Outcomes and opportunities

The 15 Technical Committees (TCs) support IEEE Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc)'s technical activities in the areas of conferences, publications, standards, education, history, and cross cutting initiatives in collaboration with other IEEE Society/Council Technical Committees and IEEE organizational units thanks to the great dedication of the officers and members of CTSoc CTs. 

This page reports the major outcomes of these efforts, by also listing open opportunities for those willing to contribute. 

For more information about the TCs and how to join them please visit the TC Membership Application Form (MAF) page.

 

TCs contribution to CTSoc Conferences 

Periodically, TCs' officers are forwarding to their members calls for participation in the technical activities of CTSoc conferences. A list of open calls, if any, is reported below. Moreover, for closed calls, ways in which the TCs have been involved and outcomes achieved are also reported (chronologically, starting with the more recent). For proposing other contributions, the officers of the relevant TCs can be contacted. 

ICCE Berlin 2021 - Call for TCP Members (closed)

A call for participation as members of the ICCE Berlin 2021 Technical Program Committee (TPC) was shared within the TCs. Names of TC members who have been invited to join are listed below. 

  • Nikolaos Athanasios Anagnostopoulos, University of Passau (SPC)
  • Athanasios Kakarountas, University of Thessaly (SMC)
  • Syifaul Fuada, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (SMC)
  • Henry Griffith, University of Texas at San Antonio (SPC)
  • Luisiana Sabbatini, Università Politecnica delle Marche (SMC)
  • Hany Bastawrous, The British University in Egypt (SEA)
  • Humaira Nisar, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (ENT)
  • Fumitaka Ono, Tokyo Polytechnic University (SMC)
  • Chun-Hsian Huang, National Taitung University (SPC)
  • Yih-Chuan Lin, National Formosa University (WNT)
  • Femi  Adeyemi-Ejeye, University of Surrey (WNT)
  • Frankie Inguanez, Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MDA)
  • Fabrizio Balducci, University of Bari (SMC)
  • Fu-Hai Frank  Wu, National TsingHua Universtiy (SPC)
  • Daniel Giusto, University of Cagliari (MDT)
  • Brij Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra (SPC)
  • Mingkai Chen, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (SEA)
  • Donghyun Kang, Changwon National University (MDT)
  • Yanlei Gu, Ritsumeikan University (MDT) 
  • Taku Yamazaki Shibaura Institute of Technology (SMC)
  • Giuseppe Spampinato, STMicroelectronics (AVS)
  • Susanna Spinsante, Università Politecnica delle Marche (CSH)
  • Lucia Billeci, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CSH)
  • Stanley Glenn Brucal, Asia Pacific College (CSH)
  • Stuart Lipoff, IP Action Partners Inc (CPE)
  • Wen-Cheng Lai, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (CPE)
  • Chun-An Cheng, I-Shou University (CPE)
  • Shahriar Mirabbasi, University of British Columbia (CPE)
  • Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam, Aalborg University (CPE)
  • Agnese Sbrollini, Università Politecnica delle Marche (CSH)
  • Saher Javaid, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (CPE)
  • Salvatore Tedesco, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork (MDA)
  • Nan-Ching Tai, National Taipei University of Technology (MDT)
  • Po-Lin Lin, National United University (CPE)
  • Ivan Kastelan, University of Novi Sad (CEA)
  • Toru Yano, Toshiba Corporation (CPE)
  • David Murphy, University College Cork (HMI)
  • Mikiki Sode Tanaka, International college of Technology (CPE)
  • Masafumi Nishimura, Shizuoka University (MDA)
  • Marija Antic, University of Novi Sad (SMC)
  • Vicente Lucena Jr, Federal Unversity of Amazonas (CSH)
  • Curtis Gittens, University of the West Indies - Cave Hill Campus (ENT)
  • Juan A. Holgado-Terriza, University of Granada (SMC)
  • Yibeltal Chanie Manie, National Taipei University of Technology (WNT)
  • Sungwoo Bae, Hanyang University (CPE)
  • Angelito Silverio, University of Santo Tomas (CPE)
  • Julián Villegas, University of Aizu (HMI)
  • Xiaofeng Liu, Hohuai University (SMC)
  • Ryota Horie, Shibaura Institute of Technology (HMI)
  • Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates, Inc. (HMI)
  • Kenichiro Ito, The University of Tokyo (HMI)

Games, Entertainment, and Media - GEM (closed) 

Three groups expressed their interests to host next editions of GEM conference. Discussion started, managed by VP Conferences, Dr. Raed Abdullah. Meanwhile, a GEM session is going to be organized at IEEE ICCE Berlin 2021 with the involvement of the ENT TC. 

