SSRR 2018 - IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics

From 6 Aug, 2018 08:00 until 8 Aug, 2018 16:00

At University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

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The 2018 International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2018) will be held in Philadelphia, PA, USA on August 6-8, 2018.  The venue for SSRR 2018 will be on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. The program will integrate workshops, plenaries, robot demonstrations and social activities for attendees and guests.

The IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR) is an international forum for furthering the study of key issues underpinning the research of safety, security and rescue robotics as well as solutions necessary for the fielding of robots and sensor systems across a variety of challenging application areas. The sixteenth symposium in the series welcomes submissions of papers on the theory and practice of robotics and automation for all types of safety, security, and rescue applications such as disaster response, mitigation and recovery; rapid and secure inspection of critical infrastructure; detection of chemical, biological and radiological risks, and operations in these dangerous sites. The symposium will create a unique opportunity for development and exchange of research ideas and technical solutions.As always, emergency responders and other expected users will be involved in presentations and discussions to ensure the practical relevance of technology developments for actual usage.

Topics of Interest

  • Autonomous search and rescue
  • Casualty assessment, care and extraction
  • Communications for reliable data transfer
  • Detection and mitigation of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) events
  • Humanitarian applications
  • Human-robot interaction and interfaces
  • Inspection of critical infrastructure
  • Intelligent behaviors to improve robot performance and survivability
  • Manipulation
  • Multi-agent coordination
  • Novel sensors and mechanisms
  • Nuclear decommissioning
  • Perception for navigation, hazard detection, and victim identification
  • Robotics and Automation for safety and security
  • Safety standards for robots and systems
  • SLAM in complex and/or extreme environments
  • Telemedicine

Important Dates

15 April 2018 - Paper submission deadline
1 June 2018 - Notification of acceptance
8 June 2018 - Late Breaking Reports (LBR) and Robot Demonstrations
15 June 2018 - Notification of Acceptance for LBR and Robot Demos
22 June 2018 - Last Day for Early Registration
7 July 2018 - Camera-Ready Subimssion
3 August 2018 - Last Day for Advanced Registration

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