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NII Shonan Meeting Memorial Symposium -For Making Future Value From Asia-



November 1st, 2012 13:15~18:00
(*Reception starts at 12:45)


Gakushi-kaikan Room 202
(3-28 Kandanishikicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)

Eligible person:

Researchers belong to universities or companies etc.
(*The application will be closed as soon as the number of participants reaches the limit.)

The participation fee:

(*If you attend the party after this symposium, please pay \3,000 as participation fee when you enter the party.)



National Institute of Informatics (NII) started up Shonan Meeting at February 2011, and we have had it 13 times. This meeting is the first Dagstuhl* style seminar in Asia, it is getting a favorable reputation as a place of discussion among Top-level researchers in the field of informatics from many countries and obtains a lot of visibility steadily.
In commemoration of the 1st anniversary of this meeting has started, we have "NII Shonan Meeting Memorial Symposium". In this symposium we announce the outcome of this meeting and argue future tasks, and we will contribute to the further development of informatics.
We invite world-famous researchers Prof. Jeffrey D. Ullman (Emeritus, Stanford University), Prof. Robert Anthony Kowalski (Emeritus, Imperial College London) and Prof. Reinhard Wilhelm (Saarland University /Scientific Director of Schloss Dagstuhl). They will make the lectures at this symposium.
We are looking forward to your participants.
*Dagstuhl Seminar: The top-level seminar in the field of informatics in the world, held at Dagstuhl, Germany almost every weeks. They discuss topics of informatics intensively with camp style.


13:15-13:20Opening remarksProf. Masao Sakauchi (The director General of NII)
Title: "The Aim of NII Shonan Meeting"
13:20-13:30Complimentary speechMr. Mitsuo Furuoya(The deputy governor of Kanagawa prefecture)
13:30-14:10Keynote lecture 1Prof. Jeffrey D. Ullman (Emeritus, Stanford University)
Title: "Map-Reduce Algorithms"
14:10-14:50Keynote lecture2Prof. Robert Anthony Kowalski (Emeritus, Imperial College London)
Title: "Towards a Logic-based, Unifying Framework for Computing"
14:50-15:30Keynote lecture3Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa (Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo)
Title: "Engine for Big Data: Overview of FIRST project"
15:50-17:50 Special session for NII Shonan Meeting
 Invited lectureProf. Reinhard Wilhelm (Saarland University /Scientific Director of Schloss Dagstuhl)
Title: "Dagstuhl Seminar and NII Shonan Meeting"
 LectureProf. Zhenjiang Hu (National Institute of Informatics/ Academic Committee Chair of NII Shonan Meeting)
Title: "Ideal of NII Shonan Meeting and its actual status"
 Comment sessionTheme: What we expect for NII Shonan Meeting
Prof. Reinhard Wilhelm
Prof. Robert Anthony Kowalski
Prof. Jeffrey D. Ullman
Prof.Stefan Jähnichen (Technische Universität Berlin / the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Dagstuhl Seminar)
17:50-18:00Closing remarksProf. Yoh'ichi Tohkura (Emeritus, National Institute of Informatics/ Chairman of NII Shonan Meeting)
18:00-After party 

This program is brought you in English. We don't prepare oral translation. Thank you for your understanding.


Kanagawa Prefectural Government, JSSST, IEICE, IPSJ, JSAI, VRSJ, JSPS

NII Shonan Meeting Memorial Symposium Leaflet(PDF)