May 2012 Newsletter

Welcome to the May edition of the IEEE-TCMC (Technical

Committee on Multimedia Computing) monthly mailing. TCMC membership
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This month’s topics include:
Call-for-Proposals ICME 2015 & 2016

2015/2016 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)
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 2015 and 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) to be held in summer of both years. 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 2015 will be the sixteenth meeting in this series and ICME 2016 will be the seventeenth in the series.
The conference organizing team is advised to incorporate into their proposal the following items.

* Proposed Dates (approximately mid-year of 2015 or 2016)
* Organizing Committee Members
o Name
o Biographical information for General Chair(s), Technical Program Chairs, Treasurer/Finance Chair, and Special Session Chairs

* Technical Committee Members
o Name

o 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 Lisa Schwarzbek at
* Support that can be anticipated from the local government, universities and or corporations
* Why this location?
o Airport information
o Customs and Visa regulations
o Hotel and convention center information (i.e. space diagrams, maps, etc.)
o Tourist destinations (i.e. museums, natural wonders, etc.)
o Average weather conditions for the time of year
Submission of Proposal:
Before submitting a proposal please read the ICME Charter and Guidelines on the ICME website ( Also, please notify the Steering Committee of your intent to propose via an e-mail to Steering Committee Chair Prof. Chang Wen CHEN at by June 1, 2012
Proposals for ICME are currently being accepted for the 2015 and 2016 ICME. Proposals should be sent no later than June 22, 2012. Send the proposal to Lisa Schwarzbek, Conference Services Manager, IEEE Signal Processing Society (
Proposal Presentation:
Proposals of interest to the Steering Committee may be asked to be presented at the Steering Committee meeting at ICME 2012.