Visions of Tomorrow: Innovations, Technologies & Applications


2nd International Conference on Global & Emerging Trends (ICGET)

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

23 – 25 November, 2023

Visions of Tomorrow: Innovations, Technologies & Applications


2nd International Conference on Global & Emerging Trends (ICGET)

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

23 – 25 November, 2023

About ICGET 2023

The International Conference on Global & Emerging Trends 2023 explores the theme ‘Visions of Tomorrow: Innovations, Technologies & Applications’. This conference provides a unique platform for researchers, professionals, and industry experts from the every fields to exchange knowledge, ideas, and experiences related to the latest innovations and emerging technologies that are transforming human society. Jointly organized by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM Alumni), University of Reading (Malaysia Campus), and Global Trends Academy, the conference will welcome delegates from across the globe.

Keynotes, presentations, and discussions will focus on a wide range of topics related to how innovations and applications based on technologies like AI, robotics, IoT, blockchain, renewable energy, and biotechnology, are inspiring transformations across various fields. ICGET2023 indeed promises an inspiring experience that will contribute to shaping our collective future, and inspire new ideas, collaborations, networks and projects among participants.

Call for Papers

The boundaries between disciplines blur as computing, and other disciplines converge, giving rise to emerging fields, and shaping a future woven with interconnected innovation. ICGET2023 themes and clusters highlight the multidisciplinary nature of the 21st-century R & D space, and that of the conference by addressing several emerging innovation and technology topics.

Join participants from all over the world to explore tomorrow’s possibilities and how technologies like AI, biotechnology, IoT, immersive media, blockchain and quantum computing is redefining problem-solving. Submit your paper to one of clusters to share your knowledge, learn, network and build new collaborations. Join us to explore what the future holds at this convergence of great minds.



 1. Innovations and Advancements in Science and Engineering Fields for Future Applications

– Mechanical Systems, Robotics, and Automation for Enhanced Efficiency and Performance in Industries and Manufacturing.

– Pushing the Frontiers of Chemical Processes, Sustainable Chemistry, and Nanomaterials for a Cleaner and Greener Future.

Revolutionizing Infrastructure Development, Sustainable Construction, and Smart Cities through Advanced Techniques, Materials, and Structural Design.

– Harnessing Cutting-Edge Electronics, Power Systems, and Renewable Energy Technologies for a Sustainable and Connected World.

Exploring the Frontiers of Aerospace Technology, Space Exploration, and Aeronautical Engineering for Advancing Human Capabilities in the Skies and Beyond.

Tackling Environmental Challenges through Innovative Water Management, Pollution Control, and Sustainable Engineering Practices for a Healthier and More Resilient Planet.

Sustainable Practices, Renewable Energy, and Energy-Efficient Engineering Solutions.

2. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning for Advanced Problem Solving

Natural Language Processing and Sentiment Analysis: Harnessing AI and ML to Extract Meaning from Text, Enable Language Translation, and Analyze Sentiments for Improved Communication and Decision-Making.
• Computer Vision and Image Recognition: Advancements in AI and ML Algorithms for Object Detection, Facial Recognition, and Image Understanding, Enabling Applications in Healthcare, Surveillance, and Autonomous Vehicles.
• Predictive Analytics and Forecasting: Leveraging AI and ML Models to Analyze Historical Data, Identify Patterns, and Make Accurate Predictions for Industries Such as Finance, Retail, and Manufacturing.
• Reinforcement Learning and Autonomous Systems: Developing AI Systems that Learn and Adapt to Optimize Performance in Dynamic Environments, Enabling Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, and Smart Infrastructure

3. Advancements and Innovations in Shaping the Future of Science and Healthcare.

  • Gene Editing and Therapeutics: Exploring the Potential of CRISPR and Other Gene Editing Technologies for Treating Genetic Disorders and Developing Novel Therapies.
  • Agricultural Biotechnology: Enhancing Crop Yield, Disease Resistance, and Nutritional Value through Genetic Engineering to Address Food Security and Sustainability.
  • Bioengineering and Tissue Engineering: Pushing Boundaries in Regenerative Medicine, Organ Transplantation, and Biomaterials to Revolutionize Healthcare and Improve Quality of Life.
  • 3D Printed Organs and the Future of Man and Healthcare Services.
4. Industry 4.0: Transforming Manufacturing and Beyond with Robotics, AI, Big Data Analytics, Blockchain, and Immersive Technologies.
  • Robotics and Automation in Manufacturing: Streamlining Production Processes and Enhancing Efficiency through Robotics and Automated Systems.
  • Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Operations: Harnessing AI for Predictive Maintenance, Quality Control, and Optimization in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management.
  • Big Data Analytics for Smart Manufacturing: Leveraging Data Insights to Drive Decision-Making, Process Optimization, and Product Innovation in the Industrial Sector.
  • Immersive Technologies in Training and Simulation: Enhancing Workforce Skills and Safety through Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Applications in Industrial Training and Simulation.


