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CALL FOR PAPERS: EMVA Young Professional Award

(PresseBox) (Barcelona, ) The EMVA Young Professional Award is an annual award to honor the outstanding and innovative work of a student or a young professional in the field of machine vision or image processing.

It is the goal of the European Machine Vision Association EMVA to support further innovation in our industry, to contribute to the important aspect of dedicated machine vision education and to provide a bridge between research and industry. With our award we would like to specifically encourage students to focus on challenges in the field of machine vision and to apply latest research results and findings in computer vision to the practical needs of our industry.

The criteria of the works to be presented for the EMVA Award are:

(1) Outstanding innovative work in the field of vision technology with industrial relevance. The targeted industry is free of choice. Commercialization should be possible but is not required to be implemented already.

(2) Work has to be made within the last 12 months by a student or young researcher during their education. Meanwhile the student may have entered the professional field.

A short abstract of 1-2 pages in English language has to be submitted until 3 May latest to the EMVA Secretariat, Ms. Natalia Soto, E-mail: soto@emva.org.

Among the papers the EMVA Board of Directors, representing the European Machine Vision Industry, will select the winner of the award.

The winner of the award will be announced at the 11th EMVA Business Conference 2013 taking place June 6-8th in Barcelona, Spain, and will have the opportunity to present the awarded work to the machine vision industry leaders from Europe and abroad. This presentation will then be published by the international machine vision press. Connected to the honor of the EMVA Young Professional Award and the publicity for the research work is a free conference pass for the EMVA conference as well as the coverage of all travel cost.

European Machine Vision Association

Founded in May 2003 in Barcelona, the European Machine Vision Association currently has about 130 members representing 22 nations. Its aim is to promote the development and use of machine vision technology and to support the interests of its members - machine vision companies, research institutions and national machine vision associations. The main fields of work of EMVA are: standardization, statistics, the annual EMVA Business Conference and other networking events, European research funding, public relations and marketing. To find out more visit the web site www.emva.org.