Thursday, February 12, 2009

ICT-Asia 2009 (Bangkok, Thailand) : PROGRAM


5th Regional ICT-Asia Seminar
(ICT Cooperation and Networking Between France and Asia)
11 - 12 February 2009
Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Programme of the 6th regional ICT-Asia seminar

10 February 2009

- Arrival of the participants at the Asian Institute of Technology

18h00 Departure of the bus from AIT to the French Embassy in Thailand

19h00 – 21h00 Cocktail at the French Embassy

11 February 2009

08h30 – 09h00 Welcome/registration (Milton Bender Auditorium)

09h00 – 09h30 Opening session

09h00 Welcome address, Prof. Peter Haddawy, Vice-President, AIT

09h10 Opening speech, M Maurice Siveton, Conseiller regional

09h20 Presentation of ICT-Asia, M Jean-Philippe Thouard, AIT

09h30 – 10h00 Group Picture and Coffee-break

10h00 – 12h00 Presentation of ongoing projects (4th call for proposals) (Milton Bender Auditorium)

10h00 ICT-ASIA Project IDEA : “Images of natural Disasters from robot Exploration in urban Area”, Dr. Bart Lamiroy

10h30 Wireless Overlay Architectures and Applications (WOAA!) project, Prof. Noël Crespi

11h00 Proactive GCM, Prof. Farooq Ahmad and Mr. Khan Muhammad

11h30 The France-Asia ACGRID School: the GRID as a tool for scientific cooperations, Prof. Denis Perret-Gallix

12h00 – 13h00 Lunch (AITCC)

13h00 – 14h00 Working meeting of the French parties (by invitation)

14h00 – 15h00 Evaluation of the ICT-Asia Programme (Milton Bender Auditorium)

15h00 – 16h00 Thematic session “Distributed systems/Communication Networks/Wireless Networks” (Milton Bender Auditorium)

15h00 Keynote address by Prof. Jun Murai (VTC)

15h30 The strategy of Scientific Development ICT Progrom in Indonesia and the Perspective for the Future, Mr. Kemal Prihatman (Indonesia)

16h00 – 16h30 Coffee-break

16h30 – 18h00 Thematic session (continued)

16h30 Simple and Low Cost Broadband Wireless, Internet and Telephony Solutions in ICT4D: An Indonesian Experience, Dr. Onno Purbo (Indonesia)

17h00 Fiber to the Home with Coded Wavelength-Division-Multiplexing Scheme of Passive Optical Network Techniques, Prof. Jen-Fa HUANG (Taiwan)

17h30 A Live Video Streaming Testbed over Mobile WiMax/HSDPA Network, Prof. Sunyoung Han (Korea)

18h00 Departure of the bus towards Suanthip restaurant

19h00 Thai traditional dinner at Suanthip restaurant

12 February 2009

Parallel session 1

08h30 – 10h00 Thematic session “Nanotechnologies and ICT/Quantum computing” (room B202, AIT Conference Center)

08h30 Laboratory of Nanotechnologies – the first lab for microdevices fabrication in Vietnam, Dr. Eric Fribourg-Blanc

09h00 How Powerful is Quantum Interaction?,Dr. Iordanis Kerenidis

09h30 Quantum Communication Complexity, Dr. Rahul Jain (Singapore)

Parallel session 2 (Milton Bender Auditorium)

08h30 – 09h00 Report on ongoing project: Tiny6, Dr. Ratnajit Bhattacharjee

09h00 – 10h00 Thematic session “Multimedia applications/speech processing/image processing and medical imaging” (Milton Bender Auditorium)

09h00 Institute for Infocomm Research Singapore and Our Medical Imaging Research, Dr. Jimmy Liu (Singapore)

09h30 Video Analysis in HealthCare Application, Dr. Pau-Choo Chung

10h00 – 10h30 Coffee-break

10h30 – 12h00 Thematic session “Multimedia applications/speech processing/image processing and medical imaging” (Milton Bender Auditorium)

10h30 Research Collaboration on Telemedicine, Distributed Medical Images, and Disaster Mitigation, Dr. Rafael Saldana (Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines)

11h00 Utilisation des systèmes dynamiques pour les grands environnements interactifs, Dr. Eric Castelli and Dr. Nguyen Viet tung (Vietnam)

11h30 Satellite imageries and forensic analysis of the 2006 Guinsaugon landslide and Mayon lahar disasters, Dr. Alfredo Mahar A. Lagmay (Philippines)

12h00 – 13h00 Lunch (AITCC)

13h00 – 14h30 Thematic session “Robotics” (Milton Bender Auditorium)

13h00 Research and practice on human-robot interaction for therapy and education for children, Dr. Hideki Kozima (Japan)

13h30 Research on humanoid robotics at the CNRS-AIST JRL, Dr. Abderrahmane Kheddar (Japan)

14h00 Development of a Robotic System for Car Wiring, Dr. Xin Jiang (Japan)

14h30 – 15h15 Thematic session “Other ventures” (Milton Bender Auditorium)

14h30 CanalAvist, Prof. Kanchana Kanchanasut

15h00 The first Asia-Europe Physics Summit: “Physics Toward Science Innonations”, Prof. Denis Perret-Gallix (France)

15h15 – 15h45 Coffee-break

15h45 – 15h30 Thematic session “Context/Modelling/Decision support systems” (Milton Bender Auditorium)

15h45 I-CROSS: Impromptu, Context-aware and trustworthy service provision in heterogeneous and unfamiliar spaces, Daqing Zhang

16h15 Interestingness measures for Knowledge Discovery, Philippe Lenca

16h45 – 17h45 Preparation of the next call for proposals (Milton Bender Auditorium)

17h45 End of the seminar

Related Links:

1. ICT-Asia Websites:

2. Photos:

a. Arrival/Cocktail/Welcome Reception at the French Embassy in Bangkok:

b. Day 1, Part 1:

c. Day 1, Part 2:

d. Day 1, Part 3: Dinner in Ayutthaya

e. Day 2, Part 1.


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