-------------------------------------------------------------------------- IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2012 9th-13thJuly, 2012 MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Main conference website: http://www.icme2012.org/ Main conference email: icme2012@icme2012.org The 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. ICME 2012 will be held in Melbourne, Australia from the 9th to 13th July, 2012. The conference venue is the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, a 6 Star Green Energy rated Convention and Exhibition Centre in central Melbourne capable of hosting the whole conference in one venue. There are abundant accommodation options available, from student dorms to deluxe hotels within walking distance of the Conference venue, and many of Melbourne's famous attractions. ICME 2012 will feature IEEE society's sponsored workshops will be held in conjunction with the main conference. Keynote speeches and panel discussions will also be a conference highlight. General Chairs: Jian Zhang, University of Technology, Sydney and National ICT Australia, Australia Dan Schonfeld, University of Illinois, USA David Dagan Feng, the University of Sydney, Australia Program Chairs Jianfei Cai, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Alan Hanjalic, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands Enrico Magli, Politecnicodi Torino,Italy Mark Pickering, the University of New South Wales, Australia Gerald Friedland, International Computer Science Institute, USA Xian-Sheng Hua, Microsoft, USA