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QUT Robotics and Autonomous Systems Winter School

5 July 2017, QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, Australia

 

The 2017 QUT Winter School on Robotics and Automation (RAS) will be held on 5 July 2017 in Brisbane, Australia, at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). QUT invites high-calibre 3rd, 4th year undergraduate students and Masters students in Engineering, Computer Science, or related areas to apply for an invitation to the event. 

Successful applicants will be introduced to cutting-edge research in robotics and autonomous systems, as well as opportunities to contribute to the future of robotics. The event will feature talks by world-leading researchers, hands-on activities and demonstrations of state-of-the-art robotic systems.

QUT is home to several major robotic and automation research centres and programs including; the $25M Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (ACRV), and the Strategic Investment in Farm Robotics (SIFR).

For more details about the event and how to apply, please visit:

http://tinyurl.com/QUTwinterschool

Application deadline:24 June 2017

Poster/Flyer

To download the  poster   for the event.

Applications

To apply, please download the application form complete it, and send it to QUTwinterschool@gmail.com with a CV and your academic transcripts (both undergraduate and postgraduate, if appropriate).

Please note that applications without transcripts or CV will not be considered.

Important dates

Application deadline:24 June 2017

Notification: 27 June 2017

Winter School: 5 July 2017

 

QUT Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Academics

For a list of the RAS academics, follow this link.

Proposed PhD Projects

A list of PhD projects currently proposed is available on this page

 

QUT Campus Map 

Program 

The program will include 1 day of  technical activities and a social event on the evening of the 5th of July , with plenty of chances to have a chat with robotics and autonomous systems researchers. 

Wednesday 5 July

Programme to be confirmed,  below is the program for 2016 

Thursday  30 June 

 

Time

Activity

Who

Location

8.30am

Rego and coffee on arrival

Dr Felipe Gonzalez

S-Block S1165

9:00 am

Welcome

Dr Felipe Gonzalez

S-Block S1165

9.05 am

Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Prof Peter Corke

S-Block S1165

9.25 am

Robotic Vision

Prof Peter Corke

S-Block S1165

10.00 am

Coffee break

 

S-Block S1165

10:30 am

Agricultural Robotics

Dr Chris MCool

S-Block S1165

11.00 am

Robotics and Perception in Challenging Environments

Dr Thierry Peynot

S-Block S1165

11.30 am

"What is a PhD?"

Panel of PhD students

 Dr Felipe Gonzalez, Dr Thierry Peynot and Panel of PhD Student

S-Block S1165

12.00pm

 Lunch

 

S-Block S1165

1:00 pm

Learning for real robots

 

Dr  Frederic Maire

S-Block S1165

1:30 pm

Interactive Demos

  1. Naos
  2. Agbot
  3. UAV display
  4. Guiabot
  1. Mr Gavin Suddrey
  2. Ray Russel
  3. ARCAA
 4. Steven Martin
  1. S-11
  2. O-Block O116
  3. O-Block 0134
  4. S11

3.00 pm

Coffee Break

 

S-Block S1165

3:30 pm

Interactive Practical Session 1

  1. Hands-on with Baxter
  2. Multi-rotor UAV Prac
  1. Dr. Markus Eich
  2. Jon Kok
  1. S11

  2. S-Block S507

5.30 pm

Pizza

 

S11 Cantina

 

Friday 1 July 2016

Time

Activity

Who

Location

9.30 am

Environmental Robotics

Dr. Matthew Dunbabin

S-Block S1165

10.00 am

Coffee break

 

S-Block S1165

10.30 am

Aerial Robots and UAVs at  ARCAA

 

  Dr Troy Bruggemann 

S-Block S1165

11:00 am

Robotics at CSIRO

 Dr Alberto Elfes

S-Block S1165

 

11:30 am

 

UAV Based Remote Sensing

 

Dr Felipe Gonzalez.

 

Ed Puig Garcia

 

S-Block S1165

12.00pm

Lunch

 

S-Block S1165

1.00 pm

Interactive Practical Session 2

  1. Hands-on with Baxter
  2. UAV and ROS
  1. Dr. Markus Eich
  2. Kye Morton
  1. S-11
  2. S-Block S507

2:30m

Last words & Feedback

Dr Felipe Gonzalez

S-Block S1165

3:00 pm

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Contact:

Lead organiser: Associate Professor   Felipe Gonzalez

email: QUTwinterschool@gmail.com

Please use this email address for all enquiries concerning the Winter School.

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