Invited/Keynote Presentations

This list needs to be updated (especially for 2018-2019).

  1. Akihiro Nakao*, “Beyond 5G/6G Telecommunication Ensuring Continuity in Business, Research and Education”,ITU KALEIDOSCOPE Online 2020, Invited Keynote Speech, 2020/12/8
  2. Akihiro Nakao*, “Democratizing 6G -Diverse and Inclusive Approach to Next Generation Networking Innovations”, IEEE SDN NFV Conference 2020, Invited Keynote Speech, 2020/11/10
  3. Akihiro Nakao*, “URLLC Slice on Softwarized Infrastructure”, Invited Talk, OFC2020, 2020/3/11
  4. Akihiro Nakao*, “Multi-layer Network Slicing for Accelerating Business Velocity for Edge Computing”, Invited Talk, OFC2020, 2020/3/9
  5. Akihiro Nakao*, “Private 5G: Technology Innovations Enabled by Democratization of Telecommunication”, Invited Keynote, ICOIN 2020, 2020/1/9
  6. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Softwarization for Driving, Data Analytics, In-Network Machine Learning and Edge Computing”, IEEE CNSM 2017, Waseda University, Nov., 2017.
  7. Akihiro Nakao*, “Research and Development on End-to-End Network Slicing”, Open Air Interface Workshop (OAI Workshop) Nov., 2017.
  8. Akihiro Nakao*, “Cloud in the loop and In-Network Machine Learning”, GEFI (Global Experimentation for future Internet) Workshop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct., 2017.
  9. Akihiro Nakao*,”App-Specific Edge Computing and In-Network Deep Learning”, APNOMS 2017, Seoul, Korea, Sep., 2017.
  10. Akihiro Nakao*, “loT/5G Network Softwarization and In-Network Deep Learning”, Helsinki 5G Week, Helsinki, Finland, Sep., 2017.
  11. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Softwarization and In-Network Deep-Learning”, CFI 2017, Keynote, June, 2017. 
  12. Akihiro Nakao*, “Facilitation of 5G Field Trials,” Panel, The 3rd 5G Global Event Wrap-up Panel, Tokyo, May 2017.
  13. Akihiro Nakao*, “End-to-end App-Specific Network Slicing”, Panel, IM 2017, Lisbon, Portugal, May, 2017. 
  14. Akihiro Nakao*, “Flexible Network Slicing for Low-latency 5G Mobile Services,” The Brooklyn 5G Summit, New York, April 2017
  15. Akihiro Nakao*, “Flexible Network Slicing for Low-latency 5G Mobile Services,” ON*VECTOR 16th An- nual International Photonics Workshop, February 2017.
  16. Akihiro Nakao*, “ Softwarized LTE in FLARE network slices,” ITU FG-IMT2020 Workshop DemoDay, December 2016
  17. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Softwarization and Slicing: Ongoing Developments in Standard Developing Or- ganizations,” Keynote, IEEE CSCN 2016, Berlin, November 2016.
  18. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Slicing in 5G Mobile Networks,” IEEE CSCN 2016 Panel, Berlin, November 2016.
  19. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Slicing for 5G Mobile Network,” Keynote IEEE 5G Summit TianJin 2016, Tian- Jin, October 2016.
  20. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Slicing from UE to Cloud,” Keynote, IEEE 5G Summit 2016, Berlin, October 2016.
  21. Akihiro Nakao*, “Application Driven End-to-End Network Slicing, From UE To Cloud,” Keynote, IEEE CloudNet 2016, Pisa, October 2016.
  22. Akihiro Nakao*, “Application Driven Network Softwarization and Network Slicing,” Distinguished Expert Panel, The 18th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS) 2016, October 2016.
  23. Akihiro Nakao*, “The Next Steps:Design Application-Driven and Apply Right Technologies to Right Place,” Keynote, The 6th Network Virtualization Symposium, IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualiza- tion (NV), September 2016.
