The May edition of the PAMI-TC newsletter

Welcome to the May 2012 edition of the PAMI-TC Newsletter.

This month's topics include:
1. Call for Participation: CVPR 2012
2. WACV/Winter Vision Meeting 2013
3. PAMI-TC Special Projects Initiative
4. April 2012 IAPR Newsletter

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Registration for CVPR 2012 is now open. This year, CVPR will be held at ?the Rhode Island Convention Center in scenic Providence.

Registration Details
Early registration ends May 14, 2012 11:59pm Mountain Time
Regular registration = May 15, 2012 12:00am til June 8, 2012 11:59pm MT
On-site registration = begins June 9, 2012 12:00am MT

All Passport Registrations include: Admission to all technical sessions, all workshops, all short courses, daily breakfasts, daily refreshment breaks, at least 3 lunches, all reception dinners, and one USB copy of the proceedings. One-Day Workshop/Short Course Pass is valid for one day only (either  Saturday, Sunday or Thursday). Like last year, CVPR has three tiers of registration pricing:

1. 'til 5/14
2. 5/15-6/08
3. 6/09-6/21

IEEE Member Passport: $500, $700, $800
Non-member Passport: $625, $825, $925
IEEE Student Member Passport: $300, $500, $600
Student Non-member Passport: $400, $600, $700
IEEE Life Member Passport: $300, $500, $600
IEEE Member One Day Pass: $225, $325, $325
Non-member One Day Pass: $325, $425, $425

More information: http://www.cvpr2012.org

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WACV/Winter Vision Meetings 2013
Dates: Jan 15, 16, & 17. 2013
Venue: Clearwater Beach, Tampa, Florida (hotel will be finalized soon)
General Chairs: Sudeep Sarkar and Michael Brown
Local Arrangement Chairs: Rangachar Kasturi and Dmitry Goldgof
Web and Publicity Chair: Song Wang
Publications: Anderson Rocha and Wang Ruisheng

Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV 2013
Program Chairs: Fatih Porikli, Walter Scheirer, and Peter Tu
Paper submission: Aug 15, 2012
Decisions: Oct 21, 2012
Final versions of papers due: Dec 1, 2012

Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance, PETS 2013
Program Chairs: James Ferryman and James Crowley

Workshop on Robot Vision
Program Chair: Yu Sun

Workshop on User-Centred Computer Vision, UCCV 2013
General Chair: Gregor Miller,
Programme Chairs: Daesik Jang, Kenji Mase, (tentative)

More information soon at: http://cvl.cse.sc.edu/wvm2013/

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PAMI-TC Special Projects Initiative.

Proposals are invited for projects that will be of benefit to the PAMI community. These should NOT be research or education oriented ones, but projects that help build, grow, or enhance the PAMI community. Please submit a two page proposal including a budget to sarkar@usf.edu, before July 31, 2012. Budget should not exceed $5,000 and should be of one year duration. Input from PAMI-TC steering and conference will be used to select projects to fund. The goal is fund up to 2 projects.

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The April 2012 issue of the IAPR Newsletter is now available at

[HTML] http://www.iapr.org/members/newsletter/Newsletter12-02/
[PDF] http://www.iapr.org/docs/newsletter-2012-02.pdf

IN THIS ISSUE:

1. Getting to know...Stefano Levialdi, IAPR Fellow
2. From the ExCo
3. ICPR 2012: Treasurer's Travelogue
4. IAPR Executive Committee Initiative on Technical Committee Activities: Summer Schools
5. INSIDE the IAPR: Q&A on C&M
6. Pattern Recognition Letters: ?State of the Journal
7. K.S. Fu Prize Winner Lecture Series
8. BooksBooksBooks
9. IAPR Conference and Workshop Reports
10. See you in Tsukuba!
11. Job Posting Board
12. Books Available for Review
13. Meeting and Education Planner

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