ACM Multimedia Systems 2017 Call for Participation

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ACM Multimedia Systems 2017: Call for Participation
June 20-23, 2017 at Taipei, Taiwan
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It is our pleasure to welcome you to the ACM Multimedia Systems
Conference (MMSys 2017), held from June 20-23, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

We are happy to announce that this year, four renowned workshops will
be co-located with ACM Multimedia Systems 2017 (MMSys 17): NOSSDAV,
MoVid, MMVE, and NetGames.  This is the first in MMSys history to have
FOUR co-located workshops.  We believe this arrangement will certainly
make the general multimedia systems community more tightly coupled and
also ease the travel overhead of its members.

We believe that MMSys and its co-located workshops will stimulate
fruitful scientific discussions and, together with social activities
around Taipei city and other cities in Taiwan. Taiwan is well known
for the overwhelming friendliness of its people and the diversity in
its food V We hope this will provide everyone a unique experience to
Southeast Asia and great memories.

We hope to see you at Taipei in June, 2017!  More information below.


HIGHLIGHTS THIS YEAR
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 * 2 Keynote speeches
   - Prof. Henry Fuchs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   - Dr. Julien Lai, Software Engineer in CUDA Libraries & Algorithms Group of NVIDIA

 * 5 Overview talks
   - Prof. Ragnhild Eg, Westerdals Oslo School of Arts in Norway
   - Prof. Chung-Ta King, National Tsing Hua University
   - Prof. Ketan Mayer-Patel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   - Prof. Geraldine Morin, University of Toulouse in France
   - Prof. Niall Murray, Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland

 * 6 Industrial talks
   - Dr. Shannon Chen, Research Scientist of Facebook 360 Media Team
   - Dr. Sega Cheng, Co-founder & CEO of LIVEhouse.in
   - Dr. Sam Ding, CEO of VMFive
   - Dr. Drake Guan, Technical Director of KKStream Limited
   - Mr. Wesley Kuo, Founder of i@solution & Ubitus
   - Mr. Raymond Pao, VP of HTC VIVE VR New Technology

 * 4 co-located workshops

 * 73 peer-reviewed publications presented at the conference

 * 10 inspiring demo booths

 * Sponsored awards (Tesla m40 and Vive) by NVIDA and VIVE

 * Affordable registration price (~ $340 EURO for ACM/IEEE members)


IMPORTANT DATES
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 * April 28:  Student Travel Grant Applications
 * April 28:  Camera-ready Submission Deadline
 * April 30:  Early-bird Registration Deadline
 * June  20:  Start of MMSys 2017


REGISTRATION
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Register *now* for ACM Multimedia Systems 2017 at:
 http://mmsys17.iis.sinica.edu.tw/registration/

Prices for early registration (by April 30) range from 200 EUR (for
students) to 400 EUR (for full registration, non-members).
Regular registration is 20% more expensive than early-bird registration.
Thus: Register ASAP.

Registration includes:
* Full 4 day access to the main conference and all workshops
* Lunch (4 days)
* All-day drinks, coffee, snacks
* Welcome reception on June 20
* Conference banquet on June 21


PROGRAMME
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The conference features 73 technical publications, and 2 keynotes, 5
overview and 6 industrial talks. Topics include network, system,
multimedia, usable and mobile security, VR/AR and games.

The full list of accepted papers can be found here:
  http://mmsys17.iis.sinica.edu.tw/accepted-paper-list/

The final programme will be announced in the following days.


CALL FOR STUDENT VOLUNTEER GRANTS
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SIGMM will fund participation grants for a number of students. The
travel grant is meant to support personal attendance of a student at
ACM MMSys 2017. Students selected for the grant will be paid $500 --
$1000 USD for support of their travel expenses depending on
geographical areas, diversity, topics, and paper quality. Students
will have to make their own arrangements for travel and
accommodation. Apply by April 28 by referring to the guidelines here:

  http://mmsys17.iis.sinica.edu.tw/student-travel-grants/


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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  General Chair        Kuan-Ta Chen, Academia Sinica
  Program Chairs       Pablo Cesar, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica
                       Cheng-hsin Hsu, National Tsing Hua University
  Dataset Chair        Gwendal Simon, Telecom Bretagne
  Demo Chair           Vincent Charvillat, Universite de Toulouse
  Panel Chair          Shun-Yun Hu, Imonology Inc.
  Overview Talk Chairs Dick Bulterman, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica
                       Carsten Griwodz, Simula Research Laboratory

  Proceedings Chair    Chun-Ying Huang, National Chiao Tung University
  Publicity Chairs     Maha Abdallah, Pierre & Marie Curie University
                       Lifeng Sun, Tsinghua University
                       Shu Shi, AT&T Labs Research
                       Mohamed Hefeeda, Simon Fraser University
  Local Chair          Hwai-Jung Hsu, Feng Chia University
  Treasurer            Chih-Fan Hsu, Academia Sinica
  Web Chair            Anthony Chen, Academa Sinica



CONTACT
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Find more information on the official conference website:
  http://mmsys17.iis.sinica.edu.tw/

Direct any questions to the organizing committee:
  http://mmsys17.iis.sinica.edu.tw/organizing-committee/