  24. Akihiro Nakao*, “Towards Enabling Smart Cities: 5G Mobile Network and Mobile Edge Computing,”
  25. Keynote, International Conference on ICT for Smart Society (ICISS 2016), Surabaya, July 2016.
  26. Akihiro Nakao*, “5GMF White Paper Overview V.1.0,”, 25th Edition of the European Conference on Net- works and Communications 2016 (EUCNC 2016), Athens, June 2016
  27. Akihiro Nakao*, “5GMF View of 5G Architecture”, Panel, 25th Edition of the European Conference on Networks and Communications 2016 (EUCNC 2016), Athens, June 2016
  28. Akihiro Nakao*, “Software Defined Data Plane and Applications”, Keynote, IEEE 17th International Con- ference on High Performance Switching and Routing 2016 (HPSR 2016), Kanagawa, June 2016.
  29. Akihiro Nakao*, “ Application-Driven Network Softwarization”, Keynote, The 2nd IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization 2016 (IEEE NetSoft 2016), Seoul, June 2016.
  30. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Softwarization/ Network Slicing for 5G Mobile Network”, Panel IF-07: Towards 5G: Mobile Network Softwarization, IEEE International Conference on Communications 2016 (ICC 2016), Kuala Lumpur, May 2016.
  31. Akihiro Nakao*, “5G Mobile Network and Network Softwarization,” Global Experimentation for Future Internet (GEFI): Brazil EU Japan US collaboration, 2016, Brussels, April 2016.
  32. Akihiro Nakao*, “Collaborate, Cooperate, Innovate, Looking out for near future collaboration among EU, US, BR and JP, ” NetFutures 2016, Brussels, April 2016.
  33. Akihiro Nakao*, “Application Specific Slicing For MVNO Through Software-Defined Data Plane Enhancing SDN”, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2016 (OFC 2016), March 2016.
  34. Akihiro Nakao*, “Towards Singularity: Network Empowered with AI,” Global CENTRA, CENTRA Kicks Off in Taiwan, March 2016.
  35. Akihiro Nakao*, “End-to-End Slice Programmability and Mobile Edge Computing, ” ON*VECTOR 15th Annual International Photonics Workshop, February 2016.
  36. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Softwarization”, 6th FOKUS FUSECO Forum 2015, November 2015
  37. Akihiro Nakao*, “Gap Analysis at ITU-T IMT-2020 Focus Group and Outlook for Applicability of Ad- vanced Wireless and Wired Technologies,” IEICE International Workshop on Smart Wireless Communica- tions (SmartCom) 2015, October 2015.
  38. Akihiro Nakao*, “Building the Pattern Recognition Lab, ” The 13th annual Future in Review Conference 2015 (FiRe 2015), October 2015
  39. Akihiro Nakao*, “5G Mobile Network and Network Softwarization,” Keynote, The 4th Network Virtualiza- tion Symposium, IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualization (NV), August 2015.
  40. Akihiro Nakao*, “5G Mobile Network Promotion Forum (5GMF) Activities of Network Architecture Com- mittee”, 19th Global Standards Collaboration (GSC) meeting, July 2015.
  41. Akihiro Nakao*, “Current status and future of Network Virtualization Technologies”, Taiwan-Japan Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualization (NV), Taipei, May 2015.
  42. Akihiro Nakao*, “On the same page”, Plenary Talk, GENI Engineering Conference 22 (GEC22) and US Ignite Application Summit
  43. Akihiro Nakao*, “Vnode: Deeply Programmable Network Progress Report,” ON*VECTOR 15th Annual International Photonics Workshop, February 2015.
  44. Akihiro Nakao*, “5G MobileNetworking Network Architecture Committee Introduction,” NTT DOCOMO USA, Inc. February 2015.
  45. Akihiro Nakao*, “Software Defined Data Plane Enhancing SDN and NFV,” 18th Global Standards Collabo- ration (GSC) meeting, July 2014.
  46. Akihiro Nakao*, “Application Driven SDN and NFV,” Keynote, The 5th Network Virtualization Symposium, IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualization (NV), July 2014.
