Geneva, 9-10 July 2003
CVs of the speakers
Senior Manager of NTT Intellectual Property Center. He is currently responsible for Intellectual Property Strategy Planning for NTT R&D. Since joining Electrical Communications Laboratories of NTT in 1978, he has been engaged in signaling systems and software development for data communications including ISDN packet, frame relay and ATM.
Since 1985, he has been an active participant to ITU-T Study Group 7 (Data communications and OSI). From 1985 to 1993 he served as Editor of Recommendation X.31 (ISDN packet mode protocol). From 1993 to 1996, he served as Rapporteur on Q. 10/7 (Interworking between networks providing data transmission services). From 1996 to 2000, he served as Vice-Chairman of Study Group 7 and Chairman of Working Party 2/7 dealing with network interfaces. Then, since October 2000 he has been serving as Chairman of Study Group 11 (Signalling requirements and protocols). In April 1998 he also became involved in standardization of IMT-2000 packet mode communications at TTC Japan, where he served as Chairman of Working Group 3 (packet aspect) of Technical Committee 6 (Mobile communications). From December 1998 to February 2001, he was active in the 3GPP as Vice-Chairman of TSG-SA WG2 (System Architecture). From April 2000 to August 2002, he also served as Chairman of TTC Strategic Research and Planning Committee where he took the lead in reorganization of TTC Committees and enhancement of the rules and procedures. .
Mr. Hiramatsu was born in Tokyo in 1953 and received his B. E. and M. E. degrees from Yokohama National University in 1976 and 1978, respectively. He is a member of the IEEE, the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan, and Information Processing Society of Japan. In 1995 the ITU Association of Japan awarded him for his contribution to standardization of ISDN packet mode protocols.
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