We are pleased to announce that this year’s SISA is organized in cooperation with IPSJ Special Interest Group on Audio Visual and Multimedia Information Processing (IPSJ-AVM) as usual. IPSJ-AVM organizes SISA 2017 AVM Special Session. Among student papers submitted to this session, the winner of AVM Special Session Student Paper Award will be selected. Prospective authors interested in this special session are invited to submit their papers. The submission procedure is different from the SISA 2017 regular papers. More details about this session such as the topics, submission procedure, and student paper award, please check SISA 2017 AVM Special Session.