FTC 2023 - SAI Conferences

Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2023

Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2023


The Future Technologies Conference 2023, a groundbreaking hybrid event, unfolded with tremendous success at the exquisite Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco on November 2nd and 3rd. With a vibrant mix of in-person and virtual participation, the conference witnessed an impressive gathering of over 200 researchers from diverse fields. The hybrid format allowed seamless collaboration, enabling attendees to connect both physically and virtually, transcending geographical boundaries.
The conference provided an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to engage in meaningful discussions, fostering new collaborations and partnerships. The exchange of ideas and knowledge catalyzed the cross-pollination of disciplines, setting the stage for groundbreaking innovations in the near future.

Conference Dates: 2-3 November 2023
Conference Venue: Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

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Post Conference Publication

All FTC 2023 papers were published by Springer. Proceedings have been published in four volumes:

The proceedings have been submitted for indexing to SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImago.


Thank you to all of our attendees for their quality submissions. Below you will find the Award winners. Congratulations!
The papers receiving these awards were selected from a set of outstanding papers, based on the potential impact, novelty, use of appropriate data and analysis methodologies, and clarity of presentation.

Best Paper Award
Title: Sim2Plan: Robot Motion Planning via Message Passing between Simulation and Reality
Authors: Yizhou Zhao, Yuanhong Zeng, Qian Long, Ying Nian Wu, Song-Chun Zhu

Best Poster Award
Title: Redefining Health Interventions: A User-centered Value Engineering Approach via Mobile Application
Authors: Nhi Tran, Priyanka Mehta, Pablo Paredes

Outstanding Research Award
Title: Forensic Analysis of Contents in Thumbnails using Transfer Learning
Authors: Shahrzad Sayyafzadeh, Weifeng Xu, Hongmei Chi

Best Student Paper Award
Title: Harnessing Sheaf Theory for Enhanced Air Quality Monitoring: Overcoming Conventional Limitations with Topology-inspired Self-correcting Algorithm
Authors: Duy Anh Pham, An D Le, Chuong Dinh Le, Hoang Viet Pham, Hien Bich Vo

Emerging Research Award
Title: LaksNet: An End-to-End Deep Learning Model for Self-Driving Cars in Udacity Simulator
Authors: Youshan Zhang, Lakshmikar Reddy Polamreddy

Best Presentation Award
Title: Augmenting Beyond the Physical: DMUConstellation, a Mixed Reality Exhibition Experience that Promotes Participatory Engagement and Distributed Access
Authors: Tatjana Crossley, Garvin Goepel, George Guida