AECC All Member Meeting, Accelerating Connectivity Together

The AECC All Member Meeting, Accelerating Connectivity Together will take place in Tokyo, Japan, 10-13 October 2023.

The meeting will take place at KDDI Hall and will encourage great discussions, interactive sessions, and offer a chance to network face-to-face with the Board and your peers. Explore the agenda below and if you haven’t done so already, register for the event! The agenda is subject to change.

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Tuesday 10 October

Sessions for Sponsor-level member companies only

Time Description
09:30 – 09:55 Light Breakfast
10:00 – 12:00 Board of Directors Strategy Session (Board Directors and Alternates)
12:00 – 12:55 Lunch
13:00 – 14:45 Board of Directors Strategy Session (Board Directors and Alternates)
14:45 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 17:00 Sponsor Member Meeting (Charter & Sponsor Members )
18:00 – 20:00 Board of Directors Dinner (Board Directors and Alternates)

Wednesday 11 October

Time Description
08:00 – 08:55 Registration and Breakfast / New Participant Orientation
09:00 – 09:55 Opening Plenary & Keynote

Introducing Our Keynote Speaker
Masaru Sugano is the Director and Head of Lifestyle Tech Laboratories at KDDI Research Atelier. From 2013-2016, Mr. Sugano worked on the planning and development of applications for cable TV service at KDDI Corporation. He moved to the KDDI research atelier in 2021. He is currently leading research on technologies for implementing new lifestyles around 2030.
Stay tuned as more information regarding Mr. Sugano’s presentation topics will be shared soon!

10:00 – 11:00 Proof of Concept Committee – Overview and Recent Updates
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:30 Proof of Concept Committee – Ideas and Timeline Discussion
12:30 – 13:25 Lunch
13:30 – 14:25 Industry Trends Panel 
14:30 – 16:00 Marketing Steering Committee
16:00 – 18:00 Proof of Concept Demonstration – TY4 Data Center Tour by Equinix

Join MSC Chair Eric Hui and his colleagues at Equinix for a tour of the Equinix TY4 data center. The facility is perfectly suited to support AECC Proof of Concept (PoC) development activities, and the tour will include introductions to the building’s features, capabilities, and the role it can play in bringing AECC PoCs to life.

The facility tour will be offered on 11 October at 16:00 and will last approximately two hours. The tour will commence at KDDI hall and participants will take the short 5-minute walk to the Equinix facility together. There is limited capacity, so an RSVP is required and availability is first come, first served. Please RSVP here.

18:00 – 20:00 Networking Reception

Thursday 12 October

Time Description
08:00 – 08:55 Breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 Use Case Development WG1 – WG1 URD Discussion
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:30 Use Case Development WG1 – URD Classification/Arrangement
11:30 – 12:25 Lunch
12:30 – 14:00 Technical Solutions WG2
14:00 – 14:15 Break
14:15 – 15:15 Closing Plenary
15:15 – 18:00 Technical Solutions WG2

Friday 13 October

Time Description
08:00 – 08:55 Breakfast
09:00 – 12:25 Joint Working Group Session
12:30 – 13:00 Lunch – To Go