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2-6 February 2015
Sydney, Australia
http://www.acfr.usyd.edu.au/education/ssar2015.shtml

Applications due: 1 8 December 2014 (extended)
General enquiries: ssar2015@acfr.usyd.edu.au


NEW: Invited speakers (preliminary) Preliminary program now listed at http://www.acfr.usyd.edu.au/education/ssar2015.shtml

The IEEE RAS Summer School on Agricultural Robotics (SSAR 2015) is a new summer school to be held at The University of Sydney, Australia over five days during the southern hemisphere summer, from 2-6 February 2015. SSAR 2015 is supported in part by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society and The University of Sydney.

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THEMES
The main technical objective of the School is to cover the motivation driving research in agricultural robotics, existing projects and results, and open research problems in key areas of agricultural robotics. Underlying research topics include systems design of outdoor platforms, perception in semi-structured outdoor environments, planning and control for single and multiple robot systems, and manipulators for harvesting and weeding.

The School will include presentations (and opportunities to interact with) representatives from the USDA, GRDC, Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited, and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation.

Please check the website for updates on the detailed technical program.

APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION
Application details can be found on the SSAR 2015 website (http://www.acfr.usyd.edu.au/education/ssar2015.shtml). 
Applications will be processed as received. Spaces are limited so please send your application as soon as possible. 
Applications are due by 1 December by 8 December 2014.

General enquiries can be addressed to ssar2015@acfr.usyd.edu.au.