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The following workshops will take place at FG 2011:

  1. EmoSPACE 2011 - 1st International Workshop on Emotion Synthesis, rePresentation, and Analysis in Continuous spacE
    Monday, March 21, 2011
    Location: Sierra Madre North
    • Hatice Gunes (Imperial College London, UK)
    • Bjoern Schuller (Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany)
    • Maja Pantic (Imperial College London, UK)
    • Roddy Cowie (Queen's University Belfast, UK)
  2. SBA 2011 - International Workshop on Social Behavior Analysis
    Monday, March 21, 2011
    Location: Sierra Madre South
    • Oya Aran (IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland)
    • Louis-Philippe Morency (University of Southern California, USA)
    • Daniel Gatica-Perez (IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland)
    • Fabio Pianesi (University of Trento, Italy)
  3. FERA 2011 - FG 2011 Workshop on Facial Expression Recognition and Analysis Challenge
    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Location: Anacapa/Santa Cruz
    • Michel Valstar (Imperial College London,UK)
    • Marc Mehu (UNIGE, Switzerland)
    • Maja Pantic (Imperial College London, UK/Twente University, The Netherlands)
    • Klaus Scherer (Unige, Switzerland)
  4. FG 2011 Workshop on Psychology of Face and Gesture Recognition
    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Location: Sierra Madre North
    • Frank Pollick (University of Glasgow)
    • Alice O' Toole (University of Texas at Dallas)
    • Irving Biederman (University of Southern California)
  5. ECAG'11 - 2nd FG Workshop on Facial and Bodily Expressions for Control and Adaptation of Games
    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Location: Sierra Madre North
    • Anton Nijholt (University of Twente, the Netherlands)
    • Ronald Poppe (University of Twente, the Netherlands)

The Call for Workshops deadline has passed.


Monday, March 21

Morning Tutorial: Iris Biometrics
Presenter: Kevin Bowyer, University of Notre Dame
Location: Anacapa

Afternoon Tutorial: Face Analysis Using Local Binary Pattern Variants
Presenter: Abdenour Hadid, University of Oulu
Location: Anacapa

Friday, March 25

Morning Tutorial: Face Recognition: Long-Range and Surveillance
Presenters: Walter Scheirer and Archana Sapkota, Securics, Inc. and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Location: Santa Rosa

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