[robotics-worldwide] IEEE ICRA 2011 Call for Participants

Zhidong Wang zhidong.wang at it-chiba.ac.jp
Wed Mar 16 16:35:22 PDT 2011

IEEE ICRA 2011 Call for Participants

May 5-19, 2011, Shanghai, China

Advance Registration Deadline: March 31, 2011 

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, 

  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
  4 Special Forums
  Robotic Challenge
  3 Technical Tours

Detailed information could be found in the conference web site:

Advance Registration Deadline: March 31, 2011 

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

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