ICFHR 2018
The 16th International Conference on
Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition

August 5 - 8, 2018   ●   Niagara Falls, USA

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The 16th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR 2018) will be held August 5-8, 2018 in Niagara Falls (USA) at the Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center. ICFHR is the flagship conference for handwriting recognition research and applications. The conference brings together experts from academia and industry to share their experiences and advance research in all aspects of handwriting recognition technologies.


ICFHR 2018 is sponsored by the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), and organized in part by IAPR Technical Committee No. 11 (Reading Systems). We gratefully acknowledge additional support from the following:


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- Sponsorship Information -

Interested sponsors should send email to: sponsors@icfhr2018.org

Note to Potential Sponsors: By sponsoring the conference, your company will have the opportunity to be visible on the conference web pages and at the conference, where you can interact with students and researchers at the leading international venue for handwriting recognition research. Sponsorship funds will be used to cover operational costs, and to support student travel awards (if possible). Below are the sponsorship levels, and their associated benefits.

$1,000    Bronze    Logo on web site, and in proceedings + printed materials
$3,000    Silver    + Table in lobby, 1 attendee registration
$5,000    Gold    + Table in lobby, 2 attendee registrations
$10,000    Platinum    + Table in lobby, 3 attendee registrations
       + Presentation at conference Banquet
We are also planning to hold a Discussion Panel on the third day of the conference; if someone from your organization may be interested in sitting on the panel, please let us know.

- Hosting Organizations and Proceedings -

ICFHR 2018 is being hosted by the CUBS and DPRL labs at the University at Buffalo and the Rochester Institute of Technology. The conference proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS).


- History of ICFHR -

ICFHR began in 1990, with a workshop held in Montréal, Canada. The workshop became the bi-annual ICFHR conference in 2008. A list of previous IWFHR and ICFHR meetings is provided below.

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ICFHR 2018
August 5-8, 2018
Niagara Falls (USA)