Conference Sponsorship / Endorsement

RULES FOR IAPR CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP / ENDORSEMENT

The Conferences and Meetings Committee of IAPR will evaluate applications for Sponsorship or Endorsement of meetings. Sponsorship or Endorsement will be granted to applicants who demonstrate that there is a strong likelihood that the meeting will have an international scope and significant contribution to topics central to the study of pattern recognition and its applications.

The Chair of the Conferences and Meetings Committee will determine if the meeting is in compliance with IAPR standards.

IAPR Sponsored Events

These are events organized typically by IAPR technical committees or member societies, focused on a topic or theme, with substantial international participation in the event and representation in the organizing committee. Sponsorship by IAPR includes the right to use the IAPR logo and the phrases "IAPR Conference on" or "IAPR Workshop on" in the event title, and publicity in the IAPR Newsletter and IAPR web site. In return for IAPR sponsorship and the publicity it provides, a levy must be paid to IAPR after the conclusion of the event. This levy is ten percent of the gross registration fee or US$ 20 per participant which ever is smaller. With the approval of the Conferences and Meetings Committee Chair and the Treasurer, part of the levy may be applied towards specifically identified activities in the name of IAPR such as IAPR Travel Stipends, IAPR Distinguished Speaker, IAPR Best Paper Prize, etc. Following the approval of IAPR Sponsorship for an event, a separate application with specific details of the proposed activities in the name of the IAPR (including an estimate of the cost to be deducted from the IAPR levy) must be submitted to the Conferences and Meetings Committee Chair prior to the event and prior to any arrangements being made.

IAPR Endorsed Events

These are events organized by any scientific entity, including IAPR technical committees and member societies, with topics or themes which are within the scope of IAPR's technical interests as determined by the Conferences and Meetings Committee. Limited publicity and support through IAPR channels including authorization to use IAPR Logo and the phrase "Endorsed by the IAPR". In return for IAPR endorsement and the publicity it provides, a levy must be paid to IAPR after the conclusion of the event. This levy is US$ 4 per participant with a minimum of US$ 150. With the approval of the Conferences and Meetings Committee Chair and the Treasurer, part of the levy may be applied towards specifically identified activities in the name of IAPR such as IAPR Travel Stipends, IAPR Distinguished Speaker, IAPR Best Paper Prize, etc. Following the approval of IAPR Endorsement for an event, a separate application with specific details of the proposed activities in the name of the IAPR (including an estimate of the cost to be deducted from the IAPR levy) must be submitted to the Conferences and Meetings Committee Chair prior to the event and prior to any arrangements being made.

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