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FG 2011 is co-sponsored by the (1) the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI-TC) and (2) the Biometrics Council of the IEEE. It is also endorsed by the IAPR Technical Committee 4 on Biometrics.

Financial supporters of FG 2011:

  • The National Science Foundation
  • OMRON Corporation
  • IBM Corporation
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Google
If you or your organization are interested in financial sponsorship of FG 2011, please contact Rogerio Feris (rsferis AT us.ibm.com).

Latest News at FG


FG 2011 was a success, with great keynote talks, an excellent program of presentations, posters, demos, and exhibits, as well as five workshops and three tutorials. Thanks to everyone whose efforts made the conference possible!

The proceedings will be available at IEEE Xplore in the near future. The location and organizers of FG 2013 will be announced here soon.

Registration hours

*Weather Update* - The weather forecast for the week of FG is not good - rainy and relatively cool. Bring an umbrella if you can!

Santa Barbara weather - 5-day forecast

No health risk to California from radiation

UCSB Allosphere tour

All conference presenters: please see the Information for Presenters.

The final program is available for the main conference.

Tutorials will be presented at FG 2011 on Monday and Friday. See the list and schedule of tutorials and workshops.

Scheduled keynote speakers