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2013 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 2013 C&C Prize Ceremony was held at ANA InterContinental Hotel Tokyo on November 27, 2013. The ceremony started with the welcome speech by Mr. Hajime Sasaki, the president of NEC C&C Foundation, followed by the recognition of 2013 prize recipients by Dr. Tomonori Aoyama, the chairman of the award committee. The 2013 C&C Prizes were presented to Dr. Kazuro Kikuchi, Dr. Masataka Nakazawa and Prof. Vladimir Vapnik.

Group A: Dr. Kazuro Kikuchi, and Dr. Masataka Nakazawa;
For Pioneering and Leading Contributions to the Advancement of Coherent Optical Fiber Communications Systems

Group B: Prof. Vladimir Vapnik;
For Contributions to Establishing Statistical Learning Theory and for the Invention of High-Performance and Practical Learning Algorithms

Dr. Kazuro Kikuchi Dr. Masataka Nakazawa Prof. Vladimir Vapnik
Dr. Kazuro Kikuchi
 
Dr. Masataka
Nakazawa
Prof. Vladimir
Vapnik

As shown in the program leaflet, after the congratulatory speeches and the recipients' acceptance speeches, the ceremony ended with the dinner to celebrate the 2013 prize recipients. Followings are the pictures taken at the ceremony.

Celemony hall Recognition of 2013 C&C Prize Recipients by
Dr. Tomonori Aoyama, Chairman of Awards Committee Congratulatory speech by Mr. Kensuke Tomita
Ceremony hall
 
 
 
 
Recognition of 2013
C&C Prize Recipients by
Dr. Tomonori Aoyama,
Chairman of Awards Committee
Congratulatory speech by
Mr. Kensuke Tomita
 
 
 
Congratulatory speech by Dr. Yuji Inoue Acceptance speech by Dr. Kazuro Kikuchia Acceptance speech by Dr. Masataka Nakazawa
Congratulatory speech
by Dr. Yuji Inoue
Acceptance speech by
Dr. Kazuro Kikuchi
Acceptance speech by
Dr. Masataka Nakazawa
Acceptance speech by Prof. Vladimir Vapnik Exchange of greetings Exchange of greetings
Acceptance speech by
Prof. Vladimir Vapnik
Exchange of greetings

Exchange of greetings

Exchange of greetings Exchange of greetings Exchange of greetings
Exchange of greetings Exchange of greetings Exchange of greetings
Dinner party Congratulatory speech and toast by Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa Congratulatory talk by Dr. Shun-ichi Iwasaki
on behalf of the guests for Group A
Dinner party


 
Congratulatory speech and toast by
Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa
 
Congratulatory talk by
Dr. Shun-ichi Iwasaki
on behalf of the guests for Group A
Congratulatory talk by Dr. Kunio Tada
on behalf of the guests for Group A Congratulatory talk by Dr. Shun-ichi Amari
on behalf of the guests for Group B Congratulatory talk by Dr. Takashi Masuda on behalf of the guests for Group B
Congratulatory talk by
Dr. Kunio Tada
on behalf of the guests for Group A
Congratulatory talk by
Dr. Shun-ichi Amari
on behalf of the guests for Group B
Recipients and
their wives