Call for Papers (PDF)
University of Augsburg
Augsburg, Germany
September 24 – 29, 2007

ACM Multimedia 2007 invites you to participate in the premier annual multimedia conference, covering all aspects of multimedia computing: from underlying technologies to applications, theory to practice, and servers to networks to devices.

A final version of the conference program is now available.

Registration will be open from 7:30am to 7pm on Monday and 7:30am to 5pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday On Friday registration is only possible from 7:30am to 1pm.

ACM Business Meeting is schedule for Wednesday 9/26/2007 during Lunch (Mensa). Ramesh Jain and Klara Nahrstedt will talk about the

  • SIGMM status
  • SIGMM web status
  • Status of other conferences/journals (TOMCCAP/MMSJ/…) sponsored by SIGMM
  • Miscellaneous


  • Chairs of MM’08 will give their advertisement
  • Call for proposals for MM’09 + contenders will present their pitch
  • Announcement of Euro ACM SIGMM
  • Miscellaneous

Travel information:

The technical program will consist of plenary sessions and talks with topics of interest in:

        (a) Multimedia content analysis, processing, and retrieval;
        (b) Multimedia networking, sensor networks, and systems support;
        (c) Multimedia tools, end-systems, and applications; and
        (d) Multimedia interfaces;

Awards will be given to the best paper and the best student paper as well as to best demo, best art program paper, and the best-contributed open-source software.

Panels will consist of discussions on timely and controversial topics.

Short Papers will be presented in poster format and are an opportunity for researchers to present new work and ideas in an interactive setting.

State-of-the-Art Tutorials by leading experts will precede the technical program. The full- and half-day offerings will span a wide variety of topics.

Brave New Topics track is a special sessions track containing papers, which establish foundational sciences and extend the boundaries of multimedia research.

Technical Demos will include leading edge work in every area of multimedia technology and its application.

Video Demonstrations allow researchers and artists to demonstrate their tool, system or application without having to bring the equipment for a "live" demo.

The Interactive Art Program will include long and short papers describing interactive multimedia art works, tools, applications, and technical approaches for creative uses of multimedia content and technology. It will also include an art exhibition.

Workshops on topics of current interest to members of the multimedia research community will follow the technical program.

Doctoral Symposium is an opportunity for students involved in the preparation of a PhD to interactively discuss their research issues and ideas with senior researchers, receive constructive feedback from members of the research community.

The Open-source Software Competition is a recent addition to the ACM Multimedia program and 2007 will be our forth year in running the competition.