Next week Granada will host the “1st Spanish – Japanese Meeting on Frontier Technologies: “Realities and Challenges in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)”, a top-level scientific meeting sponsored by the Toshiba International Foundation (TIFO) and organized by the University of Granada. This meeting will host some of the foremost experts on ICTs from Japan.
The Higher Technical School of Computer Sciences and Telecommunications Engineering of the UGR, has been chosen to host this forum for exchange of scientific knowledge, to be held in November from 24th and 26th. The meeting will bring together more than 200 people from all over Spain plus a large Japanese delegation.
The UGR, a reference
As explained by the delegate of the Rector for Information and Communication Technologies, José Luis Verdegay Galdeano, the objective of this conference is that Japanese scientists “know first-hand the enormous potential of research projects conducted at the Higher Technical School of Computer Sciences and Telecommunications Engineering, which has made this university a world reference as regards to ICTs.”
Among Japanese speakers participating in the “1st Spanish – Japanese Meeting on Frontier Technologies: “Realities and Challenges in ICTs”, are outstanding professors such as Sadaoki Furui (Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tokyo); Kaoru Hirota (Tokyo Institute of Technology in Yokohama); Hisao Ishibuchi (Osaka Prefecture University); Kazuo Tanaka (University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo) and Takeshi Yamakawa (Kyushu Institute of Technology).
This meeting will contribute to enhancing future scientific exchanges between Japan and Spain; introducing the latest technological advances in areas such as ICTs, computational and artificial intelligence and brain science; promoting partnerships between the University of Granada and Japanese academic institutions, and encouraging mutual understanding between both institutions.
Reference: Prof. José Luis Verdegay Galdeano.
Delegate of the Rector for Information and Communication Technologies.
Virtual Learning Centre, University of Granada.
Tel.: 958 24 10 00 (Ext. 20222) / 629 787 296.
Miércoles, 18 de Noviembre de 2009
Japanese multinational Toshiba has chosen Granada to host the First Spanish-Japanese Meeting on ICTs, which will involve over 200 experts
This major scientific meeting will be held at the Higher Technical School of Computer Science and Telecommunications Engineering from 24-26, November, 2009.More information about the event (in English)