Calls for Contributions

December 2011

Calls for Contributions

SIGMM Sponsored and Co-sponsored Events

ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM)

Full paper Deadline: April 2, 2012

Event location: Nara, Japan
Event date: October 29 - November 2, 2012

Since the founding of ACM SIGMM in 1993, ACM Multimedia has been the worldwide premier conference and a key world event to display scientific achievements and innovative industrial products in the multimedia field. In ACM Multimedia 2012, we will celebrate its twentieth anniversary with an extensive program consisting of technical sessions covering all aspects of the multimedia field in both forms of oral and poster presentations, tutorials, panels, exhibits, demonstrations and workshops bringing into focus the principal subjects of investigation, competitions of research teams on challenging problems, and also an interactive art program stimulating artists and computer scientists to meet and discover together the frontiers of artistic communication.

SIGMM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV)

Full paper Deadline: March 1, 2012, 23:59 EST

Event location: Toronto, Canada
Event date: June 7 - 8, 2012
Sponsored by ACM SIG Multimedia

The workshop seeks research papers in all areas of multimedia networking and systems, especially papers that discuss system-level support for social media and social networking, improving performance with multi-core and many-core processors, as well as papers that focus on multimedia applications on mobile devices and/or in a cloud computing environment.

4th International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS)

Full paper Deadline: May 29, 2012

Event location: Wuhan, China
Event date: September 9-12, 2012

ICIMCS 2012 will provide a forum for researchers and engineers in both academia and industry to exchange the latest innovations and research advancements in Internet multimedia processing, analysis and services. ICIMCS 2012 also provides the attendees the chances to identify the emerging research topics, as well as the future development directions of internet multimedia computing and services.

Events held in cooperation with SIGMM

Sixth ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)

Full paper Deadline: June 10, 2012

Event location: Hongkong
Event date: October 30 - November 2, 2012

Technological developments in imaging, processing, and networking have created an opportunity for multi-disciplinary approaches to applications based on vision. The extensive availability and use of cameras in various application domains calls for the study of new embedded processing systems and algorithms.

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI)

Full paper Deadline: Spring 2012

Event location: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Event date: October 22-26, 2012

ICMI is the premier international forum for multidisciplinary research on multimodal human-human and human-computer interaction, interfaces, and system development. The conference focuses on theoretical and empirical foundations, component technologies, and combined multimodal processing techniques that define the field of multimodal interaction analysis, interface design, and system development.


Full paper Deadline: January 21, 2012

Event location: Berlin, Germany
Event date: July 4-6, 2012

EuroITV is the leading international conference for media and interaction related to video and television. This year's theme of "Bridging People, Places and Platforms" focuses on synergies to support current practice and to explore new perspectives - empowering users to interact with content and each other across localities and across various delivery platforms and media.

Other multimedia-related Events

Workshop on Multimedia-Aware Networking 2012 (TEMU)

Full paper Deadline: March 25, 2012

Event location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Event date: July 30 - August 01, 2012

This workshop solicits novel contributions and breaking results on all aspects of multimedia-aware networking. In particular, workshop papers should describe algorithms, issues and experiences related to content-aware networking and network-aware applications, future (media) Internet architectures, User-Generated Content and High-popularity VoD.

The 3rd FTRA International Workshop on Multimedia and Semantic Technologies (MUST)

Full paper Deadline: January 15, 2012

Event location: Vancouver, Canada
Event date: June 26-28, 2012

The 3rd FTRA International Workshop on Multimedia and Semantic Technologies (MUST'12) aims at high quality research contributions in multimedia semantic computing, with a focus on how to apply the semantic technologies to the acquisition, generation, storage, processing, and retrieval of large-scale multimedia information.

10th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI)

Full paper Deadline: January 27, 2012

Event location: Annecy, France
Event date: June 27-29, 2012

The 10th International CBMI Workshop aims at bringing together the various communities involved in all aspects of content-based multimedia indexing, retrieval, browsing and presentation. The scientific program of CBMI 2012 will include invited keynote talks and regular, special and demo sessions with contributed research papers.

4th International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research: The Web of Music (AdMIRe)

Full paper Deadline: January 22, 2012

Event location: Barcelona, Spain
Event date: April 17, 2012

The International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research (AdMIRe) serves as a forum for theoretical and practical discussions of cutting edge research on Web technologies for music information research. Topics covered include Web mining for music information extraction, retrieval, and recommendation as well as mobile applications and services that make use of Web 2.0 technology. Submissions addressing concrete implementations of systems and services by both academic institutions and industrial companies are also welcome.

11th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC)

Full paper Deadline: April 1, 2012

Event location: Bremen, Germany
Event date: September 26, 2012

The IFIP International Conference on Entertainment Computing explores the application of computational technology to entertainment. The conference brings together practitioners and researchers interested in the art and design of entertainment computing applications. ICEC welcomes submissions on the design, engineering, application and theory of entertainment technology.

ICME Multimedia Demonstration Sessions

Full paper Deadline: March 5th, 2012

Event location: Melbourne, Australia
Event date: July 9th-13th, 2012

We request proposals for demonstrations from the multimedia community, including academic institutes, research labs, and industry. Submissions are encouraged in all areas related to multimedia, including 3D-multimedia and immersive technologies, computer-human interfaces, haptics, wireless multimedia applications, multimedia-based-security, content analysis, content-based retrieval, multimedia databases, multimedia authoring, media-rich social networks, rich-media advertising.

ICME 2012 Expert Talks on Innovating the Future Leveraging the Past - Time Machine Session

Full paper Deadline: March 5th, 2012

Event location: Melbourne, Australia
Event date: July 9th-13th, 2012

The Time Machine Session at the ICME 2012 is dedicated to the principle of improving the future by leveraging valuable insights from the past. The session will consist of a series of expert-talks that re-introduce ideas that were published "before their time" and, as a result, were never fully exploited.

International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS)

Full paper Deadline: Feb. 3, 2012

Event location: Dublin, Ireland
Event date: May 23-25, 2012
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The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in the areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis.

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