Upcoming Events
July–September 2009 (Vol. 16, No. 3) pp. 81
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Upcoming Events

This department presents publishing opportunities to multimedia researchers, as well as announcing pertinent upcoming conferences.

15th Int'l Conf. Virtual Systems and Multimedia 9–12 September 2009 Vienna
The goal of VSMM 09 is to bring together researchers in the fields of computer vision, multimedia technologies, cultural heritage, image processing, image analysis, pattern recognition, and digital documentation/preservation in cultural heritage. The conference will address recent advances in theory, methodologies, and applications. VSMM 09 focuses on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research concerning both cultural heritage and computer science, and the use of new technologies for representation, documentation, preservation, archiving, and communication of computer heritage knowledge. The conference's scope includes every phase of computer heritage information technology, including initial data capture and digitization, information and data processing, reconstruction, visualization, and documentation.
For more information visit http://www.vsmm.net/.
11th IEEE Int'l Workshop Multimedia Signal Processing 5–7 October 2009 Rio de Janeiro
MMSP-09 is organized by the Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The workshop provides an opportunity for brainstorming on, and sharing the latest advances in, multimedia signal processing and technology. Topics covered include systems and applications, multimedia for communication and collaboration, scene analysis for immersive telecommunication, and human collaboration, coding, and networking.
For more information visit www.mmsp09.org.
ACM Multimedia 19–24 October 2009 Beijing
ACM Multimedia 2009 will cover all aspects of multimedia, from underlying technologies to applications, and from theory to practice. ACM Multimedia includes several workshops that address focused topics pertinent to the main conference, including the International Workshop on Interactive Multimedia for Consumer Electronics, the 1st ACM International Workshop on Events in Multimedia, and the 1st SIGMM Workshop on Social Media.
For more information visit http://www.acmmm09.org/.
IEEE Int'l Conf. Image Processing 7–11 November 2009 Cairo
The goal of ICIP, sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, is to present technological advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied image and video processing. Research frontiers in fields ranging from traditional image processing applications to evolving multimedia and video technologies will be covered in ICIP technical sessions. Topics discussed will include image and video coding and transmission; image and video processing; image formation; image scanning, display, and printing; image and video storage, retrieval, and authentication; applications; and emerging technologies.
For more information visit http://www.icip2009.org.
Int'l Conf. Multimedia Information Networking and Security 18–20 November 2009 Wuhan, China
The goal of the Mines 2009 conference is to provide a platform for researchers and engineers to exchange the latest research results on multimedia information services, with the focus on networking and security. The conference's topics include novel algorithms, architectures, implementations, and experiences related to multimedia computing, networking, services, security, and trusted computing.
For more information visit http://liss.whu.edu.cn/mines2009.
IEEE Int'l Symp. Multimedia 14–16 December 2009 San Diego, California
Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, ISM 2009 is a forum for researchers to exchange information on advances in the state of the art and practice of multimedia computing, as well on emerging research topics and the future of multimedia computing. Conference topics include multimedia systems, architecture, and applications; multimedia networking and QoS; peer-to-peer multimedia systems and streaming; pervasive and interactive multimedia systems, such as mobile systems, pervasive gaming, and digital TV; multimedia metamodeling techniques and operating systems; and architecture specification languages.
For more information visit http://ism2009.eecs.uci.edu.
10th Pacific-Rim Conf. Multimedia 15–18 December 2009 Bangkok
PCM is a forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art technological advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied multimedia analysis and processing. Topics covered include multimedia analysis and retrieval, security rights and management, compression and optimization, communication and networking, and systems and applications.
For more information visit http://www.pcm2009.org.