V I S M A C (VISione delle MACchine) Call for Participation

*** UPDATES in relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) ***
Call for Participation - VISMAC2020

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V I S M A C (VISione delle MACchine)
[in English, "Machine Vision"]
International Summer School
September 21st - 24th, Palermo, Italy


=== UPDATES regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) ===

VISMAC2020 is half a year away and hopefully the COVID-19 emergency
will be over by then. We would like to thank all those who have
already expressed interest in attending the VISMAC summer school. The
school is now set to be held from the 21st to the 24th of september
2021, either as a full online event or in mixed online / live mode,
depending on the developments related to COVID-19 pandemic.

Please, feel free to express your interest by emailing us: we will add
you to our mailing list and keep you promptly informed of any new

Take care of yourselves, and see you soon.

=== Aim & Scope ===

The international summer school VISMAC "VISione delle MACchine" (in
English, "Machine Vision") is organized every two years by the
"Associazione Italiana per la ricerca in Computer Vision, Pattern
recognition e machine Learning" (CVPL - ex-GIRPR) affiliated to
International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR). It
represents a stimulating opportunity for doctoral students, young
researchers from universities, research institutions and industry. The
primary objective of the Summer School is to provide a common
scientific and cultural background on the subjects of computer vision
and pattern recognition.

This edition of VISMAC will mainly focus on four renowned research
topics: Bio-imaging, Automotive, Cultural Heritage, Image forensics.

=== List of Speakers ===

- Carlo Sansone, UNINA Federico II
- Elena Casiraghi, UNIMI
- Paolo Soda, UCBM
- Francesco Tortorella, UNISA

- Alberto Broggi, UNIPR
- Sergio Saponara, UNIPI
- Roberto Vezzani, UNIMORE
- Alessandro Rizzi, UNIMI

Cultural Heritage
- Gabriele Guidi, POLIMI
- Carlo Colombo, UNIFI
- Andrea Fusiello, UNIUD
- Francesca Odone, UNIGE

Image forensics
- Francesco De Natale, UNITN
- Gian Luca Marcialis, UNICA
- Luisa Verdoliva, UNINA Federico II
- Jerian Martino, Amped Software

=== Registration ===

School registrations are limited to forty participants, on a FIFS basis.

Accepted students can submit a poster to present their research
activity. The best poster selected by the school committee will
receive a prize sponsored by CVPL.

Registration info and poster guidelines will come soon.

=== Scientific Committee ===

- Domenico Tegolo, UNIPA
- Cesare Valenti, UNIPA
- Roberto Pirrone, UNIPA
- Filippo Stanco, UNICT

=== Local Committee ===

- Marco E. Tabacchi, UNIPA
- Fabio Bellavia, UNIPA

=== Sponsors ===

- CVPL (ex-GIRPR) - Associazione Italiana per la ricerca in Computer
Vision, Pattern recognition e machine Learning

- Universita' degli Studi di Palermo

- Universita' degli Studi di Catania

- CTC - Centro Interdipartimentale di Tecnologie della Conoscenza,
Universita' degli Studi di Palermo

- DMI - Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Universita' degli
Studi di Palermo