[robotics-worldwide] [news] MBZIRC 2019 - Call for Intention to Participate

mbzirc oc at mbzirc.com
Sun Sep 24 11:15:08 PDT 2017

Dear Roboticists,

The second edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotic
Challenge (MBZIRC), scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE in the
Fall of 2019, is a global robotics competition with a total prize value
of USD 5 million.

We wish to inform you that the initial Challenge Description for MBZIRC
2019 is ready and available on the MBZIRC website at
www.mbzirc.com/challenge [1].

MBZIRC 2019 has a two-stage application process.

First, teams must declare their intention to participate by registering
online at www.mbzirc.com/apply [2]. (The deadline is October 15, 2017).
The second stage, "Call for Proposals," with details on how to apply for
sponsorship, will be released in November 2017.

We would like feedback from the robotics community about the Challenge,
and kindly ask you to complete the questionnaire at www.mbzirc.com/apply
We also invite you to attend a MBZIRC Dissemination Event at IROS 2017,
12.30PM - 2.00PM, Tuesday 26th September 2017, in Room 302 at the
Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada (IROS 2017 Conference
venue). Please RSVP using oc at mbzirc.com .

With best regards,
Tarek Taha 


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