[robotics-worldwide] Humanoids 2006: Call for Participation

Aude Billard aude.billard at epfl.ch
Sun Nov 19 05:42:54 PST 2006


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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

HUMANOIDS 2006  --- Humanoid Companions

2006 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots
December 4-6, 2006, University of Genova, Genova, Italy.

The detailed program of the conference is now online, see
http://www.humanoids2006.org/

FORMAT:
On December 5-6, the conference will feature 32 oral presentations in a single-track session and two poster presentations with 66 posters displayed. It will also feature numerous exhibitions of humanoid robots and related software and hardware, as well as a live humanoid soccer competion, held as part of the workshop day on December 4.

PLENARY SPEAKERS:
Ruediger Dillmann, Perception and Understanding of Human Activities by Humanoid Robots
Giacomo Rizzolatti, Cortical mechanisms for recognition of actions and intentions

WORKSHOPS:
On December 4, there will be 4 workshops covering topics highly relevant to Humanoid Robotics, namely:
HUMANOID TECHNOLOGIES 
TOWARDS COGNITIVE HUMANOID ROBOTS
HUMANOID SOCCER ROBOTS 
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON SYNERGISTIC INTELLIGENCE DYNAMICS 

REGISTRATION:
Registration to the conference must be done on-line, using the webinterface:
http://humanoids06.epfl.ch/registration.php


INQUIRIES:
Please contact the General Co-Chairs and the Program Co-Chairs at
humanoids06 at listes.epfl.ch

ORGANIZATION:

General Co-Chairs:
Giulio Sandini, (U. Genoa, Italy)
Aude Billard, (EPFL, Switzerland)

Program Co-Chairs:
Jun-Ho Oh (KAIST, Korea)
Giorgio Metta (University of Genoa, Italy)
Stefan Schaal (University of Southern California)
Atsuo Takanishi (Waseda University)

Tutorials/Workshops Co-Chairs:
Rudiger Dillman (University of Karlsruhe)
Alois Knoll (TUM, Germany)

Exhibition Co-Chairs: 
Cecilia Laschi (Scuola Superiore S. Anna - Pisa, Italy)
Matteo Brunnettini (U. Genoa, Italy)

Honorary Chairs:
George Bekey ((U. Genoa, Italy)USC, USA)
Hirochika Inoue (JSPS, Japan)
Friedrich Pfeiffer, (TU Munich, Germany)

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:
Giorgio Cannata, (U. Genoa, Italy)
Rezia Molfino, (U. Genoa and SIRI, Italy)


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