[robotics-worldwide] Ro-Man 2011 - Call for Participation

Christensen, Henrik I. hic at cc.gatech.edu
Sat Jun 4 11:48:44 PDT 2011

Call for Participation in 20th Ro-Man -- 31 July - 2 August 2011

The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive 
Communication (Ro-Man 2011)

is taking place 31 July - 2 August, 2011 in Atlanta, GA. The event will
be held at the Hotel Renessaince just next to the Georgia Tech campus. 

The theme of the symposium is cognition and interaction for real-world 
human-robot cooperation. 

~65 papers will be presented in a dual track program. The program also 
features 3 keynote presentations from

* R. Dillmann, KIT - Antropromatics
* R. Murphy, TAMU - Rescue Robotics
* K. C. Shin, Yujin - Deployment of Service Robots 

In addition the program features a special session with past Ro-Man 
origanizers reflecting on the perspectives, progress and opportunities
in Robot and Human Interaction and Cooperation. 

The conference has a rich set of social events and provides great 
opportunities to interact with other researchers engaged in HRI and 
related fields. 

Key dates:
Preliminary Program - June 7
Early Registration - June 15
Authors Registration - June 15
Conference - July 31 - August 2

Conference website: http://www.ro-man2011.org

The meeting is jointly sponsored by IEEE Robotics and Automation Society,
IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society and Robotics Society of Japan. 
Technical Sponsorship is also provided by the Korean Robotics Society. 

We hope to see many of you in Atlanta for the conference. 


Henrik I Christensen, General Chair
Matthias Scheutz, Program Chair
Bill Smart, Finance Chair
Ayanna Howard, Local Chair

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