Keynote 1: Wed., Oct. 22, 2008, 13:25-13:55, TGB 2& 3

Issues on Internet Architecture
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Hualin Qian (China Academy of Sciences, China)


Prof. Qian has over 40 years of experience in the computing industry and has been responsible for many of the major technology projects in China. He has made important contributions to bringing the Internet to China since 1989, and finished the initial Internet connection in 1994. That same year, he finished the construction and operation of China’s top-level domain (.cn). His team developed the first X.25 network in China in 1984. As a chief designer, he finished the design of the computer network system for the 11th Asia Games 1990. He currently serves as deputy director of the CNNIC Steering Committee, deputy chair of the board of Internet Society of China, chief scientist of the Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His current research interest is on the Internet architecture.

 Keynote 2: Thu., Oct. 23, 2008, 09:00-09:30, TGB 2& 3

A Key to Survive: Service-oriented Operation and Management for Accelerating Business Transformation
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Tae Il Park (KT, Korea)


Tae Il Park is a Senior Vice President and the Head of Network Management Business Unit in KT. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Hanyang University in 1979 and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 1982, respectively. His has worked over 31 years at KT, developing new markets of Russia and China, leading development of NGN technologies in Korea and successfully realizing New Generation Operations Systems and Software (NeOSS) in KT. During 2004 and 2005, he led a key project in KT realizing NGN technologies and services. This project included the development of soft-switches, several related products, network services based on Internet, and broadband personal devices. Since 2005, he has been focusing on stable network operations and management and service quality innovation. He is currently concerned about creating new services and business models for accelerating growth and keeps his mind on developing marketing support solutions. Network Management Business Unit in KT, he is serving for now, is playing key roles of stable operations and management of a huge size of complex networks and related services, continuous maintenance and improvement of service qualities and optimizations of operations costs.

 Keynote 3: Thu., Oct. 23, 2008, 09:30-10:00, TGB 2& 3

Manageability fTowards New-Generation Networks: Japanese Approach
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Masayuki Murata (Osaka University, Japan)


Masayuki Murata received the M.E. and D.E. degrees in Information and Computer Science from Osaka University, Japan, in 1984 and 1988, respectively. In April 1984, he joined Tokyo Research Laboratory, IBM Japan, as a Researcher. From September 1987 to January 1989, he was an Assistant Professor with Computation Center, Osaka University. In February 1989, he moved to the Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University. In April 1999, he became a Professor of Cybermedia Center, Osaka University, and is now with Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University since April 2004. He has more than four hundred papers of international and domestic journals and conferences. His research interests include computer communication networks, performance modeling and evaluation. He is a member of IEEE, ACM and IEICE.


 Keynote 4: Fri., Oct. 24, 2008, 09:00-09:30, TGB 2& 3

Current and Upcoming Development in Network Technology
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Lintao Jiang (China Academy of Telecommunication Research, China)






Mr. Lintao Jiang is CTO, China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) of the Ministry of Information Industry Technology (MIIT) of China. He also serves as Chairman of IP & Multi-media Technical Committee of China Communications Standardization Association, and Vice Chairman of ITU-T SG 13. Mr. Lintao Jiang graduated from the Radio & Electronics Department of Tsinghua University in 1970, and received M.E. from the Electronics Engineering Department of Tsinghua University in 1982. He has been engaged in R&D of multi-media, digital communications, IP technology and standardization for many years. He is member of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd session of Multi-media Expert Group of Communication Technology Area, High-Tech R&D Program of China (863 Program).