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History
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1965 Mar. Society of Steel Construction of Japan (JSSC) established, and Mr. Shigeo Nagano Inaugurated as the first president of JSSC
Apr. Moved its head office from Daiichi-Tekko Bldg. to Shin-Tokyo Bldg.
Jun. Kansai District Liaison Group formed as the organization for Kansai area
Jul. Bulletin 'JSSC' first issued
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1966 Jun. Mr. Yoshihiro Inayama inaugurated as the second president
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1967 May The first JSSC Conference held (till 1986 annually)
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1968 Jun. Joined European Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS) as an Associate Member Joined International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) as a Collective Member
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1970 Jun. The first JSSC Outstanding Achievement Award bestowed (till 1986 annually)
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1976 Oct. Played a role of secretariat for the 10th Conference of IABSE In Tokyo
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1979 Jun. Council for Steel Construction Problem established with relative societies regarding steel construction
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1980 Jan. Tohoku District Steel Structure Meeting as the organization for Tohoku area (renamed Tohoku District Liaison Group later) set up
Oct. The first Technical Meeting between Japan and China held in Beijing, China (terminated in1984)
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1984 Jul. Council for Steel Construction Problem terminated, then, Steel Structure Council formed (terminated in 1987)
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1986 Jul. Operated a drastic administrative revision such as suspending publication of bulletin 'JSSC' , seminars, bestowal of JSSC Awards, reduction in membership fee, personnel cut
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1987 Nov. Mr. Renzo Taguchi inaugurated as the third president as Mr. Y.Inayama passed away
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1988 Jul. Mr. Akira Miki inaugurated as the fourth president
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1990 Dec. Japanese Society of Steel Construction (JSSC) founded as a public corporation
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1991 May The Technical Meeting with China Steel Construction Society restored
Jul. Bulletin 'JSSC' restarted
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1992 Oct. Held the 3rd Pacific Structural Steel Conference (PSSC1992) in Tokyo as the host organization
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1993 Jul. The first JSSC Steel Construction Symposium held
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1994 Mar. "Steel Construction Engineering" published
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1995 Jun. The bestowal of JSSC Outstanding Achievement Awards restarted
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1996 Jul. Organization for Building Steel Structure Qualification (OBSSQ) established
Oct. The first "Three Countries Steel Construction Technical Meetingamong Japan, China and Korea" held in Beijing (therefore, theTechnical Meeting between Japan and China terminated)
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1998 Apr. The examination of the applicants' qualification for the engineer of building steel structure certificate in operation
Oct. The Pacific Council of Structural Steel Associations (PCSSA) established
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1999 Jun. Mr. Akira Chihaya inaugurated as the fifth president
Nov. Took over the work of secretariat of Japanese Group of IABSE from Japan Society of Civil Engineers
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