[robotics-worldwide] HUMANOIDS 2013: Last Chance for Early Registration!

Mike Stilman mstilman at cc.gatech.edu
Fri Sep 6 11:10:27 PDT 2013


Dear Friends of Humanoids,

Join us at Humanoids 2013! Just a last-minute reminder that Early 
Registration *Closes Very Soon*: 11:59PM PST.

We have a very exciting program for you this year with excellent 
presentations, invited speakers and special events. For details, please 
see: http://www.humanoids2013.org

Program Highlights Include:

Plenary Talks:
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Prof. Yoshihiko Nakamura (U. Tokyo) "Rediscovery of Anthropology from Robotics"
Prof. Ronald Arkin (Georgia Tech) "How to NOT build a Terminator"

NEW: Plenary Socratic Dialogue:
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Prof. Yiannis Aloimonos (U. Maryland) "Manipulation Action Language"

Plenary Forum on *Humanoids in the Real World*:
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Dr. Robert O. Ambrose (NASA) - Humanoids in Space
Dr. Rodney Brooks (Rethink Robotics) - Humanoids on Land
Prof. Oussama Khatib (Stanford) - Humanoids Underwater

We will also have numerous Robot Exhibits and Demonstrations:

At the conference venue (Oct. 15-17)
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- ROBOTIS: Dynamixel-Prol and Darwin-Op Robots
- Aldebaran: The NAO Next-Gen Humanoid Robot
- Rethink Robotics: Baxter
- Schunk: Modular robot arms (as used on Krang)
- Engineered Arts: Robothespian
- NASA: Components of Robonaut 2 including hand from outer space!
- Dr. Hanson: Phillip K. Dick Android and More!
- KAIST/Rainbow: Hubo Robot
- GT/Drexel/KAIST: DRC-Hubo
- RoMeLa: SAFFiR and THOR (DRC)

In Technical Tours: (Oct. 15)
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- Golem Krang (MacGyver Robot)
- Possibly also DRC-Hubo
- Simon (Prof. Andrea Thomaz)
- PR2 (Prof. Charlie Kemp)

Looking forward to seeing many of you at the conference!

Best Regards,

Mike

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Prof. Mike Stilman
General Chair: IEEE Int. Conf. On Humanoid Robots
Director: Humanoid Robotics Lab
Robotics and Intelligent Machines
Georgia Institute of Technology
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email: mstilman at cc.gatech.edu
cell: (650)283-4284


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