[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for proposals for hosting RSS 2017 (deadline July 10, 2015)

Brock, Oliver oliver.brock at tu-berlin.de
Mon Jun 15 06:45:02 PDT 2015

Dear Worldwide Robotics Community,

The RSS foundation is soliciting proposals for hosting Robotics: Science and Systems 2017.   For a list of past RSS locations, please see: http://www.roboticsproceedings.org/.  RSS '16 will be held in Ann Arbor, MI, USA from June 18 to 22.


Proposals should be submitted as a single PDF file to rss.foundation at robotics.tu-berlin.de by July 10.  The format is described below.  You are encouraged to indicate your intention to submit a proposal as early as possible.  If you have questions, please contact the same email address.

Best regards
Oliver Brock (for the RSS foundation)

Proposal Format

A proposal to host RSS should include information regarding:

1) Conference Venue

Please provide information, including pricing and availability, for the conference venue.  Please list separately:
     a) Auditorium to seat about 500
     b)  Open space to host a poster session
     c) 10-15 workshop rooms ranging in size from approximately 20 to 80 seats
     d) sufficient infrastructure to provide lunch for attendees (nearby restaurants or catered lunches)

2) Timing

Please provide several preferred dates for RSS, with a preference for the last week of June, while avoiding conflicts with other relevant conferences in robotics, AI, computer vision, and machine learning.

3) Accommodation

In proximity to the conference venue, there should be sufficient hotel capacity for approximately 600 people (400 for the main conference, 200 additional for the workshops).  Please include information about student dorm housing.  For all accommodation options, please indicate an approximate price range.

4) Location

Please provide information about the city or area the conference venue is situated in.

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