5. Quantum Computing and Cryptography: Shaping the Future of Secure Communication

Quantum Computing Algorithms and Simulation: Developing and Optimizing Algorithms for Quantum Computers to Solve Complex Problems and Simulate Quantum Systems.
• Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Key Distribution: Exploring Quantum Principles to Create Unbreakable Encryption Methods and Secure Communication Channels.
• Quantum Machine Learning: Integrating Quantum Computing and Machine Learning Techniques to Enhance Data Analysis, Pattern Recognition, and Decision-Making.
• Quantum-resistant Cryptography: Developing Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms and Systems to Withstand Attacks from Quantum Computers and Ensure Long-term Data Security.


1. Revolutionizing Education from Early Childhood to Lifelong Learning through Technology

Future Schools: Designing Innovative Learning Environments for Tomorrow’s Education

– Biotechnology and Personalized Learning: Revolutionizing Education for Every Learner.

– Smart Cities and Future-Ready Education: Shaping Learning in Urban Environments.

– Ethics and Governance in Educational Technology

– Digital Creativity in the Arts and Entertainment Education.

– Blockchain for empowering Trust and Transparency in Educational Credentials.

– Future of Work Skills: Equipping Learners for the Jobs of Tomorrow.

– Digital Skills for the Future Workforce: Preparing Individuals for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

2. Future-ready Education: Transforming Schools for the Workspaces of Tomorrow

– Agile Learning Environments: Creating flexible, adaptable spaces that promote collaboration, innovation, and creativity to prepare students for dynamic and evolving workspaces.

– Digital Fluency and Technological Literacy: Equipping students with the essential digital skills, coding knowledge, and proficiency in emerging technologies necessary for success in future workspaces.

– Entrepreneurship and Innovation Education: Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset, critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity to empower students to become innovative thinkers and future leaders.

– Work-integrated Learning and Industry Partnerships: Establishing partnerships with industries to provide real-world experiences, internships, and project-based learning opportunities that bridge the gap between education and the future workforce.

– Future Schools: Designing Innovative Learning Environments for Tomorrow’s Education

– Biotechnology and Personalized Learning.

– Smart Cities and Future-Ready Education: Shaping Learning in Urban Environments.

– Ethics and Governance in Educational Technology

– Digital Creativity in the Arts and Entertainment Education.

– Blockchain for empowering Trust and Transparency in Educational Credentials.

– Future of Work Skills: Equipping Learners for the Jobs of Tomorrow.

– Digital Skills for the Future Workforce: Preparing Individuals for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

3. Revolutionizing Fitness and Sport Science through Innovative Technological Applications.

Wearable Technology and Fitness Tracking: Smart Devices and Wearables for Monitoring Biometrics, Track Performance, and Enhancing Training in Fitness and Sports. 

Data Analytics and Performance Optimization: Utilizing Advanced Data Analytics to Extract Insights, Identify Patterns, and Optimize Training Programs for Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts.
Virtual Training and Simulation: Embracing Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) to Create Immersive Training Environments, Enhance Skill Development, and Improve Performance in Fitness and Sports.
Sports Biomechanics and Performance Enhancement: Applying Biomechanical Analysis, Motion Capture, and Novel Technologies to Analyze and Improve Athletic Techniques, Prevent Injuries, and Enhance Performance.
Other related topics.

4. Innovations, Technologies and Strategies for Effective Language Education.

Technology-Enhanced Language Learning: Exploring the integration of digital tools, online platforms, and mobile applications to enhance language acquisition, practice, and engagement.

Multilingualism and Intercultural Competence: Fostering an understanding and appreciation of diverse languages and cultures, promoting effective communication and collaboration in a globalized world.

Personalized Language Instruction: Tailoring language learning experiences to individual learners’ needs and preferences through adaptive learning systems, differentiated instruction, and learner-centered approaches.

Exploring Innovative Online Tools, Language Learning Apps, and Virtual Classrooms to Enhance Language Acquisition and Proficiency.

Utilizing Gamification Techniques, Language Learning Games, and Interactive Apps to Engage and Motivate Learners in Language Education.

5. Empowering Special Education with Technology: Innovations & Strategies for Inclusive Learning.

– Immersive Technologies in for Transforming Learning Experiences for Persons with Disabilities.

