The 2nd International Conference on Smart Systems and Power Management (IC2SPM 2024)

November 28-29, 2024

Dr. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
Multisensory Interactions in the Metaverse: Perspectives & challenges


Prof. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik is acting chair of the computer vision department at MBZUAI, UAE & Distinguished University Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is an internationally recognized scholar who has made strong contributions to the knowledge and understanding of intelligent multimedia computing, communications and applications. His research focus is on the establishment of digital twins to enhance the quality of life of citizens using AI, IoT, SN, AR/VR, haptics and 5G to allow people to interact in real-time with one another as well as with their smart digital representations in the metaverse in a secure manner. He is Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM). He has co-authored 10 books and more than 600 publications and chaired more than 50 conferences and workshops and has supervised more than 150 researchers. He has received research grants and contracts totaling more than $20M. He is the author of the book Haptics Technologies: Bringing Touch to Multimedia. Dr. El Saddik is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and has received several awards, including the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award from the German Humboldt Foundation, the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Technical Achievement Award. He also received IEEE Canada C.C. Gotlieb (Computer) Medal and A.G.L. McNaughton Gold Medal for important contributions to the field of computer engineering and science and the IEEE TCSC Achievement Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing.

Important Dates

  • Submission of Regular / Student Papers: August 29, 2024 
  • Notification of Paper Acceptance: September 29, 2024
  • Camera Ready Submission: October 28, 2024 

IC2SPM 2024