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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.

Volunteers for BMVC

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.

Volunteers for the BMVA Summer School

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.

Thesis Prize Nominations

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.

BMVC 2023 Website

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

Activities

In pursuit of the above goals, the association’s primary activities are:

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  • 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
  • Robotics
  • Entertainment
  • Quality Control
  • Security and Surveillance
  • Environmental and Remote Monitoring

Wider Associations

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.

Upcoming Events

20 Feb 2019    One Day Meeting
Deep Learning in 3-Dimensions

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
Video Understanding

29 Jan 2020    One Day Meeting
3D worlds from 2D images in humans and machines.

30 Apr 2020    Deadline
BMVC Paper Deadline

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

09 Oct 2024    One Day Meeting
Image and Video Quality Assessment