Copies of the slides

The copies of the slides of the tutorials are available:  Methods for Understanding Deep Neural Networks and their Predictions, Grégoire Montavon (TU Berlin, Germany)  Biometric Spoofing and Anti-Spoofing aka Presentation Attack Detection, Sébastien Marcel (Idiap Research Institute)  Security and Privacy in Machine Learning, Nicolas Papernot (Pennsylvania State University, USA)  

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Awards

During the Gala Diner, the organising committee awarded some reviewers and authors: Best Reviewer Award (200€) Kari Kostiainen, ETH Zurich Andrew Paverd, Aalto University This award acknowledges the outstanding quality of the reviews of Andrew Paverd and Kari Kostiainen. These reviews were numerous, long, helpful, and respectful of the authors works.…

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There will be buses

We have set up a shuttle between Rennes downtown and the conference venue at Inria Rennes. The meeting point downtown is near the restaurant “Brasserie de la Paix”, Place de la République. If you miss the WIFS shuttle (or if the shuttle is full :), don’t worry, take the regular…

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Useful information

Attendees of IEEE WIFS 2017 should have received the `useful information’ booklet be email. Some of them didn’t. Please check your spam mailbox. In any case, here it is: https://project.inria.fr/wifs2017/files/2017/12/WIFS-2017_Useful-information.pdf    

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Friday 8th December: National cluster workshop

As a follow-up of IEEE WIFS, the national cluster GdR-ISIS is organising a workshop in the same venue as WIFS. Everybody is welcomed. Speech will be in english, there is no registration fees. You need to register here http://www.gdr-isis.fr/index.php?page=reunion&idreunion=342 The program: 9h30 : accueil café 10h : introduction 10h15 :…

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Music Festival: Les transmusicales

I have already mentioned that Rennes has its annual music festival “Les Transmusicales” just after IEEE WIFS, from 7-10 December. Be careful: Hotels downtown are expected to be crowded starting from Thursday 7th. This gives WIFS attendees the opportunity to attend some concerts. The program of the festival can be…

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Logistic

For logistic reasons, we need to collect some information about the catering and the social events. Please let us know as soon as possible which events you will be attending. To do so, it’s very simply: just go on your profil page ( http://v4.congres-vert.org/wifs2017/login.html ), type your last name and your reference number…

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National GdR-ISIS workshop on Friday 8th of December

The GdR-ISIS is a national cluster gathering French research labs in Signal and Image processing. Caroline Fontaine is organising a one-day workshop in the same conference room as IEEE WIFS. In particular, Prof. Slava Voloshynovskiy (University of Geneva, Switzerland) is giving a talk on Digital Security for physical goods. All…

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2nd Keynote Speaker

We thank a lot Emmanuelle Anceaume (CNRS/IRISA) who will give the second keynote on “A primer on blockchain technology and the bitcoin cryptocurrency” There is a lot of excitement about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency system presented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 in his white paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer ElectronicCash System“, October 2008,…

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Buses for WIFS attendees

If budget allows it, we might organise a transportation service with special buses for WIFS attendees from downtown to Inria in the morning, and back at the end of the day. Therefore, we recommend you to choose an accommodation in Rennes city center. We will have more choices to find…

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New industrial sponsor

Amped Software solutions are used by the top law enforcement, military, and government agencies worldwide. The company focuses on developing global leading solutions for all image and video processing needs relating to forensics, investigations, public security, and intelligence. With an emphasis on the transparency of the methodologies used, Amped solutions…

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The early birds

This is a reminder for the early birds: If you register to the conference before 31st of October 2017 (early bird), the fees are the following: Non student: 700€ (regular) / 560€ (IEEE member) / 500€ (IEEE SPS member) Student: 350€ (regular) / 280€ (IEEE member) / 250€ (IEEE SPS…

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