Call for Special Sessions


Call for Special Session Papers

ACM ICMR 2022 includes three 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 2022 proceedings and will be presented at the conference in a dedicated oral session.

Please click here for details on each session.

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: January 20, 2022 January 30, 2022 AOE
  • Paper Notification of Acceptance: April 3, 2022
  • Camera-Ready Papers Due: April 17, 2022

Call for Special Sessions Proposals

ACM ICMR 2022 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 2022 proceedings and will be presented at the conference in a dedicated oral session.

Important Dates

  • Proposal Submission Due: December 20, 2021 AOE
  • Proposal Notification of Acceptance: December 30, 2021
  • SS Paper Submission Due: the same as the main conference

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:


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