[robotics-worldwide] CFP: 9th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control in Gifu (SYROCO2009)

Tetsuya MOURI mouri at gifu-u.ac.jp
Tue Jan 27 17:44:40 PST 2009

(apologies for multiple postings)

           SYROCO'09 - Call For Papers 
 9th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control
    Nagaragawa Convention Center, Gifu, Japan
             September 9-12, 2009 

Welcome to Gifu and Japan!  

The 9th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO2009) will 
be held at the Nagaragawa Convention Center in Gifu, Japan from September 
9 to 12, 2009. All the past symposiums were held in Europe. To create a 
new foothold for growth, the 9th SYROCO comes to Gifu, Japan. It is the 
first time that SYROCO is held in non-European countries.
The registration fees have been changed, and a 15% discount has been applied.
The deadline of Submission is firm and is not extended. 
The invited sessions have been scheduled in SYROCO2009.

Meeting Scope: 
The primary topics for the SYROCO 2009 will be "Robot Control in Human-
Robot Dynamic Interaction". Robot control technology is widely used for 
space, surgery, rehabilitation, micro machine, entertainment, underwater, 
civil engineering etc. It will continue to play an increasing role in the 
area of human-robot dynamic interaction technology. The SYROCO 2009 will 
also try to cover the whole range of areas in the field of robot control 
including mobile robots. Contributions on basic research as well as on 
relevant applications are included.

Topics of interests include, but are not limited to the followings. :
 * Haptic interaction
 * Telemanipulation
 * Micro/Nano manipulation
 * Networked robots
 * Hybrid Dynamical System
 * Robot control (adaptive, robust, learning)
 * Force and compliance control
 * Multi-fingered hand control
 * Multi cooperative robot control
 * Sensory based robot control
 * Modeling and identification
 * Mobile robots
 * Humanoid robot
 * Advanced Applications: space, surgery, rehabilitation,
    entertainment, underwater, civil engineering, etc. 

Invited session (New!)
 * IPROMS session on Methods for Multiple Mobile Robots Control
 * Mechatronic Approach to Robotics
 * Cognitive Robotics
 * Control Issues and Sensor Feedback in Nanohandling Systems
 * Robotic Human-Machine-Systems in the Security Domain
 * Evolvable Systems: Current Industrial & Academic results
 * Energy-Based Motor Control and Learning for Human-Robot Interaction
 * Dexterous Manipulation
If you interested in a session and hope that you submit your paper 
to the session, please contact the corresponding organizer. 

 * February 1, 2009 Firm Deadline for Submission of full-length papers
               The number of pages and the file size: 6 pages, 1.5 MB
 * May      1, 2009 Notification of paper acceptance
 * June    15, 2009 Deadline for Submission of final papers
 * July     1, 2009 Deadline for Advanced Registration
 * September 9-12 2009 SYROCO 2009

 Please submit your papers no later than February 1, 2009. 
 The deadline is firm and is not extended. 

Symposium Venue: 
 * Nagaragawa Convention Center
   2695-2 Nagara Fukumitsu, Gifu 502-0817, Japan.
   Web: http://www.g-ncc.jp/test/e-framepage.htm 

   The Nagaragawa Convention Center is located at the Nagara riverside. 
   It stands 5 km away from JR (Japan Railway) Gifu Station or Meitetsu 
   Gifu Station. On the Nagara riverside, there are world class hotels 
   and ryokans (Japanese-style hotels) equipped with hot springs. 
   Sightseeing of cormorant fishing is available either from the 
   riverside or a viewing boat, in the evening.

 * Gifu City
   Gifu city is situated in the center of Japan. Gifu is rich in history, 
   culture, and natural beauty. Mt. Kinka rises on the east side of the 
   city. Gifu Castle, which was the famous residence of Nobunaga Oda, 
   stands at the summit of this forested mountain. At sunset, Gifu Castle 
   lights up, reminding us of its history of 700 years. Since Nobunaga Oda, 
   a warrior who aimed to conquer the entire country, strongly promoted 
   commerce and industry in Gifu, a prosperous castle town was developed 
   Gifu has a lot of restaurants, theaters, a variety of retail stores and 
   shopping malls, including a department store downtown, located between 
   Gifu JR station and the conference site.

Registration Fees:
                        Advance (before July 1, 2009) On-site
   Full Registration    JPY 50,000                    JPY 60,000
   Student Registration JPY 25,000                    JPY 30,000

 The registration fees have been changed, and a 15% discount has been applied.

