Sponsors

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, ImPACT Project, Tohoku University

Access

Center Hall, 2nd Floor, Large Meeting Room
Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
(Nearest station: Sendai Subway Tozai Line, Aobayama Station)
Bldg. C01 in the following campus map
http://www.eng.tohoku.ac.jp/english/map/?menu=campus&area=c&build=01

Program

Thursday, January 19, 2017

10:30 Opening
  Satoshi Tadokoro, Tohoku University, Japan; RAS President
10:50 Sampling-Based Motion Planning: Algorithms and Applications
  Nancy Amato, Texas A&M University, USA; RAS Chair of Electronic Products & Services Board
11:30 Robot Manipulation: Real-time Motion Planning and Hybrid Control
  Torsten Kroeger, Google, USA; RAS Secretary
12:10 (Lunch)
13:20 Panel Discussion
  Good Research, But I Regret that Your Paper is Rejected -- Why?
  Moderator: Satoshi Tadokoro (Tohoku University, Japan; RAS President)
  Panelists:
Frank Park (Seoul National University, Korea; EiC IEEE T-RO)
Seth Hutchinson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Past EiC IEEE T-RO)
Martin Buss (Technical University of Munich, Germany; RAS VP for Conference Activities)
Nancy Amato (Texas A&M University, USA; Program Chair of ICRA 2015)
14:20 (Break)
14:30 Enhanced Human Performance Assessment with Robotics and Computer Vision
  Venkat Krovi, Clemson University, USA
15:10 Quality of Teleoperator (QoT) Adaptive Control for Telerobotic Operations
  Ning Xi, University of Hong Kong, China; RAS President-Elect
15:50 (Coffee Break)
16:10 “Intelligent" Interactions with Surprisingly Simple Robots
  Richard Vaughan, Simon Fraser University, Canada; RAS AdCom
16:50 Brain-inspired Intelligent Robotics: The Integration of Vision, Motion and Planning
  Hong Qiao, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; RAS AdCom
17:30 Design, Modeling and Control of a Biologically-Inspired Bat Robot
  Seth Hutchinson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; RAS AdCom
18:10 Closing
18:30 Reception
  Restaurant Shikisai

Reception

Restaurant Shikisai
3rd Floor, Aoba Memorial Hall, Tohoku University
(Nearest station: Sendai Subway Tozai Line, Aobayama Station)
Bldg. C03 in the following campus map
http://www.eng.tohoku.ac.jp/english/map/?menu=campus&area=c&build=03