News and Updates

- The deadline of applying for Demo and Exhibition submission has been extended to March 2, 2018.

- Keynote Speakers
Professor Hillel Aviezer, Hebrew University
Jian Sun, Face++
Professor Nadia Berthouze, University College London

- The deadline of applying for the doctoral consortium has been extended to March 7, 2018.

- Tutorial program is available.

- Instruction of submitting camera-ready papers

- The deadline of submitting camera-ready papers has been extended to March 7, 2018.

- The submission deadline for FG 2018 Tutorial Proposals is approaching:
Proposals due: Dec. 22, 2017
Decisions: Jan. 15, 2018.

- The submission deadline for FG 2018 Challenge Proposals has been extended:
Proposals due: Oct. 11, 2017
Notification of acceptance: Oct. 18, 2017.

- If your research institution was recently affected by one of the hurricanes, please contact the program chairs (point of contact: "Louis-Philippe Morency (") to discuss the submission deadline.

- The submission deadline has been extended:
Initial submission of the paper, including author details: September 22nd, 2017, 11:59pm (PT)
Update of the PDF submission: September 29th, 2017, 11:59pm (PT)
Supplemental material submission: September 29th, 2017, 11:59pm (PT)

- Call for Doctoral Consortium participants has been posted

- A list of proposed special session topics has been posted


The IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition is the premier international forum for research in image and video-based face, gesture, and body movement recognition. Its broad scope includes: advances in fundamental computer vision, pattern recognition, computer graphics; machine learning techniques relevant to face, gesture and body motion; new algorithms and applications. The program will consist of single-track oral presentations and poster sessions. Submissions will be rigorously reviewed and should clearly make the case for a documented improvement over the existing state of the art. FG 2018 will be held in Xi'an, which is the historical "Center" of China with more than 3,100 years of history. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Face recognition, analysis and synthesis
- Gesture recognition, analysis and synthesis
- Body motion analysis and synthesis, and action recognition
- Psychological and behavioral analysis
- Computer vision in affective computing & multimodal interaction
- Technologies and applications


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