Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Koichi Asatani, Shanghai University, China
(IEEE Fellow and IEICE Fellow)

Dr. Koichi Asatani: received his B.E.E.E., M.E.E.E. and Ph. D. degrees from Kyoto University in 1969, 1971 and 1974, respectively. From 1974 to 1997, Dr. Asatani was with NTT and engaged in R&D on optical fiber communication systems, hi-definition video transmission systems, FTTH, ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM networks, IP Networks and their strategic planning. From 1997 to 2014, he served as Professor at Kogakuin University. From 1999 to 2012, he joined Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication, Waseda University as Visiting Professor. He is Adjunct Professor, Shanghai University from 2019. He was Chair Professor, Nankai University, Tianjin, China for 2014 through2018. He is also Professor Emeritus, Kogakuin University. He is Life Fellow of IEEE and Life Fellow of IEICE. He was appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society for 2006-2009, 2011-2012, and 2013-2014.

He is the founder of Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling Symposium at IEEE ICCs and IEEE Globecoms. He served as co-chair for this symposium at ICCs and Globecoms for 2002-2004. He is Ex-Chair and Advisory Board Member of IEEE Technical Committee on Communication Quality and Reliability (CQR-TC), Feature Editor on Standards (1993-1999), Senior Technical Editor (1999-2005) of IEEE Communications Magazine. He also served as Executive Chair, ICC2011 in Kyoto. From 1988 through 2000, he served as Vice-Chairman of ITU-T SG 13 (formerly CCITT SG XVIII), responsible for digital networks including GII, IP networks, NGN and Future Networks. He served as Chair for National Committee on Next Generation Networks in Japan. He also served as Chair, R&D and Standardizations Working Group, Next Generation IP Network Promotion Forum. He served as IEEE Communications Society Director, Membership Programs Development for 2014-2015 term. He is currently Chair, IEEE Com Soc GIMS Committee and Fellow Evaluation Committee member. He has been serving as a Board member, IEICE, and Chair, IEICE Standards Activities since 2014.

He has published more than fifty papers, authored/co-authored nineteen books, and gave more than 120 talks including keynotes and invited talks at the prestigious international conferences such as IEEE ICC and Globecom.

His current interests include Information Networks including Broadband networking, Internet Interworking, IP telephony, NGN, Future Networks, IoT, 5G Networking and their QoS aspects.

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Hong Lin
University of Houston-Downtown, USA

Professor Hong Lin received his PhD in Computer Science in 1997 at the University of Science and Technology of China. Hong Lin was a postdoctoral research associate at Purdue University; an assistant research officer at the National Research Council, Canada, and a software engineer at Nokia, Inc. Dr. Lin is currently a professor in computer science and an assistant chair at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology. His research interests include human-centered computing, cognitive intelligence, data analytics, and parallel/distributed computing. He is the supervisor of the Grid Computing Lab at UHD. He is also a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Plenary Speaker I

Prof. He Yuan Xu
China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, China

Prof. Xu is the Deputy Chief Engineer, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, professor-level senior engineer. And also he is the Vice Chairman of International Telecommunication Union-Telecommunication Sector (ITU-T) Study Group 13 (SG13), Chairman of China Telecommunication Standardization Association (CCSA) Internet of Things Technical Committee (TC10); Enjoy special government allowances from the State Council; ITU-T Technical Strategy Coordinator for the Global Global Standardization Initiative and Chairman of the ITU-T M2M Focus Group. In the past, he was mainly engaged in the research and standard setting of telecommunication networks and exchanges, and had in-depth research on signaling and network protocols. At present, he is mainly committed to the research of information and communication integration fields such as future networks, ubiquitous / Internet of things, Internet of Vehicles, industrial Internet, artificial intelligence, blockchain, smart cities, smart medical and health.

中国信息通信研究院副总工程师,教授级高级工程师。国际电信联盟-电信部门(ITU-T)第13研究组(SG13)的副主席、中国通信标准化协会(CCSA)物联网技术委员会(TC10)主席;享受国务院政府特殊津贴;曾任ITU-T 物联网全球标准化行动的技术策略协调人、ITU-T M2M焦点组主席。过去主要从事电信网络与交换方面的研究和标准制定工作,对于信令和网络协议有深入的研究。目前主要致力于未来网络、泛在/物联网、车联网、工业互联网、人工智能、区块链、智慧城市、智慧医疗健康等信息和通信融合领域的研究。