Welcome to the home page for WACV 2016, the IEEE’s and the PAMI-TC’s premier meeting on applications of computer vision. WACV is an IEEE conference covering all areas of computer vision. It will be held March 7-9, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza resort in Lake Placid, NY, USA. There will be workshops on the day following the conference (March 10), and tutorials in the mornings of conference days before the main sessions. As with previous WACV’s, the main conference sessions will start in the mid-afternoon and run through the evening, to allow time during the day to enjoy the many local attractions.

March 4, 2016
The conference app is on the Google Play (Android) and Apple iTunes (iPhone) stores. You can search for WACV. The app is called the CVF conference app. it will be used for many different vision conferences, e.g. it is also used for CVPR, and just updates with new content for each conference.

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Congratulations to the authors of the voted best papers: www.wacv16.org/program/paper-awards/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking forward to a fun week in a beautiful surrounding. Safe travels everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

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Conference & workshop proceedings are now available for download to those registered: www.wacv16.org/program/#proceedings ... See MoreSee Less

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Complete program is now available through the pocket guide PDF: www.wacv16.org/program/ ... See MoreSee Less

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There are still a few rooms left at the conference hotel! Please call directly to get the discounted rate. 518-523-2556 ... See MoreSee Less

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We are excited to announce the plenary speaker for Tuesday March 8, Dr. Terry Adams, IARPA program manager: www.wacv16.org/program/plenary-speakers/#adams ... See MoreSee Less

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Papers list has been updated with complete authors list and paper order within each oral session: www.wacv16.org/program/#papers ... See MoreSee Less

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The hotel cutoff date for the the group rate is tomorrow (Feb 12), it is filling up fast, and soon there may not be any availability on some of the conference nights. Book today: www.wacv16.org/venue/hotel/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Instructions for oral and poster presentations are available, including info on poster dimensions, template, and local printing:
www.wacv16.org/authors/presenter-instructions/
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News Archive:

Feb 26, 2016: Proceedings Downloads are online. When prompted you login with your registration reference number (Say 8765….. as your username and wacv8765…. as your password. Note the registration reference number is an 8 digit number found in your registration confirmation email from events@regonline.com and is part of both the username and the password. The directory contains a ZIP file with all conference papers and their supplemental material, a second ZIP file with the workshop proceedings as well as directories with the unzipped versions.

Dec 23, 2015: Workshops and Tutorials page updated.

Dec 13, 2015: Registration is now open! We have decided NOT to charge any fee to authors for additional pages, see details here.

Nov 17, 2015: Hotel group rate & reservation link are now available under the Hotel page.

Nov 6, 2015: Round 1 decisions have been announced. 207 papers were reviewed, with 71 accepted yielding a 34% overall acceptance rate. The breakdown for the two tracks is:

  • Algorithms track:
    • 110 total papers
    • 33 (30%) accepts
    • 52 (47%) encouraged re-submissions
    • 25 (23%) rejects
  • Applications track:
    • 97 total papers
    • 38 (39%) accepts
    • 33 (34%) encouraged re-submissions
    • 26 (27%) rejects

Authors of the accepted papers in Round 1 should submit the camera ready manuscript by January 22, 2016 (see dates). As a reminder, WACV does not make a distinction between oral and poster presentations. All accepted papers will have a short oral and a poster. For Round 2 submissions, authors of the new papers and those with encouraged re-submission and reject decisions from Round 1 should consult the Authors page for instructions. 

Nov 1, 2015: Paper submission site is online for round 2 submissions due on Nov 11, 2015. See the Authors page for details on paper submission policies.

Aug 23, 2015: Paper submission site is now online, with details available under the Authors page.

Aug 18, 2015: Area Chairs have been announced under the People page.

Jul 29, 2015: Overview of WACV status and plans is available through the slides. These would have been presented at the PAMI TC meeting at CVPR 2015 if there had been sufficient time.


Workshop and tutorial proposals are welcomed. Leaders in computer vision applications will be invited to present plenary talks on challenging problems and solutions.

Demonstrations are encouraged with the posters. Additionally, there will be demonstrations from industry and universities.