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Based on various requests, the deadline for ICSR 2018 Robot Design Competition has been extended to *15th September 2018* (firm deadline).
The authors of already submitted entries, if they wish, can refine and update their submissions by the revised deadline with the subject line [ICSR 2018 Competition] Submission update <Submission ID>.
Please refer below for the details of the call for entries.
10th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2018) ( http://uconf.org/ICSR2018) invites entries for its flagship Robot Design Competition (http://uconf.org/ICSR2018/competition.html).
The International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR) brings together researchers and practitioners working on the interaction between humans and robots and on the integration of robots into our society. This year the conference will be held on November 28th-30th, 2018, Qingdao, China
The ICSR Robot Design Competition 2018 (http://uconf.org/ICSR2018/com petition.html)
How can the robots be part of our life to assist, serve, accompany, educate or entertain us? What is the next “Big Thing” and the next “Killer App” for robots? Where is the new generation of social robots heading and what could be the innovative societal applications? Have a solid idea/working prototype, send your entries to ICSR 2018 Robot Design Competition. Whatever your background or experience, this competition is a great way to present your work to an international multidisciplinary R&D community as well as representatives from robotics and AI industries, and get their valuable feedback, and above all get recognized.
The ICSR 2018 robot design competition welcomes applicants from any background. Each submission should have a (maximum) 2 page summary including a concise abstract/synopsis of a maximum of 50 words. Additionally a single link of related video be included (maximum duration of the video is 3 minutes). Competition chairs, with the help from experts and reviewers, will select the finalists. Each finalists is supposed to present their entry at a dedicated event in the conference, which will be evaluated by the Jury of peers. Finalists will also get opportunity to exhibit during the conference (optional).
Email your submission to Amit Kumar Pandey, firstname.lastname@example.org and Ali Meghdari email@example.com with the subject line starting with: [ICSR 2018 Competition]
The authors of already submitted entries, if they wish, can refine and update their submissions by the revised deadline with the subject line starting with [ICSR 2018 Competition] Submission update <Submission ID>. Submission ID can be found in the acknowledgement of the original submission.
Submission deadline (revised): September 15, 2018 (firm)
Notification: September 30, 2018
Categories & Prizes
The winners certificates will be awarded in two categories:
- Innovation in software, applications and interaction modalities
- Innovation in hardware, design and interfaces
All the submissions will be considered for both the categories.
Thanks & Regards,
Amit Kumar Pandey and Ali Meghdari
ICSR 2018 Competition chairs
---- ========================= Amit Kumar Pandey (Ph.D.) Head Principal Scientist (Chief Scientist) (R&D) Scientific Coordinator- Collaborative Projects (Human Robot Interaction, Socially Intelligent Robots, AI)
SoftBank Robotics (formerly Aldebaran Robotics) Paris, France
Founding coordinator of euRobotics Topic Group on- Socially Intelligent Robots and Societal Applications (SIRo-SA)