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Conference Begins 13 Nov


Cooperating Societies

The Colour Group

Forum Farge

IOP Printing and Graphics Science Group IOP Institute of Physics
Norsk Forening for Bildebehandling og Maskinlæring

Spanish Optics Society, Color Committee
Stiftelsen Svenskt Färg Centrum, Swedish Colour Centre Foundation




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CIC Returns to Paris

The 31st Color and Imaging Conference is returning to the city of lights! Join us Monday 13 November - Friday 17 November 2023 at the Centre International de Conférences Sorbonne Université (CICSU), Campus Pierre & Marie Curie.

CIC31 is collocated with 2023 GDR APPAMAT Materials Appearance Workshop (details below).


The CIC31 Preliminary Program has been released. times are subject to change. The final program will be released in early November.

View Preliminary Program  


International Workshop on Material Appearance with Special Session on Cosmetics and Facial Appearance

Including both invited and submitted reviewed talks, posters, and demonstrations, the first half of the day includes talks on a range of topics related to material appearance. The afternoon features the special session on cosmetics and facial appearance, followed by the poster/demonstration session. Visit APPAMAT webpage.

Call for Contributions

Everyone is invited to share recent research on material appearance sciences. Topics include:

  • Perception / definition of visual attributes
  • Sensory / Physical measurement
  • Material and Color Appearance
  • Physical / digital reproduction
  • Optical modelization
  • Manufacturing
  • Cosmetics and facial appearance
  • Visual effects materials
Submit a Short Talk

Oral presentations are 10 minutes, including Q&A. Submit a 1-page abstract based on template found on APPAMAT website to [email protected] before 30 September 2023. Acceptance results will be communicated soon after. Oral presenters may also participate in the poster session.

Submit a Poster

To participate in the poster session, register by email to [email protected] with the title of the poster and a 3-5 lines abstract by 30 September 2023.

Show a Demonstration

Academic or industrial researchers are invited to exhibit materials or technologies related to cosmetics applications. A exhibition table will be available (+ 1 poster permitted) during the poster session. Contact [email protected] to arrange your participation.

APPAMAT Preliminary Program

9:00-noon / Material Appearance - All topics

  • Keynote talk: Mathieu Thoury, CNRS (France), Appearance issues of modern art paintings
  • Keynote talk: Romain Pacanowski, INRIA (France), Measuring and modeling the appearance of surfaces
  • Short talks

14:00-18:00 / Special session : Cosmetics and facial appearance

  • Keynote talk: Yoko Mizokami, Chiba University (Japan), Facial appearance assessment
  • Keynote talk: Kaida Xiao, Leeds University (UK), Facial appearance measurement
  • Keynote talk: Kevin Vynck, CNRS (France), Photonic pigments
  • Posters and demos


The following awards are presented by the Color and Imaging Conference.
  • Best Student Paper Award
  • Best Paper Award
  • Cactus Award for Best Interactive Paper


General Chair
Jérémie Gerhardt, DNEG (Canada)

Technical Program Chairs
Javier Vázquez Corral, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)
Carol Payne, Netflix (US)

APPAMAT Program Chair
Lou Gevaux, Laboratoire Commun de Métrologie LNE-CNAM (France)
Mathieu Hebert, Université Jean Monnet de Saint Étienne (France)
Lionel Simonot, Université de Poitiers (France)

Short Course Chairs
Hong Wei, Datacolor (US)
Maliha Ashraf, University of Liverpool (UK)

Workshop Chairs
Davit Gigilashvili, NTNU (Norway)
Minjung Kim, Meta Reality Labs (US)

Interactive Paper Chairs
Luke Hellwig, Samsung (US)
Tommy Minchen Wei, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)

Networking and Social Program Chair
Lili Zhang, Meta Reality Labs (US)

Program Committee Members
Jean-François Lalonde, Université Laval (Canada)
Kaida Xiao, University of Leeds (UK)

CIC30 JIST-first Associate Editors
Marius Pedersen, NTNU (Norway): Lead AE
Samuel Morillas Gómez, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (Spain)
Alamin Mansouri, IUT Dijon-Auxerre (France)

CIC30 JPI-first Associate Editor
James Ferwerda, Rochester Institute of Technology (US)

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