NTT Research Hosts First Global Research Summit

NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), has announced plans to hold the NTT Research Berkeley Summit on March 19-20, 2020, in Berkeley, California, the company said.

The two-day event, which will take place at the University Club atop Memorial Stadium on the UC Berkeley campus, will feature talks involving cryptography and blockchain, quantum information processing, and healthcare AI and biosensors. Talks on Day 1 will center on the theme of “Envisioning Technology´s Future.” Day 2 will include deep dives suited for advanced audiences. The event will also present a lecture on US-Japan relations and provide a unique interview experience for attendees interested in open positions at NTT Research.

NTT Research opened its Palo Alto offices in July 2019 as a new Silicon Valley startup to conduct basic research and advance technologies that promote positive change for humankind. Currently, three labs are housed at NTT Research: the Physics and Information Science (PHI) Lab, the Cryptography and Information Security (CIS) Lab, and the Medical and Health Informatics (MEI) Lab. The organization aims to upgrade reality in three areas: 1) quantum information, neuro-science and photonics; 2) cryptographic and information security; and 3) medical and health informatics.