Abstract submission opens
1 June
 Final submission deadline 7 Oct
 Manuscripts due for FastTrack
23 Nov
 Early Bird registration ends 18 Dec
 Early registration ends 31 Dec

 Short Courses begin
11 Jan
 Symposium begins
18 Jan
 All manuscripts due
8 Feb
 Conference Portal Closes
30 April



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Why You Should Attend EI 2021

2021 marks the 34th year of IS&T's International Symposium on Electronic Imaging.

Over the more than 30 years it's been running, many thousands of electronic imaging professionals, representing the myriad facets of imaging science and engineering, have enhanced their skills and advanced their careers through the connections made at EI.

EI showcases the leading research of each era, from the early days of digital cameras, to the imaging science driving autonomous vehicles, to the 3D imaging essential to bioinformatics, to the virtual realities presented via stereoscopic imaging.

In recent years, EI has evolved to encompass exciting new growth areas in electronic imaging, such as Autonomous Vehicles and Machines and Food and Agricultural Imaging, for example.

EI 2021 promises to continue this tradition of introducing vital new topics that put electronic imaging at the forefront of 21st century technology development, while also providing talks and courses that ground you in the fundamental technologies and knowledge of the disciple.

You will learn about  new imaging applications, hear about the challenges being tackled on the frontiers of imaging science, and interact with renowned imaging scientists and pioneers from around the world.

Symposium plenaries, short courses taught by the experts, conference keynotes, and informal gatherings allow you to tap into a smart, forward-thinking global community that will inspire and empower you.

What You Can Expect at EI 2021

Each year we collect feedback from previous year’s attendees and incorporate the best suggestions into the current year’s event. At EI 2021:

  • Attend tfour symposium plenaries, presenting breakthrough technologies that are reshaping, not just the fields of imaging science, but the world around us.
  • Choose among more than 150 highly-relevant technical conference sessions, led by some of the industry’s top experts.
  • Attend keynotes in each conference. Be inspired by presentations from thought leaders representing a wide range of emerging applications from across both academia and industry.
  • Take short courses directly from the innovators.
  • Engage with colleagues during the online social events. Immerse yourself in one-on-one conversations with speakers during the Interactive Poster Session. Interact with imaging products during the Demonstration Session, and see the latest image products at the online Industry Exhibition.

EI 2021 is the world’s leading global electronic imaging industry and academia event. Only here can you connect with the brightest, most engaged community in the world to help you imagine your most creative future.

Business Justification Letter

To help you with the management approval process, we've created a template  you can use to help justify your attendance at EI 2021. Simply download the document and update it with your specific details. The letter outlines the value that attending EI 2021 provides—not just to you as an imaging science professional, but to your entire organization.