The Moving Picture Experts Group

MP20 workshop on standards, plans and explorations of immersive media

Saturday, 28 October 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Hong Kong S.A.R., China

The MP20 workshop on standards and plans for immersive media will be held at Room LT-1, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong, on 2017/10/28T13:00-16:30.

This was the  program

Start End Topic MPEG Industry
13:00 13:05 Welcome Prof. Sam Kwong (City Univ. of Hong Kong) ---
13:05 13:15 The MP20 roadmap Rob Koenen (TNO) ---
13:15 13:55 Omnidirectional mediA Format (OMAF) Youngkwon Lim (Samsung) Makoto Odamaki (Ricoh)
13:55 14:35 Future Video Coding Jörn Ostermann (Leibniz Universität Hannover) Keith Huang (PCCW)
14:35 15:15 Point Cloud Compression Marius Preda (Institut National des Télécom.) Sebastian Schwarz (Nokia)
15:15 15:55 Immersive video Gauthier Lafruit (Free Univ. of Brussels) Jon Karafin (Light Field Lab)
15:55 16:30 General discussion    

Some pictures taken at the workshop:

Each of the OMAF, FVC, PCC and Immersive video topics will be structured as 10 minutes assigned to the MPEG speaker, 15 minutes to the industry speaker and 15 minutes for a general discussion on the topic. At the end there will be a general discussion on all topics. Participation from the floor is encouraged.

Attendance is free. Please register at

You can attend the event virtually via one-stop live streaming service at powered  by TFI Digital Media Limited (

Organising committee: Rob Koenen (TNO), José Alvarez (Huawei), Bang Gun (ETRI), Teruhiko Suzuki (Sony).

The event is supported by Computer Science Department of City University of Hong Kong. Contact Prof. Sam Kwong for details.

How to reach CUHK

Please see the following information that guides you to the venue (LT-1, Tin Ka Ping Lecture Theatre, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building).

Arriving at Pedestrian Subway

  1. When you get off the MTR, look for Festival Walk exit.
  2. In Festival Walk, on Level LG1, there is a Pedestrian Subway which will lead you to CityU campus.
  3. Go straight after walking through the Pedestrian Subway, walk through the red doors to enter the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building.
  4. Go straight ahead past the Bookshop and you will see escalators on your right.
  5. Go up one level to the University Concourse.
  6. You will see all the lecture theatres on both sides of the Concourse.

Arriving at University Circle

  1. When you drop off at the University Circle, go along the Covered Walk Way which will lead you to the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building.
  2. Walk through the red doors, you will see all the lecture theatres on both sides of the Concourse.