[visionlist] [FG 2018:]Call for Workshop Proposals

** Apologies for cross-posting **

Face and Gesture 2018 (FG 2018)

** Call for Workshops **
We invite workshop proposals for the 2018 IEEE Conference on Automatic
Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2018: http://www.fg2018.org/) in Xi’an
China. Accepted workshops will be held on either May 15 or May 19, 2018,
in the same venue as the FG 2018 main conference. We solicit workshop
proposals on any topic of interests to the FG community. Complementary
to the main venue, we especially encourage workshop proposals relating
to emerging new fields or new application domains of face and gesture
analysis and synthesis. Workshop organizers who have a strong track
record in the field are strongly encouraged to submit a proposal.

The workshop paper submission, review, acceptance notification, and
final manuscript submission must all be handled between January 28th,
2018 (deadline for submission of workshop papers) and March 4th, 2018
(camera-ready workshop paper due date). Financial support from the main
conference beyond facilitating the venue is not guaranteed and is
depending on budget. The deadline for all workshop proposals is October
2nd, 2017. Decisions will be made by October 9th, 2017.

The main conference will provide rooms, equipment, and coffee breaks for
the workshops. If necessary, poster facilities will be offered. For each
workshop one complimentary registration for a keynote speaker is
available. For any additional questions please contact the workshop

Workshop proposals must be sent to the workshops and tutorials chairs,
Vitomir Struc (vitomir.struc@fe.uni-lj.si) and Yingli Tian
(ytian@ccny.cuny.edu), with email subject “FG 2018 Workshop Proposal:
[title of your workshop]”. A proposal should include the following
information to facilitate the decision process:

• Workshop title;
• Workshop motivation, expected outcomes and impact;
• List of organizers including affiliation, email address, and short bio;
• Tentative length of the workshop (half day or full day);
• Tentative paper submission and review schedule;
• Planned advertisement means, website hosting;
• Paper submission procedure (submission via web site, via email,
etc.) if applicable;
• Paper review procedure (single/double-blind, internal/external,
solicited/invited-only, pool of reviewers, etc.) ;
• Specify the relationship, if any, to previous workshops; Describe
difference with most relevant previous workshops;
• Tentative program committee, and invited speakers, if any;
• Estimated number of submissions and acceptance rate;
• Special space or equipment requests, if any;
• Specify if there will be non-peer reviewed invited paper, if so,
how many?

For your reference, below is a list of workshops held in conjunction
with the previous FG conference:
• Heterogeneous Face Recognition (HFR 2017)
• First International Workshop on Adaptive Shot Learning for Gesture
Understanding and Production (ASL4GUP 2017)
• Biometrics in the Wild (Bwild 2017)

** Important Dates **
Workshop proposals due: Oct. 2, 2017
Notification of acceptance: Oct. 9, 2017.
Workshops and tutorials: May 15 and May 19, 2018


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