AP NEWS
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
PRESS RELEASE: Paid content from Business Wire
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

NTT Research Berkeley Summit Postponed

March 4, 2020 GMT

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2020--

NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced its plans to postpone the NTT Research Berkeley Summit as a result of health and safety concerns surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Originally scheduled to be held on March 19-20, 2020 at the University Club atop Memorial Stadium on the UC Berkeley campus, the event is now postponed until further notice.

Whenever a pandemic like COVID-19 occurs, people come first. NTT Research and NTT have proactively implemented advice and guidelines on how to combat the spread of the virus, including encouraging staff across Japan, and in countries affected by the virus, to work remotely from home. Travel restrictions have also been put in place across the company. In-line with these proactive measures, NTT Research made the decision to postpone its NTT Research Berkeley Summit to maintain the health and safety of its employees, speakers and event guests. We are continuing to monitor and adhere to advice issued by governments and remain in close contact with credible global organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Please visit the NTT Research Berkeley Summit website for more information on the event, including updates on when the event will be held.

About 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. NTT Research is part of NTT, a global technology and business solutions provider with an annual R&D budget of $3.6 billion.

NTT and the NTT logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION and/or its affiliates. All other referenced product names are trademarks of their respective owners. © 2020 NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200304005178/en/

CONTACT: NTT Research:

Chris Shaw

Director of Marketing

NTT Research

+1-312-888-5412

chris.shaw@ntt-research.comMedia:

Barrett Adair

Wireside Communications®

For NTT Ltd. & NTT Research

+1-804-591-0689

badair@wireside.com

KEYWORD: CALIFORNIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SECURITY NANOTECHNOLOGY OTHER SCIENCE RESEARCH OTHER TECHNOLOGY TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE NETWORKS INTERNET INFECTIOUS DISEASES HARDWARE DATA MANAGEMENT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY GENERAL HEALTH HEALTH OTHER EDUCATION UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

SOURCE: NTT Research, Inc.

Copyright Business Wire 2020.

PUB: 03/04/2020 09:00 AM/DISC: 03/04/2020 09:01 AM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200304005178/en