Emotion Recognition in the Wild Challenge 2017

The fifth Emotion Recognition in the Wild (EmotiW) 2017 Grand Challenge consists of an all-day event with a focus on affective sensing in unconstrained conditions. There are two sub-challenges: audio-video based emotion classification sub-challenge and image based group emotion recognition sub-challenge.

Challenge website:

Contact email: emotiw2014[AT]


Challenge website up mid February 2017
Train and validate data available mid April 2017
Test data available 30 June 2017
Last date for uploading the results 15 July 2017
Paper submission deadline 25 July 2017
Notification 25 August 2017
Camera-ready papers 15 September 2017


  • Abhinav Dhall (Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India)
  • Roland Goecke (University of Canberra, Australia)
  • Jyoti Joshi (University of Waterloo, Canada)
  • Jesse Hoey (University of Waterloo, Canada)
  • Tom Gedeon (Australian National University, Australia)

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