In a world where the Metaverse has shifted from the realms of science fiction to tangible existence, Metaverse Safety Week (MSW) 2023 emerges as a critical milestone in addressing the challenges and opportunities of this evolving landscape. Spearheaded by the X Reality Safety Intelligence (XRSI) community, MSW celebrates its 4th year, symbolizing a global commitment to collective progress.
From December 10th to 15th, MSW will delve into a diverse range of topics, each day focusing on a different aspect of metaverse safety:
- Sunday 10th December: Human Rights
- Examining the intersection of human rights and the metaverse, participants will discuss ethical considerations and safeguards essential for preserving individual freedoms.
- Monday 11th December: Medical XR & Immersive Healthcare
- Exploring the transformative potential of immersive technologies in healthcare, this day will spotlight advancements, challenges, and the critical importance of safety in medical XR applications.
- Tuesday 12th December: Child Safety & Children’s Rights
- Addressing the unique challenges posed to children in the metaverse, this day will emphasize the need for protective measures and the promotion of children’s rights in virtual environments.
- Wednesday 13th December: Cybersecurity & Data Protection
- Focusing on the metaverse’s digital infrastructure, discussions will revolve around cybersecurity measures and data protection to ensure a secure and trustworthy virtual space.
- Thursday 14th December: Global Policy & Regulations
- As the metaverse transcends geographical boundaries, this day will explore the necessity of global policies and regulations to navigate the ethical, legal, and societal implications of this emerging reality.