– Assistive Technologies for Inclusive Learning

– Leveraging Technological Solutions, such as Speech-to-Text Software, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Devices, and Sensory Aids to Support Students with Special Needs.

– Implementing Adaptive Learning Technologies, Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), and Customized Instructional Approaches to Cater to the Unique Needs and Learning Styles of Students with Special Needs.


) -1. Building the Cities of Tomorrow: Sustainable Urban Planning & Smart Infrastructure.

– Sustainable Energy Systems: Integrating renewable energy sources and energy-efficient technologies into urban planning.

– Strategies for reducing carbon emissions, implementing smart grids, promoting green buildings, and optimizing energy consumption in cities.

– Smart Mobility and Transportation, Development of intelligent transportation systems and sustainable mobility solutions, Smart traffic management, public transportation networks, electric vehicles, bike-sharing programs, and pedestrian-friendly urban design.

– Resilient Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation, including strategies for designing resilient infrastructure to withstand the impacts of climate change, Flood management, storm-water drainage systems, green infrastructure, and urban planning techniques to mitigate the effects of extreme weather events.

– Digitalization and Data-driven Urban Planning: Data analytics, artificial intelligence, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in urban planning and infrastructure development, Real-time data for optimizing resource allocation, improve urban services, enhance citizen engagement, and enable informed decision-making.

– Community Engagement and Social Equity in sustainable urban planning, inclusive urban design, affordable housing, equitable access to services and amenities, and the integration of marginalized communities into the urban fabric.

– Sustainable Urban Planning and Design, Creating Resilient Cities, Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT): Enhancing Urban Connectivity and Efficiency, Revolutionizing Environmental Monitoring through Geospatial Mapping and Remote Sensing

2. Navigating Media and Communication, Education Mobility, Immigration & Ethical International Travel

– Cross-Cultural Communication and Intercultural Competence

– Technology-enabled media communication; leveraging technology for twenty-first-century broadcasting

– Personalized content delivery through AI and IoT Integration: Exploring how AI algorithms, combined with IoT devices (like smart TVs and voice assistants), can analyze user behavior and preferences to deliver highly personalized media content, enhancing viewer engagement and satisfaction.

– Automated Content Creation and Curation using Machine Learning, Investigating the potential of ML algorithms in automating the processes of content creation, editing, and curation, automated journalism (articles or segments produced without human intervention).
– Enhanced Media Security and Privacy with Blockchain and AI:

– Assessing the role of emerging technologies (e.g. blockchain technology and AI), in ensuring the security, authenticity, and privacy of media content, combating deepfakes, ensuring content copyright protection, and providing transparent and secure media transactions, etc.

– Nurturing Global Understanding and Collaboration
– Digital Platforms for Immigration and Integration Services, Facilitating Seamless Transitions and Support
– Global Education Mobility and Cross-Border Learning Experiences
International Education and Cultural Exchange

3. Entrepreneurship and Startup Ecosystems Redefining the Business Landscape.

– Ideation and Validation: From Ideas to Proof of Concept.
– Funding and Investment Strategies for Securing Financial Support for Tech-Entrepreneurship and Startup Development.
– Scaling and Growth Strategies: Overcoming Challenges, Scaling Operations, Expanding Market Reach, and Implementing Effective Growth Strategies to Sustain and Accelerate Startup Success.
– Innovation and Disruption: Embracing Technological Innovations, Disruptive Business Models, and Industry Transformation to Drive Entrepreneurial Success and Stay Ahead of the Competition.

4. Emerging technologies for Sustainable Innovation: Trends and Opportunities in Research, Development, and Commercialization

  • AI and Big Data in accelerating sustainable R&D and innovation.
  • Collaborations, partnerships, and open innovation.
  • Technology transfer in disseminating sustainable technologies.
  • Intellectual property protection in the context of AI and Big Data.
  • Case studies of successful commercialization of sustainable technologies using AI and Big Data


Various emerging topics and topics that focus on the intersection of disciplines

ICGET2023 Publication Partners

ICGET2023 is partnering with the following publishers to publish submissions from the conference. Please see the publication page for the list of journals, their Aims, Scopes, Indexing, and for more details on author requirements for submitting manuscripts for publication in each journal.

ICGET2023 Speakers & VIPs

We are thrilled to present an exceptional lineup of thought leaders, and renowned academics who will delve into the forefront of research, emerging trends, and groundbreaking ideas that are shaping the future of their respective fields. Our distinguished speakers will not only share their profound insights and latest discoveries but also ignite conversations around the transformative power of technology and ethics. They will explore cutting-edge research, emerging trends, and innovative ideas that shape the future of their respective fields; they will challenge conventional wisdom, provoke thought, and inspire innovative thinking, sparking discussions that transcend the boundaries of individual sessions, and setting the stage for a dynamic and engaging conference.

