Visual Communications and Image Processing

Munich 2021

Executive Summary

Conference Name: IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2021)

Conference Theme: “Visual communications in the era of AI and limited resources”

Proposed Conference Dates: Sunday – Wednesday, December 5 – 8, 2022.

Conference Venue: Novotel Munich City, Germany

Important Dates


Submission of Tutorial and Special Session Proposals March 28, 2021
Notification of Tutorial and Special Session proposals April 11, 2021
Submission of Papers for Regular, Demo and Special Sessions June 8, 2021
Paper Acceptance Notification September 6, 2021
Submission of Camera-Ready Papers and Registration October 8, 2021
Conference December 5-8, 2021

VCIP is proudly the oldest conference in the field and one of the flagship conferences of the IEEE CAS Visual Signal Processing and Communications. Since 1986 VCIP has served as a premier forum for the exchange of fundamental and applied research in the field of visual communications and image processing. VCIP 2021 will be hosted in the beautiful city of Munich and it inherits the tradition of previous conferences in providing a fertile ground for leading engineers and scientists from around the world to disseminate their research outcomes and push forward the frontiers of knowledge within these and related areas. The main conference theme of 2021 is “Visual communications in the era of AI and limited resources”. VCIP 2021 topics cover but are not limited to:

  • Emerging Techniques for Image and Video Coding Standards
  • Image and video compression beyond standards
  • Evaluation of image and video coding standards
  • Video coding for machines
  • Compression of neural networks for visual communications
  • Dynamic Point Cloud Capture and Compression
  • Image/Video Privacy
  • Advanced Techniques for Immersive Video
  • Visual Communications
  • Visual Processing Embedded Systems and Architecture Implementations
  • Cloud Multimedia Systems, Applications and Services
  • Multimedia Content Analysis, Representation, and Understanding
  • Machine learning for Multimedia
  • Multimedia and Multimodal User Interfaces and Interaction Models
  • Multimedia Networking, Multimedia Traffic Management
  • Efficient and Massively Scalable Multimedia Service Distribution, Multimedia
  • Delivery, Multimedia Broadcasting
  • Mobile Multimedia, Wireless Multimedia Communications
  • Low Delay and Multipath Video Communication over 5G networks


Organizing Committee

All names below are confirmed

Name Affiliation Country
General Chairs
Jörn Ostermann Leibniz Universität Hannover Germany
Touradj Ebrahimi Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) Switzerland
Technical Program Chairs
André Kaup Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Germany
Wen-Hsiao Peng National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) Taiwan
Special Session Chairs
Fernando Pereira Instituto Superior Técnico Portugal
Christian Timmerer University Klagenfurt Austria
Tutorial Chairs
Frederic Dufaux CNRS France
Yun He Tsinghua University China
Paper Award Chairs
Atanas Gotchev Tampere University of Technology Finnland
Publicity Chairs
Yan Ye Alibaba USA
Finance Chair
Dr. Marco Munderloh Leibniz Universität Hannover Germany
Panel Chairs
Miroslaw Bober University of Surrey Great Britain
Publication Chairs
Martin Benjak Leibniz Universität Hannover Germany
Local Arrangement Chairs
Silke Kenzler Kenzler Conference Management Germany
Sponsorship Chairs

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