Doctoral Consortium

WACV 2024 Doctoral Consortium


​The Doctoral Consortium provides a unique opportunity for students, who are close to finishing or who have recently finished their doctoral degree, to interact with experienced researchers in computer vision. Students will have an opportunity to discuss their ongoing research and career plans with their mentor. In addition, each student will present a poster, either describing their thesis research or a single recent paper, to the other participants and their mentors.

Application Process

​Applicants must be close to graduating (within two years of defending their dissertation) or recently graduated (defended within the last six months). Priority will be given to applicants with well-formed thesis plans. Students that meet the eligibility requirements should submit an application via CMT: (

Prepare the following following as a single PDF file:

  • CV
  • Research Statement: summarize your thesis research and progress to date (< 2 pages)
  • Confirmation Letter: a signed letter from your PhD advisor that confirms your actual/estimated graduation date

There are also several additional questions on the CMT application.​Please ensure that all elements are included in the application; incomplete applications will be rejected.

Travel Awards

​Students selected to participate in the Doctoral Consortium may be eligible for a travel award to offset the cost of attending the conference. The exact amount of the award is yet to be determined..

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: Nov 3rd, 2023 (11:59pm, Pacific Time)
  • Decisions announced: Nov 10th, 2023
  • Doctoral Consortium event: Jan 5th 

Event Details

The Doctoral Consortium will be held in-person at WACV 2024 and include a poster session in which each PhD student presents the main contributions of their thesis research (or a selected paper). Each student will be paired with a senior researcher to discuss their research and career goals. 

Presentation Format

​In general, we will follow the WACV guidelines, but additional information will be sent after acceptance.

Additional Information

Please email the Doctoral Consortium Chair, Enrique Dunn (, if you have any questions.