[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] 2018 IEEE Haptics Symposium in San Francisco Starting on Sunday

Khurshid, Rebecca Pierce khurshid at bu.edu
Tue Mar 20 07:03:59 PDT 2018


2 0 1 8   H A P T I C S   S Y M P O S I U M

March 25-28 in San Francisco, USA



Haptics Symposium will commence this Sunday, March 25th, at the Westin St. Francis hotel in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

This four-day conference will showcase:

• Cross-cutting challenge sessions on wearable interfaces and surface haptics

• 57 oral presentations of archival technical papers

• 38 poster presentations of recent IEEE Transactions on Haptics articles

• 35 poster presentations of work-in-progress papers

• 36 hands-on demonstrations

• 6 industry exhibits

• A breakfast panel on haptics in robotic surgery (sponsored by Intuitive Surgical)

• A delicious banquet (sponsored by Oculus Research) with surprise entertainment

• Technical tours of haptics and robotics labs at Stanford University (presently sold out)

• Opportunities to network with top researchers from around the world

• and much more!

Compact program overview: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__2018.hapticssymposium.org_programoverview&d=DwIF-g&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=vbf5jf_c56Ve3aVTxy0d7_F0Uza6DGTC4t5cXbIRqZM&s=9zzmUvoVatJ2laZHDeIF9YJzpuzAKeQFwweti-wtPOc&e=

Detailed online program: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.conference-2Dpublishing.com_program_HAPTICS18ALL_HTML_withpicts-2D-2D.html&d=DwIF-g&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=vbf5jf_c56Ve3aVTxy0d7_F0Uza6DGTC4t5cXbIRqZM&s=1YJBQHjUnRzwf6ZE3r8aGMMQhSpEgsEzvKpm-Nugu7M&e=

Participants may register for the full conference or for a single day either ahead or time or on site, with discounts for IEEE members, Technical Committee on Haptics (TCH) members (on request), and students.  Details about registration and a link to the registration site are available at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__2018.hapticssymposium.org_registration&d=DwIF-g&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=vbf5jf_c56Ve3aVTxy0d7_F0Uza6DGTC4t5cXbIRqZM&s=v97iVaasw_qTKZho0-1p5boqh16oYrG4DICVu7AW-EY&e=

Please send any related questions to khurshid at bu.edu

We hope you will join us for this exciting event!


Rebecca P. Khurshid, Publicity Chair

Jenna Gorlewicz, Registration Chair

Veronica Santos, Publications Chair

Yon Visell, Program Chair

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Greg Gerling, Conference Co-Chairs

2018 IEEE Haptics Symposium

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