IEEE International Conference on Universal Village (UV)

IEEE International Conference on Universal Village (UV) explores systematic methodologies for improving the quality of life by advancing the technology of the Universal Village and its major subsystems, including intelligent health care, intelligent transportation, intelligent environment, intelligent energy management, and protection of the environment.    It is technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society.


Recent and Upcoming Symposia

The 4th International Conference on Universal Village (UV2018), MIT, Boston, MA, USA, October 23-24, 2018.

After great success in China (Beijing, UV2013),Untied States (Boston, UV2014) and Japan (Nagoya, UV2016),  the Fourth International Conference on Universal Village (UV2018) will be held again in Boston, United States.  UV2018 will intensively exemplifies a desired future society that pursues human-nature harmony through wise application of advanced technologies. The concept is an expanded/advanced version of Smart Cities, and signifies that we follow the law of universe to protect the environment and eco-systems, while innovate new lifestyles to provide sustainable happiness for humanity’s  future.

UV2018 will call for the collective efforts across multi-disciplinary fields to develop a platform where researchers with different backgrounds can well collaborate beyond the traditional filed boundaries,  and to find a systematic, coordinated, long-term solution for the future of human kind and mother nature.

Past Symposia


Conference websites still available can be accessed through the links below.


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IEEE ITS Society EXCOM/BOG Meeting Minutes (accessible by EXCOM/BOG members)