Three internationally renowned researchers will be invited to present keynotes. Information will be provided here soon!
Professor Andrea Cavallaro
Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
is Professor of Multimedia Signal Processing at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. He is the founding Director of the Centre for Intelligent Sensing and Director of Research of the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at QMUL. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, in 2002. He was a Research Fellow with British Telecommunications (BT) in 2004/2005 and was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering teaching Prize in 2007; three student paper awards on target tracking and perceptually sensitive coding at IEEE ICASSP in 2005, 2007 and 2009; and the best paper award at IEEE AVSS 2009. Prof. Cavallaro is Senior Area Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing; and Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and IEEE Multimedia. He is a past Area Editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2012-2014) and past Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2011-2015), IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (2009-2011), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2009-2010) and IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2008-2011). He is chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee (2019) and an elected member of the IEEE Video Signal Processing and Communication Technical Committee. He is a past elected member of the IEEE Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee and of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee, and chair of its Awards committee. Prof. Cavallaro has published over 250 journal and conference papers, one monograph on Video tracking (2011, Wiley) and three edited books: Multi-camera networks (2009, Elsevier); Analysis, retrieval and delivery of multimedia content (2012, Springer); and Intelligent multimedia surveillance (2013, Springer). Andrea is a Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).