University of Surrey
BMVC 2012 is hosted by the Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) at the University of Surrey. CVSSP is one of the largest UK research centres of its kind with 15 faculty, 25+ research fellows and around 70 PhD students researching topics related to Computer Vision and Machine Learning. BMVC was last hosted by CVSSP in 1993.
The University is a campus University located in Guildford. The conference and accommodation will be held at the main Stag Hill Campus, next to the cathedral an easy landmark that can be seen from most of Guildford. The BMVC 2012 reception (4 September) will be held at the Cathedral, and the conference banquet (5 September) at the nearby Brooklands Motoring Museum - widely regarded as the birthplace of modern motor racing, and of significance to UK aviation history.
The main conference, registration and tutorials will be in the Austin Pearce Building marked AP on the campus map. Self-catering accommodation will be available in student housing located on site and nearby at Manor Park, a 5 minute bus journey or short walk from the campus.
TravelThe University of Surrey is easily reachable from London Heathrow and Gatwick airports. It is most convenient to fly to Gatwick and take the 40 minute train to Guildford. The University is a 10-15 minute walk or short taxi ride from the station. Further travel information is available.
BMVC offers onsite accommodation for delegates within the residential fee. However, if you are looking for a hotel in the area there are a few within easy walking distance of the conference site.
RestaurantsCVSSP have compiled a list of our favourite local restaurants in Guildford town centre.
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