Keynote Speaker
Prof. Cecilia Cheng, PhD
The University of Hong Kong
2019-presentFellow, Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research andPrevention, The University of Hong Kong
2013-presentHughes Hall Fellow/Visiting Scholar, Hughes Hall Department ofPsychology, University of Cambridge
2012Visiting Scholar, Department of Psychology, Peking University
2009-2010 Fulbright Scholar, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley
2006-presentProfessor/Associate Professor (with tenure) - Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Digital Well-Being in the Present Tech-Saturated World
With the advent of information technology (IT), the Internet has revolutionized many aspects of contemporary society. As a result, a myriad of everyday activities have gone online, including work, entertainment, social interactions, teaching and learning, and even shopping. While IT advancement and digitization have brought considerable convenience to and improved efficiency in our daily lives, new emerging societal problems and inequalities have inevitably surfaced. When going online, Internet users are constantly exposed to a plethora of online problems and risks, such as gaming disorder, social media addiction, cyberbullying, cybercrimes, and Internet security threats. All these prevalent, emergent problems have posed massive threats to the digital well-being and quality of (real) life for many Internet users all over the world. The present keynote speech seeks to advance the understanding of both sides of the debate by espousing a balanced perspective, critically evaluating various burning issues regarding the pros and cons of Internet use and whether such use can do more harm than good to people’s mental health.

Prof. Sergei Gorlatch, PhD
University of Muenster (Germany)
Sergei Gorlatch has been Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Muenster (Germany) since 2003. Earlier he was Associate Professor at the Technical University of Berlin, Assistant Professor at the University of Passau, and Humboldt Research Fellow at the Technical University of Munich, all in Germany. His research interests include algorithms, software, and applications for high-performance parallel and distributed systems.
Prof. Gorlatch has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in refereed international books, journals, and conferences. Among his recent achievements at top conferences are the following: the paper at the ACM ICFP was recognized as an ACM SIGPLAN Research Highlight 2021 with a publication in the Communications of the ACM; the paper presented at theACM/IEEE CGO 2018 was prized with the Best Paper Award of the conference.
Sergei Gorlatchholds MSc degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the National State University of Ukraine in Kiev, PhD degree in Computer Science from the Institute of Cybernetics of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences,and Habilitation degree in Computer Science from the University of Passau in Germany.
Improving the Quality of Service in IOT by Software-Defined Networking
Topic: Improving the Quality of Service in IOT by Software-Defined Networking.
This talk deals with one of the most important challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT) applications – ensuring a high level of Quality of Service (QoS) for the users. The variety of IoT applications makes use of the newest achievements in modern computer science including 5G networks, Artificial Intelligence (AI), distributed and Cloud computing, etc. We describe our recent research on the methods and tools for developing modern IoT applications with a guaranteed level of QoS. Our special focus is on using the emerging technology of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) for challenging classes of IoT applications including online games, alarm systems, etc. We repost experimental results that confirm the advantages of our approach compared to the state of the art.
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Submission Deadline
Extended to August 15, 2024
Notification of Acceptance
August 01, 2024
Early Bird Registration Deadline
August 20, 2024
Registration Deadline
September 15, 2024
Conference Dates
November 14-16, 2024
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