[robotics-worldwide] ACRA 2012 2nd Call for Papers

Will.Browne at ecs.vuw.ac.nz Will.Browne at ecs.vuw.ac.nz
Thu Aug 23 04:18:24 PDT 2012


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1 Week to go for Submissions!

ACRA 2012 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation
December 3-5, Wellington, New Zealand
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The home page is at: https://ecs.victoria.ac.nz/Events/ACRA2012/
Paper submission website: https://ssl.linklings.net/conferences/acra/

ACRA papers are six to ten pages in length.
Each paper may be accompanied by a short (1-2 minute) video that helps to
describe the methods or results described in the paper. This is highly
encouraged.

10 reasons to submit to ACRA:

1) Disseminate state-of-the-art research in the field of Robotics and
Automation.

2) Highest ranked robotics conference in the southern hemisphere.

3) Share interesting and related work - in the fields of robotics,
automation and mechatronics providing a forum to present a breadth of
research activities to the wider Australasian community.

4) Experience the Coolest Little Capital in the World -
Wellington is named as the 4th top city in the world to visit by Lonely
Planet Best in Travel 2011
http://www.wellingtonnz.com/media/lonely_planet_acclaim_coolest_little_capital_world

5) ACRA is a quality assured, peer-reviewed conference featured in Scopus,
Google Scholar and other ranking engines.

6) Since 1999, ACRA has brought together Australian, New Zealand and
worldwide researchers and students. This year’s conference will be the
14th ACRA, so be part of a well established conference series that
includes many influential papers.

7) Single tracked conference (no parallel sessions or posters) that
creates a truly collegiate atmosphere.

8) [for Australian academics] Strong Australian dollar meaning cheap
flights, accommodation and meals - direct flights from major east coast
Australian cities, e.g. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

9) Welcome gathering and conference banquet in great harbour/city centre
locations.

10) Catch-up and meet new colleagues. Escaping the office and
administration helps stimulate research and collaboration!

The website contains paper templates and other information. Go to:
http://www.araa.asn.au/acra

Important Dates:
Submission of papers: 	1 September 2012
Notification of acceptance: 	12 October 2012
Camera ready papers due: 	9 November 2012



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