14th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision

Edmonton, Alberta   May 16-19, 2017.

Welcome to the home page for CRV 2017 which will be held at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

CRV is an annual conference hosted in Canada, and co-located with Graphics Interface (GI) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). A single registration covers attendance in all three conferences. Please see the AI/GI/CRV general conference website for more information.

The CRV proceedings are published through the Conference Publishing Services (CPS). Accepted papers will be submitted to Xplore. Xplore has published CRV accepted papers since 2004.


  • August 16, 2016: Website updated for 2017 conference. Stay tuned for more details soon.


Congratulations to the 2016 award winners.
  • CIPPRS Research Excellence Award: Alan Jepsen
  • CIPPRS Service Excellence Award: Philippe Giguere
  • Best Robotic Vision Paper Award:Light at the End of the Tunnel: High-Speed, Lidar-Based Train Localization in Challenging Underground Environments
    Tyler Daoust, Francois Pomerleau and Timothy Barfoot
  • Best Computer Vision Paper Award:Learning Neural Networks with Ranking-based Losses for Action Retrieval
    Md Atiqur Rahman and Yang Wang
  • CIPPRS 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Award: Prior Knowledge for Targeted Object Segmentation in Medical Images
    Masoud S. Nosrati, Simon Fraser University
  • CIPPRS 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Award (Honorable Mention): The Geometry of Cardiac Myofibers
    Emmanuel Piuze, McGill University

Important Dates:

Paper submission February 3, 2017, 11:59 PM PST
Acceptance/rejection notification March 17, 2017
Revised camera-ready papers April 3, 2017
Early registration April 10, 2017
Conference May 16-19, 2017

Conference History

In 2004, the 17th Vision Interface conference was renamed the 1st Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision. In 2011, the name was shortened to Conference on Computer and Robot Vision.

CRV is sponsored by the Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (CIPPRS).


CRV 2017 Program

The program will be posted upon finalization in March.

Submission Instructions

Paper Submission

The paper submission deadline for CRV 2017 is Friday, February 3rd, 2017, 11:59 PST.

The CRV review process is single-blind: authors are not required to anonymize submissions. Submissions must be between 4 to 8 pages (two-column) long. Submissions less than 6 pages will most likely be considered for poster sessions only. Use the following templates to prepare your CRV submissions:

CRV 2017 Program Co-Chairs

  • Steven L. Waslander, University of Waterloo
  • James Elder, York University

CRV 2017 Program Committee

To be released shortly

CIPPRS Executive

  • President: Mike Jenkin, York University
  • Treasurer: John Barron, Western University
  • Secretary: Jim Little, University of British Columbia

Keynote Speakers

We will have two Keynote speakers in 2017, to be announced shortly.


CRV 2017 will once again feature eight exciting symposia on subtopics related to computer and robot vision. These symposia will be announced shortly.

Links to Previous Conferences

This page archives historical content from past CRV meetings. A second source for some of this information is maintained at the CIPPRS website.

Photo Credit:
Description : Edmonton Skyline, Feb 2, 2012
Credit : © Kurt Bauschardt, Creative Commons BY-SA 2.0.