[robotics-worldwide] ICRA2011 Call for Participants and VISA applications

Zhidong Wang zhidong.wang at it-chiba.ac.jp
Tue Apr 19 05:24:48 PDT 2011

IEEE ICRA 2011 Call for Participants and VISA applications

May 5-19, 2011, Shanghai, China

-- About VISA Application Documents ------------------------------- 
 Invitation letter for VISA application of authors can be obtained  
from PaperPlaze system. For letter to workshop organizers and 
workshop presenters, please contact Dr. Hesheng Wang 
(wanghesheng at sjtu.edu.cn), the registration chair of ICRA2011  

The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA
2011) will take place from May 9 to 13, 2011 at the Shanghai
International Conference Center and the Shangri-La Hotel Shanghai Pudong
in Shanghai, China. The theme of the conference is "Better Robots,
Better Life", an expectation that the ever growing technology in
robotics and automation will help build a better human society. The
conference will provide a unique opportunity for the academic and
industrial communities to address new challenges, share solutions, and
discuss research directions for the future.

--Keynote Speech and Plenary Talks
  Keynote Speech: “China's Lunar Exploration Program: Status and Future”
          Prof. Ziyuan OUYANG, Chief Scientist,
          The China’s first Lunar Exploration Program

  Plenary Speech I: “Paving the Road to Autonomous Driving:
                      a New Challenge in Vehicular Robotics”
          Prof. Alberto Broggi, the University of Parma, Italy

  Plenary Speech II: “Ultra Automation: Challenges and Opportunities”
          Prof. Ning Xi, Michigan State University, USA
                        & The City University of Hong Kong, 
                                     Hong Kong, China

  Plenary Speech III: “On Legs, Tracks and Wheels –
                        Mobile Robots for Unstructured Environment
          Dr. Martin Buehler, Director, Research, iRobot, USA

--Program at a Glance

--Advance Technical Program

Conference Technical Program includes
  15 Tracks, 168 Oral Sessions, 2 Interactive Sessions,
  2 Video Sessions
  5 Communications Paper Sessions
  30+ Workshops and Tutorials
  5 Special Forums
  Robotic Challenge
  3 Technical Tours

Detailed information could be found in the conference web site:

Zhidong WANG,  Ph.D, Professor
Dept. of Advanced Robotics
Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
Tel/Fax: +81-47-478-0142

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