RIETI Policy Symposium

System Design in the Age of Broadband II


  • Date and Time: December 4, 2003, 13:00-18:00
  • Venue: ARK Academy Hills (Akasaka,) 1-12-32 Ark Mori building west wing 36F, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
    Map (Only in Japanese)
  • Language: Japanese / English (with simultaneous interpretation)
  • Host: Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
  • Sponsors: MPHPT, Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives), GLOCOM (Center for Global Communications International University of Japan)

Summary and Observations

Agenda / Handouts

13:00-13:30 Opening Session:
13:30-15:00 First Session: Regulatory Reform of Telecommunications
Lawrence LESSIG (Professor, Stanford Law School)
Robert PEPPER (Chief of Policy Development, Federal Communications Commission (FCC))
SUZUKI Shigeki (Director of International Economic Affairs Division, Telecommunications Bureau, MPHPT)
Reference: "Current Status of Japanese IT services (Data and statistics)" [PDF:299KB]
HAYASHI Koichiro (Professor, Institute for Media and Communications Research, Keio University)
NAKAMURA Ichiya (RIETI Consulting Fellow / Executive Director, Stanford Japan Center Research)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-18:00 Second Session: Open Spectrum
TAKEDA Yoshiyuki (Director of Radio Department, Telecommunications Bureau, MPHPT)
Handout: "Radio Policy Vision & Strategy for Frequency Liberalization" [PDF:801KB]
Robert PEPPER (Chief of Policy Development, Federal Communications Commission (FCC))
Lawrence LESSIG (Professor, Stanford Law School)
Peter PITSCH (Director of Communications Policy, Intel Corporation)
TANAKA Yoshihiro (Founder and President, FuuUn & Rivals, Ltd.)