Workshop on AI-Empowered Metaverse

Dec. 1-2, 2022 Ottawa, Canada

Thursday Dec. 1 
9:30 – 10:00Opening Remarks and welcome
10:00 – 11:00Keynote talk: towards an eXtended Metaverse Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30Remote Rendering XR for Metaverse: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities Haopeng Wang
 AMS: Adaptive Metaverse Streaming based on Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning Zijian Long
1: 30 – 2:30Lunch Break
2:30 – 4:00Towards a Machine Learning-based Digital Twin for Non-Invasive Human Bio-Signals Fusion Izaldein Al-Zyoud
 Haptic-enabled Robotic Arms: Towards Handshakes in the Metaverse Mod. Faisal
 Digital Twins for Railway: Opportunities and Challenges Rahatara Ferdousi
6:00  – 8:30Dinner (Les Grillades)
Friday Dec. 2 
9:00 – 10:30A real-time framework to add support for bi-directional haptic communication in the metaverse. Roberto Martinez
 A Framework for Developing Metaverse for Mental Well-Being Kamran Gholizadeh HamlAbadi
 Designing and Developing of Wearable Devices for Immersive Environment Monica Vahdati
10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00Panel Discussion on future of Digital Twins in the Metavers Fedwa Laamarti, Haiwei Dong, & A. El Saddik
12:00Wrap up and End of Workshop