TRECVID is hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The workshop's goal is to encourage research in content-based video retrieval by providing a large test collection, uniform scoring procedures, and a forum for organizations interested in comparing their results. This year, TRECVID tracks included: Ad-hoc Video Search, Instance Search, Video Summarization, Video-to-Text, Disaster Scene Description & Indexing, and Activity Detection in Extended Videos.
Due to COVID-19, the 2021 TREC Video Retrieval (TRECVID) workshop will be virtual, running December 7-10, from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST time to accommodate most time zones. Workshop participants include researchers those who took part in TRECVID2021 evaluation benchmark. Researchers from academia and/or industry are encouraged to attend but must contact the workshop's Technical Contact, george.awad [at] nist.gov (George Awad), prior to registering.