Carl Chang delivered a keynote address at 2004 Japan Gigabit Network Symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Japan, January 26, 2004. The Symposium is sponsored by TAO (Japan Telecommunication Advancement Organization - a government owned consortium of universities and industry) and held in conjunction with the IEEE/IPSJ Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT). IPSJ is IEEE Computer Society's sister society in Japan. The title of Chang's keynote address is "Evolving the World of Computing and Networking - a 2020 Vision"). More than 500 participants attended the keynote session.
Chang is now serving as the Chair of the Steering Committee for SAINT2005.