The 8th VICTORIES Symposium
      "Optical Networking: New Challenges and Issues"

Report

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The 8th VICTORIES Symposium was held at Akihabara, Tokyo on November 10, 2015 under the theme of
"Optical Networking: New Challenges and Issues", featuring world renowned speakers' speeches on network and applications technologies.
The symposium was co-located with a poster session, where the details of the new technologies studied under VICTORIES were reported.
The symposium was very successful with about 170 participants.

Program  
Opening Session
Chair: Toshihiko Kanayama (Senior Vice-President, AIST)
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【10:00-10:08 Greetings】  
  Ryoji Chubachi (President, AIST)
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【10:08-10:15 Greetings】 
  Akira Tsugita (Director for Regional R&D Promotion,
  University-Industry Collaboration and Regional R&D Division, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, MEXT)
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【10:15-10:55 Keynote Speech 1】
“Open and Programmable Optical Networks”
  Marc De Leenheer (Open Networking Lab USA)
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【10:55-11:35 Keynote Speech 2】
4K Video Technology Evolutions and the Expected Telecommunication Network
  Keiichiro Shimada (SVP, Corporate Executive, Sony Corporation)
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【11:35-12:15 Keynote Speech 3
Next Generation Artificial Intelligence Technology Development in Artificial Intelligence Research Center
  Yoichi Motomura (Deputy Director, Artificial Intelligence Research Center, AIST)
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【13:15-14:00】  Poster Presentations  Group A Poster_A_2015.jpg
VICTORIES Session
Chair: Tomohiro Kudoh
(Professor, Information Technology Center, The University of Tokyo)
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Presentation by AIST
【14:00-14:15】  
 “VICTORIES: Project Outline and Activities Updates
  Shu Namiki (Chairperson of VICTORIES Executive Committee, AIST)
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【14:15-14:30】  
Development of Virtual Network Technologies Utilizing a Dynamic Optical Path Network
  Ryousei Takano (Information Technology Research Institute, AIST)  
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【14:30-14:45】  
Dynamic Node: Abstraction of Hierarchical Multi-granular Optical Path Node
    Shu Namiki (Deputy Director, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)
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【14:45-15:00】  
“Status Report on Optical Path Conditioning Projects toward Efficient Usage of Optical Paths”
   Takashi Inoue (Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)  
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【15:00-15:15】  
“Silicon Photonics Based Large-Scale Optical Switch: State-of-the-art”
    Kazuhiro Ikeda (Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)
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Presentation by Collaborating companies
【15:15-15:45】  
“Key Optical Networking Technologies : FUJITSU's Activities”
   Takafumi Terada (Director - Advanded Technologies Development, Network Products Business Unit, FUJITSU Limited)
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15:45-16:30】  Poster Presentations  Group B Poster_B_2015.jpg
Special Presentation Session
Chair: Masahiko Mori
(Director, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)
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16:30-17:00】  
“ID-based communication and SDN-based optical network toward next-generation mobile communication networks”
   Hiroaki Harai (Director, Network Architecture Lab., Photonic Network Research Institute, NICT)
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【17:00-17:30】  
“Fiber Optics in Cloud Networks”
  Atul Srivastava (NEL America. Inc. )
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