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2015 C&C Prize Ceremony

Welcoming speech by Mr. Kaoru Yano,
President of NEC C&C Foundation
Welcoming speech by Mr. Kaoru Yano,
President of NEC C&C Foundation

The 2015 C&C Prize Ceremony was held at ANA InterContinental Hotel Tokyo on December 21, 2015. The ceremony started with the welcoming speech by Mr. Kaoru Yano, the president of NEC C&C Foundation, followed by the recognition of 2015 prize recipients by Dr. Tomonori Aoyama, the chairman of the awards committee. The 2015 C&C Prizes were presented to Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa, Dr. Martin Casado, Prof. Nick McKeown and Prof. Scott Shenker. (Prof. Shenker was unfortunately unable to attend)  

Group A: Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa;
For Outstanding Leadership and Pioneering Contributions to Leading the Research and Development of Advanced Information Technologies for the Era of Large-scale Digital Data

Group B: Dr. Martin Casado, Prof. Nick McKeown and Prof. Scott Shenker;
For Pioneering Research in Advancing Networking Technology and Outstanding Contributions Promoting the Development of Software-Defined Networking

Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa
Dr. Martin Casado
Prof. Nick McKeown
Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa Dr. Martin Casado Prof. Nick McKeown

As shown in the program leaflet, after the congratulatory speeches and the recipients' acceptance speeches, the ceremony continued to the cocktail party for exchange of greetings, and ended with the dinner to celebrate the 2015 prize recipients. Followings are the pictures taken at the ceremony.  

Venue of the C&C Prize Ceremony Recognition of 2015 C&C Prize Recipients by Dr. Tomonori Aoyama, Chairman of Awards Committee
Congratulatory speech by Mr. Hisayoshi Ando
Venue of the C&C Prize Ceremony


Recognition of 2015
C&C Prize Recipients by
Dr. Tomonori Aoyama,
Chairman of Awards Committee
Congratulatory speech by Mr. Hisayoshi Ando



Congratulatory speech by Dr. Masanori Koshiba Acceptance speech by Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa Acceptance speech by Prof. Nick McKeown
Congratulatory speech by Dr. Masanori Koshiba Acceptance speech by Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa Acceptance speech by Prof. Nick McKeown
Acceptance speech by Dr. Martin Casado Atmosphere of acceptance speech
Exchange of greetings at cocktail party
Acceptance speech by Dr. Martin Casado Atmosphere of acceptance speech Exchange of greetings
at cocktail party
Exchange of greetings 
at cocktail party
Exchange of greetings 
at cocktail party
Exchange of greetings 
at cocktail party
Exchange of greetings
at cocktail party
Exchange of greetings
at cocktail party
Exchange of greetings
at cocktail party
Dinner party Congratulatory speech and toast by Dr. Tatsuo Tomita Congratulatory talk by Prof. Hidehiko Tanaka
Dinner party


Congratulatory speech and toast by
Dr. Tatsuo Tomita
Congratulatory talk by
Prof. Hidehiko Tanaka

Congratulatory talk by Mr. Yukio Ito Congratulatory talk by Mr. Toshiyuki Kanoh Recipients and their families
Congratulatory talk by Mr. Yukio Ito Congratulatory talk by Mr. Toshiyuki Kanoh Recipients and their families