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Campus Nueva Granada, Cajicá, Colombia. - August 29 to 30 of 2019.

The Multimedia Engineering Program and the Engineering Faculty of the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada call professors, researchers, undergraduate students, graduate students and professionals of multimedia engineering and design to participate in the Multimedia Conference 2019. The conference is an ideal space for constructive discussions around the advances of the field, under engineering points of view and its applications, involving the academic community and inviting the public and private sectors to participate in the dialogue of knowledges and experiences. This event attempts to help with development and positioning of multimedia Engineering in the county and in the latinamerican region through participation of well consolidated national and international lecturers.

Previous Events Committees

call for papers

The papers must have eight (8) or ten (10) pages including tables, figures, and references. They will be sent at the dates we foresee using the template and the digital conference system. The conference will use a double blind review process where at least two reviewers will evaluate the full-paper. The accepted papers will be presented during the event and will be included in the conference proceedings under its ISSN. At least one (1) author must pay the speaker fee; however, if the paper is not presented during the conference, it will be removed from the proceedings.

Note: According to the technical committee the best paper will be awarded during the congress. Also the best ranked papers will be invited to submit an extended version to selected journals.

The areas of interest of this event include, but are not limited to:

  • Interaction
      User experience and usability.
      New interaction models.
      3D interaction.
      Inclusion and accessibility in multimedia systems.
      Intelligent interaction.
      Tangible interfaces.
      Computer supported collaborative work.
  • Multimedia information Processing
      Image, signal and video analysis and processing.
      Computer vision.
      Data visualization.
      Multimedia information retrieval.
      Computer graphics.
      Natural language processing (audio, text, etc.).
  • Multimedia applications.
      Multimedia for education.
      Multimedia applications in medicine.
      Serious games.
      Architecture of multimedia applications.
      Multimedia applications for government and defense.
      Multimedia applications for commercial purposes.
      Multimedia applications for augmented, virtual and mixed reality.

  • Download the call for papers in PDF format
    Template and instructions to submit an article

    Important Dates

    • Registration
      • Early: 16th August
      • Regular: 29th August
    • Submission
      • Submission of papers: 12th July 21th July (Extended)
      • Notification of acceptance: 12th August
      • Final camera ready paper due: 16th August
    • Conference: 29th-30th August

    Keynote Speakers

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

    Informatics Engineer, Master of Computer Science and PhD in Informatics Engineering. Associate professor at the School of Informatics Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile. Her research areas are Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Customer Experience (CX), User Experience (UX), and Software Engineering. She is member of the research group in HCI "UseCV" of PUCV, Chile. As research group they perform several technical consultancies of Usability, UX and CX to different companies. She is also chair of the chapter "Valparaíso ACM SIGCHI".

    Federal University of Rio Grande.

    Anderson Maciel is an associate professor at UFRGS, Brazil, where he teaches human-computer interaction and computer animation. He has a doctorate from EPFL (Switzerland) in Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality. His main research topics are 3D interaction, haptic, virtual and augmented realities, computer-based medical applications and interactive physics simulation. He is a member of the ACM, the IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Visualization and Graphics and the IEEE Haptics Technical Committee.

    Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas

    Dr. Luna-García has:

  • PhD in Engineering Sciences, CONACyT.
  • Master in Exact Sciences, Systems and Information, CONACyT.
  • Master in Teaching and Institutional Processes.
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems.
  • He is a research professor (Full Time) of Electrical Engineering Departament of Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas. Head of the LITUX Group (Laboratory of Interactive Technologies & User eXperience). Member of CIIAM (Automotive Research and Innovation Center of Mexico) and founding member of IIDITI (Institute for Research, Development and Innovation in Interactive Technologies, AC)


    The Multimedia Conference 2019 will soon publish the required fee to assist to this event. This fee will depend on the dates in which you pay and our categorization of attendance, which is as follows:

    Registration Early 16th August Regular 29th August
    • Active and registered student at Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, in its undergrad and grad programs.
    • Professionals graduated from Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, identified with her/his graduate identification.
    • Lecturer, occasional professor or full professor of Universidad Militar Nueva Granada.
    • Active employee of Universidad Militar Nueva Granada.
    External student
    • Active and registered undergrad or grad student at any high education institution.
    • Discount for groups of 10 or more students


    • Author of one of more articles accepted for presentation in the Multimedia Conference 2019.
    Professional/Private citizen.
    • Any other person that wants to participate in the Multimedia Conference 2019.



    Pre-Conference Event
    First National Meeting of Multimedia Engineering Program Directors
    28th of August
    8:00 8:30 Welcome
    8:30 10:30 Conversatory Forum
    Achievements and complications in the consolidation of Multimedia Engineering Programs
    Place: Hemiciclos A y B
    Edificio de posgrados
    Free AdmissionDirected to all the academic community
    10:30 11:00 Receso - Refrigerio
    11:00 13:00 Conversatory Forum
    Multimedia Engineering Challenges in Colombia on 2019 - 2020
    Place: Hemiciclos A y BEdificio de posgrados
    Free AdmissionDirected to all the academic community
    13:00 14:30 Lunch
    14:30 16:30 Closing Meeting and conclusion to the First National Meeting of Multimedia Engineering Program Directors

