World Metaverse Summit and Awards 6&7 December 2023 – Agenda

November 29, 2023

World Metaverse Summit and Awards 2023 – FINAL AGENDA



📆 6 December 2023
📍 Le Meridien Dubai Hotel, Dubai, UAE & MetaCOP28

Master of Ceremony:

dr. Aleksandra Prodanović Stemenović

General Secretary World Metaverse Council

10:00 – 10:05
World Metaverse Summit Chairman Opening Remarks

Tadej Slapnik

CEO at World Metaverse Council

10.05 – 10.20
Welcoming Speeches

Alwin Tan

Chairman Asian World Metaverse Chapter

Lynn Gitau

Founder of African Meta Club and World Metaverse Council

Dijana Madžarac

Ministry of Economy, Tourism and Sport

10:20 – 10:30
Opening Speech No1: Introduction to Metaverse and its Impact on our Future

      • Making the most of existing & new technology trends
      • Best practices to create strong Metaverse ecosystem
      • Enhancing greater Metaverse community / return on engagement with community
dr. Christina Yan Zhang

The Metaverse Institute

10:30 – 10:40
Keynote Speech: Metaverse and SDGs

Tony Lee Luen Len


10:40 – 10:50
Keynote Speech: Navigating the Legal and Regulatory Implications of Metaverse

      • Exploring regulatory and legal frameworks for a fair and inclusive Metaverse, major technologies andstandards in place, as well as major regulatory issues, such Privacy, Intellectual Property, Contracts,Liabilities, Tax and Competition
Marina Markezič

Executive Director and Co-founder EUCI - European Crypto Initiative

Session 1:
Metaverse Potentials, Accreditation and Certification

10.50 – 11.00 The role of Research in Metaverse Development

dr. Ioannis Karamitsos

ss. Professor RIT Dubai & Director of METARIT Research Center

11.00 – 11.10
The future of social media and the Metaverse

Daniel Kafer

Expert and associate, Supertrends institute

11.10 – 11.20
The job opportunities created by the Metaverse and Web4.0

dr. Monika Manolova

Digital National Alliance Bulgaria

11.20 – 11.30
Metaverse & AI

Alison Alexander

Co-founder, COO & Director at Metacampus

Session 2:
Major Metaverse Applications: Disrupting Traditional Industries

11.20 – 11.30 The future of entertainment: Metaverse, AI and the evolution of Open Metaverse

Daniel Roopnarine

Open Metaverse Development Program Director at World Metaverse Council

11.30 – 11.40
The role of Metaverse in the future of work and education

William Jackson

Program Director at World Metaverse Council

11.40 – 11.50
The potential of Metaverse for healthcare

Martin Ravets

Founder Dentaverse

11.50 – 12.00
The impact of Metaverse on the gaming industry Metaverse for Business & Economy

Brad Waid

Brad Waid Media and New Horizons Global

12.00 – 12.30
Coffee break


Session 3: Major Technologies & Solutions

12.30 – 12.40 From Web3.0 to Web4.0: The intersection of blockchain and Metaverse: Opportunities, challenges & challenges

Vitomir Jevremović

Founder and CEO at ALL.ART

12.40 – 12.50
ChatGPT: Integrating AI and ChatGPT with Metaverse for enhanced user experience; Conversational interfaces for virtual environments

Andrea Stazi

Full Professor of Comparative Law and Biotechnology Law at San Raffaele RomaUniversity

12.50 – 13.00
Building immersive virtual worlds with Metaverse and Generative AI

David Kvaternik

Tovarna.Tech, Digital Reality Creative Agency

13.00 – 13.10
Sustainability impact of the Metaverse

Amna Usman Chaudhry

Financial economist and strategist for frontier technologies

13.10 – 13.20
Noravisionsolarmetaverse, Arts & Heritage phygital, towards Metaverse of Senses…

Norma de Saint Picman

Artiste intermedia, peintre sculpteur

13.20 – 13.30
Designing for the medium of the metaverse: “Posthuman-centered Design”

Malcolm Ché


13.30 – 14.30
Lunch Break


14.00 – 14.30 Panel Discussion: Global Examples of Metaverse Use

      • Join Senior Industry Experts from across the world discussing major achievements and developments in developing Metaverse locally and globally. What are the major use cases and most prominent industry applications world wide? Join us to hear best practices, business models and technologies to overcome major challenges.
Martin Petrič

Art and Design Program Director at World Metaverse Council

Amitabh Tiwari

President and CEO, Infotouch Technologies

Amna Usman Chaudhry

Financial economist and strategist for frontier technologies

Daniel Kafer

Expert and associate, Supertrends institute

Danilo S. Carlucci

Founder of Morningstar Ventures


Erol User

President and CEO at User Corporation

14:30 – 14:40
Conference Presentation: MetaX Project

Alwin Tan

Chairman, MetaX Project

14.40 – 14.50 Conference Presentation: Metaverse and Gen Z

Alp Mülayimsi


14.50 – 15.00
Conference Presentation: Gaming & Metaverse Industry: Gaming Center & Campus

Mario Čelan


15.00 – 15.10
MBAVers Launching

Tadej Slapnik

CEO Cotrugli Business School Slovenia

15.10 – 15.40
Metaverse Leaders Panel

Alwin Tan

Chairman of Asian Chapter, World Metaverse Council

Zhuang Rui

Meta X Technology - China CEO, Softbank Asia Pacific China – representative, Chairmanof China Chapter, World Metaverse Council

Bruno Kinyaga

Chairman Tanzanian Chapter, World Metaverse Council

Thomas Kuruvilla

Member of the Global Board of Arthur D. Little responsible for operations in theMiddle East

Andy Wiranata

Meta X Technology - Indonesia Representative, World Metaverse Council IndonesianChapter

Peng Ching Liang

Meta X Technology - China Dean


Tadej Slapnik

CEO World Metaverse Council

15.40 – 16.00
MetaCOP 28 – Metaverse for COP28 and COP27

Daniel Roopnarine

Open Metaverse Development Program Director at World Metaverse Council

Borut Sočan

CSO at Reeba XR

Tadej Slapnik

CEO World Metaverse Council


CEO World Metaverse Council
16.00 – 16.15
World Metaverse Council delegates presentations
16.15 – 16.30
Discussing WMC activities and plans for 2024
16.30 – 16.40
Nomination of National and Continental WMC Chairmans
16.40 – 16.50
Signing of World Metaverse Summit 2023 Dubai declaration

16.50 – 17.00 Closing of World Metaverse Summit

19.00 – 22.00 VIP Cruise Yacht Dinner & World Metaverse Awards 2023 Winners Announcement (Invitation only)



📆 7 December 2023
📍 COP28 Green Area and MetaCOP28, Dubai, UAE
IMPORTANT: If you will visit COP28 you have to register here
10.00 – 17.00 B2B Meetings & Networking
21.00 – 24.00 After Party



📆 8 December 2023
📍 COP28 Green Area and MetaCOP28, Dubai, UAE

IMPORTANT: If you will visit COP28 you have to register here

12.00 – 14.00 High level Roundtable: Exploring potentials in the Metaverse (by invitation only)
      • High level Policy, Industry and NGO Representatives from Central and Eastern Europe, Asia and MiddleEast will discus Metaverese Opportunities, Challenges and Implication and potentials for bussinescollaboration.

Round table will take place exclusively in METACOP28 – World Metaverse Council Metaverse for COP28.
Round table will be organised in collaboration with Visegrad Insight.

15.00 – 17.00 B2B Meetings & Networking at COP28 Green zone and in MetaCOP28