Keynote Talks

Keynote Speaker: Kyoung Mu Lee


Kyoung Mu Lee (Fellow, IEEE) is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI); He is the director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence at Seoul National University (SNU). He is an Advisory Board Member of the Computer Vision Foundation (CVF). He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA), from 2012 to 2013. He has received several awards, in particular, the Medal of Merit and the Scientist of Engineers of the Month Award from the Korean Government, in 2018 and 2020, respectively; the Most Influential Paper Over the Decade Award by the IAPR Machine Vision Application, in 2009; the ACCV Honorable Mention Award, in 2007; and the SNU Excellence in Research Award in 2020. He has also served as a General Chair for ICCV2019, ACMMM2018, and ACCV2018; a Program Chair for ACCV2012; a Track Chair for ICPR2020 and ICPR2012; and an Area Chair for CVPR, ICCV, and ECCV many times. He has served as an Associate Editor-in-Chief (AEIC) and an Associate Editor for the Machine Vision and Application (MVA) journal, the IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Applications (CVA), and the IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING LETTERS (SPL); and an Area Editor for the Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU). He is the founding member and served as the President of the Korean Computer Vision Society (KCVS). Prof. Lee is a Fellow of IEEE, a member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) and the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK).

Keynote Speaker: Ko Nishino


Ko Nishino received the BE and ME degrees in information and communication engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1997 and 1999, respectively, and the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 2002. He is currently a professor at the Department of Intelligence Science and Technology, Kyoto University. Before joining Kyoto University in 2018, he was a professor with the Department of Computer Science, Drexel University. His primary research interests lie in computer vision and machine learning, including appearance modeling and material recognition, human behavior analysis, and computational photography. He received the NSF CAREER Award, in 2008.