CDE, Industrial and Academic Events

The CDE organises a range of training, showcase and networking events throughout the year. CDE staff and students also attend and present at a range of industrial and academic conferences.  

We also run a virtual External Speaker Series where alumni, industrial supervisors and experts from the digital economy sector share their knowledge and expertise with our Research Engineers. Some of these are open to a wider audience. 

Click on a date in Calendar or view events and conferences by list for more details. 

To let us know about events the CDE may be interested in email CDE Event Co-ordinator Zoe Leonard.

Our Upcoming Events

Feature Event

 

Monday 3rd May 2021

Venue: Vienna, Austria

Eurographics 2021

Eurographics’2021, the 42nd Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics, will take place on May 3 − 7, 2021. It is organized by the Research Unit of Computer Graphics at TU Wien. Eurographics’2021 is a unique platform for the computer graphics community to showcase latest techniques and educational work, and to explore new trends and ideas.

It was planned to host Eurographics’2021 in Vienna, Austria. Unfortunately, it is becoming more and more clear that the COVID-19 crisis will continue for quite some time. We are the most sad of all having to inform you that Eurographics’2021 will have to be organized as a purely virtual event. Contact restrictions and travel warnings will not be over in time to allow for a “normal” conference. We are very sorry for all who were looking forward to visiting Vienna, and even more important meeting their colleagues and friends in person.

However, we will try to make Eurographics’2021 as exciting as possible. The virtual format has some advantages for some (no traveling, no accommodation costs, no separation from partners, etc.), and we will do our best to provide you with a high-quality and socially valuable conference. So put the date in your calendar now (May 3-7, 2021) and don’t book a trip  Submit your work to Eurographics’2021, and enjoy that you can do your presentation from home. And expect us to invent motivating surprises during the conference week!

Werner Purgathofer, Markus Gross (conference chairs)

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Saturday 8th May 2021

Venue: Virtual Event - Online

CHI 2021

The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. CHI – pronounced ‘kai’ – is a place where researchers and practitioners gather from across the world to discuss the latest in interactive technology. CHI is generally considered the most prestigious in the field of HCI and attracts thousands of international attendees annually. CHI will be held for the first time as an online virtual conference.

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Tuesday 13th July 2021

Venue: Hilton Brighton Metropole

Develop Brighton 2021

Develop:Brighton has been bringing together the European Game Dev community from global superstars to micro indies - since 2006. Come and learn from your peers and share your experiences, hear from the industry’s leading lights, get up-to-date with the latest tools, techniques and industry trends, plus network with 3,000 game dev professionals.

Due to the COVID pandemic, 2020 has been a very strange and difficult year for everyone so sadly we couldn't bring our community together face to face. However, we were able to run Develop:Brighton Digital instead which was a great success and we'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took part, supported us and joined in - we really hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did and have been inspired to make even better games...

We look forward to seeing you in person next year 13 - 15 July 2021, Hilton Brighton Metropole, Brighton BN1 2FU

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Sunday 18th July 2021

Venue: Virtual Event - Online

ICML 2022

The 38th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2021) will be a Virtual Conference Friday July 18 -- Thursday July 24, 2021.

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Saturday 24th July 2021

Time: 12 PM - 12 PM | Venue: Virtual Event

HCI International 2021

23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

HCI International 2021, jointly with the affiliated Conferences, under the auspices of 21 distinguished international boards, held under one management and one registration, will be organized and run as a virtual conference.

THEMATIC AREAS

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Sunday 25th July 2021

Venue: Virtual Event - Online

SCA 2021

The 20th annual Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 25th, 2021, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will be held entirely online. Stay tuned for updates including finalized conference dates.

SCA is the premier forum for innovations in the software and technology of computer animation. It unites researchers and practitioners working on all aspects of time-based phenomena. Our focused, intimate gathering, with single track program and emphasis on community interaction, makes SCA the best venue to exchange research results, get inspired, and set up collaborations. We hope to see you there!

