b'SECTION REPORTSSection VIIJAPANThe Japanese Section promotes cross-sectional collaboration and communications through an agreement with Korea and Taiwan.Presidents Greetingtion, theSections winter scientifichisappointment.Theproceedings Takashi Miyazaki meetingscheduledforthisMarchstarted,andthefirsttothirdbills was cancelled, as well as the induc- wereunanimouslyapprovedafter tion ceremony in June. I feel verycarefuldeliberation.Themeeting sorryforthesedifficultdecisions.ended with Vice President Fujitanis However, we will move forward un- closing address.der our new Section President Dr. Motoko Suda and continue to de-velop and improve in the near fu-ture. Dr. AkiraSenda,ofSectionVII, assumed the post of ICD Interna-tionalPresidentlastNovember. Itisourgreathonortocelebrate F orJapan,2019wasatheICDCentennialwithourFel- EXCHANGE AGREEMENT memorableyearwiththelowsfromallovertheworldun-ascensionofthenewdertheleadershipofInterna-emperorandchangingoftheerationalPresidentSendainJapan.(L/R) Taiwan President Tseng, Korea fromHeiseitoReiwa.However,President Kim and Japan President many people, including our Fellows,Annual Meeting & InductionMiyazaki sign an agreement to pro-motemorecollaborationbetween wereaffectedbyconsecutiveThe62nd AnnualMeetingandIn- their Sections.natural disasters such as typhoonsductionCeremonyofSectionVII andsevererainfall.OntheotherwereheldatHotelMetropolitanAfter the Annual Meeting, an ex-hand, during the Rugby World CupEdmontonJune8,2019.Vicechange agreement-signing ceremo-and other sports events, the peoplePresident Sudas opening address,ny was held for the Japan Section, sharednationwideexcitementPresident Miyazakis greeting, andSouthKoreaSection,andTaiwan fortheexcellentperformanceofotherreportstookplace,andFel- Section. Japan President Miyazaki, Japanese teams and athletes.low Tsukamoto was selected as theKoreaPresidentKyungSunKim, All Japan Fellows started out withChair. This was followed by reportsandTaiwanPresidentYing-Kwei a brilliant 2020, expecting the suc- on the activities of the College, In-cessoftheTokyoOlympicsandternationalCouncilors,membersTseng,representingeachSection, Paralympicsandthe100thanni- and reserve members of the Elec- signed the agreement, in an effort tionManagementCommittee,andto promote collaboration and com-versary of ICD. However, becauseLifeFellowsbyOfficeManagermunicationbetweeneachofthe of the spread of the COVID-19 in- Maejima and International Council- Sections.fection, these events unfortunatelyor Hashimoto. The new Internation-were postponed until 2021. In addi- alPresidentSendaalsoreportedAmongthe23newFellows,22 2 0 J OURNAL OF THEI NTERNATIONALC OLLEGE OFD ENTISTS'