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Collaborate - Innovate - Create
Managing Colour in Digital Processes & the Arts
Bristol School of Art Media and Design
University of the West of England, Bristol
18th - 20th September 2007

Number of Places for Researchers: 80

Create are now calling for researchers to participate in the first Create conference
- to be held at Bush House, Prince Street, Bristol, from September 18th – 20th 2007.

Key Note Speakers: Reiner Eschbach & John McCann
Speakers: Sabine Susstrunk, Alain Tremeau, Nathan Moroney, Stephen Westland & Joyce Townsend.

other speakers will be added to this list.

The objective of this specialist conference is to develop an international cross-disciplinary network within the areas of the arts, commerce, science and technology - to share both practical and theoretical knowledge, to compare existing models, foster novel ideas, and facilitate dissemination through papers, poster presentations, workshops and publications.

We are still considering applications, so if you wish to attend, follow the 'how to apply' link.
For an application form - click on the Programme tab on the top toolbar, and follow the ‘how to apply’ link. We would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

The final deadline for applications is Friday 29th June 2007.

Contact Alison2.Davis@uwe.ac.uk for further information.

Open Print Submission and Exhibition
Based on the theme of Colour to coincide with the Create conference from 18-20th September 2007.
Artists, designers and scientists are asked to consider the theme of colour and submit one print. The works will be shown at UWE and will be presented on the CFPR website.

The deadline for submission of prints is July 30th 2007

Details:
Title: The Art and Science of Colour
Size: A3 (42 x 29.7cm)
Medium: Any print or photomechanical process
Number of prints: 1
Your Details: Name, email address, your web address, work/university address

Please note these works are non returnable and will be accessioned to the CFPR print archive.

Please send your work to:
Carinna Parraman
Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Fine Print Research
University of the West of England
Kennel Lodge Road
Bristol
BS3 2JT
UK

email : Carinna.Parraman@uwe.ac.uk
web   : www.create.uwe.ac.uk
          : http://amd.uwe.ac.uk/cfpr





Announcing the publication of Create events on the Cordis Website
Please find all the events under Marie Curie Actions and forward this link to colleagues
http://cordis.europa.eu/mc-opportunities/index.cfm? fuseaction=dataForm.postResults


Call for papers - Gjøvik Color Imaging Symposium 2007 June 14-15.
I am very happy to announce that Gjøvik Color Imaging Symposium 2007 will take place in Gjøvik , Norway, on June 14 and 15, 2007. It is the fourth time that the Norwegian Color Research Laboratory at Gjøvik University College organizes this event. This time you will experience Norway in summer!

We plan a rich program of tutorials, workshops, invited talks, demonstrations, and research presentations, and hope to bring together researchers, practitioners, and students from all over Europe (and the rest of the world), around a theme of common interest, namely color imaging.

To make this a memorable event, however, we rely on your contributions. Therefore we issue a call for papers in two categories:

  Regular extended abstracts, 1500-2500 words, including figures and references. Original research including results.
   Revised versions of the accepted abstracts will published in the conference proceedings.

Short student abstracts, 300-500 words. Work-in progress accepted, from master and PhD students. Abstracts will only be distributed at the conference,
  not published, so as not to prevent further publication in other conferences or journals. These papers will be presented in a special session, in which the students
  will receive thorough feedback from a panel of experts, on all aspects of their contribution. A limited number of students might be offered a travel grant and inclusion
  in the proceedings.

Contributions are sought in all fields of color imaging, but particularly within the following categories:
Color in the graphic arts
Motion imaging
Display & soft proofing
Color matching and color appearance
Image quality and color image difference
Multispectral color imaging
Spatial color imaging and image processing

Abstracts should be submitted before April 20th, to: gcis@hig.no, as a PDF file. In the cover letter/email, please indicate clearly which abstract category you aim for. Students should indicate their student status/affiliation, as well as providing reference to their academic supervisor. Include a max 50 word bio.

So far, the following two highly esteemed keynote speakers have agreed to participate:
Dr. Alessandro Rizzi, Università degla Studi di Milano, Crema, Italy.
Dr. Norimichi Tsumura, Chiba University, Japan

The symposium will be organized in conjunction with the yearly Color Management Conference, organized by the Institute of Graphic Media (http://www.igm.no/). This event will take place in Oslo on June 13th, and is aimed particularly at the Norwegian Graphic Arts industry.

Further information will show up in due time on www.colorlab.no, but you also risk receiving more emails from me.

Anyway, here's what you should do right now: mark your calendars, distribute this circular to your colleagues and students, and give me some feedback on your plans to attend!

Best Regards,
Jon Hardeberg
Conference Chair

Jon Y Hardeberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Color Imaging
Director, The Norwegian Color Research Laboratory
Faculty of Computer Science and Media Technology
Gjøvik University College,
POBox 191,
N-2802 Gjøvik
Norway

web   : www.colorlab.no
            www.hig.no
email : imt jon.hardeberg@hig.no
Tel    : +47-61135215
           +47-98216899

Fax   : +47-61135240


Digital Futures 2007: Visual Aspects of Imaging
Royal Institute of British Architects
66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

Tuesday 30 October 2007

A Symposium organised by the Imaging Science Group of The Royal Photographic Society
Co-Chairs: Dr Sophie Triantaphillidou, Dr Geoffrey Attridge, Dr Efie Bilissi (University of Westminster), Richard Stevens (NPL)

Digital Futures 2007 follows the successful series of Digital Futures symposia, which started in 2000 and is held annually. This year the symposium is designed to elucidate the visual quality attributes of digital imaging, stressing the importance of the output quality to the viewer.

Papers are invited in any of the following, or related, areas:

Device and system performance
Digital colour reproduction
Image quality evaluation & image quality metrics/models
High dynamic range imaging
Digital reconstruction
Medical and forensic imaging
3D imaging

If you wish to submit a paper, please send a title and abstract of up to 200 words, preferably by e-mail, or as hardcopy, to the address below. Papers will be oral
presentations of 20 minutes, with additional time for questions. Submissions of abstracts should be made as soon as possible and not later than the 1st August 2006, to the papers chair.

Dr Sophie Triantaphillidou, ASIS, FRPS
Imaging Technology Research Group
University of Westminster
Watford Road, HA1 3TP, Harrow, UK
e-mail: triants@wmin.ac.uk (subject: DF2007)

*A limited number of conference grants is available for research students having a paper accepted.
Contact Derek Birch: derek@birch.name for more information.

** Following the success of last year’s tutorial, there will also be a second day to the symposium (31/10/2007 - at RIBA). A half-day short course will be run entitled:
‘Evaluating Digital Scanner and Cameras Imaging Performance’, by Dr Peter Burns, Eastman Kodak Company.

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