Important Dates

Wed 5/2 Workshop Camera-Ready
Mon 5/14 Early-Registration Deadline
Wed 5/16 Demo Application Deadline
Sat 6/16 Workshops/Short Courses
Sun 6/17 Workshops/Short Courses
Mon 6/18 Main Conference
Tue 6/19 Main Conference
Wed 6/20 Main Conference
Thu 6/21 Workshops/Short Courses

11days since
CVPR 2012


Poster Spotlights (DIY)

posted Jun 19, 2012 2:14 PM by Ryan Farrell

Authors of CVPR '12 papers accepted as posters did not have the opportunity to present a brief poster spotlight.  The conference organizers invite authors to create a 60 second poster spotlight video, upload it to youtube and then send the link to the website chairs ( so that they can link to the video from the program webpage.

USB Proceedings Update - Ver. 2 (6/19/12)

posted Jun 16, 2012 9:18 PM by Ryan Farrell   [ updated Jun 19, 2012 2:07 PM ]

To update the papers on your CVPR 2012 USB proceedings, please download the file and unzip it from the root directory of your USB proceedings.  Make sure that you have "flat" view turned off in your unzip software--you should only see listed (and unzip) the "data" folder.  The zip file contains some updated main conference papers as well as additions to the workshops (including an updated table of contents) for a late workshop that missed the camera-ready deadline.

1) This is a second update, if you updated before this afternoon (Tuesday 6/19), you should grab the latest version.
2) the download (~60MB) will be a slow at the conference center.

Webcast Details

posted Jun 16, 2012 5:10 PM by Ryan Farrell   [ updated Jun 16, 2012 5:11 PM ]

The webcast consists of four parallel tracks as described here:

If you wish to view the webcast, send an email to which includes both your last name and your registration code.  They will send you login information to view the webcast.

Webcast registration

posted Jun 4, 2012 7:01 AM by Ryan Farrell

If you are unable to attend the conference, there will be a full webcast of all oral sessions of the main conference and the tutorials.  Go here to register.

Pocket Guide available (PDF)

posted May 31, 2012 2:34 PM by Ryan Farrell   [ updated May 31, 2012 2:43 PM ]

The CVPR 2012 Pocket Guide which will be distributed at the conference in paper form to attendees is now available via the website:

Demo Schedule

posted May 24, 2012 4:45 PM by Mingtian Zhao

The schedule of demos has been posted.

Qualcomm Lunch Discussion - Tuesday 6/19 (1-2pm)

posted May 22, 2012 4:12 PM by Ryan Farrell   [ updated May 24, 2012 3:05 PM ]

Qualcomm Lunch Discussion Session, 1-2pm

Topic: Computer Vision For Mobile: Here today and evolving faster than you think

  Michael Mangan, Product Manager, Qualcomm
  Gary McGrath, Director, Engineering, Qualcomm 

1.    Overview of Computer Vision (CV) applications running on mobile devices: Michael
2.    Issues running CV applications on mobile devices: Gary 
3.    How FastCV enhances CV applications: Gary
4.    CV applications running on next generation mobile chipsets/devices: Gary

CVPR12 Facebook Page

posted May 21, 2012 5:34 PM by Ryan Farrell   [ updated May 21, 2012 5:35 PM ]

There's a facebook page for CVPR 2012.  Anyone seeking a hotel roommate can look/post here.

Cognex Open House

posted May 15, 2012 9:47 AM by Ryan Farrell   [ updated May 15, 2012 9:53 AM ]

Cognex will host an open house on June 20th from 7:30-9:30pm.  The event is limited to 60 people.  See details below, including the link to sign up...

Get to Know Cognex, the World Leader in Machine Vision!

Cognex Corporation is the world’s leading supplier of machine vision products for manufacturing and industrial identification. Our products are used throughout the production and distribution process to optimize product quality, reduce manufacturing costs and track items throughout the supply chain.

We will host an open house for CVPR attendees at our global headquarters in Natick, MA, on June 20. Come learn about our technology, culture and history from company leaders including Robert “Doctor Bob” Shillman, Cognex founder, Chairman and Chief Culture Officer.

Click this link to register online. (Registration will be limited to the first 60 people to sign up)

When & Where?
June 20, 2012
7:30 – 9:30 PM

Cognex Global Headquarters
One Vision Drive
Natick, MA  01730

What Will I Do There?
·     See Cognex technology demos
Learn about industrial computer vision algorithms
Hear Doctor Bob discuss his experiences building Cognex into the world leader in machine vision 
·     Meet Cognoids to discuss their current research and development work
·     Experience a taste of our unique “Work Hard, Play Hard, Move Fast” culture

Drink and eat - refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served

How Will I Get There?
Buses will depart CVPR at 6:00 p.m. and return immediately following the event.

Plenary Speakers

posted May 4, 2012 9:55 AM by Mingtian Zhao

Plenary speakers announced.

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