ICCE Berlin 2021 - Call for Technical Positions (closed)

A call for participation as TPC Chairs, Publications Chair, Tutorials Chair and Workshops Chair to IEEE ICCE Berlin 2021 conference was shared within the TCs. TC Chairs voted on the 18 received applications, and six names were ultimately selected by the Conference Executive Chair, Dr. Lucio Ciabattoni. Names not selected will be considered for next events. 

  • Hiroyuki Sato, The University of Tokyo, Japan, TPC Chair (SPC)
  • Thomas Schumann, Hochschule Darmstadt-Univ. of Applied Sci., Germany, TPC Chair (CEA)
  • Alessandro Tonacci, National Research Council, Italy, TPC Chair (CSH)
  • Bernard Fong, Providence University, Taiwan, Publications Chair (CEA)
  • Isabel M. Moreno-Garcia, University of Cordoba, Spain, Tutorials Chair (SPC)
  • Pham The Bao, Sai Gon University, Vietnam, Workshops Chair (CSH)

ICCE 2022 Las Vegas - Call for Track Chairs (closed)

A call for participation as Track Chair to the flagship IEEE ICCE 2022 in Las Vegas was shared within the TCs. All the applicants were invited by Conference Executive Chair, prof. Jong-Moon Chung, to serve as either Track Chairs for the Technical Program, or Topical Area Chairs for the Industry Forum (given the high response to the call).

Technical Program 

  • Charith Abhayaratne, University of Sheffield, UK (AVS)
  • Jong-Hyouk Lee, Sejong University, Korea (CEA)
  • Bernard Fong, Providence University, Taiwan (CEA)
  • Lucia Pepa, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy (CSH)
  • Pham The Bao, Sai Gon University, Vietnam (CSH)
  • Lei Shu, Nanjing Agricultural University, China (CPE)
  • Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam, Aalborg University, Denmark (CPE)
  • Ruck Tawonmas, Ritsumeikan University, Japan (ENT)
  • Worawat Choensawat, Bangkok University, Thailand (ENT)
  • Kingkarn Sookhanaphibarn, Bangkok University, Thailand (HMI)
  • Hui Zhao, University of North Texas, USA (IOT)
  • Hung-Wei Wu, Feng Chia University, Taiwan (IOT)
  • Dong Seog Han, KNU, Korea (MDT)
  • Jose-Maria Flores-Arias, University of Cordoba, Spain (SEA)
  • Anil Fernando, University of Surrey, UK (SEA)
  • Debajyoti Pal, King Mongkut's University of Tech., Thailand (SMC)
  • Athanasios Kakarountas, University of Thessaly, Greece (SMC)
  • Stefan Katzenbeisser, University of Passau, Germany (SPC)
  • Sunghyun Cho, Hanyang University, Korea (SPC)
  • Yu-Cheng Fan, National Taipei University of Tech., Taiwan (VAR)
  • Alberto Cannavò, Politecnico di Torino, Italy (VAR)
  • Meng-Lin Ku, National Central University, Taiwan (WNT)
  • Hiraku Okada, Nagoya University, Japan (WNT)
  • Cihat Cetinkaya, Muğla Sitki Kocaman University, Turkey (WNT)
  • Abbas Bradai, Université de Poitiers, France (WNT)

