Third ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2009)

30 August - 2 September, 2009     Como (Italy)

Important dates

PhD forum

The PhD Forum will be held on August 30, 2009 in the form of a poster session preceded by a short oral presentation of the work (3 slides), and a panel discussion with experts on the potential research and application development topics.

PhD students can present and discuss their work with researchers in the field and receive valuable feedback, while conference participants can learn about interesting academic work in progress. The forum also includes a panel discussion in which participants can hear from experts in the related fields about the upcoming research and application development opportunities.

Participation in the forum is competitive and selection will be made based on a submitted abstract. All submitted abstracts will undergo a review process and selected based on the quality of the submitted content.


Presenting at the forum is open to PhD students within the following research topics:

Interested students are encouraged to submit a two-page extended abstract via e-mail to the PhD forum chair (Ioannis Patras). Please use as subject of the email the line [ICDSC2009-PhDForum] and include in the body of the e-mail the following information: name, research title, institution, advisor, and contact information.

Submission instructions

  1. The abstracts should be:
    • Two pages including references
    • Prepared using the template used for the camera ready paper (Please see the Paper submission page for instructions).
  2. Only PDF submissions will be considered
  3. Upon acceptance, a copyright form should be submitted (Please follow the instructions).

PhD forum chair: Ioannis Patras - Queen Mary, University of London