The April 2012 edition of the PAMI-TC newsletter


This month's topics include: 
1. Call for Participation: CVPR 2012 
2. Call for Proposals for CVPR 2015 

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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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Call for Proposals for CVPR 2015. Please send proposals to 
sarkar@cse.usf.edu by May 15, 2012. The proposal should include the 
following information: date, city, site, hotel, and half the team 
details (general chairs, program chairs, local arrangements, and some 
of the other members in charge of the program). The team should 
contact the hotel/site to make sure the intended dates are indeed 
available. Some estimate of meeting space and lodging costs should be 
included. My advice would be to plan for >1500 participants. Just for 
your information, following are the venues for the next 3 CVPRs: CVPR 
2012 (East Coast, Providence, Rhode Island), CVPR 2013 (West Coast, 
Portland Oregon), CVPR 2014 (Midwest, Columbus, Ohio) 

For reference purposes, the following were the motions passed at past 
CVPRs: (i) Future major conference bids will be due at least one month 
before the PAMI-TC meeting where they will be voted upon. (ii) No 
bids, including floor bids, will be accepted after the due date. (iii) 
If no bids are received by due date, the PAMI-TC Conference Committee 
will constitute a bid that will be voted upon at the TC meeting. (iv) 
If only one bid is received by due date, the conference committee has 
the discretion to put together an alternate bid. 

As a reminder, the PAMI TC voted at CVPR-2009 & ICCV-2010 to adopt a 
policy that program chairs and general chairs of all major PAMI TC 
conferences cannot submit papers to that conference the year in which 
they are chairing. 

We will have a PAMI-TC meeting at CVPR 2012. Time and venue will be 
announced at a later date. 

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