IROS 2016 - Call for Competitions Deadline
The IROS 2016 Organizing Committee invites proposals for competitions to be held within the framework of IROS in October 2016. Through competitions, a unique setting of technical demonstration is provided for both research labs from academia and industry to show off the state-of-art implementation of robot technologies. Attendants interact with live evidence of technologies and share their visions and solutions to hardware and algorithmic implementation in various robots.
Proposals must include the following information:
(a) A brief description of the competition, including what the particular task under evaluation is and why this competition could be of interest to the robot community.
(b) A draft of the rules and assessment
(c) Time schedule on competition day(s)
(d) A list of possible participants
(e) The awards planning, including the plan for finance of awards
(f) Request for the Organizing Committee for the proposed competition such as a description on the required space (square feet area, height, etc), other required facilities
(g) The names, contact information, and brief CVs of the competition organizers, outlining previous experience in organizing competitions, workshops, etc.
All submissions will undergo a common review process in Organizing Committee. Decisions about acceptance will be based on the potential significance, the sustainability in IROS, and the venue capability.
Send submissions by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the Proposal to IROS2016 Competitions
Submission deadline: 18 January 2016
Acceptance notification: 1 February 2016
Competitions: 10-13 October 2016
For any questions regarding the IROS 2016 competitions, please contact the competition co-chairs:
Hyungpil Moon (Sungkyunkwan U., hyungpil AT me.skku.ac.kr)
Yu Sun (U. South Florida, yusun AT cse.usf.edu)
Daniel D. Lee (U. Pennsylvania, ddlee AR seas.upenn.edu)
Jacky Baltes (U. Manitoba, jacky AT cs.umanitoba.ca)
Jung-Hoon Hwang (KETI, hwangjh AT keti.re.kr)
For more information see: http://www.iros2016.org/