[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] ETH Robotics Summer School 2019, June 27-July 01, Zurich, Switzerland

Cesar Cadena cesarc at ethz.ch
Mon Mar 18 02:59:45 PDT 2019


ETH Robotics Summer School

Real Robots, Real Environments

Zurich, Switzerland, 27 June - 01 July 2019

Web: robotics-summerschool.ethz.ch
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Email: info at robotics-summerschool.ethz.ch


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IMPORTANT DATES

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 April 2019

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Acceptance List: April 22, 2019

Symposium: June 27-28, 2019

Summer School Dates: June 29-July 01, 2019

Swiss Search and Rescue Robotics Week (ARCHE
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July 01-06,2019


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MOTIVATION AND DESCRIPTION

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Robotics has become one of the biggest fields of education and research
worldwide. The newly established Center for Robotics at ETH Zurich is
committed to providing continued education and training to the young
generations of researchers and practitioners. This summer school offers
lectures and hands-on tutorials on fundamental concepts that every
roboticist around the world should possess.

All summer school participants will get the opportunity to attend a two-day
ETH Robotics Symposium on June 27th-28th, where leading researchers from
across the world will share their experiences, results, and views on the
different fields of robotics.

From June 29th to July 1st, tutorials as well as  hands-on sessions with
cutting edge robotics platforms will take place at a dedicated education
and training center for search and rescue. Attendees will get the
opportunity to team up with each other and program a (semi)-autonomous
rough-terrain UGV, to extensively test it in a variety of environments, and
finally to challenge colleagues in a competition.

On the last official day of the summer school, a number of research teams
from Switzerland and around Europe will join the training site for the
week-long exercise sessions ARCHE (Advanced Robotic Capabilities for
Hazardous Environments
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Legged robots, teleoperated excavators, amphibious vehicles, UAVs and many
other robots will be deployed in collapsed, burning, or flooded buildings
and specialists from different organizations will share their knowledge.

The participants of the summer school have the opportunity to extend their
stay to  attend this ARCHE event during that week or to continue
development on their own robots. ARCHE will end on Saturday, July 6th with
a public event.

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APPLICATION

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Apply here: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__goo.gl_forms_rR37OPfUdWkDHSwP2&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=fuAFpS6fpElo-RVw6tKtyWhHKBOHQ2aqdd71vjgqXF4&s=-Pm7PrUi7i6iyQ2INqL5qEykqDCwKJZvz7w9Yf9G058&e=
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Diversity statement

The ETH robotic summer school is committed to fostering and cultivating a
culture of diversity and equality.

Instructions

The number of participants is restricted to a maximum of 50 applicants to
be selected on the basis of curriculum, motivation letter and diversity.
Master Students and early stage Ph.D. students are encouraged to apply.
Each student should fill out the application form
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and upload a CV and one-page motivation letter. Links to the applicant’s
code repository or a video demonstrating his/her robotic
experience/capabilities are encouraged (optional).

The school will cover all course materials, coffee breaks, meals,
transportation, accommodation (including one night in Zurich), social
dinner, entrance to the ETH Robotics Symposium, and entrance to ARCHE
event. Travel cost will be covered by the participants.

The applications to attend should be received before 15 April 2019.
Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by 22 April 2019 along
with an invitation letter (if required).

There are a limited number of paid summer internships within ETH robotic
labs available for the participants. Please send an email to
interns.centerforrobotics.ethz at gmail.com for more information and a
separate application process.

Accomodation

27.June: Hostel Enge, Zurich

28.June - 01 July: Training and Educational Facility, Wangen an der Aare



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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

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The Center for Robotics at ETH Zurich commitment with education goes beyond
the economic barriers of excellent students. Thus, extraordinary applicants
that require financial support are encouraged to apply for it. A
justification letter must be uploaded along at the moment of application to
be evaluated by the organizing committee.

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ORGANIZERS

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Cesar Cadena

Margarita Chli

Luca Bartolomei

Farbod Farshidian

Abel Gawel

Marco Hutter

Roland Siegwart

Timothy Sandy


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