Call for Panel Proposals

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To promote a healthy conversation on the ever growing multimedia research, ACM MM 2015 panels are expected to be on the topics of current and increasing interest. It is preferred that the topic for panel discussion is a controversial topic or a topic that has not yet received much attention, but is rapidly gaining importance. Recently, significant changes in multimedia research, development, and application landscape have taken place in order to deal with blossom of contemporary technologies and applications, including Big Data, cloud computing, social networking, massive user generated media data, learning-based multimedia systems, and media rich mobile applications.

We are calling the leaders of multimedia research and young generation of multimedia researchers to share your insights at the panel discussions at ACM MM 2015! We look forward to receiving high quality proposals from the multimedia community. It is expected that expert panelists will express their views on the topic of panel and discuss/debate/share with other panelists and the audience their views and experiences. Notice that the panels at ACM MM 2015 are not intended for an avenue for panelists to present their own personal research or a narrow scope research project.

We welcome panel organizers from both academia and industry. We especially welcome new and emerging perspectives from multimedia related industrial corporations and researchers.

Call for Proposals

Proposals are solicited for panels that can be scheduled for 60 or 90 minutes in duration. The panel should schedule at least 20-30 minutes for interaction with the audience. Submissions should be made to the Panel Chairs and should include a cover sheet and an extended summary. The complete proposal should be limited to 6 pages and should include:

  • Panel topic and justification for such panel;
  • Complete contact information for the panel organizers;
  • (Potential) panelists and their expertise;
  • A brief biography for each organizer and panelist.

Important Dates

Submission deadline: May 15, 2015
Camera-ready panel summary: August 16, 2015



  • Professor Chang Wen Chen (SUNY at Buffalo, USA)
  • Professor Zhi-Hua Zhou, (Nanjing University, China)

For any questions, email