Call for Papers: Forum Media Technology

The 10th Forum Media Technology aims for dialogue

Contributions are sought for the 10th Forum Media Technology, presenting current results of applied research and development, new theoretical and scientific findings or case studies, projects, formats, services and prototypes in digital media technologies.

Audiovisual, interactive and mobile media interweave with our everyday life. In almost all our areas of life, they change our behavior and affect our perception, thinking and feeling. The Forum Media Technology (FMT) aims for an intensive dialogue of experts working at agencies, studios and production companies with students, lecturers, researchers and developers.  


To foster the exchange between various disciplines in the huge field of digital media, the Forum Media Technology intentionally puts its focus on a wide range of content and on interdisciplinary dialogues at the intersection of new technological possibilities, creative design as well as economic, social and cultural framework requirements. We invite submissions which address one of the topics of the conference:

  • High Dynamic Range Video Production, Postproduction and Technologies
  • Content Development and Production
  • Mobile Design (Development, Trust, Privacy, Learning)
  • Digital Media Experience (Game Design, Serious Games, Experience Design)
  • New Forms of Media Use and their Analysis
  • Innovative Audio – New Applications for Music, Sound Design and Sonic Interaction
  • Interactive Visualization and Data Analysis
  • Multimedia Modelling, Retrieval, and Machine Learning
  • Digital Archives and Cultural Heritage (Acquisition, Analysis, Applications)
  • Ambient Assisted Living and Digital Healthcare
  • Smart Engineering and Industrial Internet
  • Technology-based Business Models 


St. Pölten, Austria (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Situated 60 km to the west of Vienna in Austria’s oldest baroque town, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1996 and is an expanding institution of higher education.


Contributions can be submitted in German or English. The mandatory oral presentation must be held in English. Forum Media Technology allows submissions in three categories:

Full paper:
Full papers should report substantial, completed, and previously unpublished research. The length limitation is 5 to 8 pages excluding references in the FMT conference paper format.

Short paper & Project showcase:
Short papers are appropriate for reporting smaller experiments, surveys, on-going work, and late-breaking results. Project showcases cover demonstrations of prototypes, innovative tools, and services. The maximum length is 4 pages excluding references in the FMT conference paper format.

Graduate Consortium:
The FMT 2017 Graduate Consortium is intended to provide an opportunity for graduate and doctoral students to explore, discuss and develop their research topics in an interdisciplinary workshop under the guidance of a panel of distinguished researchers. We invite students to apply for this unique opportunity to share their work with colleagues and researchers in the field. Candidates for the Graduate Consortium should have a clear topic and research approach. Their work should be still in progress and allow for making changes. 

Paper submission and review guidelines

  • Template:
  • Online submission:
  • All contributions will be reviewed in a double-blind process, where the identities of the authors are withheld from the reviewers. Please be sure your name and affiliation do not appear on your initial submission. 

Important dates for Full Papers, Short Papers and Project Showcases:

  • Full paper submission: September 6, 2017
  • Short paper & Project Showcase submission: September 20, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance: October 13, 2017
  • Camera-ready version submission: October 29, 2017  

Contributors commit themselves to present their contributions at the 10th Forum Media Technology in St. Pölten, Austria on November 29th or 30th, 2017. All accepted contributions are included in the conference proceedings volume published via the free open-access publication service CEUR-WS, a recognized ISSN publication series (ISSN 1613-0073). The copyright of the published work remains exclusively with the authors.  

Graduate Consortium submission guideline

  • Template: There is no mandatory format for submissions to the Graduate Consortium. Contributions should summarize the thesis topic, state research questions or hypothesis and unveil the scientific methods used in the thesis. A total length of 2-3 pages should be sufficient.
  • Online Submission:
  • Contributions to the Graduate Consortium should not be anonymized. Papers will be selected by the Graduate Consortium Committee.  


Important dates for Graduate Consortium:

  • Graduate Consortium submission: November 5, 2017
  • Notification Graduate Consortium: November 10, 2017




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