    Place: Sala de Juntas Facultad de Ingeniería
    Activity Closed to the Public


    Multimedia Conference 2019
    Thursday29th of August
    7:30 8:30 Welcome
    8:30 9:00 OpeningPlace: Hemiciclos A y BEdificio de posgrados
    9:00 10:15 Conference
    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
    Place: Hemiciclos A y BEdificio de posgrados
    10:15 11:00 Recess – Snack
    11:00 12:15 Conference
    Universidad Federal de Río Grande del Sur, Brasil
    Conferencia en Inglés
    Place: Hemiciclos A y BEdificio de posgrados
    12:15 12:45 Presentation
    Enfoque comparativo de arquitecturas de CNN por regresión para la estimación de trayectorias 2D de un manipulador robótico
    J. Pinzón-Arenas, R. Jiménez-Moreno y A. Rubiano
    Universidad Militar Nueva Granada
    Place: Hemiciclo A
    Recursos Educativos Multimedia en Educación Virtual: La experiencia de la Cadena de formación en Multimedia de la UNAD
    L. Montañez, J. Rodríguez, J. Ochoa,
    N. Gorrón,J. Reina y A. Villamizar
    Universidad Nacional Abierta
    y a Distancia UNAD
    Place: Hemiciclo B
    12:45 13:15 Presentation
    Aplicación de Realidad Virtual (RV) en actividades de diagnóstico por imagen: primer acercamiento y hallazgos preliminares en Fundación Clínica Shaio
    Carlos J. Latorre
    Fundación Clínica Shaio
    Place: Hemiciclo A
    Tecnologías emergentes para la mediación en los procesos de enseñanza aprendizaje en
    las universidades en Cúcuta Colombia, y el rol que desempeña la Ingeniería Multimedia en estos
    Raúl Eduardo Rodríguez Ibáñez
    Diana Marcela Pantaleón Pinto
    Universidad Simón Bolívar, Cúcuta
    Place: Hemiciclo B
    13:15 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 16:00 Workshop
    Using a Neural network for the classification of images with TensorFlow
    Offered by
    Place: Laboratorio de Ergonomía
    Artificial Intelligence for animation: Creating Animations with Genetic Algorithms.
    Offered By: Vargas Ingeniería
    Place: Laboratorio Diseño de Experimentos


    Multimedia Conference 2019
    Friday30th of August
    7:30 8:30 Inscription of assistants
    8:30 9:45 ConferenceHUIZILOPOZTLI LUNA GARCIA
    Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, México
    Place: Hemiciclos A y BEdificio de posgrados
    9:45 10:15 Presentation
    Diseño e implementación de recorridos virtuales accesibles para colecciones
    D. Bedoya y Julián Noguera
    Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano de Medellín ITM
    Place: Hemiciclo A
    EVA agente pedagógico inteligente como herramienta complementaria para la adquisición de léxico en niños en etapas tempranas de aprendizaje
    J. Pradilla, M. Roldán y Loaiza
    Universidad Autónoma de Occidente
    Place: Hemiciclo B
    10:15 11:00 Recess – Snack
    11:00 11:30 Comercial Presentation
    The failure of new technologies in businesses
    Place: Hemiciclos A y BEdificio de posgrados
    11:30 12:00 Presentation
    Animación 3D y tecnologías inmersivas aplicadas a la reconstrucción forense de
    escenas de crimen
    Fernando Torres Ruiz
    Place: Hemiciclo A
    Herramientas de Assesment en la formación Integral de un ingeniero multimedia: Critico, creativo y transformador
    Y. Castro y M. Iglesias
    Universidad Simón Bolívar, Cúcuta
    Place: Hemiciclo B
    12:00 12:30 Presentation
    Captura de superficie 3D para la corrección del área de falla en el ensayo a tracción indirecta
    J. Useche-Castelblanco, O. Reyes-Ortiz y M. Mejía
    Universidad Militar Nueva Granada
    Place: Hemiciclo A
    Diálogos de saberes a través de la investigación formativa en el programa Ingeniería en Multimedia de la UMNG
    L. Cortés, G. Garnica, M. Iregui,
    E. Sierra, M. Gama y C. Quintero
    Universidad Militar Nueva Granada
    Place: Hemiciclo A
    12:30 13:00 Awarding Best Presentation
    13:00 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 16:00 Workshop
    Building a bussiness proposal for a client
    Offered by: Oreka
    Place: Hemiciclo A
    e-Textiles: Using threads to obtain information about the world.
    Offered by: Universidad Militar Nueva Granada
    Place: Hemiciclo B

    Workshop Registration starts the 26th of August


    The workshops that will be offered will have no additional cost to the registration fee, but they have a limited quota, so a pre-registration will be required. The procedure will be published with the offering of the workshops



    The Multimedia Conference 2019 will be held at our Campus Nueva Granada. This Campus is the biggest venue that Universidad Militar Nueva Granada has available, located in Kilómetro 2 vía Cajicá - Zipaquirá, Cundinamarca. Cundinamarca is beautiful, big and full of cultural and historical wonders.


    The Multimedia Conference is possible thanks to the logistics and support of:


    If you want to support the Multimedia Conference 2019, the logo of your company will be show here and in all the printed material given to the attendants. Contact us

    Contact us

  • Address
      Carrera 11 Nro. 101-80, Bogotá, Colombia
  • E-mail
  • Telephones
      (571) 6500000 Extensión 1281