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2011 C&C Prize Ceremony

Welcoming speech by Mr. Hajime Sasaki, President of NEC C&C Foundation
Welcoming speech by Mr.Hajime Sasaki,
President of NEC C&C Foundation

The 2011 C&C Prize Ceremony was held at the ANA InterContinental Hotel Tokyo on November 28, 2011. The ceremony started with the welcome speech by Mr. Hajime Sasaki, the president of NEC C&C Foundation, followed by the recognition of 2011 prize recipients by Dr. Yasuharu Suematsu, the chairman of the award committee. The 2011 C&C Prizes were presented to Dr. Akira Yoshino, Prof. Norman Abramson and Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe.

Group A: Dr. Akira Yoshino;
For Pioneering Contribution to the Development and Commercialization of the Lithium-Ion Battery

Group B: Prof. Norman Abramson and Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe;
For Outstanding Leadership Resulting in the Invention, Standardization, and Commercialization of Internet Packet Access, Beginning with ALOHANET and Then Ethernet

Dr. Akira Yoshino
Dr. Akira Yoshino
Prof. Norman Abramson
Prof. Norman Abramson
Robert M. Metcalfe
Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe

As shown in the program leaflet, after the congratulatory speeches and the recipients' acceptance speeches, the ceremony followed by the cocktail party and ended with the dinner to celebrate the 2011 prize recipients. Followings are the pictures taken at the ceremony.

Celemony hall
Ceremony hall
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recognition of 
2011 C&C Prize Recipients by Dr. Yasuharu Suematsu, Chairman of Awards Committee
Recognition of 2011 C&C Prize Recipients by
Dr. Yasuharu Suematsu, Chairman of Awards Committee
 
 
Congratulatory speech by Mr. Seiichi Nagatsuka, Director-General, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, METI
Congratulatory speech by
Mr. Seiichi Nagatsuka, Director-General, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, MET
 
Congratulatory speech by Dr. Hiroshi Yasuda, President, IEICE
Congratulatory speech by
Dr. Hiroshi Yasuda, President, IEICE
 
Acceptance speech by Akira Yoshino
Acceptance speech by
Dr. Akira Yoshino
 
 
Acceptance speech by Prof. Norman Abramson
Acceptance speech by
Prof. Norman Abramson
 
 
Acceptance speech by Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe
Acceptance speech by
Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe
Cocktails
Cocktails
 
Cocktails
Cocktails
 
Cocktails
Cocktails
Cocktails
Cocktails
Dinner party
Dinner party
Congratulatory speech and toast by Mr. Ryo Ochitani, Director, IPSJ, at dinner party
Congratulatory speech and toast by Mr. Ryo Ochitani, Director, IPSJ, at dinner party
 
Congratulatory talk by Mr. Taketsugu Fujiwara representing the guests of Dr. Akira Yoshino
Congratulatory talk by
Mr. Taketsugu Fujiwara representing the guests of
Dr. Akira Yoshino
Congratulatory talk by Prof. Syoichi Noguchi representing the guests of Prof. Norman Abramson
Congratulatory talk by
Prof. Syoichi Noguchi
representing the guests of
Prof. Norman Abramson
Congratulatory talk by Dr. Norihisa Suzuki representing the guests of Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe
Congratulatory talk by
Dr. Norihisa Suzuki
representing the guests of
Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe
Recipients and their wives
Recipients and their wives