The Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (A O C F) is a voluntary, nongovernmental, nonprofit association of organizations each representing the ceramists of a member country.

The purpose of the A O C F is to promote and stimulate understanding and cooperation among persons and societies from Asia-Oceania countries. The objectives of the A O C F are

to promote and assist in the planning and promotion of conferences and meetings.

to encourage education, training and research.

to procure the planning, preparation, presentation, printing, publication, issue and circulation of technical papers, calendars of ceramic events and other matter.

to consult with and bring together individuals and representatives of members, research establishments, academic bodies and institutions of governments and other bodies.

to collect and disseminate information on matters affecting the Federation’s objects and exchange information with other Organizations having similar objects in relation to ceramics or other materials including Organizations resident or having their registered offices in Europe, USA, or other countries outside Asia and Oceania.

Prof. Fuxi Gan Prof.S.Hirano Prof. Ki.Hyun Yoon
A O C F Kick Off Meeting September 30, 2003 at Nagoya Congress Center

A O C F Members

The Chinese Ceramic Society
The Korean Ceramic Society
The Australian Ceramic Society
The Ceramic Society of Japan
The Taiwan Ceramic Society
The Thai Ceramic Society




Current President : Dr. Andrew Ang (Australia)

Secretary :

Council Meeting

10th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF) Council Meeting in Seoul, Korea October 18, 2023 Minutes
9th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF) Council Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand August 28, 2019 Minutes
8th AOCF Council Meeting in Sendai, Japan March 13, 2018 Minutes
7th AOCF Council Meeting in Guilin,, China Nov. 5, 2015 Minutes
6th AOCF Council Meeting in Beijin, China August 18, 2014 Minutes
5th AOCF Council Meeting in Jeju, Korea October 16, 2013 Minutes
4th AOCF Council Meeting(e-mail meeting) October 22, 2012 Minutes
3rd AOCF Council Meeting in Lijiang September 22, 2008


2nd AOCF Council Meeting in Daegu, Korea October, 2006
1st AOCF Council Meeting in Osaka, Japan September 28, 2005


Past AOCF Conference

The 10th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation Conference (AOCF-10)
December 4-6, 2024 The University of South Australia, Adelaide SA, Australia
The 9th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation Conference (AOCF-9)
(Fall Meeting of the Korean Ceramic Society)
October 18-20, 2023 COEX, Seoul, Korea
The 8th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation Conference (AOCF-8) August 28-29, 2019 IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Thailand
The 7th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF-7) Conference March 12–14, 2018 Katahira Sakura Hall, Tohoku University, Japan
The 6th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF-6) Conference November 4-7, 2015
Grand Bravo Guilin Hotel
in Guilin, China
The 5th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF-5) Conference October 16-19, 2013
ICC International Convention Center
in Jeju island, Korea
The 4th Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF-4) Conference November 14-18, 2010
Osaka International Convention Center (Grand Cube Osaka) in conjunction with 3rd International Congress on Ceramics(ICC3)
The 3rd Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF-3) Conference September 21-25, 2008
Yunnan Aviation Sightseeing Hotel Lijiang
Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China

The 2nd Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF) Conference
Convened in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Meeting of The Korean Ceramic Society

Oct. 18 - 20, 2006 at Hotel Inter-Burgo, Daegu city, Korea
The 1st Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF) Conference
Convened in conjunction with The 18th Fall Meeting of The Ceramic Society of Japan
Sept. 27-29, 2005 at Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan