• Happy New Year 2016!

    Published on: 03-01-2016

    This is the year of the Monkey and we Koreans believe that people born in the year of the Monkey are wise, confident, charismatic, and have leadership ability. I hope all of us are also wise and that we always strive to develop and demonstrate leadership. I sincerely wish that 2016 blesses you and your loved ones with health, harmony and happiness.

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  • TIAFT regional meeting in Arequipa, Peru

    Published on: 28-11-2015

    From 16 to 18 November, the 11th regional TIAFT meeting was successfully hosted in Arequipa, Peru. Arequipa is Peru’s second most populous city and a UNESCO world Heritage site. It is a beautiful city of historic heritage, natural scenery, and important cultural sites with the Misti volcano on the city skyline.

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  • Wonderful memories of our time together in Florence

    Published on: 26-10-2015

    Wasn’t it wonderful for 679 TIAFT friends and family from 63 countries to gather together for a whole week during our 53rd Annual TIAFT Meeting in Florence? The meeting proved to be one of our best TIAFT meetings ever thanks to our meeting president Elisabetta Bertol. I would like to thank her and her wonderful team for their hard work, dedication, and selfless service to make the 53rd meeting our best ever.

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  • Three reasons to enjoy the forthcoming meeting in Florence

    Published on: 25-08-2015

    I am delighted to announce that you are going to meet 679 participants from 63 countries in Florence, Italy during the 53rd Annual Meeting of TIAFT. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Elisabetta Bertol for her leadership as the president of the 53rd meeting. You can be certain that this meeting will be one of our best TIAFT meetings ever for three reasons.

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  • TIAFT regional meeting in the CIS and Central Asia

    Published on: 02-06-2015

    I am delighted that we successfully completed the first regional meeting of TIAFT in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Central Asia. I am also very proud of having the meeting in Uzbekistan, with 150 participants from 10 countries.

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  • What excellent events do we have to look forward to this year?

    Published on: 05-02-2015

    Based on the Chinese Zodiac 2015 is The Year of the Sheep. In Korea, the sheep is a symbol of peace, gentleness, and harmony. As such, I sincerely wish that 2015 brings you and your loved ones peace, harmony, happiness, and success. After coming back from our wonderful annual meeting in Argentina, I am happy to announce that the board has approved two new regional representatives

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  • My first message here as TIAFT President

    Published on: 24-11-2014

    I am honored and privileged to serve as your 13th president. First of all, I would like to thank all members, former presidents and board members for your effort and passion to raise TIAFT up to where it is today. For the past 52 years your hard work, strong desire, and selfless service made it possible for TIAFT to become the most precious, influential, and family like association in the world.

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  • My last message here as TIAFT President

    Published on: 10-11-2014

    This is my last message here as TIAFT president. In November I will pass the presidency to Prof. Heesun Chung. This is the time to reflect on the period when I was TIAFT president. We had three great years, starting with the excellent meeting in San Francisco, the largest TIAFT meeting ever, followed by the very well organised meeting in Hamamatsu. In 2013,

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  • Approaching the triennial elections

    Published on: 12-04-2014

    During the business meeting in Buenos Aires, the triennial elections will be held and we will elect a president-elect, a secretary, a treasurer and three board members. Members who would like to serve as board members can be nominated from now on. A

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  • A very successful year

    Published on: 17-11-2013

    The days are shortening (in the northern hemisphere) and Christmas decoration is starting to appear in the streets: this must be the end of the year 2013. TIAFT can look back on a very successful year:

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