[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for Participation: IROS 2018 Workshop Vision-based Drones: What's Next? Friday, October 5, Room 1.L5 - Industry, Academia, Competitions, and Live Flight Demos!

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[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for Participation: IROS 2018 Workshop Vision-based Drones: What's Next? Friday, October 5, Room 1.L5 - Industry, Academia, Competitions, and Live Flight Demos!

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Subject: [meetings] Call for Participation: IROS 2018 Workshop Vision-based
Drones: What's Next? Friday, October 5, Room 1.L5 - Industry, Academia,
Competitions, and Live Flight Demos!
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Dear colleagues

If you are attending IROS in Madrid, come to our workshop  "Vision-based
Drone: What's Next?". We have a great line of speakers,
from both industry and academia, and live flight demonstrations! The
finalists of the 3rd IROS Autonomous Drone Race will also be presenting!
A JFR Special Issue will also be organized after the workshop
(submissions open to everyone).

WHEN: Friday, October 5th, 2018, from 08.50am to 07:00pm
WHERE: Municipal Conference Centre, Madrid, Spain - Room 1.L5
Homepage:
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Final Program:
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Session 1: New Low-power Processing Hardware & New Research Directions
Part 1
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08:50 - 09:00 Welcome & Introduction
09:00 - 09:30 - K. Frey, J. How, and N. Roy, MIT, “Towards
Tactically-Relevant Autonomy in the DARPA FLA Program”
9:30 - 10:00 - L. Benini, University of Bologna and ETH Zurich, "Ultra
Low Power Deep-Learning-powered Autonomous Nano Drones"
10:00 - 10:50 Contributed papers pitch 6 minutes per paper
10:50 - 11:00  L. Seneviratne, Khalifa University, "MBZIRC 2020
Challenges Related to Vision Based Drones"
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break and paper poster presentation
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Session 2: New Research Directions Part 2
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11:30 - 12:00 Talk 4 - Guido De Croon, Tu Delft, “Self-supervised
learning for improved vision-based navigation”
12:00 - 12:30 Talk 5 - Giuseppe Loianno, New York University,
“Autonomous Agile Human-Friendly Drones”
12:30 - 13:00 Talk 6 - Larry Matthies, NASA JPL, “Vision Systems for
Planetary Landers and Drones: Progress and Challenges”
13:00 - 13:30 Talk 7 - Davide Scaramuzza, University of Zurich, “Vision
Systems for Planetary Landers and Drones: Progress and Challenges”
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
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Session 3: Industry Perspective & Competitions
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14:30 - 14:50 Talk 8 - Andrey Kolobov, Microsoft, "Vision for Longer
Drone Missions"
14:50 - 15:10 Talk 9 - Max Ruffo, Terabee, “What market is ready to pull
out the next challenge for direct implementation?”
15:10 - 15:30 Talk 10 - Zhyiuan Li, DJI, "News from DJI"
15:30 - 15:50 Talk 11 - Nikolai Smolyanski, NVIDIA, “Stereo Cameras on
Drones: End-to-end Deep Neural Networks for Reliable Depth Perception”
15:50 - 16:30 Introduction to Autronomous Racing Drone Competition. 15
minutes, Pitch from 3 best teams, 5 minutes each
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break, demo sessions and poster presentation from
Drone Competition
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Session 4: New Research Directions Part 3
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17:00 - 17:30 Talk 12 - Juan Nieto, and Roland Siegwart, ETH Zurich,
“Getting close to structure: Autonomous MAV flight in cluttered
environments”
17:30 - 18:00 Talk 13 - Pascual Campoy, UPM, "Indoors Industrial
Inspection with UAV”
18:00 - 18:30 Talk 14 - Xuning Yang and Nathan Michael, CMU, “Toward
intuitive human controlled MAVs: motion primitives based teleoperation”
18:30 - 18:45 Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks

The organizers
Giuseppe Loianno, New York University, USA
Davide Scaramuzza, University of Zurich & ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania, USA


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Dr. Giuseppe Loianno
Assistant Professor
Director of the Agile Robotics and Perception Lab
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
wp.nyu.edu/arpl/
Main organizer of the Vision-based Drones: What's Next? workshop at IROS
2018 in Madrid
www.seas.upenn.edu/~loiannog/workshopIROS2018uav/
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