Working Agenda

CENTRA 3 e-Program is now available for download here (PDF)

				Sunday, May 13 

CENTRA Steering Committee Meeting

				Monday, May 14 

09:00 AM

Registration and Poster Setup

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Plenary Flyby Session: Opening Communications

  • Session Chair: Shinji Shimojo
  • Welcome remarks: Dr. Fumihiko Tomita (Vice President, Member of the Board of Directors, NICT)
  • Introducing NICT Testbeds: Dr. Hiroaki Harai (Director General of ICT Testbed Research and Development Promotion Center, NICT)
  • Presentation: “CENTRA 3: Objectives, Partners and Desired Outcomes,” José Fortes, Fang Pang Lin, Rui Oliveira and Shinji Shimojo

10:30 – 10:45 AM

Group Photo

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Plenary Dive-in Session: Reports on Ongoing Projects

  • Session Chair: José Fortes
  • Project review: “Dynamically Aggregating Smart Community Sensors, Edge and Cloud Resources with Overlay VPNs,” Renato Figueiredo
  • Project review: “SDN-IP Peering for IoT Data Transmission,” Te-Lung Liu
  • Project review: “IT for Natural Disaster Management & Visualization Alliance,” Jason Haga
  • Project review: “ASEAN IVO: Software Defined System on Disaster Mitigation and Smart Cities,” Luke Jing Yuan
  • New CENTRA Member Organization Presentation – KISTI: Kum Won Cho

12:00 – 1:00 PM:


1:10 – 3:40 PM

Plenary Dive-in Session: Reports on Ongoing Projects and Proposed Projects

  • Session Chair: Rui Oliveira
  • Project review: “AirBox: a Participatory Ecosystem for PM2.5 Monitoring,” Ling-Jyh Chen
  • Project review: “Distributed Lifemapper,” Aimee Stewart
  • Proposed project: “Privacy-preserving Cloud Computing for IoT,” INESC TEC and KISTI
  • Proposed project: “Network Congestion Issues in Disaster Scenarios,” Krishna Kant
  • Proposed project: “PADE: Precision Agriculture with Drones and Edge,” Christopher Stewart “Using UAV Images to Monitoring Rice Paddy with Artificial Intelligence,” Hui-Ping Tsai et al.
  • Proposed project: “Secure Data Collaboration Using GFFS,” Andrew Grimshaw

3:40—4:00 PM:

Tea break and Group formation for Ongoing and New Projects

4:00 – 5:00 PM:

Catch-a-project-and-group Concurrent Breakout Sessions

5:00 – 5:10 PM:

Walk from AP Marunouchi to NICT Otemachi Office: KDDI Otemachi Building 16th Floor, 1-8-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0004

5:15 – 6:00 PM

Demo Session at NICT Otemachi (TCR, 16th floor) Session Chair: Eiji Kawai

  • Demo 1: ASEAN-IVO, Luke Jing Yuan et al. (MIMOS and ASEAN-IVO project members)
  • Demo 2: An Adaptive Network Testbed based on SDN-IP, Grace Hui-Lan Lee, Wun-Yuan Huang, Fang Pang Lin, Te-Lung Liu (NCHC) and Yoshihiko Kanaumi, Eiji Kawai, Naomi Terada, Shinji Shimojo (NICT)
  • Demo 3: SafeDB: Secure Database Processing, Joâo Paulo and Rui Oliveira (INESC TEC)
  • Demo 4: An Island Overlay Network (ION) Testbed for Designing and Evaluating IoT-era Applications, Kensworth Subratie (University of Florida)
  • Demo 5: Linking Applications for Natural Disaster Decision Support: SageRDI, Jason Haga (AIST)
  • Demo 6: Secure Data Collaboration Using GFFS, Andrew Grimshaw (University of Virginia)

6:30 PM


  • (UOMAN DINING: Nihon Seimei Marunouchi Garden Tower B1, 1-1-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku)

						 Tuesday, May 15

09:00 – 09:15 AM

Plenary Presentation “Toward the Global Reseach Platform,” Nadya Williams

09:15 – 09:30 AM

Plenary Brief Report back from Each Project

  • Session Chair: Fang-Pang Lin

09:45 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Catch-a-project-and-group Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  • (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Refreshments available)

12:00 – 1:00 PM

  • Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 PM

  • Planning Session for Each Project - Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  • (2:00 – 3:30 PM: Refreshments available)

3:30 – 4:30 PM

  • Plenary – Take-away Session

4:30 – 5:00 PM

  • Closing Remarks and Announcements for Future CENTRA Events

5:00—6:00 PM

  • CENTRA Advisory Board and Steering Committee Meeting