  47. Akihiro Nakao*, “Lifting the Boundary between SDN and NFV”, International Workshop on Network Func- tions Virtualization (NFV), IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualization (NV), Okinawa, May 2014.
  48. Akihiro Nakao*, “Deeply Programmable Network : Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Beyond,” Keynote, The 3rd Network Virtualization Symposium, IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualization (NV), July 2013.
  49. Akihiro Nakao*, “Deeply Programmable Network”: Emerging Technologies for Network Virtualization and Software Defined Network (SDN)”, Keynote, Workshop on Software Defined Networking (SDN) Standard- ization Landscape, Geneva, Switzerland, 4 June 2013
  50. Akihiro Nakao*, “Deeply Programmable Network, Emerging Technologies for Network Virtualization and Software Defined Network (SDN)”, Keynote, ITU-T Kaleidoscope Conference in Kyoto, June 2013.
  51. Akihiro Nakao*, “Deeply Programmable Network Platforms (Research Activities in Japan),” 12th Annual ON*VECTOR International Photonics Workshop,University of California, San Diego, February 2013.
  52. Akihiro Nakao*, “Deeply Programmable Network (DPN) and Advanced Network Virtualization,” NSC-JST Workshop on Information and Communication Technology 2012, JST Tokyo Headquarters 2 (Ks Goban- cho), November 2012.
  53. Akihiro Nakao*, “FLARE : Open Deeply Programmable Network Node Architecture,” Stanford University Networking Seminar,Palo Alto CA /Stanford University, October 2012.
  54. Akihiro Nakao*, “Deeply Programmable Network for Inter-Cloud Federation,” SDN & InterCloud sum- mit,Wasington DC, October 2012.
  55. Akihiro Nakao*, “FLARE: Open Deeply Programmable Network Node Architecture Extending SDN,” MPLS 2012,Wasington DC, October 2012.
  56. Akihiro Nakao*, “Deeply Programmable Network (DPN) Enabled by Advanced Network Virtualization,” Keynote, The 2nd Network Virtualization Symposium, IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualiza- tion (NV), August 2012.
  57. Akihiro Nakao*, “International Collaborations: Federated VNode /GENI Packet Cache Demonstration,” Ple- nary Talk, GENI Engineering Conference (GEC) 15, University of Houston, Houston TX, October 2012.
  58. Akihiro Nakao, “Deeply Programmable Network Through Network Virtualization,” In The 13th ACIS Inter- national Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD), August 2012.
  59. Akihiro Nakao*, “International Federation: Achieving International Collaboration,” GENI Engineering Con- ference (GEC)14, Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston MA , July 2012.
  60. Akihiro Nakao*, “Revisiting Clean-Slate Approach to Re-Designing the Internet,” Plenary Talk, GENI En- gineering Conference (GEC) 14, Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston MA , July 2012.
  61. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Virtualization: Network Virtualization Makes Network Operation Easier Or Mess?,” Panel Discussion, IEEE NOMS2012, Maui HI/Westin Maui Hotel, April 2012.
  62. Akihiro Nakao*, “VNode: A Deeply Programmable Network Testbed Through Network Virtualization” 11th Annual ON*VECTOR International Photonics Workshop,University of California, San Diego, February 2012.
  63. Akihiro Nakao*, “Advanced Network Virtualization Research and Development,” 4th EU-Japan Symposium on the New Generation Network and the Future Internet, January 2012.
  64. Akihiro Nakao*, “Cache Oriented Network Architecture as an Application of Network Virtualization,” 4th EU-Japan Symposium on the New Generation Network and the Future Internet, January 2012.
  65. Akihiro Nakao*, “Emerging Slice and In-Network Dpi as Application of Network Virtualization,” 4th EU- Japan Symposium on the New Generation Network and the Future Internet, January 2012.
  66. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Virtualization Research Activities in Japan,” NICTA, 2011.
  67. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Virtualization Research in Japan, Recent Updates,” Keynote, The 1st Network Virtualization Symposium, IEICE Technical Committee on Network Virtualization (NV), September 2011.
