The International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Start Date: Sun 20 May 2018 Start Time: 1000

End Date: Fri 25 May 2018 End Time: 1000

The world’s biggest robotics conference is coming to Brisbane. The agenda includes robots at war and human teams going head-to-head in an attempt to solve one of the greatest gripes for households everywhere. Some of the biggest international names in robotics will converge on the city next week, and the public has the chance to meet the experts and get up close to the bots before the main event.

Key Program Dates

Sunday 20th May

·         ICRA-X

The public open day will feature lively presentations from distinguished experts on popular and cutting-edge topics in the field. ICRA-X is aimed at enlightening the greater community, especially the young generation. For more information: http://icra2018.org/program/icra-x/

·         Robowars

Robots big and small, built from metal, power tools and remote-controlled toy parts will fight against each other in the ultimate test of man and machine.  Note this is a ticketed event, held at South Bank Piazza from 10am. For more information: http://icra2018.org/robowars/. Tickets: robowars.com.au/buynow

Monday 21st - Friday 25th May

·         International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2018)

The full program of speakers and events can be accessed at https://icra2018.org/program-2/

·         Robotics Competitions

In addition to the technical program, ICRA 2018 will be running four robot competitions:

-          Tidy Up My Room Challenge

-          DJI RoboMaster AI Challenge

-          Mobile Microrobotics Challenge

-          Soft Material Robot Challenge

-          Robot Launch Startup Competition

For more information: http://icra2018.org/robot-competitions/ Competition times will vary.

Organisation: Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Website: https://icra2018.org/program-2/

Topic: Health / Medical; Tech / Engineering / Space