Whether you are a seasoned professional, an aspiring innovator, or simply an enthusiast in the field, these talks will provide you with a unique opportunity to broaden your horizons, deepen your understanding, and connect with like-minded individuals. Join us as we explore the future of technology and ethics at ICGET 2023.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Adrian D. Cheok (MOA)

Professor, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST), Nanjing, China

Everysense, Everywhere, Human Communication

Prof. Adrian David Cheok AM is Professor at Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST), Nanjing, China. He is Senior Member of the IEEE. In 2019, The Governor General of Australia, Representative of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, has awarded Australia’s highest honour the Order of Australia to Adrian David Cheok for his contribution to international education and research.

He is Founder and Director of the Mixed Reality Lab, Singapore. Prof. Cheok was formerly Professor of Pervasive Computing, University of London, Professor and Executive Dean at Keio University, Graduate School of Media Design and Associate Professor in the National University of Singapore. He has previously worked in real-time systems, soft computing, and embedded computing in Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Japan. 

He has been working on research covering mixed reality, human-computer interfaces, wearable computers and ubiquitous computing, fuzzy systems, embedded systems, power electronics. At ICGET2023, Prof. Adrian will share his on-going research at his lab in China. He will share his research on alternative ubiquitous computing environment and space based on an integrated design of real and virtual worlds. It is definitely something to look forward to.

Futurist Chet W. Sisk

President, Universal Basic Resources, Denver, Colorado, USA

Shaping Tomorrow through Responsible Innovation: Balancing Progress and Ethics

Futurist Chet W. Sisk is a renowned futurist, speaker and workshop leader who harmonizes AI and advanced technology with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) priorities, and visionary leadership models.

At ICGET 2023, drawing from draw from his extensive experience in fostering innovation and ethical responsibility, Chet will deliver a thought-provoking keynote address titled “Shaping Tomorrow through Responsible Innovation: Balancing Progress and Ethics,”. 

As we stand on the precipice of technological advancements with immense transformative potential, it becomes crucial to view the future through a lens that balances innovation and ethical implications. Chet will delve into the nexus of technology, ethics, and societal well-being, proposing that responsible innovation should be a non-negotiable standard in our pursuit of progress. He’ll explore how technology developers and policymakers can collaboratively ensure that our technological future aligns with the principles of human dignity, equity, and sustainability. Emphasizing the profound connection between technology and humanity, Chet’s presentation will offer insights into not only surviving, but thriving, in the future we are collectively creating.”

Dr. Emmanuel Essah

Associate Professor, University of Reading, United Kingdom

Harnessing Machine Learning for Efficient Energy Optimization

Dr. Emmanuel Essah is an Associate Professor and Head of Sustainable Energy, Environment and Engineering (SEEE) at University of Reading, United Kingdom. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Coast in 2015. His research interests include machine learning, renewable energy systems, and power systems. He has published extensively in international journals and conferences.

Dr. Essah is a member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is also a registered professional engineer in Ghana.

At ICGET2023, Dr. Essah will be presenting a lead paper on the topic of “Machine Learning-based Energy Optimization Techniques for Renewable Energy Systems.” In this paper, he will discuss the use of machine learning techniques to optimize the performance of renewable energy systems. He will also discuss the challenges and opportunities of using machine learning in renewable energy systems.

Dr. Essah is a leading expert in the field of machine learning for renewable energy systems. His research has the potential to significantly improve the performance of renewable energy systems and make them more cost-effective.

Dr. Essah is a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher. He is passionate about using his research to make a positive impact on the world. He is also a dedicated teacher and mentor. He is committed to helping his students develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their careers.

We are confident that Dr. Essah will make a significant contribution to ICGET2023. His presentation will be of great interest to the conference participants. We encourage you to attend his presentation and learn more about his research.


Executive Host

Prof. Ts. Dr. Abd Latif bin Saleh

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Lead Paper Presenters

Selected distinguished scholars and industry experts will be sharing their groundbreaking research at ICGET 2023. Their thought-provoking papers will delve into critical issues, setting the stage for insightful discussions and innovative solutions.

Dr. Anne Lucietto (MOA)

Assoc. Professor, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Navigating the Path of Successful Industry-Academia Collaboration: Strengthening Those Relationships for The Benefit of The Student

As industries and academic institutions strive to bridge the gap between theory and practice, Dr. Lucietto’s presentation titled “Navigating the Path of Successful Industry-Academia Collaboration: The Role of Innovations & Technologies” promises to be a beacon of guidance. With a keen focus on the transformative age of Artificial Intelligence (AI), her insights will map the landscape of collaboration in this ever-evolving context.

