Call for Undergrad Student Participation in IEEE Robotics Workshop 9/11-9/13

The 2014 IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO2014) will be held on September 11-13, 2014 at the Guild Lounge, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

ARSO 2014The 2014 IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO2014) will be held on September 11-13, 2014 at the Guild Lounge, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. NU Undergrads can register for a special rate of $25.

ARSO is a single track workshop, aiming to provide world-class researchers, engineers, investors, economists, and representatives of industry and government with a forum to discuss cutting-edge robotics technologies, business opportunities, and other impacts on human society. Topics range from psychological and philosophical aspects over interaction and communication to technological systems and architectures. Applications of robots are highly encouraged, including, but not limited to, manufacturing, healthcare, service and assistance, rescue, entertainment, and education. View the 2-day workshop program.

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Agenda

September 11 Visit IMTS2014 (not included in ARSO registration) Chicago, IL - McCormick Place
September 12 Opening The Guild Lounge, Scott Hall, Northwestern University
September 12 Banquet The Stained Glass, 1735 Benson Avenue, Evanston
September 13 Technical Sessions The Guild Lounge, Scott Hall, Northwestern University

List of Topics

All cutting-edge robotics technologies, including their business

opportunities, and present and potential impacts on the human world.

Applications of robots are highly encouraged, including, but not limited

to the following:

- manufacturing,

- healthcare and medical applications,

- service and assistance,

- search and rescue,

- entertainment,

- education, and

- common platforms.

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Michael Goldfarb, Vanderbilt University

Dr. Naomi Miyake, The University of Tokyo

Dr. Siddhartha Srinivasa, Carnegie Mellon University

Two Special Sessions

- Healthcare and Welfare Robotics

- Robot Law

Organizing Committee

Katsu Yamane, Disney, USA (General Chair)

Jodi Forlizzi, Carnegie Mellon University, USA (Program Chair)

Takayuki Kanda, ATR, Japan (Program Co-Chair)

George Kantor, Carnegie Mellon University, USA (Program Co-Chair)

Cecilia Laschi, SSSUP, Italy (Program Co-Chair)

Jun Ueda, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (Publication Chair)

Hartmut Geyer, Carnegie Mellon University, USA (Finance Chair)

Torsten Kroeger, Stanford, USA (Publicity Chair)

Brenna Argall, Northwestern University, USA (Local Arrangements)

Yu Zheng, Disney, USA (Secretary)