Special Sessions


Special Session 1: Emerging Issues in China
(Thur, Oct. 23, 2008, 13:35~15:40, TGB 3)

Session Chair: Subin Shen, NUPT, China

NGN OSS Requirements

Ping Zhao (China Telecom, China)

 Mr. Zhao Ping has more than 10 years working experience in China Telecom Guangzhou Research Institute. He is focusing upon telecom service and network management & Operation as an OSS expert and principal strategist. Right now, he is responsible with total R&D strategies in Guangzhou Research Institute and oversees OSS projects. Meanwhile he is leading a team to develop IPTV management in CCSA and also working as a repporteur to study telecom management principle and architecture in ITU-T SG4. He has very good understanding about value chain and business processes in Chinese telecom industry and get involved in lots of international activities and SDOs.


Pilot NGN Project and Management Strategy in China Mobile

Yewen Li (China Mobile)

 Yewen Li works in China Mobile headquarters, network department, OSS division. He received his Ph.D degree from Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications. He has nearly 14 years industry working experiences. Dr. Li has been involved in 3GPP SA5 to develop 3G Itf-N standards for almost 6 years. He was nominated as SA5 Vice chairman for 2 terms, 4 years standing for China Mobile. Now, Dr. Li is the Deputy Director of China Mobile OSS division in Beijing headquarters. He is in charge of China Mobile 2G/3G and NGN OSS standardization, OSS architecture, OSS software design, OSS deployment and OSS maintenance.


Challenges and Opportunities of Service Management in Telco Web 2.0 Era  

James Yang (UT Starcom, China)

  Jing Yang is Chief Scientist and Chief Architect of UT Starcom, Inc. and Professor and PhD Supervisor of the graduate school of Research Institute of Computing Technology of China Science Academy. After graduating from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT) in 1985 and the Institute National des Telecommunications (INT) in 1988, he worked with NUPT and had devoted himself in the modeling, design and implementation of network, service and business management of telecommunication networks. He has worked for the architecture and technology of the service and its management on IP infrastructure and distributed computing environment since he joined UT Starcom in 1998 after two years study on the protection and restoration across multilayer network management in France. Currently, his research focuses on the business model, architecture and technologies of video service, multimedia steamed service and the service management with network optimization on Telco Web 2.0 networks.


Overview of ITU-T SG4 Work on Network Management

Zhi-li Wang (BUPT, China)

 Zhi-Li Wang received the BS in Communication Engineering from XiDian University and MS and PhD degrees in Communication and Information System from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT). He joined Network Management Research Center of BUPT since 2005 as a lecturer. His research interest includes Network Management and Communication Software. He is the Rapporteur of Question 10 of ITU-T SG4 since 2006, responsible for application-specific network management information models. He is a co-editor of eight ITU-T Recommendations. Zhi-Li participated in the following projects: (1) CORBA interface testing system, (2) 3rd Generation Mobile Communication Network Management Standardization, and (3) Flow-based Modeling Theories and Information Model for the Network Management of Connectionless Networks.



Special Session 2: International Emerging Issues

 (Fri, Oct. 23, 2008, 10:00~12:05, TGB 3)

Session Chair: Makoto Takano, NTT West, Japan

Holistic Approach to Define Service Quality Indicators and Develop ISQM System

Hyunmin Lim (KT, Korea)

Hyun Min Lim is a senior researcher in the Service Quality Management Team at KT Network Technology Laboratory. He received BS and MS Degrees in Electronic Engineering from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea in 1986 and 1988, respectively. He has been working for KT since 1988 and involved in various projects including developing Electronic Switching System, Fiber Loop Carrier System, Service Assurance Support System and Facility Management System. Now, he is in charge of developing an Integrated Service Quality Management System.


 New Value Chain through Service Platform

Ryozo Ito (HP Japan, Japan)

 Ryozo Ito is a Senior Executive Consultant in Communications, Media and Entertainment business, Hewlett-Packard Japan. He received M.S. degree in Electronics Engineering form Osaka University, Japan in 1978. He joined NEC, Japan and developed transmission and management systems. Then he joined Tandem Computers and developed Intelligent Network, Value Added Service Nodes and BSS systems. Since 2002, he has been providing technical and business consultation specializing in network services, IMS&NGN, BSS systems and future businesses for mobile and fixed line operators.


Lessons learnt from the Beijing Olympic Games Website Measurement

Rocky Chang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)

Rocky is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to returning to Hong Kong, he received his post-doctoral training at the Computer Science Department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. He received his PhD and MSc from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and undergraduate education from Virginia Tech. He is leading an Internet Infrastructure and Security Group, addressing network security, network measurement, network operations and management, and theory of queue stability. The Group has published their findings in top conferences, such as IMC, NDSS, DSN, ESORICS, and NOMS


Operations Support for IPTV Service Assurance - Practical Experience and Lessons Learned

Chung-Hua Hu (Chunghwa Telecom, Chinese Taipei)

 Chung-Hua Hu received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan in 1992, 1994, and 1998, respectively. Now he works for Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories, and has rich experience in developing a large-scale broadband network management system for Chunghwa Telecom. His current research interests include NGOSS (New Generation Operations Systems and Software) methodology and development, multi-technology network management.