Bridging the Gap between Academy & Industry: How to boost SIP industry through academic research

a. Roles that academia can play in boosting SIP industry

b. Roles that industry can play in improving academic research?

c. How to do research of good practical impact: advice in research topics selection and student training?

d. Good collaboration models between academia and industry

e. Issues in technology transfer between academy and industry

f. Innovation incubation in academia

Chair: Prof. Ray Liu (President of IEEE SPS; Founding member, APSIPA; Christine Kim Eminent Professor of Information Technology, Univ. Maryland)

1. John Apostolopoulos (keynote speaker of APSIPA ASC 2013; VP & CTO, Enterprise Networking Group; former Director of Mobile & Immersive Experience Lab of HP Labs)

2. Yen-Kuang Chen (Intel, USA; Associate Director, Intel-NTU Connected Context Computing Center)

3. Ming-Ting Sun (Professor, University of Washington; BoG member of APSIPA; former Director of Bellcore)

4. Haizhou Li (Department Head, Human Language Technology, I2R, A*Star, Singapore; President-Elect, APSIPA)