[visionlist] [IEEE Biometrics Council]: Webinar by Prof. Anderson Rocha on Synthetic Realities, Trust and Biometrics

Vitomir Struc vitomir.struc at fe.uni-lj.si
Mon Oct 9 02:58:37 -04 2023

*** FREE ONLINE WEBINAR on Synthetic Realities ***

The IEEE Biometrics Council invites participants to the upcoming (free) 
webinar by Prof. Andreson Rocha on "Synthetic Realities, Trust and 
Biometrics: What's Ahead". Detail on the webinar are given below:

Title: Synthetic Realities, Trust and Biometrics: What's Ahead"
Speaker: Prof. Anderson Rocha , University of Campinas, Brasil
When: 18 October 2023, at 10am ET (4 pm CEST, 10pm Beijing)
Where: Online (Zoom)
Registration: (free, but required): 

*** Talk Summary ***
In this talk, we will discuss some how our society is living what is 
being referred to as Synthetic Realities. We will touch upon important 
technologies shaping this new realities such as ChatGPT, Midjourney, 
Dall-E2, StableDiffusion, and others. More importantly, we will discuss 
what kinds of telltales can be explored to expose such creations or 
forgeries and pinpoint the research challenges ahead and implications of 
such fakes to the society at large.

*** About the Speaker ***
Anderson Rocha is a full-professor of Artificial Intelligence and 
Digital Forensics at the Institute of Computing, University of Campinas 
(Unicamp), Brazil. He is the Director of the Artificial Intelligence 
Lab., Recod.ai, and the Institute Director for the 2019-2023 term. He 
has actively worked as an editor of important international journals 
such as the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security 
(T.IFS), Elsevier Journal of Visual Communication
and Image Representation (JVCI), and IEEE Signal Processing Letters 
(SPL), and the IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine. He is an elected 
affiliate of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) and the Brazilian 
Academy of Forensic Sciences (ABC). He is a two-term elected member of 
the IEEE Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee (IFS-TC) 
and its chair for the 2019-2020 term. He is a Microsoft Research and a 
Google Research Faculty Fellow, important academic recognitions that 
Microsoft Research and Google bestowed on researchers, respectively. In 
addition, in 2016, he was awarded the Tan Chin Tuan (TCT) Fellowship, a 
recognition promoted by the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation in Singapore. 
Finally, he is ranked Top-2% among the most influential scientists 
worldwide, according to recent studies from Research.com and 
Stanford/PlosOne. In 2023, he was selected a LinkedIn TopVoice in 
Artificial Intelligence for continuously raising awareness of AI and its 
potential impacts to the Society-at-large.

For more information, visit: https://ieee-biometrics.org/events/webinars/

Prof. Vitomir Struc, PhD
Laboratory for Machine Intelligence
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Ljubljana, Slovenija
URL: https://lmi.fe.uni-lj.si/en/vitomir-struc/

VP Technical Activities, IEEE Biometrics Council
General Co-Chair: IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2023), https://ijcb2023.ieee-biometrics.org
Program Co-Chair: IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2024), https://fg2024.ieee-biometrics.org/

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