14th EMVA Business Conference

9 - 11 June 2016 | Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Every year the EMVA brings together business leaders and technical experts within the machine vision industry from Europe and around the world with a well-balanced mixture of high-level speeches and networking opportunities.

In 2016 the EMVA Team invited the machine vision community for the 14th edition of EMVA’s annual conference to Edinburgh, Scotland, 9-11 June 2016. The conference covered the different business segments Management, Technology, Innovation, Markets and Marketing and again it offered outstanding networking opportunities.

Young Professional Award

emva-ypa-2016-winner-tolga-birdal-emva-president-jochem-herrmannThe EMVA Young Professional Award 2016 goes to Mr. Tolga Birdal, for his work “Reconstruction via Detection: Efficient and Automatic Reconstruction from Unorganized 3D Scans”. Birdal, age 33, holds a Master degree in Computational Science and Engineering and is currently PhD candidate at the Computer Vision Group at the Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures, Technical University of Munich and Research Scientist at Siemens AG.

Get some more detail insights and download our YPA press release.


The Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh with its 16th-century style facade and located in the heart of the capital on the Royal Mile hosted the nearly 120 conference attendees who besides of the professional conference content especially enjoyed the short distance to the spectacular tourist spots in Edinburgh. Get some impressions of our side program social events and visit the foto gallery.