[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Reminder: ROS Kong 2014 Early Registration Ends April 30th, Speakers Announced

Tully Foote tfoote at osrfoundation.org
Fri Apr 25 00:01:47 PDT 2014

We're happy to announce the lineup of invited speakers for ROS Kong 2014:

Kei Okada, University of Tokyo
Paulo Borges, CSIRO
Wyatt Newman, Case Western University / University of Hong Kong
Noriaki Ando, METI / AIST
Daniel Stonier, Yujin Robot Innovation

We're thrilled to host such an esteemed group of speakers who represent so
many different aspects of the Australasian ROS community, from research to
product development.

Whether you know about ROS or are just beginning this will be an
opportunity to learn more about how ROS and meet members of the community
from around the world.

Reminder: The early registration deadline is April 30th, less than a week
away. Registration and details are available at:

ROS Kong 2014 will be held on June 6th at Hong Kong University immediately
following ICRA. It will feature:
* Invited speakers: Learn about the latest improvements to and applications
of ROS software from some of the luminaries in our community.
* Lightning talks: One of our most popular events, lightning talks are
back-to-back 3-minute presentations that are scheduled on-site. Bring your
project pitch and share it with the world!
* Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) meetings: Get together with folks who share your
specific interest, whether it's ROS in embedded systems, ROS in space, ROS
for products, or anything else that will draw a crowd.

To keep us all together, coffee breaks and lunch will be catered on-site.
There will also be a hosted reception (with food and drink) at a classic
Hong Kong venue at the end of the day. Throughout the day, there will be
lots of time to meet other ROS users both from Asia and around the world.

ROS Kong 2014 Organizing Committee

roskong-2014-oc at osrfoundation.org

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