Keynote Speaker I
Prof. Koichi Asatani
IEEE Fellow, IEICE Fellow
Kogakuin University, Japan


Koichi Asatani received his B.E.E.E., M.E.E.E. and Ph. D. degrees from Kyoto University in 1969, 1971 and 1974, respectively. From 1974 to 1997, he was with NTT and engaged in R&D on optical fiber communication systems, hi-definition video transmission systems, FTTH, ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM networks, IP Networks and their strategic planning. From 1997 to 2014, he served as Professor at Kogakuin University. From 1999 to 2012, he was with Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication, Waseda University as Visiting Professor.  He was Chair Professor, Nankai University, Tianjin, China for 2014-2018. He is currently Professor, Shanghai University, China, and also Professor Emeritus, Kogakuin University. He is Life Fellow of IEEE and Life Fellow of IEICE. He was appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE ComSoc for 2006-2008, 2011-2012, and 2013-2014.


He is Ex-Chair and Advisory Board Member of IEEE Technical Committee on Communication Quality and Reliability (CQR-TC), Feature Editor on Standards (1993-1999), Senior Technical Editor (1999-2005) of IEEE Communications Magazine. From 1988 through 2000, he served as Vice-Chair of ITU-T SG 13, and Chair of a Working Party of SG13, responsible for digital networks including GII, IP networks, NGN and Future Networks.  He served as Chair for National Committee on Next Generation Networks in Japan. He also served as Chair, R&D and Standardizations Working Group, Next Generation IP Network Promotion Forum. He served as IEEE ComSoc Director, Membership Programs Development for 2014-2015. He served as Chair, IEEE ComSoc GIMS Committee for 2018-2019, and is IEEE ComSoc Fellow Evaluation Committee member for 2019-2021. He is serving as a Member at Large of Board of Governors, IEEE ComSoc. He also has been serving as a Board member, IEICE, and Chair, IEICE Standards Activities since 2014.


He served as various positions of numerous IEEE conferences, including General Chair of International CQR Workshop 1994, General Chair of International Symposium of Interworking 96, General Chair of SIIT2009, Symposium Co-Chair of Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling Symposium at ICC and Globecom (2002-2004), which he founded in 2002. He was Executive Chair at ICC2011 in Kyoto, Tutorial Co-Chair at ICC2016, and General Co-Chair at IEEE 5G Summits Tianjin (2016) and Tokyo (2017).


He has published more than fifty papers, authored/co-authored twenty books, and gave more than 140 talks including keynotes and invited talks at the prestigious international conferences such as IEEE ICC and Globecom. He received international and national awards including MIC Minister Award (2002) and IEEE ComSoc CQR-TC Lifetime Service Award (2016). His current interests include broadband networking, Internet, NGN, Future Networks, IoT, 5G and 6G Networking and their QoS aspects.






Keynote Speaker II
Prof.Yonghui Li, IEEE Fellow
University of Sydney, Australia

Yonghui Li is a Professor and Director of Wireless Engineering Laboratory, in School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the University of Sydney. He is the recipient of the prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship in 2008 and ARC Future Fellowship in 2012. His current research interests are in the area of wireless communications, Internet of Things, Wireless networks, 5G and wireless AI. He participated in $500million Australian national Smart Grid Smart City project, the world first large-scale demonstration project. He has published more than 200 papers in IEEE journals and conferences. Several of his journal papers have been included in ESI highly cited papers. According to google scholar, his research works have been cited more than 7000 times. His now an editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He also served as a guest editor for several special issues of IEEE journals, such as IEEE JSAC special issue on Millimeter Wave Communications, IEEE Communications Magazine on Wireless AI, IEEE Access. He received the best paper awards from IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2014, IEEE PIMRC 2017 and IEEE Wireless Days Conferences (WD) 2014.






Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Xiangjian (Sean) He
University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia


Professor Xiangjian He is the Leader of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Laboratory at the Global Big Data Technologies Centre (GBDTC) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

He was an IEEE Signal Processing Society Student Committee member. He was involved in a team who received a UTS Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence through Collaboration, for a project funded by SydneyTrains and RMCRC, in 2018. He has also been awarded 'Internationally Registered Technology Specialist' by International Technology Institute (ITI). He led UTS-PolyU joint research project teams wining the 1st Runner-Up prize for the 2017 VIP Cup, and the champion for the 2019 VIP Cup, awarded by IEEE Signal Processing Society.

He has been carrying out research mainly in the areas of image processing, network security, pattern recognition, computer vision and machine learning in the previous years. He has recently been leading his research teams for deep-learning-based and/or machine-learning-based research in the areas of human behavious recognition, human counting in a crowd, tiny object detection, 3D medical image restoration, image processing based on hexagonal structure, authorship identification of a document and a document’s components (e.g., sentences, sections etc.), network and cyber security, car license plate recognition of high speed moving vehicles with changeable and complex background, and video tracking with motion blur. He has played various chair roles in many international conferences such as ACM MM, MMM, ICDAR, IEEE BigDataSE, IEEE TrustCom, IEEE CIT, IEEE AVSS, IEEE TrustCom, IEEE ICPR and IEEE ICARCV.

He has received many competitive national or regional grants including FIVE grants (one ARC-small, two ARC-DPs and two ARC-LPs) awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC) (as a Sole CI (Chief Investigator), or a CI). Very recently, he, as a CI together with Another Professor (1st CI), has received an ARC-LP grant of $540,000 for over three years from 2019-2022, and as a CI and a team member, received two-million dollars of industry grants awarded by Cisco, SAS, Sydney Trains, Data 61, RMCRC etc.

In recent years, he has many high quality publications in prestigious journals such as Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology and ACM Computing Surveys, IEEE Transactions journals such as IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Reliability and IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, and in Elsevier’s journals such as Pattern Recognition, Signal Processing, Automation in Construction, Information Sciences, Neurocomputing, Future Generation Computer Systems, Computer Networks, Computer and System Sciences, and Network and Computer Applications. He has also had papers published in premier international conferences and workshops such as ACL, IJCAI, CVPR, ECCV, ACM MM, ICDAR, TrustCom and WACV.

He has presented invited keynote speeches in over 15 international conferences since 2008.

He has recently been involved in editing for various international journals such as IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Access, Journal of Computer Networks and Computer Applications (Elsevier), Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), and Signal Processing (Elsevier). He has been an Advisor of HKIE Transactions, and is currently an Associate Editor of Springer-Nature Computer Science Journal.

He has successfully supervised several postdoctoral research fellows and many PhD students to completion as a Principal Supervisor.

Since 1991, he has been an academic, a visiting professor, an adjunct professor, a postdoctoral researcher or a senior researcher in various universities/institutions including Xiamen University, China, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, University of New England, Australia, University of Georgia, USA, Electronic and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI) of Korea, University of Aizu, Japan, Hongkong Polytechnic University, and Macau University.