Call: First Workshop for Building the Foundations of the Metaverse (MetaBuild 2022)

Call for Papers

First Workshop for Building the Foundations of the Metaverse (MetaBuild 2022)
In conjunction with IEEE VR 2022
12-13 March, 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand (Online)

Submission deadline: 11 January 2022

The First Workshop for Building the Foundations of the Metaverse (MetaBuild 2022), in conjunction with IEEE VR 2022, aims to bring together system researchers, engineers and content creators to identify open directions and discuss the latest research ideas and results on technological foundations towards the development of the upcoming metaverse ecosystem. The MetaBuild ’22 workshop focuses on engineering building blocks of the metaverse and the novel approach for content creation in the metaverse. The topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Engineering the metaverse
    • Mixed Reality
    • computer vision
    • IoT and robotics
    • Blockchain
    • User Interaction
    • Future Networking Technologies
    • Cloud and Edge Computing
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Avatar and presence
    • Virtual economy
    • Social acceptability
    • Privacy and ethics
  • Content creation in and for the metaverse
    • Cinematic
    • Imagery
    • Textual
    • Musical

Authors are encouraged to submit papers describing original and unpublished research, not currently under review in other venues. We strongly encourage the authors to communicate their works using a variety of communication media, including text, images, photos, sketches, and to name but a few. In particular, innovative, early-stage ideas and preliminary results are welcome. Authors are suggested to use the IEEE TVCG Conference Format with a length of no longer than 6 pages (excluding references) for short papers and position papers, and 2 pages for a demonstration. The reviews will be double blind. At least one of the authors of every accepted paper must register and present the paper at the workshop.


Paper submission: 11 January 2022
Author notification: 19 January 2022
Camera-ready paper submission: 29 January 2022
Workshop date: 12-13 March, 2022, Christchurch, New Zealand (Online)

All submission dates above are 23:59 GMT/UTC. The dates are tentative and subject to change. Please consult the website for the most up-to-date scheduling information.

Workshop web page:


Workshop organizers:
Pan Hui (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR and University of Helsinki, Finland)
Tristan Braud (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR)
Lik-Hang Lee (KAIST, South Korea)
Pengyuan Zhou (University of Science and Technology of China)
Simo Hosio (University of Oulu, Finland)

Web Chair:
Carlos Bermejo (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR)

Publicity Chair:
Abhishek Kumar (University of Helsinki, Finland)

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