[robotics-worldwide] [Meetings] CfP: IROS Robotic Grasping and Manipulation Competition

Yu Sun yusun at mail.usf.edu
Tue Jul 16 05:08:33 PDT 2019

-- Update -- Deadline Extended to July 25, 2019.
-- Update -- The organizers can provide robotic arms at the site if needed

You are cordially invited to participate in the coming Robotic Grasping and
Manipulation Competition in Macau during IROS 2019 (November 4-5, 2019).
Teams from academia and industry are equally welcome to participate. The
registration deadline is on July 25, 2019. For more information, please
visit https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__rpal.cse.usf.edu_competition-5Firos2019_&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=9hOPMn7ZoCW9XKeVXzNSUd9dKM71SVa-2ZyUDI5ZOb4&s=6-cedlx88t77aGh_zetFS2oHFkBf2FkomFwmoiQ34hQ&e= 

The competition has three tracks: service robot track, manufacturing track,
and logistics track. Teams can participate in one, two, or three tracks
because they will be carried out at different times.

With generous sponsorships, the competition will provide travel support to
selected teams and the following prizes:
First Place in Service Robot -- $3,000 (tentative)
Second Place in Service Robot -- $1,500 (tentative)
Third Place in Service Robot -- $500 (tentative)
First Place in Manufacturing -- $3,000 (tentative)
Second Place in Manufacturing -- $1,500 (tentative)
Third Place in Manufacturing -- $500 (tentative)
First Place in Logistics -- $4,000 (tentative)
Second Place in Logistics -- $2,000 (tentative)
Third Place in Logistics -- $1,000 (tentative)

Organizing Committee:
Yu Sun, University of South Florida (USF)
Berk Calli, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Joseph Falco, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Juxi Leitner, Australian Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision (ACRV)
Maximo Roa, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Fuchun Sun, Tsinghua University
Rong Xiong, Zhejiang University
Yasuyoshi Yokokohji, Kobe University


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