International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition

16th International Conference on
Image Analysis and Recognition

ICIAR 2019
August 27-29, 2019 – Waterloo, Canada

Association for Image and Machine Intelligence

Waterloo / Canada

ICIAR 2019 will be held in Waterloo, Canada. Waterloo is among the fastest-growing communities in Canada, where the tech sector is growing faster than that of any other community in Canada. In fact, the Toronto Waterloo Region Corridor is among the top 20 technology clusters in the world (

Explore Waterloo Region offers information about exciting places to visit.


ICIAR 2019 will be held in the E7 Building of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo. The Faculty of Engineering is the largest engineering school in Canada, and it is ranked among the top 50 engineering schools worldwide.


E7 Building (please see location in Campus Map below)
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G5

University of Waterloo Campus Map


St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

  • Known as Canada�s largest year-round farmers� market & flea market, find hundreds of local vendors inside three main buildings and in an outdoor area that swells as the growing season progresses.
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  • Distance: 6 km (30-45 min on the bus)

Victoria Park

Stratford City

Cambridge City

Travel information

For your convenience, we provide the following information to assist with travel planning. Attendees of the ICIAR 2019 can easily reach Waterloo by airplane, bus, train and car.


The closest international airport to the conference venue is Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Visitors may wish to drive from Toronto to Waterloo, which takes approximately an hour drive in light traffic. Another option is to arrange a shuttle service with Airways Transit that provides 24/7 door-to-door shared ride service.


Coach Canada and Greyhound are two popular options. Book your ticket at least two months before you plan to travel. Most companies limit the amount of luggage you can carry, so check with them ahead of time to ensure that your luggage falls within the limits.


If you're located more than four hours away, consider taking the train to Waterloo. VIA Rail is Canada's passenger train network. Go Transit has limited train service to Waterloo from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).


  1. Take exit 278 (from Toronto) to Highway 8 West Kitchener/Waterloo.
  2. Follow the signs for 85 North to Waterloo/7 East to Guelph.
  3. Follow the signs to 85 North. Keep left; do not exit on 7 East (Victoria Street and Guelph).
  4. Exit at University Avenue West.
  5. Drive along University Avenue to Seagram Drive.
  6. Turn left onto to Seagram Drive.
ICIAR - International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition
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