CGI’16, 28 June – 1 July 2016, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, THE 33rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE


Computer Graphics International is one of the oldest international annual conferences in Computer Graphics and one of the most important ones worldwide. It is an essential yearly meeting where academics present their latest models and technologies, and explore new trends and ideas. In previous years, it had been held in numerous different places worldwide – Geneva, Tokyo, Sydney, and many countries in Europe, Asia, and America.

CGI’16: Computer Graphics International 2016, the 33rd annual conference will take place on June 28th – July 1st 2016 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Crete is the 5th biggest Mediterranean Island, lies in the southern frontier of Europe and is one of the most popular European tourism destinations. The conference will be organized by the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (ICS-CVRL/FORTH). Important collocated events will be held during CGI’16.


We invite original contributions that advance the state-of-the-art in topics related, but not limited to:

·       Graphics Systems Architectures

·       Human Computer Interaction

·       Rendering Techniques

·       Virtual and Augmented Reality

·       Shape and Surface Modeling

·       Physically Based Modeling and Simulation

·       Scientific Visualization

·       Data Compression for Graphics

·       Medical Imaging

·       Computational and Discreet Geometry

·       Multimedia and Web Graphics

·       Mobile Graphics Toolkits

·       Virtual Heritage applications

·       Geometric Algebra Computing

·       Geometric/Clifford Algebras for Graphics

·       Computational Photography 

·       Visual Analytics

·       Shape and Image Retrieval

·       Sketch Based Modeling

·       3D Printing

·       Surface and Volume Deformation 

·       Shape Analysis

·       Parallel Systems and GPU

·       Augmented cognition and Mixed Reality

·       Realistic and Perceptual Rendering

·       HDR Image and Video Techniques

The scientific program of the conference will also include short papers and posters. The selected 35 best full-length papers will be published in the Visual Computer Journal, by Springer and will be presented orally at the conference. Authors of the highest ranked short papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work to Visual Computer; these papers will follow a fast track review process. The rest of the short papers will be published in an online digital library by a major association.



·       Full Paper submission: Feb. 14th 2016

·       Full Paper notification: Mar. 25th 2016

·       Camera ready full papers due: Apr. 8th 2016



·       Short Paper/Poster submission: Apr. 24th 2016

·       Short Paper/Poster notification: May 13th 2016

·       Camera ready short papers due: May 22th 2016



·       Conference Chair:  George Papagiannakis – University of Crete & FORTH, Greece

·       Program Co-Chairs: 

o   Panos Trahanias – University of Crete & FORTH, Greece, 

o   Daniel Thalmann – EPFL, Switzerland & Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

·       Local organization: FORTH, Institute of Computer Science, CVRL

§  General: Maria Pateraki

§  Cooperation with national, European Institutions & EU-funded Projects: Margarita Papaefthymiou

§  Technical support and administration: Stavros Kateros

§  Local logistics and administration: Stylianos Georgiou


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Source: Email from George Papagiannakis,, 7 Oct. 2015,


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