PNC 2023 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings

Theme: Sea Change: Renewal, Reform and Resolve in Global Arts, Sciences, and Business 

November 3-5, 2023  ● The University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

Latest Information

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2023 (GMT+8)

Notification of Acceptance (Extended): July 17, 2023 (GMT+8)

Final Submission (IEEE Camera Ready): August 1, 2023 (GMT+8)

Conference Date: November 3-5, 2023 (GMT+8)

09/20 (Wed.)

Registration system will be closed by 9/22 (Fri.) since the PNC 2023 conference has already reached full capacity. 

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm and support!

04/18 (Tue.)

It is our great pleasure to announce that the PNC 2023 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings will take place at the University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, from November 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2023. 

The main theme is Sea Change: Renewal, Reform and Resolve in Global Arts, Sciences, and Business

The program will focus on topics including (but not limited to) Sea Change: Spaces and Places Rethought and Renewed, Sea Change in Techniques and Technologies of Cultural Memory, Reform of Pedagogy and the Liberal Arts, Socio-cultural Data in a Post-pandemic World, Innovating Businesses in a Post-Pandemic World, and Sea Change: Innovation Reform and Renewal in Sciences, Health, and Wellness.

The PNC 2023 is hosted jointly by the University of the Ryukyus, and the Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC)

The PNC 2023 serves as an opportunity for researchers and developers to facilitate information exchanges among institutions of higher education in the Pacific Rim through computing and communications technology. PNC explores issues of information and technology exchange, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the development of the cultural knowledge contents. The technical program of the PNC 2023 will include invited keynote speeches, paper presentations, ECAI workshops, and a poster session. 

*Kindly note that there will be NO hybrid sessions in this event.  

  Most sessions will be in-person in Okinawa with no live-streaming.


The University of the Ryukyus (Department of Ryukyuan and Asian Studies), Japan           

Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC)


Academia Sinica

Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative (ECAI)

Ministry of Education, Taiwan


Kume Soseikai (久米崇聖会) 

Okinawa Gen-uji Gakakai  沖縄阮氏我華会)

Sai-uji Monchukai  (蔡氏門中会)

Kume Kokuteikai  (久米国鼎会)

Kume Ryo-uji Gokokai  (久米梁氏呉江会)