IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2022

Approximately Mid-Year 2022 | Location TBA
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Submissions Due: 15 September 2020

Sponsored by 

  • The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
  • The IEEE Communications Society
  • The IEEE Computer Society
  • The IEEE Signal Processing Society 


This Call for Proposal is distributed on behalf of the Steering Committee for the IEEE International  Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) to be held in summer of 2022. IEEE International  Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) has been the flagship multimedia conference sponsored by four IEEE societies since 2000. It serves as a forum to promote the exchange of the latest advances in multimedia technologies, systems, and applications from both the research and development perspectives of the circuits and systems, communications, computer, and signal processing communities. An Exposition of multimedia products, animations and industries will be held in conjunction with the conference. ICME 2022 will be the 31st meeting in this series. 

The conference organizing team is advised to incorporate into their proposal the following items. 

  • Proposed Dates (approximately mid-year of 2022, preferable July) 
  • Organizing Committee Members 


Names for all key positions 

Biographical information for General Chair(s), Technical Program Chairs, Treasurer/Finance Chair, Workshop Chairs, Industry Chairs, Panel Chairs, Tutorial Chairs, and Special Session Chairs 

Membership in the Signal Processing Society: Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee, Circuits and Systems Society: Multimedia Systems and Applications Technical Committee, Communications Society: Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, and/or Computer Society: Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing 

  • Proposed budget (for advice on building an IEEE budget please contact
  • Support that can be anticipated from the local government, universities and or corporations
  • Reasons for the proposed conference’s location 

Airport and transportation information 

Customs and Visa regulations 

Hotel and convention center information (i.e. space diagrams, maps, etc.) 

Tourist destinations (i.e. museums, natural wonders, etc.) 

Average weather conditions for the time of year 

Are there any security concerns? If there is, what procedure will be taken by 

the OC team? 

  • A back-up plan of hosting a virtual ICME conference if a physical conference cannot be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic or other urgent serious events, which is subject to the approval of the Steering Committee.


Submission of Proposal 

Proposal for ICME 2022 is currently being accepted. Please notify the Steering Committee of your intent to propose via an email to Steering Committee Chair Prof. Chia-Wen Lin at by August 30, 2020. The potential bidders are encouraged to work with a member of ICME steering committee to prepare their bid. If you are interested to solicit Steering Committee feedback for your proposal, please submit a draft proposal no later than September 15, 2020. Final proposals should be sent no later than September 25, 2020. Please send enquiries and the proposal to Conference Services Staff, IEEE Signal Processing Society ( and Chia-Wen Lin ( As there may be limit of email size, please put large file on a shared drive, e.g., Google Drive, One Drive, Dropbox, etc. 


Proposal Presentation 

Proposals of interest to the Steering Committee will be asked to present at the Steering Committee meeting held online in early October. The accepted bid will be required to build an ICME 2022 web site at consolidated ICME website within 6 months of proposal acceptance.