Roman Pflugfelder is scientist at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and lecturer at TU Wien. He received in 2002 a MSc degree in Informatics at TU Wien and in 2008 a PhD in Telematics at the TU Graz, Austria. In 2001, he was academic visitor at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. His research focuses on visual motion analysis, tracking, recognition, and visual learning applied to automated video surveillance. Roman contributed with more than 60 papers and patents to research areas such as camera calibration, object detection, object tracking, event recognition where he received awareness of media as well as several awards (WACV’14 best paper) and grants for his scientific achievements. Roman is also senior project manager at AIT where he has led cooperations among universities, companies and governmental institutions. Roman co-organised the Visual Object Tracking Challenges VOT’13-14 and VOT’16-21 and was program chair of AVSS’15. Currently he is steering committee member of AVSS. He is regular reviewer for major computer vision conferences and journals.