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Chika Sekine

E-mail : mail[atmark]udit.jp(corporate address)
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As of May, 2015

Chika Sekine offers consultation for IT devices development from the Universal Design point of view, involving participation of diverse users. She also provides consulting services on accessible and usable web development for corporate or governmental institutions. Chika is involved Gerontorogy now.

Memberships(some of as May 2011)

  • Advisory Committee for Barrier Free and Universal Design Contribution Award (Cabinet Office)
  • National Land Development Council, Planning Committee (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport)
  • Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
  • Telecommunications Council (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
  • UD Committee of Kyoto and Saga Prefectures, Fukuoka and Kobe City

Other Titles

  • Professor of Doshisha University (Policy and Manegement, Social  Innovetion group)
  • Visiting Professor of Open University in Japan and Mimasaka University
  • Part-Time Lecturer of Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Kobe University, Kobe Art Institute of Technology 
  • Advisor of JST RISTEX 'Redesigning Communities in Aged Society'
  • Technical Advisor of Yokohama Super Science High School
  • Councilor of Human Interface Society, HCD-Net (Human Centered Design Organization-Net)
  • Adviser of NTT Docomo Mobile Society Lab and KDDI Foundatioin
  • Office Director of UDNJ(Universal Design Network Japan)
  • Corporate member of IAUD (international Association for Universal Design)


The titles of books were translated by UDIT arbitrarily.

[Single Work]

  • Slow Life in Ubiquitous Society (JIYUSHA)
  • Power of Universal Design(Seisansei Shuppan)
  • Towards "Society for All" - Universal Design in Digital Era (Iwanami Shoten, Publishers)

[Joint Work]

  • How to start Smart Aging(NTT Publishing Co.Ltd.)
  • No one left behind - Accessible Information in Emergency (NTT Publishing Co. Ltd.)
  • Making Accessible Website in Local Governments (NTT Publishing Co., Ltd.)
  • Information Accessibility - Towards Information Society for All (NTT Publishing Co., Ltd.)
  • Web Accessibility from the Beginning (GYOSEI Corporation)
  • Information Accessibility and Universal Design (ASCII)
  • Universal Design for Beginners, the Examples of Shizuoka Prefecture (GYOSEI Corporation)


  • Accessible Technology (supervising translation, NIKKEI BP Soft Press, originally written by Microsoft )