IBREA-Japan opened in 2007 as an overseas office of IBREA. It held the First Global Mental Health Seminar in 2014 as the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare planned to make the occupational stress test mandatory for workplaces hiring more than 50 employees as the Industrial Safety and Health Act amendment took effect.

Since then, IBREA-Japan has held a series of seminars each year at prestigious universities in Japan, including the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University. IBREA-Japan has presented cases and empirical research on mental health care based on Brain Education to Japanese society through the seminars.

  • Theme: “Mental Health Care in the Era of the 4th Industrial Revolution: Opening the Future with Brain Education that Enhances Human Strength”
  • Date/Venue: August 5, Kyoto University

In 2017 and 2018, the Global Mental Health Seminar reflected on changes in the way people work, their jobs, and school education affected by digital transformation represented by the 4th Industrial Revolution, such as AI, IoT, and big data. Speakers delivers presentations and case studies about how to develop human intelligence, as opposed to artificial intelligence, and the mental health of people as the partner of nature.