[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] 1st UK Robot Manipulation Workshop

Mehmet Dogar m.r.dogar at leeds.ac.uk
Sun Jan 3 04:21:44 PST 2016


We are organizing the 1st UK Robot Manipulation Workshop, which is a
community building exercise for UK Robot Manipulation researchers and end
users.  A number of invited talks will be given, and there will be poster
and industry sessions.

The workshop dates are 11-12 February 2016. The Workshop will be held at
the University of Birmingham.

*Call for Posters*
To participate with a poster, please submit a title and one page abstract
via email to the poster session organisers. Please use the subject line:
"Poster Submission for the UK Robot Manipulation Workshop". The deadline
for submission is 19 January 2016. You will be notified of acceptance on 22
January 2016.

*Registration*
The workshop is free to attend. Non-UK participation is welcome, although
the focus will be UK researchers. To attend to the workshop, please
register on Eventbrite:
www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-uk-manipulation-workshop-tickets-20152760449
Deadline for registration is 1st February 2016.

*Scholarships*
Where UK institutions have no available EPSRC institutional funds for
robotics, scholarships are available for up to 10 students of £100 each
towards travel expenses.

*Invited Speakers*
Niels Lohse, Loughborough University
Jeremy L Wyatt, University of Birmingham
Nathan Lepora, University of Bristol
Mehmet Dogar, University of Leeds
Marc Deisenroth, Imperial College
Hongbin Liu, King’s College London
Ravinder Dahiya, University of Glasgow
Seth Vijayakumar, University of Edinburgh
Paul Siebert, University of Glasgow
Mark Lee, University of Aberystwyth
+ More to be announced

*Industry Session Invited Speakers*
Samia Nefti-Meziani, University of Salford
Rich Walker, Shadow Robot Company
Jeremy Hadall, the MTC
+ More to be announced

*Location*
Nicolson Building, Winterborne Gardens, 58 Edgbaston Park Rd, University of
Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2RT.

*Poster Session Organisers*
Marc Deisenroth, m.deisenroth at imperial.ac.uk
Mehmet Dogar, m.r.dogar at leeds.ac.uk
Maurice Fallon, maurice.fallon at ed.ac.uk

*Workshop Organisers*
Jeremy Wyatt, University of Birmingham
Marc Deisenroth, Imperial College
Mehmet Dogar, University of Leeds
Maurice Fallon, University of Edinburgh
Edward Johns, Imperial College
Ales Leonardis, University of Birmingham
Nathan Lepora, University of Bristol
Hongbin Li, King’s College London
Niels Lohse, University of Loughborough
Samia Nefti-Meziani, University of Salford
Tony Pipe, Bristol Robotics Laboratory
Robyn Reeve, University of Birmingham
Sethu Vijayakumar, University of Edinburgh
Marek Kopicki, University of Birmingham
Nick Hockings, University of Bath


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