Welcome to the ICA

Established in 1970, the ICA (International Computer Association) has grown into one of Japan’s largest, most influential organizations covering Information Technology and Business in Japan. The ICA provides a forum for information exchange, networking, and identification of business expansion opportunities with many of the key movers and shakers in Japan. Read more about the ICA

[Sep. 3rd, 2015] Tokyo Bay Cruise ICA Summer Networking


Two hour boat cruise in Tokyo Bay out past Haneda Airport. Come in a YUKATA to get in the JAPANESE SPIRIT. Two hours Nomihodai (all you can drink no food included). Over 1,000 people aboard ship, ICA will reserve space on the top deck

Fun under the moon light in Tokyo Bay.

Escape the summer heat by joining us for a fun filled evening aboard ship cruising Tokyo Bay. Enjoy the elegant surroundings of the Tokyo night skyline while connecting with professionals and business executives from a variety of industries.

[Jul. 22nd, 2015] Replacing cash and protecting people utilizing smart phones


201507_Brian_Nelson Speaker: Brian Nelson
Co Founder and CEO, Director (Chairman of the Board) of BNC K.K

While mobile technology is integrated into ever day facets of living, suppliers are increasingly looking for ways to attract customers, boost
transactions, and improve the existing customer experience. Today, mobile commerce functionality is more than just delivering products from the store to the customer’s residence.

[Jun. 22nd, 2015] How has Open Source technology helped my Organization?


201506_Pieter_Franken Speaker: Pieter Franken
Chief Technology Officer, Monex, Inc

ICA Open Source Talk Slides

Many top executives view off the shelf products as being safer and carry low risk.

However in recent times, increased IT capital expenditure has forced organizations  to consider alternative technologies in an effort to extract maximum value from their IT budgets.

Businesses are looking hard at other benefits of open source, such as interoperability, flexibility, and access to the underlying code in their systems.