  68. Akihiro Nakao*, “New-Generation Network and update on Virtualization Node”, Plenary Talk, GENI Engi- neering Conference (GEC) 11, Denver, July 2011.
  69. Akihiro Nakao*, “Wired and Wireless Network Virtualization Test-Beds,” 6th International Conference on Future Internet Technologies, 2011.
  70. Akihiro Nakao*, “VNode: a Deeply Programmable Network Testbed Through Network Virtualization,” 10th Annual ON*VECTOR International Photonics Workshop, University of California San Diego (UCSD), CA, February 2011.
  71. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Virtualization Research Activities in Japan: VNode and WiVi,” Invited Talk at ETRI, 2011.
  72. Akihiro Nakao*, “CoreLab and WiVi Project Towards Flexibly Programmable Network,” KOREN Workshop 2011, 2011.
  73. Akihiro Nakao*, “WiVi:WiFi Virtualization Infrastructure and Applications,” Invited Talk, Panel Discussion, IEEE ICC, 2011.
  74. Akihiro Nakao*, “Architectures and Testbeds Enabled Through Advanced Network Virtualization: CoreLab and VNode Projects,” The 3rd Japan EU Symposium on the New Generation Network and the Future Inter- net, October 2010.
  75. Akihiro Nakao*, “Updates on CoreLab and VNode Research,” APAN 30, 2010.
  76. Akihiro Nakao*, “CoreLab and VNode,” Plenary Talk, GENI Engineering Conference (GEC) 8, San Diego, CA, July 2010.
  77. Akihiro Nakao*, “Emerging Testbeds for Nwgn Through Virtualization Technologies,” Invited Presentation, APNOMS, 2009.
  78. Akihiro Nakao*, “Internet of the Future: from Vision to Reality Network Virtualization as Architecture and Its Applications,” PanelDiscussion, International Ieletrafic Congress (ITC21), 2009.
  79. Akihiro Nakao*(University of Tokyo/NICT), “Network Virtualization for Future Network Architectures and Testbeds,” The 2nd Japan EU Symposium on the New Generation Network and the Future Internet, 2009.
  80. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Virtualization,” WWRF 2008, 2008.
  81. Akihiro Nakao*, “Overlay / Network Virtualization / Planet Lab,” 2nd China-Japan ICT Forum, 2008.
  82. Akihiro Nakao*, “Research on Overlay Network /Network Virtualization Towards New Generation Network Architecture,” 1st Japan EU Symposium on the New Generation Network and the Future Internet, June 2008.
  83. Akihiro Nakao*, “NICT Activities on Future Internet,” WWRF 2008, 2008.
  84. Akihiro Nakao*, “PlanetLab Status in Asia,” International Conference on Future Internet Technologies (CFI), 2008.
  85. Akihiro Nakao*, “PlanetLab and JGN2 Japan,” FIRE (FIREWORKS) launch symposium, 2008.
  86. Akihiro Nakao*, “Competition Principle in Developing New Generation Networks,” International Sympo- sium JGN2+AKARI, 2007.
  87. Akihiro Nakao*, “PlanetLab Related Research on JGN2,” ICT JGN2+AKARI Symposium, 2007.
  88. Akihiro Nakao*, “Routing Overlay Networks,” Symposium & Workshop on Overlay Networks and New Generation Network Research, 2006.
  89. Akihiro Nakao*, “Planetlab Japan,” PlanetLab Meeting at HP Laboratory, 2006.
  90. Akihiro Nakao* and et.al., “Future Direction in Overlay Network Research,” Symposium on Overlay Net- works and New Generation Network Research, 2006.
  91. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Embedded Test-Beds for New Generation Network Research,” 6th Wurzburg Workshop on IP: Joint EuroNGI and ITG Workshop on Visions of Future Generation Networks (EuroView2006), 2006.
  92. Akihiro Nakao*, “Network Embedded Test-Beds for New Generation Network Research,” Symposium on Overlay Networks and New Generation Network Research, 2006.