Japan

Kyal Hill
Japan co-representative, Clarity International

Japan Plain English & Language Consortium (JPELC)

JPELC, the sole plain English (and plain language) organization in Japan, was established in April 2019 to promote plain English and plain language in the country.

To those who produce and distribute information, JPELC offers ideas and instruction on plain language, which is essential to realizing a global and inclusive society.

Machiko Asai
Chair, 2022 Clarity International Conference Organizing Committee
Representative Director, JPELC
Japan co-representative, Clarity International

2022 Clarity International Conference

September 20, 2022 (Tuesday) - September 22, 2022 (Thursday)
2022 Clarity International Conference Organizing Committee

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