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Launching the Era of the Ubiquitous Network
-Constant Availability of Broadband Networks
DateMarch 8 (Thurs.) & 9 (Fri.), 2001
VenueNIKKEI Hall(8th floor, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Tokyo Head Office, Otemachi, Tokyo)
Organized byNihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
Supported byGIIC (Global Information Infrastructure Commission Forum)
Sponsored byDigitalCore GIS Forum
In Cooperation withEmbassy of the United States of America, Tokyo
Canada Embassy
Embassy of the Ireland
The Center for Global Communications, International University of Japan
Planning & CoordinationNikkei DigitalCore Program
March 8 (Thurs.)
13:30 - 13:35 Greetings by Mr. Takuhiko Tsuruta
President & CEO, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
13:35 - 13:50 Overview by Mr. Michio Naruto
Global Information Infrastructure Commission Forum(GIIC) Asia Co-Chair, Special Representative, Fujitsu Limited
13:50 - 14:35 Keynote Speech(1) by Mr. William E. Kennard
Senior Fellow, Aspen Institute, former Chairman, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission(FCC)
14:35 - 15:20 Keynote Speech(2) by Mr. Etsuhiko Shoyama
President and Representative Director, Hitachi, Ltd.
15:30 - 17:30 Session 1
New Era with Ubiquitous Network and Broadband Technologies
Mr. Patrick T. Gallagher Group Director,Strategy and Development, BT
Mr. Laurence W. Norjean Chairman and CEO, FMiTV Networks, Inc.
Mr. Mike Thurk Executive Vice President, Ericsson
Mr. Masanobu Suzuki President & CEO, NTT Communications Corporation
Dr. Hiroshi Yasuda Professor, the University of Tokyo

March 9 (Fri.)
10:00 - 12:00 Session 2
New Business Models and Economic Rules for E-commerce
Mr. Mark T. Hogan President, e-GM
Mr. Peter Pervere Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Commerce One, Inc.
Mr. Fran Rooney President & CEO, Baltimore Technologies. plc
Mr. Edward Zeng Chairman & CEO, Ltd.
Dr. Hiroshi Fujiwara President & CEO, Internet Research Institute,Inc.
Dr. Jiro Kokuryo Professor, Keio Business School
13:15 - 14:15 Keynote Speech(3) by Ms. Meg Whitman
President & CEO, eBay, Inc.
14:15 - 14:30 Guest Speech by
Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D.
the Prime Minister of Ireland
14:45 - 16:45 Session 3
Reconsideration of Government and Company Roles
Dr. Soon-Hoon Bae Professor, Graduate School of Management of KAIST, Former Minister, Information and Communication, Korea
Mr. Thomas A. Kalil Former Deputy Director, National Economic Couneil, Former Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology and Economic Policy
Mr. Keith Parsonage Director-General Industry Canada
Dr. Rosalie A. Zobel Director, New Methods of Work and Electronic Commerce, Information Society Technology, Information Society DG, European Commission
Mr. Koichi Sakata Chairman, Japan Telecom Co., Ltd.
Mr. Waichi Sekiguchi Editorial Writer, Nikkei Newspaper
16:45 - 17:00 GIS Summary : Exploiting the Ubiquitous Era
** Please note that changes to scheduled lecturers and topics may occur due to circumstances beyond our control.
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