IEEE International Conference on
Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition 2021

Jodhpur, India

December 15 - 18, 2021

The IEEE conference series on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition is the premier international forum for research in image and video-based face, gesture, and body movement recognition. Its broad scope includes advances in fundamental computer vision, pattern recognition, computer graphics, and machine learning techniques relevant to face, gesture, and body action, new algorithms, and analysis of specific applications. The 16th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition will be held in Jodhpur, India. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Face Recognition, Analysis & Synthesis
    1. tracking/detection
    2. recognition
    3. expression analysis & synthesis
    4. 3D analysis & synthesis
    5. lip reading
    6. public health
    7. DeepFake
    8. adversarial learning
  • Psychological and Behavioral Analysis
    1. facial behavior analysis
    2. gesture recognition and variation
    3. body gait movement analysis
    4. measurement
  • Gesture Recognition, Analysis & Synthesis
    1. gesture interpretation
    2. head motion tracking
    3. arm/limb analysis & synthesis
    4. human body tracking
    5. vision based human interfaces
    6. life-like avatars
    7. public health
  • Body Action and Activity Recognition
    1. body motion analysis
    2. body movement analysis
    3. gait recognition
    4. human action and activity recognition
  • Technologies and Applications
    1. biometric applications
    2. sensors
    3. surveillance applications
    4. feature selection and analysis
    5. fusion of multiple modalities
    6. human computer/robot interaction
    7. socially-aware computing
    8. reality mining
  • Performance Evaluation
    1. batabases
    2. benchmarking and new protocols
    3. robustness analysis
  • Regulation and Social Impact
    1. engineering for evolving legal environment for f&g tech
    2. methods to improve social impact and limit harm
    3. methods for dealing with bias, unapproved use, security


    General Chairs
    Speaker 1

    Rama Chellappa


    Speaker 2

    Alex Sandy Pentland


    Speaker 13

    Richa Singh

    IIT Jodhpur

    Program Chairs
    Speaker 3

    Rachael Jack

    Univ. of Glasgow

    Speaker 5

    Vishal Patel


    Speaker 4

    Pavan Turaga


    Speaker 6

    Mayank Vatsa

    IIT Jodhpur

    Finance Chairs
    Speaker 6

    Ajay Kumar


    Special Sessions / Panels Chairs:
    Speaker 6

    Jonathon Phillips


    Website Chair
    Speaker 6

    Puspita Majumdar

    IIIT-Delhi/IIT Jodhpur

    Important Dates

    Main conference: December 15 - 18, 2021
    Location: IIT Jodhpur, India

    First Round Submission
    Submission Deadline: April 15
    Decisions: June 15
    Camera-ready Deadline: October 5

    Second Round Submission
    Submission Deadline: July 15
    Decisions: September 15
    Camera-ready Deadline: October 5


    Submission guideline will be updated soon!!!


    Paper Awards and Journal Special Issue: FG 2021 will include awards for best paper, best student paper, and best poster papers. The best reviewed papers of FG 2021 will be invited for a special issue at the IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior and Identity Science.

    Special Sessions: The three-day main conference will also include two or three Special Sessions to highlight research frontiers in the field of FG and the relevant opportunities in emerging thematic areas.

    Workshops: The first day of the conference will include workshops in focused areas related to the broad field of FG. Considering the recent interest and requirements in the research community, two workshops that we have already identified are related to “DeepFakes” and “Face and Gesture for Public Health”.

    Demo Sessions and Exhibition: Demo sessions will give researchers the opportunity to display, in an interactive setting, new methods and technologies, system prototypes, and experimental features of mature systems. An exhibition session will feature exhibits from industry to inform the research community of commercialization of research results in the field, initiate discussion about the state of the art in real-world applications, and cross-fertilize the knowledge and ideas about the future of research.

    Social Program: The social activities a cultural program showcasing traditional dances of India along will a reception and a banquet.