[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] 2nd CFP: Southwest Robotics Symposium (free registration; abstracts due December 10)

Ted Pavlic tpavlic at asu.edu
Fri Nov 30 23:01:40 PST 2018

Dear Colleagues --

The 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium will be held on *January 24 and 25*
in beautiful Tempe, AZ, (where there will be no snow and maybe even no
jackets) and will include these *distinguished speakers* in *robotics and
autonomous systems*:

*- Oussama Khatib (Stanford) *
*- Ruzena Bajcsy (UC Berkeley) *
*- Gaurav Sukhatme (USC)*
*- Siddhartha Srinivasa (UW)*
*- Jaydev Desai (Georgia Tech)*
*- Joel Burdick (Caltech) *
*- Louis Whitcomb (Johns Hopkins)*
*- Nora Ayanian (USC) *
*- Herbert Tanner (Univ Delaware)*
*- Marcia O'Malley (Rice)*
*- Rafael Fierro (UNM)*
*- Yiannis Aloimonos (Univ of Maryland) *
*- Xiaobo Tan (Michigan State) *
*- Barry Trimmer (Tufts) *
*- Micheal Goldfarb (Vanderbilt)*

Registration for the event is *FREE *(but required to attend)*. *We invite
you to register and join us in beautiful, warm, Tempe in January.

Registration link:


Participants have the option of submitting a *poster abstract *by *December
10, 2018. *Selected posters will be given 3 minutes each for oral (pitch)
presentation during the event.

Poster abstract submission link:


This 2-day event will include 5 sessions, posters, lab tours, and industry
demos. Each session is focused on high-impact topics related to robotics
and automation and will host talks from renowned researchers to discuss the
state-of-the-art and future directions. The topics include:

** Multi-robot Systems*
** Bio-inspired Robotics*
** Robot Learning and AI*
** Autonomous Robotic Vehicles and Planning*
** Human–Robot Interaction*

The event is open to researchers in the fields of robotics, automation,
control and related fields, students in the fields of engineering, medicine
and nursing, industry and technology investors, and the general public.


#SWRS2019 website:

To learn more about Robotics at ASU (and our new MS in RAS):

Best regards,
Chairs of the 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium Organizing Committee
(via Ted Pavlic, publicity chair)

Theodore (Ted) P. Pavlic <tpavlic at asu.edu>, Asst Prof., Arizona State
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
School of Sustainability
Office: BYENG 314, Phone: +1-480-965-2899, Fax: +1-480-965-2751
USPS: ASU - CIDSE, P.O. Box 878809, Room 553, Tempe, AZ  85287-8809

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