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"Schulz, Hans-Joerg" <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 10:44:44 +0000
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*International Summer School on Visual Computing 2015*

August 17-21, 2015 - Fraunhofer IGD Rostock, Germany


Application Deadline: July 24, 2015


The International SUMMER SCHOOL on Visual Computing is aimed at you if you are a graduate student, PhD candidate, or junior scientist working in any of the following research areas

- Visual Perception & Cognition

- Image Data Management

- Computer Vision

- Human Computer Interaction

- Visualization & Visual Analytics

The week-long SUMMER SCHOOL features a diverse scientific program that will introduce you to the state of the art in Visual Computing and provide a platform to present and discuss your research. The program includes lectures from international speakers, research talks by established scientists, demos and technical presentations of application-driven research projects, how-to sessions on thesis writing, the opportunity to give a talk about your research, and a poster session to showcase your results. Use this chance to expand your knowledge on Visual Computing, to receive expert feedback on your research, to establish contacts and grow your professional network, and to get your research reviewed and published as a paper in the SUMMER SCHOOL proceedings.

Invited Tutorial Speakers:

- Bernice Rogowitz, PhD, Visual Perspectives Research & Consulting, USA

- Prof. Dr. Peter Baumann, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

- Dr. Anne Jordt, GEOMAR Helmholtz Research Centre Kiel, Germany

- Lect. Nicolai Marquardt, PhD, University College London, England

- Prof. Dr. Marc Streit, Johannes-Kepler-University Linz, Austria

To attend, there are three simple steps:

/Before the SUMMER SCHOOL/ - You can simply apply by submitting a short abstract of your research topic (max. 1 page) by July 24, 2015 at You will be notified if your application is accepted no later than July 27, 2015. The number of participants is limited to 40 researchers.

/During the SUMMER SCHOOL/ - Bring a poster on your research topic and prepare a short talk about it (max. 15 min). You are invited to bring an interactive demo - e.g., a software or hardware prototype - to accompany your poster and your talk.

/After the SUMMER SCHOOL/ - Submit an original research paper (max. 10 pages) by September 21, 2015 and revise it according to the reviewer comments by October 18, 2015. Final acceptance of your revised paper depends on how well the reviews have been addressed. The proceedings are expected to be online in November 2015 and to be shipped in printed form to the participants in December 2015.

Costs: Attending the SUMMER SCHOOL and publishing a paper in the proceedings is free of charge - which means, you pay for your travels and accommodation, and we pay for your participation.

Venue: The city of Rostock is located in the North-East of Germany. It was founded in 1218 and is a beautiful old Hanseatic town. Its sandy beaches are the broadest on the German Baltic coast and invite for sun bathing, swimming, and beach volleyball.


- Prof. Dr. Bodo Urban, Fraunhofer IGD Rostock

- Prof. Dr. Uwe Freiherr von Lukas, Fraunhofer IGD Rostock

- Dr. Hans-Jörg Schulz, Fraunhofer IGD Rostock

For more information and the full SUMMER SCHOOL program visit

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