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interim meeting 22-24 October 2019 - Tokyo (Japan)



The dates and place for the next interim meeting was announced during the General Assembly in Ottawa in June 2018. It will be held in the city of Tokyo between 22nd and 24th October 2019.



The venue for the interim meeting will be situated in the Meguro area of Tokyo.

(Please note the times are only preliminary and could change.)

Tuesday 22nd October

17.45pm: We will meet at the main entrance hall of the Hotel Gajoen Tokyo. If you are not ready for this time, please come directly to the welcome reception.

18.00pm: The welcome reception in the Hotel Gajoen Tokyo’s Chikurin Room 「竹林」 will be hosted by the FIDEM JAPAN Organizing Committee and JAMA (Japan Art Medal Association) members. We look forward to welcoming you in a Japanese-style meeting room rich in traditional artworks. The end of the welcome reception is scheduled for around 20.00.


Wednesday 23rd October

9.30am: 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.

11.00am: We will leave the hotel and travel to the Japanese Mint’s Saitama Branch.

13.00pm: Arrive at the Mint’s Saitama Branch in Omiya Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture.

13.10pm: 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.

14.30pm: FIDEM Executive Committee, Consultative Committee and Delegates’ meetings in the Mint Meeting Room. Meetings scheduled to end at 17.00.

17.30pm: Leave the Mint’s Saitama branch and return to Tokyo by minibus.

Free evening


Thursday 24th October

9.30am: 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.

13.00pm: After having lunch, we will drive to the next venue, the University of Tsukuba Tokyo campus.

14.00-17.00pm:. Symposium with University of Tsukuba students.

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.

18.00pm. Dinner at a beautiful night-time venue in Tokyo.

Friday 25th October
Departure day

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interim meeting 10- 13 August 2017 - ottawa (canada)







The organisers of the XXXV Congress received the participants for 3 days in Ottawa. Ottawa, capital of Canada, in the province of Ontario is situated on the Ottawa River. At Ottawa’s heart are the Houses of Parliament surrounded by many other interesting buildings and sculptures. This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday.






Thursday 10th August
Everything started with a welcome reception at the home of Susan and Doug Taylor hosted by FIDEM Canada members.

Friday 11th August
In the morning a tour of the Canadian Museum of Nature was given by Nathalie Boulet. We were shown around the rooms and spaces which will be used for the art medal exhibition, the lectures and the workshops in 2018


The museum tour was followed by a lunch at the Old Mill Brew Pub.

The afternoon was spent at the Royal Canadian Mint. A tour of the Mint and all the production aspects of struck coins and medals was given to the participants. A short but very intersting presentation was given over the design of a medal for the Senat. After this the interim meetings of the EC, CC and delegates were held (see enclosed minutes).

The evening was spent at the Byward Market and the Aulde Dubliner pub.

Saturday 12th August
A tour of the Houses of Parliament started the day and after having seen part of the change of the guards, a very enthusiastic guide took us trhough the different rooms and corridors of the Canadian House of Parliament.



After crossing the Alexandra Bridge, we found ourselves in Quebec where we had lunch at Bistro Boreal situated inside the Canadian Museum of History. We could enjoy the very intricate architecture of the building before being whisked through the history of Canada by yet another enthusiastic guide. Some free time was given but those who wanted to continue the visit of the museum had to give it up after a short while. A thunderstorm had struck and the museum's lights were down.


The interim meetings ended with a dinner at the Canal Ritz Restaurant in Ottawa.



Previous Interim Meetings

For more information concerning previous interim meetings go to INTERIM MEETINGS under ARCHIVES





























Program Interim Meeting 2019
















Agenda Interim Meeting 2019







































Interim Report FIDEM Canada 2018
Report from the organizers of FIDEM Canada 2018





































Minutes delegates meting - Ottawa 2017

Agenda delegates meting - Ottawa 2017