[robotics-worldwide] 2008 Haptics Symposium -- DEMO submission reminder, poster information, & preliminary schedule

William Provancher wil at mech.utah.edu
Tue Jan 22 10:34:37 PST 2008


please forgive the multiple postings.


This email provides information about the 2008 Haptics Symposium related to:

1)  Reminder:  DEMO submission closes January 25, 2008. (see below 
<#demos> or Demo Link 
<http://www.hapticssymposium.org/next_conference.htm#demos>: 
http://www.hapticssymposium.org/next_conference.htm#demos)

2) Information concerning formatting of posters (also see Poster Link 
<http://www.hapticssymposium.org/next_conference.htm#posters>: 
http://www.hapticssymposium.org/next_conference.htm#posters))

    The size of the poster board is 4 feet X 8 feet (~122 cm X 243 cm).
    You can prepare your own poster such that it fits into this space.
    However, if you use the following MS PowerPoint template
    <http://www.hapticssymposium.org/documents/POSTER_template.ppt>, it
    will produce a poster with the size of 35 X 49 inches (~ 89 X 124
    cm) and the poster will easily fit within the provided space for
    your poster. (further information regarding posters and short 1
    minute Poster Teaser Presentations can be found at this Poster Link
    <http://www.hapticssymposium.org/next_conference.htm#posters>:
    http://www.hapticssymposium.org/next_conference.htm#posters)


3) A preliminary schedule 
<http://www.hapticssymposium.org/schedule-HS2008.htm> for the 2008 
Haptics Symposium has been posted on the Haptics Symposium website.
http://www.hapticssymposium.org/schedule-HS2008.htm

4) Registration for the 2008 Haptics Symposium is handled through the 
IEEE VR Website <http://conferences.computer.org/vr/2008/>.
Preliminary registration information can be found here 
<http://conferences.computer.org/vr/2008/prelim/misc/registration.html>.  
Online registration is expected to open shortly.




*************************************************
C A L L   F O R   DEMOS
16th Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and 
Teleoperator Systems
http://www.hapticssymposium.org
*************************************************

Dear Colleague,

I would like to invite you to present a demo at the 16th Symposium on 
Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems. 
Demonstrations are one of the best ways to show your work and receive 
direct feedback from your colleagues.

The symposium ( http://www.hapticssymposium.org/) will be held at the 
Silver Legacy Hotel, Reno, Nevada, USA, from March 13-14 (Thurs-Fri) 2008.

If you are interested in presenting a demo, please fill in the linked 
demo application document, re-name it (use your name and surname as the 
name of the return file), and return it to Cagatay Basdogan no later 
than January 25, 2007.

(Link address for demo application form)
http://www.hapticssymposium.org/documents/DemoRequestForm.doc


We look forward to seeing you in Reno, Nevada.

Cagatay Basdogan
Demo and Exhibits chair, 2008 Haptics Symposium
Email: cbasdogan at ku.edu.tr
Tel:   90+ (212)-338-1721
Fax:  90+ (212)-338-1548
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