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GlobalSIP Logo Contest – Win $500

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

GlobalSIP Logo Contest — Win $500

A New Conference
The IEEE Signal Processing Society announces a new flagship conference called GlobalSIP: IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing. The conference will focus on signal and information processing and up-and-coming signal processing themes. GlobalSIP is comprised of symposia developed by IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committees. Symposia will be selected based on responses to the call-for-symposia proposals.

The conference will feature: – World-class Keynotes – Tutorials, Poster, and Oral Sessions – Exhibits and much more.

Win $500
The IEEE Signal Processing Society announces a competition to design the logo for GlobalSIP. The winner will receive $500(USD) and complimentary registration to attend the conference. The contest is open to all members of SPS and your colleagues. For more information on the contest conditions, technical specifications of the logo and the date of submission, please see Contest Rules below. To submit a logo to the contest, please fill out the 
logo submission form.

  1. Contest Rules – The logo must meet the following criteria:
    • No more than three colors. The logo should look good in black and white.
    • Make sure that the logo is recognizable when resized. The logo needs to be recognizable when printed as small as 1.5 cm. and as large as 150 cm.
    • Fit the logo into a square layout if possible. Please avoid oblong layouts.
    • The logo must have connection to signal and information processing.
    • Do not use more than two fonts.
    • The logo should look solid and have no trailing elements.
    • Do not use taglines in the logo.
    • Keep the design simple.
    • The logo should be at least 600 dpi and provided in a vector-based file format.
  2. Logo submissions may not contain copyrighted or proprietary images including the IEEE logo and the SPS logo.
  3. Submitter of any candidate logo must agree to give ownership of the logo design to IEEE.*
  4. The Society reserves the right to reject any or all logo submissions, and to extend or cancel the competition at its discretion.
  5. Winner will be determined by a vote of the SPS Conference Board in October at ICIP 2012, Orlando, Florida.
  6. DEADLINE for logo entries is Sept Jan 18th, 12 midnight EST.
  7. The prize will be $500 USD payable via check or wire transfer. Contestants will be required to submit a W8 or W9 form to receive payment.
  8. Please submit your logo in an acceptable electronic format (.gif, .png, .jpg, .tif, .bmp, .pdf) using the official submission form by clicking here http://www.signalprocessingsociety.org/logosub/
  9. Most important, be creative.

Note: *All entry materials become the exclusive property of IEEE and will not be returned. Any and all intellectual property rights in and ownership of the winning submission will be deemed transferred, without any compensation or consideration, to IEEE not later than the date of the official announcement of the winner. If considered necessary by IEEE, the winner will be required, and undertakes by virtue of his/her submission, to sign an affidavit of eligibility and transfer to IEEE of the intellectual property rights and ownership to the winning logo entry.
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