[robotics-worldwide] Travel Grants: IEEE RAS Summer School on "Robot Vision and Applications"
jruizd at ing.uchile.cl
Tue Aug 28 16:57:38 PDT 2012
(Please distribute this call for participation among colleagues,
students, friends and people interested on robotics)
Second Call for Participation
The IEEE RAS Summer School on "Robot Vision and Applications" will be
held on December 3-7, 2012 at the School of Engineering of the
Universidad de Chile, in Santiago, Chile. The summer school is co-
funded by the recently created IEEE RAS Summer School Program, and it
is technically sponsored by the IEEE RAS Technical Committee on
Computer & Robot Vision and the IEEE RAS Education Committee. The
official language of the summer school is English, and it will include
tutorial courses, keynote lectures, a student poster competition, and
live demonstrations (autonomous vehicle, robot soccer, domestic
The IEEE RAS Summer School Program will fund travel grants for
Travel Grants Program
Purpose: To provide support for students attending the summer school.
Award: Each Student Travel Grant Award is $850 for international
students, and USD$425 for international students from neighbor
countries. The local organization will cover the registration fees of
all international students.
Eligibility: To qualify for consideration the student must:
• Be an undergraduate or graduate student,
• Submit an extended abstract of a research work to be finally
presented in poster format at the summer school,
• Submit a Curriculum Vitae,
• Be a IEEE RAS member (not mandatory).
In addition, a recommendation letter of a professor or the thesis
advisor must be submitted. This letter must confirm that the person
that is applying to the travel grant is a student.
• The scientific quality of the submitted abstract,
• The candidate previous achievements,
• The content of the recommendation letter,
• In case of candidates with similar evaluation, the following
criteria will be used: the affiliation of the candidate to the IEEE
RAS, and the aim of supporting students from a wide number of
Application deadline: October 31st, 2012.
Decision notification: November 7h, 2012.
The Poster Competition Chair is Professor Pablo Zegers (pzegers at miuandes.cl
). In case of having questions, please contact him directly.
IEEE RAS Summer School on "Robot Vision and Applications"
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