Global Station for Arctic Research (GSA), GI-CoRE will co-organise a seminar titled as Arctic Data Cables – Information Infrastructure Improvement and Regional Development on 17 October 2017, together with Hokkaido University’s Arctic Research Centre.
If you are interested in the topic, please consider to make a reservation by an e-mail no later than 15 October 2017.
Conference Hall, Hokkaido University, N8 W5, Kita-ku, Sapporo
English with Japanese interpretation
12.15-12.40 Opening Ceremony
1.) Brief Introduction to ICT Infra Project and Regional Development in Arctic and Northern Regions (by Juha SAUNAVAARA, Hokkaido University)
2.) A Proposal on Data Centre Location in Hokkaido (by Industrial Promotion Div., Hokkaido Gov’t)
12.40-13.20 Arctic Connect – Provision of Digital Highway(s) among Countries/Companies to Connect Europe and Asia;
Ensuring Secure High-speed Connectivity for Cloud, Data and Digital Services (by Jukka-Pekka JOENSUU, Cinia)
13.20-14.00 Arctic Optical Fiber Network and Hokkaido – A Gateway from Asia to Northern Europe and Beyond (by Tsuyoshi YAMAMOTO, Hokkaido University)
14.00-14.40 Why and How Data Centre Strengthen the Eco System (by Suvi LINDEN, Special Envoy of the Broadband Commission, NxtVn)
15.10-15.40 Hokkaido ICT Corridor Concept and Its Role (by Naotaka YANAGAWA, Flower Communications Inc.)
15.40-16.20 Talk (TBA) (by SAKURA Internet Inc.)
16.20-17.00 Human Security in the Northern Region with Digitalisation (by Mirva SALMINEN, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland)
17.00-17.40 Talk (TBA) (by Khaled N. SEDRAK, NxtVn)