Call for Volunteers for BMVC 2024: Deadline 24th July 2023: We are seeking volunteers for both hosting and helping on the organising team for BMVC. Please see the BMVC page for further details and the online form.
Call for Volunteers for BMVA Summer School 2024: Deadline 24th July 2023: We are seeking volunteers for both hosting and helping on the organising team for the summer school. Please see the summer school page for further details and the online form.
Sullivan Thesis Prize Nominations: We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the Sullivan Thesis Prize again. These include retrospective nominations from 2019-2023 with a deadline of 15 September 2023. Please see the Sullivan thesis prize page for further details.
BMVC 2023: We are pleased to announce that BMVC will be held from 20th - 24th November 2023 in Aberdeen. The timeline for the conference is now available and the paper submission deadline will be 23:59 GMT Friday, 12 May 2023. Please note, there will be no extension on the paper submission deadline.
IAPR Information: The BMVA is a member of the International Association for Pattern Recognition that provides a number of opportunities open to BMVA members including research travel scholarships and a list of internships. Please see the IAPR page for further details.
Aims and Objectives
The BMVA provides a national forum for individuals and organisations involved in machine vision, image processing, and pattern recognition in the United Kingdom. Its principal aims are to:
- promote knowledge of machine vision and pattern recognition
- encourage practical applications of the technology
- facilitate the rapid transfer of research results to industry
- represent the UK machine vision community, nationally and internationally
In pursuit of the above goals, the association’s primary activities are:
- The annual British Machine Vision Conference
- The annual conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis
- A series of one-day technical meetings
- An annual Summer School
- Award of travel bursaries
- Award of the Sullivan thesis prize
- Maintenance of a PhD thesis archive
- Publication of the BMVA News newsletter
If you are interested in joining the BMVA: Join the BMVA!
We are also active on social media:
Thinking of a career in computer vision?
- What is computer vision?
- Careers in vision
- Vision research groups in the UK
- UK companies active in vision research
- Finding out more
Areas of Interest
The association is actively interested in a number of application domains of computer vision research and technology including:
- Medicine and Medical Imaging
- Quality Control
- Security and Surveillance
- Environmental and Remote Monitoring
The BMVA is a member organisation of the International Association for Pattern Recognition
The BMVA is a member of the Campaign for Science and Engineering and works with the following organizations:
The British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition is a Company limited by guarantee, No.2543446, registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: Department of Computer Science, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK. The Association is a non-profit-making body and is registered as charity No.1002307.
20 Feb 2019 One Day Meeting
Deep Learning in 3-Dimensions
10 Apr 2019 One Day Meeting
Visual Image Interpretation in Humans and Machines: Machines that see like us?
22 May 2019 One Day Meeting
High-Performance Computing for Computer Vision
08 Jul 2019 Summer School
BMVA Summer School
19 Jul 2019 One Day Meeting
Geometry and Deep Learning
24 Jul 2019 Conference
MIUA 2019 in Liverpool
09 Sep 2019 Conference
BMVC 2019 in Cardiff
25 Sep 2019 One Day Meeting
27 Nov 2019 One Day Meeting
Generative Networks In Computer Vision and Machine Learning
29 Jan 2020 One Day Meeting
3D worlds from 2D images in humans and machines.
30 Apr 2020 Deadline
BMVC Paper Deadline
27 May 2020 One Day Meeting
POSTPONED** Localization and Spatial Awareness in Computer Vision **POSTPONED
01 Jul 2020 One Day Meeting
Real-time 3D scene understanding
07 Sep 2020 BMVC Conference
Virtual BMVC 2020 (Registration Open)
18 Jun 2021 Deadline
BMVC 2021 Abstract Deadline
25 Jun 2021 Deadline
BMVC 2021 Paper Deadline
12 Jul 2021 MIUA Conference
MIUA 2021 in Oxford
22 Nov 2021 BMVC Conference
Virtual BMVC 2021
04 Apr 2022 BMVA 3 Day Symposium
BMVA 3 Day Symposium
11 Jul 2022 Summer School
BMVA Summer School
27 Jul 2022 MIUA Conference
MIUA 2022 in Cambridge
10 Jul 2023 Summer School
BMVA Summer School
19 Jul 2023 MIUA Conference
MIUA 2023 in Aberdeen
08 Nov 2023 One Day Meeting
Synthetic Data for Machine Learning
20 Nov 2023 BMVC Conference
BMVC 2023 in Aberdeen
17 Jan 2024 One Day Meeting
BMVA Symposium on Vision and Language