[hpc-announce] [Call for Participation] IEEE MetaCom 2023 June 26-28 @ Kyoto, Japan

Zhengxin Yu zhengxinyucynthia at gmail.com
Fri Jun 16 09:28:35 CDT 2023

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*IEEE International Conference on Metaverse Computing, Networking and
Applications (IEEE MetaCom 2023), June 26-28, 2023, Kyoto, Japan*



IEEE MetaCom 2023 provides a forum for academic researchers and industry
practitioners to present research progresses, exchange new ideas, and
identify future directions in the field of Computing, Networking, and
Applications for Metaverse.

Scope and Objectives:

Metaverse is one of the key enablers for the future society, which is
envisioned to bring a new revolution to digital world. For Metaverse,
physical world will be seamlessly integrated with cyber world through
digitizing physical objects to create digital twins, which poses numerous
challenges on human-machine interfaces, ultra-low latency, extremely high
resource demands, low traffic, reliability and trustworthiness. To realize
this vision, it becomes indispensable for the convergence of computing,
networking and applications for Metaverse in a wide range of domains
including industry, finance, medical care, smart cities, entertainment,
education, and agriculture.

IEEE MetaCom 2023 main conference consists of the following six tracks.

*Track 1: Metaverse Architectures and Applications*

*Track 2: Networking and Communications*

*Track 3: Metaverse Computing *

*Track 4: Blockchain and Web 3.0*

*Track 5: Security, Privacy, and Trust*

*Track 6: Theories, Experiments and Evaluations*

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the IEEE MetaCom


The registration and program information is provided as follows.

*Register at**:* https://www.ieee-metacom.org/2023/registration.php

The exciting program of MetaCom 2023 has arranged with *2 keynote speeches,
1 panel, 3 tutorials, 21 sessions, 5 workshops, and 1 poster session*. The
technical program covers a wide range of topics of metaverse.

The program of IEEE MetaCom 2023 is provided as follows.



The information for the keynotes and tutorials of MetaCom 2023 is provided
as follows.


*Keynote 1:* Metaverse is Taking Off?

Speaker: *Prof. Nirwan Ansari* (New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT),


*Keynote 2: *Challenges in Developing Beyond 5G Network Systems

Speaker: *Dr. Hiroaki Harai* (National Institute of Information and
Communications Technology (NICT), Japan)



*Title: *The Metaverse is Dead, Long Live the Metaverse: Distinguishing
Opportunities from Hype

*Panel Chair*: *Tarek Abdelzaher*, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign,

*Panel Members:*

·        *Tarek Abdelzaher*, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

·        *Klara Nahrstedt*, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

·        *Mani Srivastava*, University of California, Los Angeles USA

·        *Jiannong Cao*, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

·        *Max (Chong) Li,* Computecoin Network and Columbia University, USA



*Tutorial 1: *An Introduction to Blockchain as a Database and WEB3.0

Instructor: *Prof. Abdullah Uz Tansel* (City University of New York, USA)

*Tutorial 2: *The Network Infrastructure of the Metaverse: Challenges,
Potential Solutions, and Research Directions

Instructor: *Prof. Roch H. Glitho *(Concordia University, Canada)

*Tutorial 3: *Point cloud video streaming: viewport prediction, semantic
tiling and transmission optimization

Instructor: *Prof. Zhi Liu* (The University of Electro-Communications,


Looking forward to seeing you at the MetaCom 2023!

IEEE MetaCom 2023 Organizing Committee

TPC Chairs:

Ruidong Li, Kanazawa University, Japan

Enzo Mingozzi, University of Pisa, Italy

Max (Chong) Li, Computecoin Network and Columbia University, USA

General Chairs:

Chonggang Wang, Interdigital, USA

Dusit Niyato, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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