Drawing on her extensive research, Dr. Lucietto will dissect the strategies that drive prosperous alliances between industries and academia, demonstrating how innovations and technologies, especially within the domain of AI, can revolutionize these collaborations. By exploring case studies, examining challenges, and highlighting best practices, she will navigate the complexities that arise in today’s interconnected world.

This presentation encapsulates the core ethos of ICGET2023, as it not only anticipates the visions of tomorrow but translates them into tangible actions today. Dr. Anne Lucietto’s expertise embodies the spirit of interdisciplinary exploration and collaboration that defines our conference. Her insights will undoubtedly empower attendees to catalyze change, leveraging innovations and technologies to create impactful industry-academia collaborations.

Join us at ICGET2023 as we embark on this enlightening journey with Dr. Anne Lucietto, delving into the realm of successful industry-academia collaboration and the transformative power of innovations and technologies, particularly in the context of AI. Together, we will shape the future by learning, engaging, and embracing the possibilities that lie ahead.

Dr. Nurbiha A. Shukor

Associate Professor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The Future of Education: Immersive Classrooms, Non-human Teachers & Personalized Learning

Dr. Nurbiha is a young and dynamic educator who has distinguished herself in the field of eLearning, instructional technology and educational data mining. She is serving as a Project Manager for projects in STEM Education and eLearning with the Malaysian Ministry of Education at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Dr. Nurbiha has become a prominent figure in the development and implementation of cutting-edge technologies in education and is the Deputy Director at the Center for Advancement in Digital and Flexible Learning at UTM.

At ICGET 2023, Dr. Nurbiha will deliver a captivating lead paper presentation on “The Future of Education: Immersive Classrooms, Non-Human Teachers & Personalized Learning.”

In this rapidly evolving era, traditional educational approaches are undergoing a profound transformation by advancements in technology and pedagogical research, the future of education holds tremendous potential for immersive classrooms, non-human teachers, and personalized learning experiences. Dr. Nurbiha, with her extensive expertise in this domain, will shed light on the exciting possibilities and challenges that lie ahead.

She will delve into the realm of immersive classrooms, where virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies are revolutionizing the way students engage with educational content. She will also discuss the role of non-human teachers, including AI-powered chatbots and intelligent tutoring systems, in personalized learning environments, and how they are empowering students to take charge of their educational journey. She will further highlight how these changes will reflect on tomorrow’s schools and how education systems can prepare themselves to take advantage of these opportunities.

Dr. Nurbiha’s lead paper presentation promises to be an enlightening experience for ICGET attendees, and inspire us in envisioning a dynamic and inclusive future education landscape.

Plan to join us for this thought-provoking session by Dr. Nurbiha at ICGET. Be prepared to embark on a journey exploring the exciting frontiers of education and gain a deeper understanding of the transformative possibilities that await us in the future.

YB Dato’ Ir. Mohamad Khairi bin Ambran

MD, Khairi Consult Sdn Bhd Malaysia

Dr. Khairolden Ghani

R&D Manager, CREAM, Malaysia

Mr. Edwin Loh

CEO, Imagine AI Sdn Bhd., Johor, Malaysia.

ICGET Conference Sessions

Doctoral Consortium

Are you a current PhD Scholar or an intending one? Join the Multidisciplinary Doctoral Consortium (DC) session at ICGET2023 to engage with other emerging scholars. Share your challenges, and receive personalized feedback on your research. Connect with senior researchers, take advantage of second opinions and build new networks. Don’t miss this!

Panel Discussions

ICGET2023 panel discussion sessions will provide a platform for experts in various fields to engage in a thought-provoking discussion on current trends, challenges, and opportunities related to the conference theme. Attendees can expect a lively exchange of ideas and perspectives from leading professionals as well as other aspects of the society.

Exhibitions & Live Demos

The session will provide attendees with an opportunity to see the latest products and technologies in action. Companies and organizations from various industries will showcase their innovative products and services through live demonstrations. Attendees can witness firsthand how these products and technologies are transforming their respective industries, or discuss academia-industry and other types of collaborations.

Networking & Private Events

ICGET2023’s networking and private events include a networking dinner and an alumni hi-tea. Engage in discussions, establish collaborations, and explore potential partnerships. These exclusive events offer a conducive environment for meaningful interactions and knowledge sharing. Expand your professional network and create lasting connections at ICGET2023, where great minds converge to shape the future.

Do you have a new product or service worth showing to the world thro’ a Live Demo? 
Register at the link below OR Send an email to the secretariat: