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[robotics-worldwide] [Meetings] [ICSR 2018] Robot Design Competition 2018 - Second Call for Entries and deadline extension

Amit Kumar PANDEY-3
Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for any cross-postings.

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) (
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__uconf.org_ICSR2018&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=uHnZacApBgcLHMcxs0p8xXZbohiVra0Q-JXvwYEEEgk&s=EfpWLPdiqmlmm0wfBwuiZY1r6Tg-3yxf3orWVQQtYYQ&e=) invites entries for its flagship Robot Design
Competition (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__uconf.org_ICSR2018_competition.html&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=uHnZacApBgcLHMcxs0p8xXZbohiVra0Q-JXvwYEEEgk&s=KFfMGTztdgedJJ2817LHVbkTB1uO6KLQCkpP6hjLr44&e=).

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 (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__uconf.org_ICSR2018_com&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=uHnZacApBgcLHMcxs0p8xXZbohiVra0Q-JXvwYEEEgk&s=wYwgDLaL9vfq1vEesCFtWk2Qzh3VFL6eC1AMnHynaPk&e=
petition.html)

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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.

Submission

=========

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, [hidden email]
and Ali Meghdari [hidden email] 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.

Dates

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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.

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Thanks & Regards,

Amit Kumar Pandey and Ali Meghdari

ICSR 2018 Competition chairs


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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)

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