The 3rd scientific workshop presented by the 19th URSI-C in Japan

1.        Reporter: Prof. Hiroyoshi Yamada,Niigata University

2.        Date/time: 13h00 - 16h30,20 July, 2004

3.        Venue:Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan)

4.        Registration fee: Free

5.        Listed attendees: 35 persons

6.        Local arrangement: Ogawa Lab.

7.        Session title: gRadio Waves from the Northern Country

8.        Presentation: 60 min including Q&A for each speaker

(a) gPhotonic Fiber: Its Theoretical aspecth

Speaker: Dr. Kunimasa Saitoh on behalf of Prof. Masanori Koshiba, Hokkaido University

(b) gMulti Antenna Signal Processings: Smart Antenna and MIMOh

Speaker: Prof. Yasutaka Ogawa, Hokkaido University

(c) gLocal Economic Promotion and Mobile Communication Systemsh

              Speaker: Prof. Masaaki Shinji, Tokai University

9.        Reception

Venue: Jasmac Plaza Hotel,Sapporo, Japan

Attendees: 12 persons

10.        The steering committee meeting took place from 11h00 to 12h00 and from 16h30 to 17h15 on 20 July,2004.

11.    Concluding Remarks

(a)    This scientific workshop was organized based on the keyword "Radio Waves, from Northern Country." As this keyword implies, the workshop laid emphasis on a various researches by top researchers in Hokkaido prefecture. The topics included recent progress on fiber optics and multiple antenna signal processing technology. In addition role of mobile communications for local promotion was discussed. The meeting was very successful with 35 attendees and very tight discussions.

(b)    Only afternoon sessions were scheduled in the meeting. Q&A slots seemed to be slightly short, however, we had quite intensive discussions.