The SRA (Society of Research Administrators) International 2017 Annual Meeting was held on October 14-18 in Vancouver, Canada. The main objective of the meeting was for the participants from all over the world to exchange experiences to improve their skills as research administrators. In the session titled “Collaboration with Japan”, JSPS WO delivered some presentations. Dr. Hirata introduced the JSPS and Mr. Takei presented JSPS international programs and activities. After that, some research administrators from Japanese universities (Hiroshima University, Dr. Miyokawa; Osaka University, Dr. Yao; NAIST, Dr. Miyake; Tohoku University, Dr. Seike) gave presentations about their activities, focusing on their collaboration with North American universities. JSPS WO received valuable comments from participants and had lively discussions with them.