Call for Workshop Proposals


We invite workshop proposals for the 2021 IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2021: Accepted workshops will be held on either December 15 or December 18, 2021.

We solicit workshops proposals on any topic of interests to the FG community. Complementary to the main theme, we especially encourage workshop proposals that are stemmed from emerging new fields or new application domains related to face and gesture analysis and synthesis. Interdisciplinary topics that could attract a significant cross-section of the community are highly valued. Workshop organizers who have a strong track record in the field are strongly encouraged to submit a proposal.

The workshop paper submission, review, acceptance notification, and final manuscript due must all be handled between July 30th, 2021 (suggested deadline for workshop papers) and October 20th, 2021 (camera-ready workshop paper due date). Financial support from the main conference is not guaranteed and is depending on budget. The deadline for all workshop proposals is May 10th, 2021. Decisions will be made by May 24th, 2021.



Workshop proposals must be sent in PDF format to the FG 2021 Workshop and Special Session Co-chairs, ZakiaHammal ( and Jonathon Phillips ( with email subject “FG 2021 Workshop Proposal: [title of your workshop]”. A proposal should include the following information to facilitate the decision process:

  • Workshop title;
  • Workshop motivation, expected outcomes and impact;
  • List of organizers including affiliation, email address, and short bio;
  • Tentative length of the workshop (half day or full day);
  • Tentative paper submission and review schedule;
  • Planned advertisement means, website hosting;
  • Paper submission procedure (submission via web site, via email, etc.) if applicable;
  • Paper review procedure (single/double-blind, internal/external, solicited/invited-only, pool of reviewers, etc.);
  • Specify the relationship, if any, to previous workshops; Describe difference with most relevant previous workshops;
  • Tentative program committee, and invited speakers, if any;
  • Estimated number of submissions and acceptance rate;
  • Special space or equipment requests, if any;
  • Specify if there will be non-peer reviewed invited paper, if so, how many?

For your reference, below is a list of workshops held in conjunction with the previous FG conferences: