PLEASE NOTE: The dates for FTC 2018 have changed to 13-14 November, 2018. The change was necessitated due to venue availability.

FTC 2018 - Future Technologies Conference 2018

13-14 November 2018
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Join us for FTC 2018, the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of Computing, Electronics, AI, Robotics, Security & Communications.

FTC has emerged as the foremost world-wide gathering of academic researchers, Ph.D. & graduate students, top research think tanks & industry technology developers.

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Gain insight and training through the hundreds of presentations and demonstrations


Connect with technology experts from international universities and leading technology companies


See how technologies are creating amazing breakthroughs in important fields


Networking opportunities where attendees could mingle with other thought leaders in an informal setting

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About FTC 2018

The Future Technologies Conference presents the best of current systems research and practice, emphasizing innovation and quantified experience. FTC has emerged as the foremost world-wide gathering of academic researchers, Ph.D. and graduate students, top research think tanks and industry technology developers.

Researchers, academics and technologists from leading universities, research firms, government agencies and companies from 50+ countries present the latest research at the forefront of technology and computing.

The 2017 conference successfully brought together technology geniuses in one venue to not only present breakthrough research in future technologies but to also promote practicality and applications and an intra- and inter-field exchange of ideas.

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FTC 2018 Tracks

Technology Trends

  • Blockchain
  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data
  • Smart Cities
  • Brain Inspired Computing
  • High Performance Computing
  • Quantum Computing
  • Social Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software Engineering and Quality


  • Nanotechnologies
  • Smart Grids
  • Sensing and Sensor Networks
  • Power Electronics
  • Digital Circuits
  • Analog Circuits & Signal Processing
  • Design Automation
  • Computer and Control Systems
  • Factory Automation
  • Motion Control

Intelligent Systems

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Neural Networks
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Expert Systems
  • Agents and Multi-agent Systems
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data Mining
  • Support Vector Machines
  • Ambient Intelligence
  • Sentiment Analysis

Machine Vision

  • Robotics
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Video Analysis
  • Medical Diagnosis
  • Segmentation Techniques
  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality


  • Machine to Machine
  • Wireless/ Mobile Communication
  • Satellite Communication Systems
  • 3G/4G/5G Network Evolutions
  • Networking
  • Mobile Adhoc Networks
  • Open Spectrum Solutions
  • Communication Protocols
  • Cognitive Radio
  • Mobile Apps


  • Privacy
  • Surveillance
  • Biometrics
  • Internet Security
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Web Services and Performance
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptography
  • Secure Protocols
  • Cyber Security


  • e-Learning Tools
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning Organisational Issues
  • Gamification
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Curriculum Content Desig
  • Educational Systems Design
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Web-based Learning
  • Delivery Systems and Environments


  • e-Business Ontologies and Models
  • e-Commerce Application Fields
  • e-Commerce Economics
  • e-Commerce Services
  • Digital Marketing
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Data Analysis
  • Virtual Organisations
  • Business Intelligence
  • Web Analytics