UV models a desired future society that pursues harmony between humans and nature through wise application of advanced technologies. The concept is an expanded/advanced version of Smart Cities, and signifies that we follow the laws of the universe to protect the environment and eco-systems while developing innovative new lifestyles to promote sustainable happiness for humanity’s future.
UV calls for collective efforts across multi-disciplinary fields to develop a platform where researchers with different backgrounds can effectively collaborate beyond traditional field boundaries to find systematic, coordinated, long-term solutions for the future of humankind and nature.
The theme for UV is “Diversity, Mobility and Connectivity to Promote Harmony in the Universal Village.”
Subjects for UV include but are not limited to the following topics:
- Developing systematic methodologies to advance UV technologies and to develop UV systems, including intelligent transportation, intelligent environment and communities, intelligent healthcare, intelligent food systems, etc;
- New lifestyles enabled by IT / New energy sources / New materials / Effective microorganism technology and environmental protection;
- Addressing suitable paths of design, development, implementation, engineering and integration appropriate for different regions;
- Exploring how to benefit governments, companies, and universities as well as whole societies in specific UV topic areas via practical UV solutions.