[visionlist] workshop and challenge proposals for the FG2020

Daniel Acevedo dacevedo at dc.uba.ar
Thu Sep 19 00:00:53 -04 2019

We invite workshop and challenge proposals for the 2020 IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG2020) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Accepted workshops will be held on either May 18 or May 22, 2020, in the same venue as the FG2020 main conference.
We solicit workshops and proposals on any topic of interests to the FG community. Complementary to the main venue, we especially encourage workshop and/or challenge proposals that are stemmed from emerging new fields or new application domains related to face and gesture analysis and synthesis. Interdisciplinary topics that could attract a significant cross-section of the community are highly valued. 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 due must all be handled between February 1st, 2020 (deadline for workshop papers) and February 28th, 2020 (camera-ready workshop/challenge paper due date). Financial support from the main conference is not guaranteed and is depending on budget. The deadline for all workshop and challenge proposals is September 27, 2019. Decisions will be made by October 11th, 2019.
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 and challenge organizers.
For your reference, below is a list of workshops held in conjunction with the previous FG conference:

The Second Facial Micro-Expression Grand Challenge (MEGC): Spotting and Recognition <https://facial-micro-expressiongc.github.io/MEGC2019/>
The 6th International Workshop on Context Based Affect Recognition (CBAR) <https://cbar2019.blogspot.com/>
Second Workshop on Large-scale Emotion Recognition and Analysis (LERA) <https://sites.google.com/view/lera2019>
Face Analysis for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) <http://fa4adas.epfl.ch/>
First Workshop on Human Attribute Analysis in Surveillance <http://irip.buaa.edu.cn/haas2019/call_for_papers.html>
Submission process
Workshop proposals must be sent in PDF format to the FG2020 Workshop and Tutorial Co-chairs at workshops at fg2020.org <mailto:workshops at fg2020.org>  with email subject “FG2020 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?

Important Dates:
When preparing a proposal please note the following dates:

Last day for Workshop proposal submission: September 27th, 2019
Workshop  proposal – decisions to organizers: October 11th, 2019
Workshop paper notification deadline: February 14th, 2020
Last day for Workshop camera-ready submission: February 28th, 2020
Last day for final Workshop program: March 20th, 2020

For further questions, please contact the Workshops and Tutorials Chairs (workshops at fg2020.org) <https://fg2020.org/wp-admin/workshops@fg2020.org>:

Àgata Lapedriza, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and MIT.
Carlos Busso, University of Texas at Dallas.

https://fg2020.org/workshops/ <https://fg2020.org/workshops/>

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