Federation of Asian Perfusion Societies
Mission of FAPS
On September 22nd 2007, with the agreement among societies of extracorporeal circulation technology in China, Singapore,India,Philippine,Japan and South Korea. The Federation of Asian Perfusion Societies(FAPS) was found in the 7th Asian Conference on Extracorporeal Circulation held by Chinese Society of Extracorporeal Circulation(ChSECC) in Beijing, China.
FAPS was established aim to create an international platform for the exchange of knowledge in regard to promote the science and practice of extracorporeal circulation technology, as well as to facilitate the exchange of ideas in the field of extracorporeal circulation through scientific meetings and personal contacts between cardiovascular specialists.
Constitution of FAPS
FAPS will consist of formal members, executive members who represent national perfusion society in the Asian region, President of the Federation and Secretary–General. The Federation secretary office will be permanently based in the office of Chinese Society of Extracorporeal Circulation in Beijing, China. The formal members are required to complete application forms and will be approved and notified in writing by the Federation secretary office.
2 Executive Member
Each country can nominate two delegates as the executive member who will be approved and accepted in writing by the Federation secretary office. Executive member committees shall be able to vote for the country where the next Federation conference will take place every four years.
3 President of FAPS
The President of the society of the next conference country will assume the Presidency of FAPS for subsequent four years session. The president will organize and preside at the scientific conference in his/her country. The president has the responsibility to obtain financial support for FAPS.
4 Secretary General
The president for each 4-year session will assign his/her Secretary-General. The secretary-general will assist the president and keep close contact with the Federation secretary office. The secretary-general and Federation secretary will provide membership registration and management, keep accurate record of all the business and activities of FAPS, organize executive member’s committee periodic meetings.
FAPS will organize a scientific conference every four years. The hosting city of the scientific meeting will be voted by the executive member committee. The general assembly of executive members will be held every four years. The official language of the conference will be English.
History of Collaborations
Establishment of FAPS was based on the cooperation and collaboration of Asian Countries in the field of Extracorporeal Circulation clinical work. There were seven conferences has been performed in the past years. Location, time and host country are shown as following list:
1st Asian Conference on ECT:
2nd Asian Conference on ECT:
3rd Asian Conference on ECT:
4th Asian Conference on ECT:
5th Asian Conference on ECT:
6th Asian Conference on ECT: Beijing, September 2003, China
7th Asian Conference on ECT: Beijing, September 2007, China
Presidents of FAPS
1st President: Mr. Goh Si Guim(Singapore)
2nd President: Mr. Shigeru Minami (Japan)
3rd President: Dr. Hei Feilong (China)
4th President: Mr. Pinto R Simon (India)
Members of FAPS
Indian Society of Extracorporeal technology (ISECT)
Chinese Society of Extracorporeal Circulaiton of Medicine (ChSECC)
Singapore Society of Extracorporeal Technology (SSECT)
Philippine Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (PATCS)
Korea Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Sugery (KSTCS)
Japanese Society of Extracorporeal Technology (JaSECT)
Indonesian Perfusion Association (IPA)