Conference Program

Day 1 Monday 18 October

Time Speaker Title
9:30-9:35 Hideo Miyahara (President, NICT) Welcome address
9:35-9:40 Hideki Imai (Director, AIST) Opening remarks
Tokyo QKD network live demonstration:
9:40-11:10 NICT, NEC, Mitsubishi Electric, NTT, TREL, ID Quantique,Mitsubishi Electric, NTT, TREL, ID Quantique, All Vienna Demonstration of secure communication with QKD
11:10-11:50 Messages from team leaders, and Q&A
11:50-13:20 Lunch break (90min.)
Session 1 Security for new generation network (chair: J. H. Shapiro)
13:20-13:50 Tomonori Aoyama (Keio University/NICT) Special talk
ICT Paradigm Shift in 2010s and its impacts on the Information Society, 30min.
13:50-14:30 Adi Shamir (The Weizmann Institute of Science) Keynote talk 1
Quantum cryptography: prospects and problems, 40min.
14:30-15:10 Nicolas Gisin (University of Geneva) Keynote talk 2
Today's and tomorrow's challenges for quantum communication, 40min.
15:10-16:20 Coffee break & Exhibition (70min.)
Session 2QKD network technologies (chair: R. J. Hughes)
Technical achievements in Tokyo QKD Network
16:20-16:40 Akihisa Tomita (NEC/Hokkaido Univ.) High-speed quantum key distribution system for metropolitan networks, 20min.
16:40-17:00 Mitsuru Matsui (Mitsubishi Electric) Challenges in cryptography: ongoing and forthcoming, 20min.
17:00-17:20 Yasuhiro Tokura (NTT) Quantum key distribution/communication research in NTT, 20min.
17:20-17:40 Coffee break (20min.)
17:40-18:00 Gregoire Ribordy (ID Quantique) Commercial applications of QKD, 20min.
18:00-18:20 Andrew Shields (Toshiba Research Europe Ltd.) Compact prototype for GHz quantum key distribution, 20min.
18:20-18:40 Momtchil Peev (All Vienna) The All Vienna prototype in the Tokyo QKD network. SECOQC-Vienna, Tokyo and future QKD networks., 20min.
18:40-18:45 Yusaku Nakata (Executive director, IPA) The first day closing address

Day 2Tuesday 19 October

Time Speaker Title
Session 3Fundamentals and applications of quantum information technologies (chair: N. Gisin)
9:30-10:10 Anton Zeilinger (University of Vienna) Keynote talk 3
Long-distance free-space quantum entanglement and fundamental experiments, 40min.
10:10-10:40 Artur Ekert (University of Oxford) The Past, Present and Future of Quantum Cryptography, 30min.
10:40-11:00 Coffee break (20min.)
Session 4Security analysis of QKD systems (chair: A. Ekert)
11:00-11:30 Norbert Lütkenhaus (University of Waterloo) Security analysis of practical QKD systems, 30min.
11:30-11:55 Masato Koashi (Osaka University) Complementarity approach to security of quantum key distribution with practical devices, 25min.
11:55-12:15 Bing Qi (University of Toronto) Security of practical quantum key distribution system, 20min.
12:15-13:45 Lunch break (90min.)
Session 5Practical quantum communication technologies (chair: A. Zeilinger)
13:45-14:15 Philippe Grangier (CNRS) Quantum key distribution with continuous variables, 30min.
14:15-14:45 Prem Kumar (Northwestern University) Engineering quantum communications for the telecom band, 30min.
14:45-15:05 Mikio Fujiwara (NICT) Hybrid entanglement photon pair source for space-fiber flexible quantum network, 20min.
15:05-15:25 Morio Toyoshima (NICT) Current status of space laser communications in Japan, 20min.
15:25-15:45 Coffee break (20min.)
Session 6Single-photon detection technologies (chair: Z. Yuan)
15:45-16:15 Gregory Gol'tsman (Moscow State Pedagogical University) Superconducting single-photon detector for quantum information and quantum communication, 30min.
16:15-16:45 Mark Itzler (Princeton Lightwave) Advances in 1.5 mm single photon detection using InP/InGaAs avalanche diodes, 30min.
16:45-18:15 Poster & Exhibition (75 posters, 11 exhibitions)
19:00-21:00 Banquet

Day 3Wednesday 20 October

Time Speaker Title
Session 7 Quantum metrology and quantum simulations (chair: Y. Yamamoto)
9:00-9:30 Dzmitry Matsukevich (University of Maryland/National University of Singapore) Quantum networks with photons and trapped ions, 30min.
9:30-9:55 Hidetoshi Katori (The University of Tokyo) Optical lattice clocks and frequency comparison, 25min.
9:55-10:10 Tetsuya Ido (NICT) Remote transfer of stable optical frequency toward direct comparison of two optical clocks, 15min.
10:10-10:35 Yoshiro Takahashi (Kyoto University) Quantum simulator using ultracold two-electron atoms in an optical lattice, 25min.
10:35-10:55 Coffee break (20min.)
Session 8Quantum memory and quantum repeater (chair: P. Tombesi)
10:55-11:25 Yoshihisa Yamamoto (NII/Stanford University) Challenge for scalable quantum repeater - a layered architecture for quantum repeaters with optically controlled quantum dots -, 30min.
11:25-11:55 Wolfgang Tittel (University of Calgary) Integrated quantum memory for sub-nanosecond non-classical light, 30min.
11:55-12:20 Hideo Kosaka (Tohoku University) Quantum media conversion between photons and electrons in solids for quantum repeaters, 25min.
12:20-12:45 William Munro (NTT) Scalable quantum repeaters and quantum networks, 25min.
12:45-14:15 Lunch break (90min.)
Session 9Quantum communications and quantum information processing (chair: P. Kumar)
14:15-14:45 Christian Kurtsiefer (National University of Singapore) Interaction of photons with single atoms - a complementary approach to cavity QED, 30min.
14:45-15:15 Jeremy O'Brien (University of Bristol) Integrated quantum photonics, 30min.
15:15-15:40 Takuya Hirano (Gakushuin University) Continuous variable QKD in fiber network, 25min.
15:40-16:00 Coffee break (20min.)
Session 10Quantum cryptography: Summary and outlook (chair: M. Peev)
16:00-16:30 Richard J. Hughes (LANL) Satellite-Based Quantum Communications, 30min.
16:30-16:50 Eleni Diamanti (CNRS/Telecom ParisTech) Quantum cryptography and network security, 20min.
16:50-17:00 Short break (10min.)
17:00-17:20 Thomas Länger (AIT) Quantum key distribution for security applications in business environments, 20min.
17:20-17:40 Gaby Lenhart (ETSI) QKD standardization at ETSI, 20min.
17:40-18:00 Kentaro Imafuku (AIST) QKD experiences and new turns, 20min.
18:00-18:05 Masahide Sasaki (NICT) Closing address