Keynote Speakers

Prof. J. J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

  • A Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
  • Serves as Department Chair of the CSE Department
  • Serves as UCSC campus director of Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and The Banatao Institute
  • Fellow of the ACM, IEEE, and AAAS, and is a Corresponding Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences
A keynote entitled:
" Towards a Modern Protocol Stack for The Internet: The Impact of Large Storage and Computing Resources "


Prof. Naser El-Sheimy, University of Calgary

  • CRC Founder and President of Profound Positioning Inc. (PPI)
  • Professor and Canada Research Chair Department of Geomatics Engineering, The University of Calgary
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, the US Institute of Navigation (ION)
  • Foreign Expert, 1000 Talent Program
A keynote entitled:
" Location and Sensing Technologies – The role in the Industrial Revolution"


Prof. Donald Martin Wiberg, Research Prof., ECE Dept., UC Santa Cruz, Emeritus Prof., UCLA

  • Emeritus Professor and Researcher, University of California-Santa Cruz.
  • U.S. Congressional Fellow of the IEEE
  • Vice-Chair, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, 1985.
  • Fulbright Senior Fellow, Denmark 1976, Norway 1983.
A keynote entitled:
" A Near Optimal Phase Locked Loop"


Prof. Rosli Md Illias, Professor of Molecular Enzymology , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

  • A fellow to the Malaysia Genome Institute .
  • A member of American Society of Microbiology.
  • A member of Malaysian Society of Microbiology and Malaysian Applied Biology Society.
  • He was designated as one of the expert panels for Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).
A keynote entitled:
"Interdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Goal Development"


Prof. Yahya Z. Mohasseb, Dean of Educational Affairs, AAST, Cairo.

  • Participated in several satellite projects, including EgyptSat-1 and Tiba-1.
  • The recipient of the Medal of Distinguished Service and The Order of the Republic.
  • Held several positions at MTC including Dean of Faculty and Deputy Commandant.
  • A senior member of the IEEE.
A talk entitled:
" The Space Industry: Innovations and Trends."


Industry Speaker

Prof. Kai-Wei Chiang, Director of HD Maps Research & Autonomous Manufacturing Center, the Former Chair of Geomatics Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.

  • Co-Chair of ISPRS Working Group of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
  • Leading many international field projects in Seamless Navigation Engine & Autonomous Vehicular Applications.
  • Leading many industrial projects in Smart and Collaborative Mobile Mapping Platforms, Global Positioning Systems (GPS),and monocular Visual Odometry (VO).
A talk entitled:
" The Industry of Autonomous Vehicles Services in Taiwan: Progress of Constructing HD Maps and 3D NDT Scan Matching for Autonomous Vehicles Using INS/GNSS/3D LiDAR-SLAM Technology Integration"