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Exploring Metaverse Adoption: Insights from IEEE Roundtable Discussion

On Thursday, 03/04/2024, the Course Leader of the BSc (Hons) Computing programme, Dr Louis Nisiotis, with the support from UCLan Cyprus students Aimilios Hadjiliasi, Panayiotis Theodorou and other UCLan Cyprus IEEE Students Members, organised a virtual roundtable discussion focusing on the User Adoption of the Metaverse for the IEEE Future Directions and IEEE Metaverse scientific communities.

The panel was moderated by Thomas Coughlin, 2024 IEEE President, President, Coughlin Associates;

Featured Panellists included:

Jyotika Athavale, 2024 President IEEE Computer Society, Director and Principal Architect at Synopsys

Mar Gonzalez-Franco, Computer Scientist and Neuroscientist at Google

Nick Napp, Co-Founder XMark labs

The event took place in a Virtual World and was simultaneously streamed online, providing the ability to join from anywhere around the world and contribute to the discussion.

As the Metaverse becomes an integral part of our professional and personal experiences, this roundtable discussed the relevant factors for consideration in the journey from user acceptance to adoption of the Metaverse for all.

The video recording is available here.