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BMVC 2022: Thanks for your patience. This year BMVC will be held from 21st - 24th November 2022. We invite papers to be submitted for the conference and ask that potential authors read the call for papers that deatails both the topics of interest for the conference. The paper submission deadline will be 23:59 GMT Friday 29th July 2022.

BMVC 2022 Website.

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:

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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 of 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