Welcome to the Seventh Canadian Tracking and Fusion Group Workshop (CTFG Workshop 2017)!

Canadian researchers and practitioners working on target tracking and sensor fusion for surveillance, with applications in civilian and defence domains, are invited to present their work describing advances, applications, and ideas. Presentations on all aspects of multi-target tracking and multi-sensor/multi-source information fusion, both theory and application, with submissions on both established and emerging topics, are encouraged. Accepted presentations will be included in the workshop CD. This workshop will also feature keynote speeches by distinguished experts in the field and new technology demonstrations by industry participants.


Please submit your intention of submission via email with your affiliation and draft title followed by a 300-400 word abstract of your 20-minute presentation to (see the important dates to the right of the page). Proposals for presentations on research, development, software demonstrations, experiments, benchmark problems, research collaborations and ideas on emerging problems are actively solicited. Proposals for extended panel discussions, tutorials, or software demonstrations are also encouraged. Presenters will be given the option of submitting a paper to a special issue of the International Society of Information Fusion (ISIF)’s Journal of Advances in Information Fusion


There is no fee for this workshop, but the number of participants is limited. Register by sending your full name, affiliation, phone number, email and postal addresses to Please mention if you intend to give a presentation or not. Participation without presentation is also welcomed.


November 14, 2017: Photo Group is available here.

November 7, 2017: The new General Chairs for the 2018 CTFG have been nominated. Please welcome Melita Hadzagic and Steven Horn in their new roles.

October 20, 2017: Technical Program has been finalized and is available online.

July 27, 2017: A special FUSION 2019 meeting will be held on 7th November, from 6-9PM at the same location.

July 21, 2017: The CTFG Website was updated with a WordPress theme !

July 7, 2017: Download the Call for Papers for the CTFG 2017 Workshop here!.

July 5, 2017Les Suites Hotel (130 Besserer St, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9M9) offers a discounted price for the workshop attendees. See the Venue section for more details.

July 4, 2017: The CTFG Workshop 2017’s venue has now been officially announced as the ByWard suite at the Les Suites Hotel (130 Besserer St, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9M9)