• July 17 - 19, 2019
  • Tokyo Big Sight, Japan

2. Opening Ceremony

−Date & Time
April 4 (Wed) 9:30 −

−Venue
In front of the registration counter, West Hall, Tokyo Big Sight

−Contents
Opening Speech
Introduction of Dignitaries
Photography
Ribbon-cutting

List of Ribbon-cutting Dignitaries

Organiser

● REED EXHIBITIONS JAPAN               President    Tad Ishizumi

Supporting Associations

● THE FIFTH GENERATION MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS PROMOTION FORUM (5GMF)               5GMF Chair    Susumu Yoshida

● RADIO ENGINEERING & ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION               Managing Director    Ryozo Harada

● THE TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE               CEO & Senior Vice President    Yoichi Maeda

● BICSI JAPAN               District Chair    Katsuji Furuichi

● THE ASSOCIATION FOR PROMOTION OF ADVANCED BROADCASTING SERVICES               President    Toshio Fukuda

● JAPAN CABLE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION               President    Masahiro Yoshizaki

● JAPAN CABLE TELEVISION ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION               Executive Vice President    Hiroshi Oya

● JAPAN SATELLITE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION               Chairman     Nobuya Wazaki

● IPTV FORUM JAPAN               Director    Katsuhiko Kawazoe

● THE INSTITUTE OF IMAGE INFORMATION AND TELEVISION ENGINEERS               Director    Joji Urano

● JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS (JAVCOM)               Chairman    Mikio Kanamaru

Telecom Carriers / Broadcasters

● NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST               Senior Executive Vice President    Yoshihiro Kuroda

● NTT DOCOMO               Executive Vice President (CTO)    Hiroshi Nakamura

● KDDI               Managing Executive Officer    Atsushi Akagi

● SOFTBANK               Representative Director & COO    Yasuyuki Imai

● RAKUTEN COMMUNICATIONS               Chairman, President & CEO    Yasufumi Hirai

●  KT/5G BUSINESS UNIT               Senior Vice President    Lee Yong Gyoo

● K-OPTICOM               Executive Vice President    Makoto Araki

● QTNET               President    Kazuto Iwasaki

● UQ COMMUNICATIONS               Executive Officer General Manager    Yoshiyuki Nishikawa

● JAPAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION               Director    Toru Kuroda

● FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK               Executive Vice President    Yasumasa Nakata

● TV TOKYO               Managing Director    Hiroyuki Matsushita

● ISHIKAWA TELEVISION BROADCASTING CORPORATION               Executive officer Tokyo branch head    Toshihiko Yonezawa

● OITA ASAHI BROADCASTING               President     Teruyuki Ueno

● BROADCASTING SATELLITE SYSTEM               President & CEO    Takashi Yabashi

● SKY PERFECT JSAT               Executive Officer    Kinya Furuya

● WOWOW               President    Akira Tanaka

● QVC SATELLITE               Representative Director     Yasuyuki Uchida

● J SPORTS               Chairman    Osamu Ueda

● TOHOKUSHINSHA FILM CORPORATION               Managing Executive Officer     Kosei Okamoto

● JUPITER TELECOMMUNICATIONS               Representative Director, President & Co-CEO    Hirohiko Imura

● JAPAN DIGITAL SERVE               President & CEO    Hiroshi Kawamura

● JAPAN CABLE CAST               President    Shigetaka Okuma

● TOKYO DIGITAL NETWORK               President    Kazutoshi Hirata

● COMMUNITY NETWORK CENTER               President    Masahiro Takahara

● CCJ               President    Kenji Enya

System Manufacturers

● HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES JAPAN               Vice President    William Wang Jun

● ERICSSON               CTO Asia Pacific    Magnus Ewerbring

● NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS JAPAN               President    John Harrington

● ZTE JAPAN               VP of ZTE Corporation    Zhang Linfeng

● NEC               Senior Vice President    Toshimitsu Shimizu

● FUJITSU               Corporate Executive Officer    Masayuki Seno

● MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC               Senior Chief Engineer    Kohtaro Asai


(in random order, honorifics omitted, as of Apr. 4, 2018)

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