[robotics-worldwide] Call for contributions: IROS 2013 Workshop on high-performance hydraulic robots II

Claudio Semini claudio.semini at iit.it
Wed Aug 14 01:47:33 PDT 2013

*Call For 1-page Abstracts*

IROS 2013 full-day Workshop on
Hydraulic Actuation for Fast, Powerful, Efficient, Compact, and 
Compliant Robots
(2nd edition of the workshop series on high-performance hydraulic robots)


Thursday, 7th of November, 2013, Tokyo, Japan


Organizers: Sang-Ho Hyon, Hiroshi Kaminaga, Claudio Semini

List of Speakers
- Prof. Jonas Buchli, ETHZ, Switzerland
- Dr. Ludovic Righetti, MPI, Germany
- Prof. Oomichi Takeo, Meijo University, Japan
- Dr. Kitak Ahn, KNR Systems Inc., Korea
- Dr. Samer Alfayad, TUM, Germany
- Prof. Sang-Ho Hyon, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
- Dr. Hiroshi Kaminaga, The University of Tokyo, Japan
- Dr. Claudio Semini, IIT, Italy
- Dr. Kazumi Ito, KYB Corp., Japan
- Dr. Hiroshi Kosodo, Takako, Inc., Japan
- Speaker from IHMC, USA (to be confirmed)

Call for 1-page abstracts
We invite researchers that are working on the design and/or control of 
high-performance hydraulic robots, components and robotic devices to 
submit a 1-page abstract, matching the workshop's theme and topics that 
can be found on the above-mentioned Workshop website.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be given the opportunity to present 
their work during the poster session, preceded by a 3-minute poster 
teaser presentation.

Important Dates
1-page abstracts submission deadline: September 4th, 2013 (23:59 PST)
Notification of acceptance: September 20th, 2013

Submission Instructions
Please prepare a 1-page extended abstract PDF using the IEEE template 
(US-letter!) as described at 
http://www.iros2013.org/final-submission.html       (scroll down to 
"Step 1").
Before submitting check your pdf with the IEEE compliance test for IROS 
Then submit your extended abstract to Prof. Sang-Ho Hyon ( 
gen{a}fc.ritsumei.ac.jp ) with the tag [IROS2013] in the subject line. 
Abstracts will be checked by the organizers for suitability for this 
workshop and completeness, but will not be fully peer-reviewed.

Claudio Semini (on behalf of the organizing committee)

Claudio Semini, PhD
Head of Dynamic Legged Systems Lab
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Advanced Robotics Department
Via Morego 30, 16163 Genoa, Italy
phone: +39 010 71781 912
email: claudio.semini at iit.it
web: www.semini.ch or

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