Industry Forum 

  • Nobuyoshi Komuro, Chiba University, Japan (AVS)
  • Prashanth Viswanath, Valeo Vision Systems, Ireland (CEA)
  • Lucia Billeci, National Research Council, Italy (CSH)
  • Tonghun Hwqang, Universitat Hannover, Germany (CPE)
  • Wahab Almuthadi, Algonquin College, Canada (ENT)
  • Yibeltal Chanie, National Taipei University of Tech., Taiwan (HMI)
  • Chih-Feng Wu, Chang Gung University, Taiwan (IOT)
  • Dongeun Suh, Samsung Electronics, Korea (MDA)
  • Brij Gupta, National Institute of Tech. Kurukshetra, India (MDT)
  • Htoo Maung Maung, Department of Research and Innovation, Myanmar (SEA)
  • Jennifer Pounjeba, Everday Technologies, Taiwan (SMC)
  • Arshad Ali, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Sience and Tech. Univ., Bangladesh (SPC)
  • Cheng-Hung Lin, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan (VAR)
  • Wen-Chung Kao, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan (WNT)

 

TCs contribution to CTSoc Publications 

Periodically, TCs' officers are forwarding to their members calls for participation in the technical activities of CTSoc publications. A list of open calls, if any, is reported below. Moreover, for closed calls, ways in which the TCs have been involved and outcomes achieved are also reported (chronologically, starting with the more recent). For proposing other contributions, the officers of the relevant TCs can be contacted. 

IEEE Access CTSoc section - Call for Associate Editors (closed)

CTSoc launched a section dedicated to consumer technology on IEEE Access, the multidisciplinary, open access journal of the IEEE. More information can be found at https://ctsoc.ieee.org/publications/ieee-oa2021.html. A call was shared within TCs to gather nominations for Associate Editors (AEs) positions. Many nominations were received from TCs, and eight names were selected. Among them, four names came from TCs, listed below. 

  • Bruce Chiu-Wing Sham, New Zealand University of Auckland, New Zealand (MDT)
  • Mei-Juan Chen, Taiwan National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan (AVS)
  • Saif alZahir, Canada Concordia University, Canada (SPC)
  • Yu-Cheng Fan, Taiwan National Taipei Univeristy of Technology, Taiwan (VAR)

Other applicants were invited by the VP Publications of CTSoc, prof. Wen-Chung Kao, to serve in the Editorial Board of News in Consumer Technology – NCT.

 

TCs contribution to CTSoc Education activities 

Periodically, TCs' officers are forwarding to their members calls for participation in the education activities of CTSoc. A list of open calls, if any, is reported below. Moreover, for closed calls, ways in which the TCs have been involved and outcomes achieved are also reported (chronologically, starting with the more recent). For proposing other contributions, the officers of the relevant TCs can be contacted. 

Call for webinars and tutorials (open)

TCs started to collected expressions of interest from members interested to deliver webinars and tutorials on CTSoc education channels. Some of the proposal received / events organized are listed below:

  • Chia-Mu Yu, Attacks against transfer learning and their countermeasures (SPC) 
  • Danilo Pau, Tools and methodologies for better productivity leveraging AI community driven interoperability (MDA) 

The full schedule of events can be found at https://ctsoc.ieee.org/education/dl-schedules-and-webinars.html.

Those interested to contribute can submit a proposal via this form https://ctsoc.ieee.org/education/webinars-submission-form.html or contact VP of Education, Dr. Gordana Velikic.

 

TCs contribution to other IEEE initiatives 

Periodically, TCs' officers are forwarding to their members calls for participation in cross cutting initiatives in collaboration with other IEEE Society/Council Technical Committees and IEEE organizational units.

IEEE Digital Privacy Initiative - Call for speakers (open)

The IEEE Digital Privacy Initiative is searching for volunteers from CTSoc willing to provide a 15-20 min speech in the context of their October 7th and 8th 2021 workshop, giving their perspective on digital privacy and, specifically, on the following topics, from the consumer technology viewpoint:

  • Ethics, and Social Benefits
  • Business, Data Handling, and Use
  • Technologies, Frameworks, and Standards
  • Global Legislations and Regulations
  • Cultural [Norms] and [Variations]

Interested members can contact the officers of relevant TCs or the VP of Technical Activities, prof. Fabrizio Lamberti.