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Sunday 1st August 2021

Venue: Virtual Event - Online

SIGGRAPH 2021

Given continued uncertainty surrounding the future of COVID-19 and worldwide travel precautions, SIGGRAPH 2021 is prioritizing the health and safety of the global computer graphics community and will move forward at this time as a virtual-only event. The conference, originally scheduled to take place 1–5 August at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will build upon the lead of the successful SIGGRAPH 2020 virtual event. We look forward to continuing to honor the legacy of the computer graphics and interactive techniques industry and sharing the latest innovations from our talented community. Updated dates for the conference next summer are forthcoming. Please check back here for future updates and announcements about SIGGRAPH 2021.

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Monday 6th September 2021

Venue: Manchester

BMVC 2021

The British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) is the British Machine Vision Association's annual conference on machine vision, image processing and pattern recognition.
The intention is that the conference will go ahead on the above dates. Whether it will be on-line or have a physical element (in Manchester) will depend on how the COVID-19 pandemic develops.
For all information regarding the conference, please see the official site: www.bmvc2021.com.
The Organising Committee.

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Wednesday 8th September 2021

Venue: Serpa, Portugal

ICDVRAT 2021

Special Theme for 2021: Rehab Gamification. As a special theme for ICDVRAT 2021, we encourage papers describing game-based solutions devised to rehabilitate motor and cognitive impairments. Papers accepted for the conference require the registration of at least one of the authors as a Full Delegate or Full Student Delegate to the conference.

This year, ICDVRAT is run with Interactive Technologies and Games (ITAG) Conference.

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Thursday 9th September 2021

Venue: Cork, Ireland

European Machine Vision Association 2021

EMVA’s annual two-day event, where machine vision industry and academic research meet to learn from each other, get an understanding of the newest research results, of open problems from applications, learn about new and emerging application fields, and to discuss new research cooperation between industry and academics.

The upcoming forum will take place Thursday & Friday, September 9 – 10, 2021, in Cork, Ireland.
EMVA’s local partner hosting the event is the Tyndall National Institute.

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Sunday 19th September 2021

Venue: Anchorage, Alaska, USA

ICIP 2021

The 28th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (IEEE - ICIP) will be held in Anchorage-Alaska, Denaʼina Civic and Convention Center in the period September 19-22, 2021.

The IEEE ICIP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on image and video processing and computer vision. This conference will showcase world-class plenary speakers, tutorials, exhibits, special sessions, industry sessions, and women in engineering that creates an excellent forum to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. There will be opportunities to network with the brightest minds in academia and industry from this field. In addition, several events targeting students and professionals will also be featured at IEEE ICIP 2021.

In the IEEE ICIP 2021 Conference, we are introducing the following:

  1. Rebuttal Policy
  2. Fixed Dates Policy
  3. New Topic Track: COVID-19 and Imaging

The Organizing Committee members are looking forward to welcoming you to Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

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Tuesday 28th September 2021

Venue: Nara, Japan

International Conference on Affective Computing & Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2021)

The Bi-annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing (AAAC, formerly known as Humaine) is the premier international forum for research on affective and multimodal human-machine interaction and systems. ACII 2021 will be held in Nara, Japan. ACII 2021 will be based around the theme of Ethical Affective Computing considering ethical uses, fairness and bias in emotional AI. 

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Monday 18th October 2021

Venue: Montreal, Canada

23rd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2021)

The 23rd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2021) will be held in Montreal, Canada. ICMI is the premier international forum for multidisciplinary research on multimodal human-human and human-computer interaction, interfaces, and system development. The conference focuses on theoretical and empirical foundations, component technologies, and combined multimodal processing techniques that define the field of multimodal interaction analysis, interface design, and system development. ICMI 2021 will feature a single-track main conference which includes: keynote speakers, technical full and short papers (including oral and poster presentations), special sessions, demonstrations, exhibits and doctoral spotlight papers.

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Thursday 28th October 2021

Venue: Paris, France

International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation 2021

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

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