FIDEM TOKYO 2020 Interim Meeting Schedule

FIDEM TOKYO 2020 Interim Meeting Schedule

DAY1 Tue 22nd October
Arrival day

17:45 We will meet at the main entrance hall of the Hotel Gajoen Tokyo
18:00 The welcome reception in the Hotel Gajoen Tokyo’s Chikurin Room will be hosted by the FIDEM JAPAN Organizing Committee and JAMA (Japan Art Medal Association) members.

Room Chikurin( Banquet hall of welcome reception )

DAY2 Wed 23rd October

9:30 We will meet at the main entrance hall of Hotel Gajoen Tokyo.

In the Hotel Gajoen Tokyo, we will visit the rooms to be used for FIDEM Tokyo 2020. These include the following:
・ The United States Delegation Delegates’ reception room
・ The opening ceremony venue
・ Lecture room
・ Workshop room
・ Reception room for the medal exhibition opening
・ The medal fair
・ The FIDEM general assembly
・ The final gala reception venue
If there are places that we cannot visit on this day, we will visit them the next day.

An example of a room scheduled for a tour

11:00 We will leave the hotel and travel to the Japanese Mint’s Saitama Branch. We will all travel by minibus. FIDEM JAPAN will prepare lunch for you.

The schedule is as follows:

13:00 Arrive at the Mint’s Saitama Branch in Omiya Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture.

13:10 Introduction video screening (in English).
Factory tour showing money and medal manufacturing processes.
Visit to the mint museum, offering an introduction to money production processes, a display of money and medals, etc.

14:30 FIDEM Executive Committee, Consultative Committee and Delegates’ meetings in the Mint Meeting Room. Meetings scheduled to end at 17.00.

17:30 Leave the Mint’s Saitama branch and return to Tokyo by minibus.

We think that some of you will be tired because of the effects of jet lag. You will therefore be free this evening, but we will invite to dinner those who wish to come.

DAY3 Thu 24th October

9:30 We will meet at the main entrance hall of Hotel Gajoen Tokyo.
We will visit “Hyakudan Kaidan”, the gallery space of the hotel, which will be the venue for FIDEM’s medal exhibition. After that, we will visit those venues that we could not visit the day before.

13:00 After having lunch, we will drive to the next venue, the University of Tsukuba Tokyo campus. (Please note: this venue may change.)

14:00 Symposium with University of Tsukuba students. We would like everyone who is participating in FIDEM’s Interim Meeting to take part in this event. The symposium will end at 17:00.

The content is:

Lecture by FIDEM President Philip Attwood
Explanation and discussion about the development of the 2020 Student Medal Exhibition.

The University of Tsukuba is organizing this event, which centers on the Student Medal Exhibition to be held in 2020 during FIDEM TOKYO. Together with the FIDEM JAPAN Organizing Committee, the university supports FIDEM in terms of education about medal art.

18:00 We are sorry to say that there will not be time to go back to the hotel where you are staying, so we will all go together for dinner. We will take you to a beautiful night-time venue in Tokyo.

DAY4 Fri 25th October
Departure day

This is the day to say goodbye to you. At this Interim Meeting we cannot visit the famous museums and other places of interest in Tokyo, but we would like to invite everyone to visit such places if possible. If you are planning to sightsee in Tokyo, we will give you as much guidance as possible. Let us know when you send in the participation form.

Edo Karakami ( Paper made by Japanese traditional techniques ) Show Room

We look forward to seeing you.