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Poster Competition

A Poster Competition will be held during the summer school. Applicants to the competition must be undergraduate and/or graduate students that present their own research/thesis work on Robotics and related areas. Posters to be presented will be selected based on an extended abstract, written in English. The student must be the first author and must present the poster orally in English to the jury.

Extended Abstracts:

Abstracts should be written in English, limited to 3 pages (US letter size). Abstracts must include the following sections:

As a reference you can use this DOC or this LATEX template examples.

Affiliation should include the name of the student participating in the competition, and the name of the co-authors. Submit a PDF file to Dr. Pablo Zegers ( Please, when mailing use as subject "[PosterCompetition_RAS_SummerSchool2012]".

Important Dates:

The Poster Competition Chair is Professor Pablo Zegers ( In case of having questions, please contact him directly.

Poster guidelines:

The following information should aid you in planning for your Poster Presentation during the Summer School.

Posters will be selected based on the quality of the extended abstract. The decision notification will be send by electronic mail. A committee of three experts will evaluate the posters and assign the first, second and third places.

Travel Support

The IEEE RAS Summer School Program will fund travel grants for international students.

Travel Grants Program Purpose: To provide support for students attending the summer school.

Award: Each Student Travel Grant Award is $850 for international students, and USD$425 for international students from neighbor countries. The local organization will cover the registration fees of all international students.

Eligibility: To qualify for consideration the student must:

In addition, a recommendation letter of a professor or the thesis advisor must be submitted. This letter must confirm that the person that is applying to the travel grant is a student.

Selection Criteria:

Important Dates:

The Travel Support Competition Chair is Professor Pablo Zegers ( Submit all files in PDF format. Please, when mailing use as subject "[TravelSupport_RAS_SummerSchool2012]". In case of having questions, please contact him directly.

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