We cordially invite you to submit your short papers/long papers/workshops and special sessions proposals for the IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG2020), http://www.fg2020.org.

The 15th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2020) will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 18 -22 May 2020. 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 and computer graphics; machine learning techniques relevant to face, gesture, and body motion; interdisciplinary research on behavioral analysis; new algorithms and applications. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Face recognition & biometrics
  • Face analysis and synthesis
  • Body action and activity recognition
  • Gesture recognition, analysis and synthesis
  • Affective computing and multi-modal interaction
  • Psychological and behavioral analysis
  • Perceptual and cognitive aspects of non-verbal interaction
  • Databases and tools for FG
  • Technologies and applications related to FG


  • Paper submission deadline: 11 October 2019
  • Workshops, tutorials and Challenges: 18 and 22 May 2020
  • Main Conference: 19 to 21 May 2020


A special issue ‘The Best of FG2020’ will be published by IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science (T-BIOM). Authors of selected FG papers will be invited to submit suitably extended versions to this special issue in early March 2020, with first decisions planned to arrive in September 2020.


  • Competition track proposal deadline: September 15th, 2019
  • Competition proposal – decisions to the organizers: September 30th, 2019(October 8, 2019, extended)
  • Regular paper submission deadline: 11 October 2019
  • Workshop proposals: 27 September 2019
  • Workshop – decisions to the organizers: 11 October 2019
  • Regular paper – rebuttal period: 14-20 December 2019
  • Special session proposals are due on the 1st of September
  • Special session proposal notification: 13th of September
  • Special Session papers submission deadline: 10 January 2020 – midnight PST
  • Regular paper – notification deadline: 24 January 2020
  • Tutorial proposals: 24 January 2020
  • Tutorial proposals – decision to organizers: 7 February 2020
  • Workshop paper notification deadline: 14 February 2020
  • Final camera-ready papers (regular): 28 February 2020
  • Doctoral Consortium application deadline: 15 February 2020
  • Demo and Exhibition Sessions submission: 2 March 2020
  • Demo and Exhibition Sessions submission – camera ready abstract: 13 March 2020
  • Invitations to T-BIOM Special Issue ‘The Best of FG 2020’: 6 March 2020
  • Final camera-ready papers (special, competition, workshops): 13 March 2020
  • Workshops, Tutorials and Competitions: 18 and 22 May 2020
  • Main Conference: 19 to 21 May 2020
  • T-BIOM Special Issue submission deadline: 7 June 2020
  • T-BIOM Special Issue ‘The Best of FG 2020’ first decisions: Early September 2020


General Chairs
Juan Wachs, Purdue University
Sergio Escalera, Universitat de Barcelona
Jeffrey Cohn, University of Pittsburgh

Program Chairs
Thomas B. Moeslund, Aalborg University
Albert Ali Salah, Utrecht University
Maja Pantic, Imperial College London
Arun Ross, Michigan State University
Antonis Argyros, University of Crete