[robotics-worldwide] [euRobotics-dist] [meetings] - CLAWAR 2018 - 2 days to deadline - April 16th

Dimitris Chrysostomou dimi at mp.aau.dk
Sat Apr 14 02:27:51 PDT 2018

[apologies for duplicate messages]
** Only 2 days left for the paper submission deadline Monday 16th April 2018 **

Dear colleague,

We are pleased to inform you that the 21st International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2018) within the premises of The Technological University of Panama, Panama City, Panama, during 10 – 12 September 2018.

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*** Key dates ***
Proposals for workshops/ special sessions:  14 Mar 2018
Submission of full draft papers:    16 Apr 2018 ** NEW DEADLINE **
Notification of paper acceptance:  15 May 2018
Submission of final (accepted) papers:  15 Jun 2018
Early bird registration (reduced fee):    15 Jun 2018
Preliminary program:  15 Jul 2018
Conference dates:  10-12 Sep 2018

CLAWAR 2018 will feature technical and social programs. The technical program will comprise plenary, regular and special/invited sessions. All articles submitted for inclusion in the conference will be peer reviewed before acceptance. It is envisaged that all accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, subject to registration of at least one author for presenting the work. A selection of presented papers will also be recommended for possible publication in reputable international journals. CLAWAR 2018 will also feature the CLAWAR Robotics Competition.

*** Scope ***
Original contributions in the general area of mobile robotics, covering climbing, walking, flying robots with assistance and service provided to humans and machines are welcome. The conference will cover analysis (modelling and simulation) techniques, design approaches, and practical applications and realisations of developed robotic systems. Support technologies for realisation of such systems, associated economic, ethical and social considerations are integral part of the conference theme.

*** Submission of Papers ***
The technical program of the conference will feature Regular Papers and Special Session Papers. Authors are invited to submit their full draft papers in PDF format through Easy Chair <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__easychair.org_conferences_-3Fconf-3Dclawar2018&d=DwIGaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=hIS3WVPFfQDJAIVsa4I2rRRJ60idKbjhQnrfFAk1xKs&s=jlFDJ3MqQRPChXe94jy9CVFJCvOIk9pHkIpC-XueMao&e=> by the indicated deadline for consideration for inclusion in the relevant category (special/regular paper).

All papers will be peer reviewed before acceptance, and all accepted papers (subject to registration) will be published in the conference proceedings. Final accepted papers will be limited to 8 pages in length in the prescribed style and format given in the paper submission web page.

A selection of presented papers will also be recommended for possible publication in reputable international journals.

*** Workshop and Special Session Proposals ***
Proposals should be submitted to the Conference Secretariat and a copy sent to Professor Gurvinder S. Virk (gsvirk at clawar.org<mailto:gsvirk at clawar.org>). Each proposal should be limited to one A4 page in length and must include title, aims/objectives, brief outline/scope, name and affiliation of the organiser(s).

*** Exhibition ***
Organisations and research groups can promote their robots and robotics research work by exhibiting these at the conference. Those wishing to participate in the exhibition programme of the conference are invited to seek relevant information via the conference web-site.

*** Robot competition ***
The conference will feature a “Climbing Robot Competition”. Research groups wishing to take part in the competition are invited to seek relevant information via the conference web-site.

*** Sponsorship ***
Organisations wishing to sponsor the conference in any way and gain the corresponding benefits, by promoting themselves and their products to the robotics community through conference publications, conference web-site and conference publicity, are invited to view relevant information on the conference web-site and further to contact the conference secretariat to discuss the terms of sponsorship and necessary arrangements.

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*** Contact & Questions ***
CLAWAR 2018 Secretariat: clawar2018 at clawar.org<mailto:clawar2018 at clawar.org>

Hope to see many of you in Panama!

Kind regards

Héctor Montes, Roemi Fernández, Victor Sánchez and Manuel Armada, Conference Co-Chairs
M. Osman Tokhi, International Scientific Committee Chair

Dimitris Chrysostomou
Assistant Professor | Robotics and Automation Group

Department of Materials & Production

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