Wednesday, September 6, 2017

17:00 Registration open
18:00 Welcome and introduction
18:15 Panel discussion on "Next Generation Vision Systems":
  Can further breakthroughs in image sensors systems be expected?
How will the platforms for vision systems change in the near future?
How will vision systems be integrated into applications (industry 4.0, internet of things)?
What comes after deep learning?
Which novel image analysis methods will find their way from research labs to applications?
How will/must image processing software change for future vision systems?
What new standards are required to serve the needs of the industry in the future?
What are emerging application fields for the next generation of vision systems?
Stefan Schönegger, CMO Bernecker + Rainer Industry Elektronics, Eggelsberg (Austria)
Dr. Dietmar Ley, CEO Basler AG, Ahrensburg (Germany)
Dr. Wolfgang Eckstein, MVTec, Munich (Germany)
Jochem Herrmann, Chief Scientist Adimec (The Netherlands) & President of EMVA
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Beyerer, Fraunhofer IOSB, Karlsruhe (Germany)
Prof. Dr. Horst Bischof, TU Graz (Austria)
Andreas Vrabl, Head of Center for Vision, Automation & Control, AIT, Vienna (Austria)
19:30 Evening get together with finger food and networking

Thursday, September 7, 2017

08:00 Registration open
08:45 Welcome and introduction
Andreas Vrabl, HoC for Vision, Automation & Control, AIT Vienna, Austria
09:00 Session I: Novel Image Acquisition Techniques and Computational Imaging
  Image sensors for next generation vision systems (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Albert J. P. Theuwissen, Harvest Imaging, Belgium
09:40 Cognitive sensors for nondestructive monitoring along the product life cycle (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Randolf Hanke, Fraunhofer Development Center for X-Ray Technology, Fürth, Germany
10:20 Coffee break / exhibition / posters & demos
11:00 Hybrid depth sensing using high-speed multi-line scan technology (invited talk)
Dr. Svorad Štolc, High Performance Image Processing, AIT, Austria
11:40 A sensitive dynamic and active pixel vision sensor for color or neural imaging applications
Dr. Diederik Paul Moeys, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
12:00 Multi-mode logarithmic sensor for smart vision systems
Prof. Dr. Yang Ni, Nicolas Baroan, Dr. Christian Bouvier, New Imaging Technologies SA, Verrières le Buisson, France
12:30 Lunch break / exhibition / posters & demos
14:00 Light field movie acquisition
Dr. Maximilian Diebold, Hendrik Schilling, Marcel Gutsche, Hamza-Aziz Ahmad, Prof. Dr. Bernd Jähne; Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing, Germany
14:20 A comprehensive comparative study of high-end CMOS cameras using the EMVA1288 standard
Prof. Dr. Bernd Jähne, HCI, Heidelberg University, Germany, and Dr. Helmut Herrmann, AEON, Hanau, Germany
14:40 Session II: Platforms, Programming, Integration (Industry 4.0)
14:40 Addressing the challenges of high performance low power real-time computer vision systems with the TULIPP platform (invited talk)
Ben Rodriguez, HIPPEROS and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
15:20 Coffee break / exhibition / posters & demos
16:00 Manycore embedded processors for portable, optimized and power-efficient processing of methods for vision algorithms (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Jean-François Nezan, INSA Université de Rennes, France
16:40 Fully automatic inline measurement using collaborative robot systems equipped with fast high resolution 3D sensor
Dr. R. Danzl, T. Lankmair and F. Helmli, Alicona, Raaba, Austria
17:00 Towards more flexible image sensors for multi-modal in-line image acquisition
Dr. Ernst Bodenstorfer, Dr. Svorad Štolc, Andreas Vrabl, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria, Christian Nitta, Fraunhofer IMS, Duisburg, Germany, Laurin Ginner, Christian Doppler, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
17:20 Announcement of location and focal topic of the 3rd European Machine Vision Forum in 2018
17:40 Evening get together with finger food / exhibition / posters & demos
18:45 Sightseeing Tour through Vienna by bus with English speaking guide (duration approx. 1.5 h)

Friday, September 8, 2017

09:00 Session III: Image Processing Algorithms and Machine Learning
  Industrial hyperspectral imaging (invited talk)
Markus Burgstaller, CEO, Head of R&D, Perception Park, Graz, Austria
09:40 Snapshot hyperspectral imaging with RGB sensors
Boaz Arad, Prof. Dr. Ohad Ben-Shahar, Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and HC Vision, Be'er Sheva, Israel
10:00 VOLA: A compact volumetric format for 3D mapping and embedded systems
Dr. Jonathan Byrne, Sam Caulfield, David Moloney, Computer Vision and Machine Learning Group, Movidius / Intel
10:20 Coffee break / exhibition / posters & demos
11:00 Deep learning: Success stories, open challenges and future outlook (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Sergios Theodoridis, University of Athens, Greece, and Soterios Chatzis, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
11:40 Polimago - Using machine vision classifiers for accurate scale and rotation in variant object detection
Frank Orben, STEMMER IMAGING, Puchheim, Germany
12:00 Learning and recognising objects on demand
Dr. Michael Zillich, Prof. Dr. Markus Vincze, Johann Prankl, TU Wien, Automation and Control Institute, Vienna, Austria
12:30 Closing remarks
12:40 Farewell lunch / exhibition / posters & demos