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Register Now: Student Scavenger Hunt at ICRA 2017
Are you a student planning to attend the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2017) in Singapore? Join the IEEE RAS Student Activities Committee for a fun scavenger hunt! Teams of 2-3 students will be emailed a super top secret list of objectives on the morning of 29 May. Throughout the conference, teams will then take pictures demonstrating they achieved each objective - ranging from shaking hands with RAS leadership, visiting local sights near the conference venue, to doing funny poses. Awards will be presented to teams which found the most items and teams with the most creative photos!
Who: Students attending ICRA 2017
What: A fun picture scavenger hunt
When: 29 May-2 June 2017
Where: ICRA in Singapore
Why: Because everyone needs a little fun!
If you already know a few other students attending, you can form a Team and register as a group. If not, please register yourself, and we will team you up with other enthusiastic roboticists. See you in Singapore!
Register here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form?EQBCT=0cb766c0756a4684a0b03d719e45f32e
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Do you have a cool robotic idea or application you want to show off? The IEEE RAS SAC wants you to make a creative video to show your robotics skills! Enter a video of your creation, showing robotics, and the winner’s video will be displayed at ICRA 2015 and posted on the IEEE RAS SAC website. Additionally, cash prizes will be given to the top three winners.
- Video entries may be of any medium, sketch, cartoon, real life, etc. Videos must be appropriate in nature for all ages, more specifically the video could be educational, highlight some concept or theoretical idea, or show off an application, or be creative in your own way. Videos will have a maximum length of 1 minute.
- Videos must be created by students or groups of students.
- IEEE RAS SAC chair and co-chairs will decide the winner - all decisions are final.
Contest winner will receive the following prizes:
- 1st Place - $300, video posted on IEEE RAS SAC Websites and presented at ICRA 2015
- 2nd Place - $150
- 3rd Place - $50
Entries should be placed on YouTube.com and a link sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The entry’s title should begin with “RAS SAC Video Contest Submission:” followed by your title. A 1-2 sentence description should be provided with the video on YouTube.
Entries are due May 1st, 2015 at 00:00 PST (midnight) and Contest winners will be announced before the start of ICRA ‘15
Announcing the Winner of our Logo Contest
The SAC is pleased to announce the winner of our logo contest, Santiago Morante! We narrowed the submissions down to five (which wasn't easy), and put the vote out publicly. We received about 100 votes in total, and it was quite a close race with so many great submissions. The winning design, as well as the second and third place winners, are shown below. Thank you all so much for taking the time to participate.
This was our first time running this sort of competition, so if you have any feedback for us on running the contest, voting, etc., please let us know.