Outline

Forum:
The 8th Northeast Asia OSS Promotion Forum in Tokyo
Period:
October 19(Mon) - 20(Tue), 2009
Venue:
ANA Inter Continental Tokyo
1-12-33 Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo, 107-0052 Japan
TEL: +81-3-3505-1111 FAX: +81-3-3505-1155
URL: http://www.anaintercontinental-tokyo.jp/e/
Organizer:
IPA (Information-Technology Promotion Agency, Japan),
Japan OSS Promotion Forum
Co-organizers:
China Software Industry Association (CSIA), China OSS Promotion Union,
National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA), Korea OSS Promotion Forum
Supporting Organizations(tentative):
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan
  • Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China
  • Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE), Korea
Program Outline:
Keynote Speech, Reports on the activities of OSS Promotion Forums' 3 Working Groups ( ①Technology Development & Assessment, ②Human Resource Development, ③Study on Standardization and Certification).

  1. Keynote Speech:Activities reports by representative of respectives OSS Promotion Forums.
  2. Panel Discussion 1:Discussion by representative of respective OSS Promotion Forums.
  3. Ongoing activities reports of the OSS Promotion by respective Working Groups .
  4. Panel Discussion 2 :OSS Contributors Commendation Ceremony and Panel Discussion by the contributors.
Official Languages:
The official languages of the Forum are Japanese, Chinese and Korean (simultaneous interpretation between Japanese, Chinese and Korean will be provided at the Forum Plenary Meeting).
Official Letter of Invitation for VISA application:
An official letter of invitation to help overcome administrative difficulties in some countries can be sent by the organizer upon written request to the Congress Secretariat. This should not, however, be construed as a financial commitment on the part of the organizers.
Registration(36,000JPY):
Registration Fee includes Forum Plenary Meeting, Dinner( October 19th, 20th), Lunch( October 20th), Congress Kit and Participation in the 1st Annual Japan Linux Symposium on Oct 21th.
On-line registration is available. Please click here.
Congress Secretariat:

Congress Secretariat for the 8th Northeast Asia OSS Promotion Forum
c/o Congress Corporation
Kohsai-Kaikan Bldg., 5-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8481
TEL: +81-3-5216-5620 FAX: +81-3-5216-5552 
E-mail: oss2009@congre.co.jp

Official Travel Agent:

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
JTB Bldg.14th floor, 2-3-11, Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan 140-8604
TEL: +81-3-5796-5445 FAX: +81-3-5495-0685 E-mail:oss2009@jtb.jp