ACM Multimedia is the premier conference on Multimedia, Core A*, and it covers multiple emerging fields focusing on advancing the research and applications of many media, including but not limited to images, text, audio, speech, music, sensor and social data, therefore embracing new intellectual perspectives from both industry and academia. Organized around 4 main themes concerning: engaging users, experience, multimedia systems and understanding multimedia contents, it welcomes contributions on topics such as artificial intelligence, vision and languages, data sciences, HCI and quality of experience, multimedia signal processing, as well as healthcare, education, culture, art and beyond.
The Doctoral Symposium, chaired by Teresa Chambel, will provide PhD students working in all areas of multimedia with a unique opportunity to interact with renowned and experienced researchers in the field and discuss with them about their ongoing research. It also aims at establishing a supportive worldwide community of doctoral students and promoting interactions among students and researchers from academia, industry, and government.
Originally planned to take place in Seattle, USA, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held online from October 12th to 16th, 2020. This year, the Doctoral Symposium will include the remote participation of a panel of eight experts, from California, USA, to Singapore, alongside the two chairs, the doctoral students and conference participants, on October 14th, at 14:00 UTC.