[robotics-worldwide] ICRA 2010: Call for Papers

Vijay Kumar kumar at seas.upenn.edu
Tue Jun 23 13:14:53 PDT 2009

2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
                 May 3-8, 2010
                 Anchorage, Alaska, USA

The 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation will
be held in Anchorage, Alaska, May 3 - 8, 2010. The theme of the
conference is "50 Years of Robotics,” reflecting on the amazing
achievements of the field and the broad impact of robotics and
automation research, development and education.

                 IMPORTANT DATES
Submission of all contributions: September 15, 2009
(this is a strict deadline with no extensions)
Notification of acceptance: January 7, 2010
All final contributions due: February 8, 2010


Prospective authors should submit their papers electronically in PDF
format. Six pages in the standard ICRA format are allowed for each
paper, including figures. A maximum of two additional pages is
permitted at extra charge. Each paper can be accompanied by a short
(1-2 minute) video. Each accepted paper may also be accompanied by a
hardcopy poster for display and presentation at the conference
venue. Detailed instructions for paper submission via PaperPlaza are
available at www.icra2010.org.


Invited sessions on new topics or innovative applications will be
considered, consisting of four to six related papers submitted through
the regular review process. Prospective organizers should include a
brief statement of purpose for the sessions as well as the abstracts
of the papers to be included.


Videos of 1.5 to 3 minutes illustrating new and exciting results are
sought for special video sessions. Videos should be submitted via the
PaperPlaza system. Details are available at www.icra2010.org.


Proposals for half-day or full-day tutorials and workshops should be
submitted according to the instructions at www.icra2010.org.


There will be an exhibition site at the conference. Information for
prospective exhibitors is available at www.icra2010.org.


The conference will feature Robot Challenge Competitions, designed to
encourage participation by teams working in diverse areas of robotics.
More information is available at www.icra2010.org.


Embraced by six mountain ranges and warmed by a maritime climate,
Anchorage is alive year round with adventure, spectacular wilderness,
recreation, seasonal festivities, and sporting events. See links from
www.icra2010.org for more information.

Vijay Kumar
ICRA 2010 Program Chair

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