The 7th International Conference on Field and Service Robots (FSR 2009)

Venue: MIT

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 14, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 16, 2009
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The 7th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics FSR’09
July 14-16 2008, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.

The 7th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR'09) will be held in Cambridge Massachusetts, USA on July 14-16 2008.

The conference will provide a forum for researchers, professionals and manufacturers to exchange up-to-date technical knowledge and experience. In addition to the technical sessions, there will be plenary and invited sessions. We invite papers describing original work in a number of technical areas, including:

• Mining, Agriculture and Forestry Robotics
• Construction Robots
• Search and Rescue Robotics
• Cleaning, Floor and Lawn Care Robotics
• Security Robotics
• Medical and Health Care Robotics
• Entertainment Robotics
• Autonomous Vehicles for Land, Air and Sea
• Intelligent Automobiles

We also invite papers on technologies related to the above applications.


*Selected papers will be considered for publications on the following journals:
- Special issue of the International Journal of Robotics Research
- Special issue of the Journal of Field Robotics
In addition a book version of the Conference Proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in their STAR series.

*The conference will be held on MIT campus in Cambridge. We expect to be able to offer low cost campus accommodation as
an alternative to nearby hotels.

*Prospective authors should consult the conference web site for details of paper format and submission procedure.


27 February 2009* Receipt of papers
*18 May 2009 *Acceptance and Invitation
*15 June 2009 *Submission of Camera Ready Manuscripts
*14-16 July2009 *Conference

Martin Beuhler: IRobot, USA
Wolfram Burgard: U Freiburg, Germany
Toshio Fukuda: Nagoya University, Japan
Satoshi Kagami: AIST, Japan
Simon Lacroix: LAAS, France
David P Miller: U Oklahoma, USA
Paul Newman: U Oxford, England,
Liam Pedersen: NASA Ames, USA
Miguel Angel Salichs: Univ. Carlos III, Spain
Sanjiv Singh: Carnegie Mellon U, USA
Gaurav S Sukhatme: U Southern California, USA
Satoshi Tadokoro: Tohoku U, Japan
Takashi Tsubouchi: U of Tsukuba, Japan
Arto Visala: Helsinki U of Tech, Finland
Uwe Zimmer: ANU, Australia

Hajime Asama: U Tokyo, Japan
Raja Chatila: LAAS/CNRS, France
Henrik Christensen: Georgia Tech, USA
Peter Corke: CSIRO, Australia
Aarne Halm: Helsinki U of Tech, Finland
John Hollerbach: U of Utah, USA
Andrew Howard: JPL / Cal Tech, USA
John Leonard: MIT, USA
Oussama Khatib: Stanford U, USA
Agostino Martinelli: INRIA, France
Christian Laugier: INRIA, France
Eduardo Nebot: U Sydney, Australia
Erwin Prassler: U App Sci Bonn, Germany
Jonathan Roberts: CSIRO, Australia
Daniela Rus:, MIT, USA
Roland Siegwart: ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Salah Sukkarieh: U Sydney, Australia
Chuck Thorpe: CMU, Qatar
Sebastian Thrun: Stanford, USA
David Wettergreen: CMU, USA
Kazuya Yoshida: NAISY, Japan
Shin’Ichi Yuta: U of Tsukuba, Japan
Alex Zelinsky: CSIRO Australia

Alonzo Kelly - CMU, USA
Karl Iagnemma - MIT, USA
Andrew Howard - JPL, USA