Prague, the ‘Golden City’, received 110+ attendees and guests for the 2017 edition of the EMVA conference.
Business leaders and technical experts within the machine vision industry from Europe and around the world enjoyed a well-balanced mixture of high-level speeches and networking opportunities.
The conference covered the different business segments Management, Technology, Innovation, Markets and Marketing and again it offered outstanding networking opportunities.
Young Professional Award
The EMVA Young Professional Award 2017 goes to Mr. Boaz Arad, for his work “Sparse Recovery of Hyperspectral Signal from Natural RGB Images”.
Arad, age 32, obtained his Computer Science B.Sc. (cum laude) from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in 2012. Continuing towards a fast-tracked Ph.D. at the BGU Interdisciplinary Computational Vision Laboratory (ICVL), he received an M.Sc. in 2014 and expects to complete his Ph.D. by 2018. In addition to his studies, Boaz currently serves as CTO of the startup company “HC-Vision”.
The awardee was announced on June 24 during the 15th EMVA Business Conference in Prague/Czech Republic, where he also had the opportunity to present his work as part of the regular conference program.
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