ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval

Taipei, Taiwan, August 21-24, 2021

Call for Special Sessions

Special Session Proposals

ACM ICMR 2021 will include one or more Special Sessions on innovative and frontier topics in the field of multimedia retrieval. Special sessions differentiate from the regular sessions in the sense that they address very specific problems or very focused communities. They should attract the presentation of innovative contributions in the targeted narrow domain. The special session papers will appear in the ACM ICMR 2021 proceedings and will be presented at the conference in a dedicated oral session. A typical special session should target around 4-5 accepted papers.


Important Dates

Proposal Submission Due: Jan 15, 2021
Proposal Notification of Acceptance:


Submission Instructions

Proposals should be submitted by email to the Special Session Chairs, either in plain-text or PDF format. Please include the following information

 - Title of the proposed special session;

 - Description of the importance of the topic and the rationale for the proposal;

 - Identification of the target audience and how is related to ACM ICMR;

 - A brief bio and contact information for the organizers;

 - A tentative/confirmed list of invited papers (titles/affiliations/authors; if the case);

 - Information about any supporting projects (if the case).


Evaluation of the Proposals

Proposals will be evaluated based on topic appropriateness for ACM ICMR, its relevance and potential impact in the targeted field, the experience of the organizers, the potential in attracting high quality submissions, and the overall quality of the written proposal.


Contact

For any questions regarding special session submissions, please email the Special Session Chairs:
 - Shuqiang Jiang ( sqjiang@ict.ac.cn )
 - Ichiro Ide ( ide@i.nagoya-u.ac.jp )

Special Session Papers

ACM ICMR 2021 includes four Special Sessions on innovative and frontier topics in the field of multimedia retrieval. Special sessions differentiate from the regular sessions in the sense that they address very specific problems or very focused communities. The special session papers will appear in the ACM ICMR 2021 proceedings and will be presented at the conference in a dedicated oral session.

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Maximum Length of a Paper

Each special session paper should be limited to 6-8 pages (6 pages limit + references).


Important Dates

Paper Submission Due: February 21, 2021 March 3, 2021 (23:59 Pacific Time)
Paper Notification of Acceptance: April 11, 2021
Camera-Ready Papers Due: May 1, 2021 June 2, 2021


Contact

For any questions regarding special session submissions, please email the Special Session Chairs:
 - Shuqiang Jiang ( sqjiang@ict.ac.cn )
 - Ichiro Ide ( ide@i.nagoya-u.ac.jp )