[robotics-worldwide] RSS 2011: Early registration/housing reservation is open

Danica Kragic danik at nada.kth.se
Wed May 25 05:24:51 PDT 2011


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 	  Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) 2011
 	     http://www.roboticsconference.org/
 	     University of Southern California
 		    Los Angeles, CA, USA

 		    June 27-July 1, 2011

 		   CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
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     ** Reminder: Early registration ends June 1, 2011 **
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Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) brings together
researchers working on algorithmic and mathematical
foundations of robotics, robotics applications, and analysis
of robotic systems. The conference is single-track and the
final program is the result of a highly selective review
process, to give attendees an opportunity to see the best
research in all areas of robotics.

The program is now available online here:
http://www.roboticsconference.org/program.html
and includes invited talks, long oral presentations, short
oral presentations and poster presentations of refereed
papers. The main conference is preceded and followed by a
workshop and tutorial day.  All papers presented at the
conference will be made freely available for download on the
Internet.

This year's program includes several innovations: an
increased number of workshops, short oral presentations for
each poster, a video session, an extended open-mike session,
and forums for late-breaking ideas. The poster session,
always the site of vibrant debate at RSS, will be held
during the afternoon following a catered lunch.

Efforts have been made to keep conference expenses
manageable, particularly for student attendees. A limited
amount of affordable on-campus housing is available next to
the conference site. Hotel rooms at reduced rates are also
available within a 10 minute walk of the conference
site. Special registration packages (single or two day
workshop-only) are also available.

Important Dates:
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Early registration deadline: June 1, 2011 (midnight PDT)
Regular registration deadline: July 1, 2011
Conference: June 27-July 1, 2011

Invited Speakers:
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David Forsyth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Catherine Mohr, Intutive Surgical
Andy Ruina, Cornell University
Chris Urmson, Google

We are looking forward to seeing you in LA!

Hugh Durrant-Whyte, RSS 2011 General Chair
Nicholas Roy, RSS 2011 Program Chair
Danica Kragic, RSS 2011 Publicity Chair





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