The British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC)

Monday 20th November to Thursday 23rd November 2023



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Monday 20th November to Thursday 23rd November 2023
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The British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) is one of the major international conferences on computer vision and related areas. It is organised by the British Machine Vision Association (BMVA). The 34th BMVC will be held at the P&J Live event complex in Aberdeen, on 20–23 November, 2023, plus a series of workshops and parallel events on 24th November in different venues provided by Robert Gordon University and University of Aberdeen.

BMVC 2023 is a high-quality single-track conference, comprising oral presentations and poster sessions. It will feature four keynote presentations by:

  • Georgia Gkioxari – California Institute of Technology
  • Maja Pantic – Facebook
  • Michael Pound – University of Nottingham, featured in the Computerphile YT channel (2.2M subscribers)
  • Daniel Cremers – Technical University of Munich

Full-length high-quality papers cover theory and/or application areas of computer vision. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • 2D object recognition
  • 3D computer vision
  • 3D object recognition
  • Action and behaviour recognition
  • Adversarial learning, adversarial attack and defence methods
  • Biometrics, face, gesture, body pose
  • Computational photography
  • Datasets and evaluation
  • Efficient training and inference methods for networks
  • Explainable AI, fairness, accountability, privacy, transparency and ethics in vision
  • Image and video retrieval
  • Image and video synthesis
  • Image classification
  • Low-level and physics-based vision
  • Machine learning architectures and formulations
  • Medical, biological and cell microscopy
  • Motion and tracking
  • Optimisation and learning methods
  • Pose estimation
  • Representation learning
  • Scene analysis and understanding
  • Transfer, low-shot, semi- and un- supervised learning
  • Video analysis and understanding
  • Vision + language, vision + other modalities
  • Vision applications and systems, vision for robotics and autonomous vehicles
  • “Brave new ideas”

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If you are interested in sponsoring BMVC 2023, would like to discuss a custom package, or require more information, please contact the Sponsorship Chairs at [email protected]. More information on the sponsorship packages is available at:

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Yes, there is parking available on-site at P&J Live.

There are various ways to pay for your parking at P&J Live

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks. Please note payment machines only take coins and not notes.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 24 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Surface Car Park.

You can also pay for parking via the APCOA website here, click which car park you parked in and then you will be able to pay for parking.

Can I pay by cash within P&J Live?

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There are no cash machines on the TECA sites.

What bus can take me to P&J Live?

Regular buses will be coming in and out of the complex daily for public use. Details on bus routes and operators are still in discussion and any updates will be posted on the getting here page of the website.

Currently, the Stagecoach Bluebird Jet Service 727 runs regularly from Aberdeen City Centre to Aberdeen Airport, stopping in the TECA site.

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