The 9th VICTORIES Symposium
      "Optical Networking: A Way to Disruptive Creation"

Report

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The 9th VICTORIES Symposium was held at Akihabara, Tokyo on November 1, 2016 under the theme of "Optical Networking: A Way to Disruptive Creation", 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 held 
successfully with more than 150 participants.

Program  
Opening Session
Chair: Seigo Kanemaru (Director General, Department of Electronics and Manufacturing, AIST)
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【10:00-10:08 Greetings】  
  Ryoji Chubachi (President, AIST)
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【10:08-10:15 Greetings】 
  Tomohiro Terasaki (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】
“Silicon Photonics for Future Datacenters and Computing”
  Clint Schow (Professor, University of California Santa Barbara, USA)
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【10:55-11:35 Keynote Speech 2】
Fundamental Needs and Challenges for Optical Networks in the Post-Moore Era”
  Satoshi Matsuoka (Professor, GSIC Tokyo Institute of Technology)
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【11:35-12:15 Keynote Speech 3
Service Innovation through "Vision Intelligence””
  Tsuneo Komatsuzaki (Managing Executive Officer, Director of Intelligent Systems Laboratory, SECOM CO., LTD)
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【13:15-14:00】  Poster Presentations  Group A PosterA_2016.jpg
VICTORIES Session
Chair: Tomohiro Kudoh
(Professor, Information Technology Center, The University of Tokyo)
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Presentation by AIST
【14:00-14:30】  
 “VICTORIES: Status and Challenges toward Innovation”
  Shu Namiki (Chair of the Executive Committee of VICTORIES, AIST)
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【14:30-14:45】  
Network Application Interface: Performance Assurance for Software-based Packet Processing”
  Ryousei Takano (Group Leader, Information Technology Research Institute, AIST)  
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【14:45-15:00】  
Dynamic Node: Development of Open and Disaggregated Standard Rack”
    Shu Namiki (Deputy Director, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)
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【15:00-15:15】  
“Optical Path Conditioning: Challenges in Digital Coherent Age”
   Takashi Inoue (Group Leader, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)  
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【15:15-15:30】  
“Optical Path Processor: Technology Development for Practical Silicon Photonic Switches”
    Kazuhiro Ikeda (Group Leader, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)
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15:30-16:30】  Poster Presentations  Group B PosterB_2016.jpg
Special Presentation Session
Chair: Hitoshi Kawashima
(Principal Research Manager, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, AIST)
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16:30-17:00】  
“Standardization activity and research of radio-over-fiber in NICT toward next-generation mobile communication networks”
   Toshiaki Kuri (Research Manager, Network System Research Institute, NICT)
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【17:00-17:30】  
“8K Ultra High Definition (UHD) Imaging for Medical Application”
  Hiromasa Yamashita (Associate professor, University Research Center, Nihon University and Director, Medical Imaging Consortium)
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【17:30-17:40】  
Closing Remarks:
  Toshihiko Kanayama ( Senior Vice-President, AIST)
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