The International Japanese English Translation (IJET) Conference was started by the Japan Association of Translators (JAT) nearly 22 years ago, as an effort to enable translators working between the Japanese and English languages to meet, share knowledge and skills, and network.

IJET has since grown to a highly successful annual conference. It is held each year, alternating years between Japan and an overseas venue. The next IJET, IJET-22, will be held in Seattle, Washington on the weekend of 14-15 May 2011.