Next generation ICT platform technology spreads from Okinawa to Asia

What is Okinawa Open Days?

Okinawa Open Days (OOD) is Japan's only international conference that brings together leaders in Software-Defined Networking (SDN), which is attracting attention as a next-generation ICT platform technology, and cloud technology based on open source software.

It was first held in 2013, and its popularity has grown over time with 780 participants at the 4th event held in 2016, enabling distinguished industry leaders from Taiwan, the United States, Malaysia, China, Canada, Israel, Bangladesh to meet together.

The program will feature not only presentations, but opportunities for practical community exchange through hands-on, BoF and user meetings, as well as a program contest held as part of human resource training.

The Okinawa Open Laboratory that sponsors OOD is a unique research and development institution worldwide that aims to demonstrate and spread next-generation ICT platform technology through opening its research results such as those related to the fusion of SDN and cloud technology and specific user cases. It can be said that this conference is a a culmination of its activities, and has been attracting attention as a major event where the current situation and future of next-generation ICT platform technology can be seen.


Yukio Ito ChairmanOkinawa Open Laboratory

Okinawa Open Laboratory will host Okinawa Open Days 2017 at Okinawa Jichikaikan from December 4th to 7th.
The topic for this year ’s Okinawa Open Days will be “the concentration of world-changing open technology and ideas.” We look forward to your participation.

Okinawa Open Days 2017 Greeting

The trend toward open source and software-based solutions in ICT infrastructure technology affects service users and providers / operators in all areas based on actual use cases. Moreover, the situation is changing from moment to moment on a daily basis with specific cases such as IoT being raised about the scope of application.


December 4 (Monday) to December 7 (Thursday) 2017
Organized by
Okinawa Open Laboratory
Okinawa Jichikaikan (Asahi-machi, Naha-shi, Okinawa)
Entry fee
Free (Prior registration required) number of participants: 700
December 6 (Wednesday) 2017 18:00
RIHGA Royal Gran Okinawa「Dining19」
(Fee: 7,000 yen Prior registration required)


  • Okinawa Open Laboratory
  • Okinawa Prefecture
  • IIA
  • CCDS
  • Advanced IT Architect Human Resource Development Council


  • NEC
  • ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation
  • Fujitsu
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • NTT Communications


  • Advanced IT Architect Human Resource Development Council


  • NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd.
  • Arbor Networks, Inc.
  • イクシアコミュニケーションズ株式会社
  • Institute for Information Industry (III)
  • Delta Electronics (Japan), Inc.


  • COMSYS JOHO SYSTEM Corporation.
  • LPI-Japan

Sponsorship Guide

  • onic
  • Linux Foundation
  • ckp
  • OpenDaylight
  • Japan OpenStack User Group (JOSUG)
  • CKP
  • ONF