 The Full Registration fee includes the Symposium Preprints, coffee 
 breaks, Welcome and Farewell Receptions and the Symposium Banquet. 
 The Student Registration fee includes the Symposium Preprints, coffee 
 breaks and Welcome and Farewell Receptions. For every accepted paper, 
 at least one full registration fee must be paid before June 15, 2009. 
 Otherwise the paper will not be considered in the final event program 
 and will not be published in the event documentation. 

No-show papers:
 A paper not presented takes away a slot from another author and creates 
 a hole in the session, which can cause serious inconvenience to the 
 audience and the organizers. Noshow papers will not appear at 

 * Technical Sessions
 * Plenary Lectures
 * Special Invited Lecture from Toyota Motor Corporation
 * Company Exhibition

Contact Us:
 SYROCO 2009 Secretariat:
  Dr. Tetsuya Mouri
  Department of Human and Information Systems,
  Gifu University
  1-1 Yanagido Gifu 501-1193, Japan.
  TEL/FAX: +81-58-293-2548
  E-mail: syroco2009_office at syroco2009.org

 International Program Committee:  
 IPC Chair: 
   Hideki Hashimoto, University of Tokyo, Japan
 IPC Vice-Chairs:
   Paolo Dario, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
   Yoshikazu Hayakawa, Nagoya University, Japan
   Oussama Khatib, Stanford University, USA
   Masashi Yamashita, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan
 IPC Members:
   Nikos A. Aspragathos (Greece)
   George Boiadjiev (Bulgaria)
   Wayne J. Book (USA)
   Mo-Yune Chow (USA)
   Sergej Fatikow (Germany)
   Aarne Halme (Finland)
   Vincent Hayward (Canada)
   Keum-Shik Hong (Korea)
   Sang-Ho Hyon (Japan)
   Rolf Johansson (Sweden)
   Makoto Kaneko (Japan)
   Haruhisa Kawasaki (Japan)
   Wisama Khalil (France)
   Peter Kopacek (Austria)
   Peter Korondi (Hungary)
   Kazuhiro Kosuge (Japan)
   Ju-Jang Lee (Korea)
   Sandro Leuchter (Germany)
   Yun-Hui Liu (China)
   Shugen Ma (Japan)
   Claudio Melchiorri (Italy)
   Yoshihiko Nakamura (Japan)
   Goro Obinata (Japan)
   Mauro Onori (Sweden)
   Shinsuk Park (Korea)
   Vladimir Pavlovsky (Russia)
   Jose M. G. Sa da Costa (Portugal)
   Miguel A Salichs (Spain)
   Jurek Z. Sasiadek (Canada)
   Bruno Siciliano (Italy)
   Hanxu Sun (China)
   Satoshi Tadokoro (Japan)
   Tzyh-Jong Tarn (USA)
   Krzysztof Tchon (Poland)
   Masayoshi Tomizuka (USA)
   Dirk Wollherr (Germany)

 National Organizing Committee: 
 NOC Chair:
   Haruhisa Kawasaki, Gifu University, Japan
 NOC Vice-Chair:
   Kazuhiko Terashima, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
 NOC Members:
   Takahiro Endo (Japan)
   Hideki Hashimoto (Japan)
   Hiroki Ishikawa (Japan)
   Satoshi Ito (Japan)
   Naoki Mizuno (Japan)
   Yoshifumi Morita (Japan)
   Tetsuya Mouri (Japan)
   Minoru Sasaki (Japan)
   Kazuo Tani (Japan)
   Kazunori Terada (Japan)
   Hironao Yamada (Japan)
   Hidehiko Yamamoto (Japan)
   Kenichi Yano (Japan)

 National Advisory Committee:  
 NAC Chair: 
   Tsuneo Yoshikawa, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
 NAC Members:
   Tamio Arai (Japan) 
   Suguru Arimoto (Japan)
   Toshio Fukuda (Japan)
   Fumio Harashima (Japan)
   Hidenori Kimura (Japan)

 Sponsoring Organization: 
   International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) 
   IFAC Technical Committee on Robotics (TC 4.3) 
 Co-sponsoring IFAC Technical Committees:  
   Mechatronic Systems (TC 4.2) 
   Control Design (TC 2.1) 
   Science Council of Japan
 Technical co-sponsors: 
   IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES)
   IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS)
   International Association for Mathematics and 
    Computers in Simulation (IMACS)
   Japan Robot Association (JARA)
   The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering (JSME)
   The Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ)
   The Society of Instrument and Control Engineering (SICE)
   The Virtual Reality Society of Japan (VRSJ)


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