Network Virtualization Symposium on 9/10

We will be inviting our friends from abroad and hold a symposium on Network Virtualization research.

Network Virtualization Symposium 2011
Fukutake Hall, The University of Tokyo


Opening: Hiroshi Miyabe (NICT)

Session 1: (Chair) Akihiro Nakao (NICT/ITRC/The University of Tokyo)
09:00 – 09:30 Keynote speech: Tomonori Aoyama (NICT/Keio University)
09:30 – 10:20 Invited speech 1: Chip Elliott (GENI Project Office)

Session 2: (Chair) Katsushi Kobayashi(ITRC)

10:30 – 11:20 Invited speech 2: Max Ott (NICTA)
11:20 – 12:10 Invited speech 3: Rick McGeer (HPLab)


Session 3: (Chair) Hiroaki Harai(NICT)
13:20 – 14:10 Invited speech 4: Andy Bavier (Princeton University)
14:10 – 15:00 Invited speech 5: Robert Ricci (University of Utah)
15:00 – 15:50 Invited speech 6: Akihiro Nakao (NICT/ITRC/The
University of Tokyo)

Session 4: Panel: “Network Virtualization Challenges in Japan”
16:00 – 17:30
(Chair) Akihiro Nakao (NICT/ITRC/The University of Tokyo)
Shinji Shimojo (NICT/ITRC/Osaka University), Noriyuki Takahashi(NTT),
Motoo Nishihara (NEC), Toru Hasegawa (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc.),
Chip Elliott (GENI Project Office), Max Ott (NICTA), Rick McGeer (HPLab),
Andy Bavier(Princeton University), Rob Ricci (University of Utha),
Ivan Seskar(Rutgers University)

Closing: Toru Hasegawa (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc.)

Banquet: 18:30 –

Sponsored by: National Institute of Information and Communications
Technology (NICT), ITRC Network Virtualization Working Group,IEICE
Technical committee on Network Virtualization, The University of

The venue, FUKUTAKE HALL, is located in the Hongo campus of the university of Tokyo.The URL ( is the
access map to FUKUTAKE HALL.As for the access to the Hongo campus from Tokyo area, the URL
( explains the
outline.The route from Narita Airport to Tokyo, the URL
( would be
suitable. Although this explains the way to another campus, which is
Komaba located in the west area of Tokyo, it can be used to show the way
to the Tokyo station from Narita.

(9/10) About 90 people attended. It was a great success! More reports coming soon.

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