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Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics
and Robot Showcase

FCRAR 2006, Miami, Florida, May 25-26, 2006

Conference Program

Thursday, May 25, 2006

8:00-9:00

Registration

GC 140

9:00-9:15

Welcome, Stephanie Strange, FIU

GC 140

9:15-9:30

Executive Dean Vish Prasad, College of Engineering and Computing, FIU

GC 140

9:30-11:30

Session 1: Vision

GC 140

11:30-12:00

Robot Show

GC PIT

12:00-1:00

Lunch, Fresh Food Company

GC Cafeteria

1:00-2:00

Keynote Address: Near-Term Challenges Across the DoD Unmanned Systems Spectrum, Lew Goldberg, President, AUVSI

GC 140

2:00-4:00

Session 2: Teleoperation and Navigation

GC 140

 

Session 3: AUVSI Florida Peninsula Chapter Meeting

GC 150

4:00-4:15

Break

 

4:15-6:00

Session 4: Autonomous and Unmanned Vehicles

GC 140

 

Session 5: Robotic and Biomedical Applications

GC 150

8:00

Dinner at The Knife Parrilla

 

Friday, May 26, 2006

8:00-8:30

Registration

GC 140

8:30-10:30

Session 6: Modeling of Robots

GC 140

 

Session 7: Design and Control of Robots

GC 150

10:30-11:00

Robot Show

GC PIT

11:00-12:00

Special Session on Robot Competitions:

  • DARPA Grand Challenge: Autonomous Vehicle Development, Carl Crane, UF

  • Battlebot IQ: The Smart Sport, Nola Garcia, CEO, Battlebots

  • AUVSI Surface Vehicle Competition, Gary Stein, UCF

  • GC 140

    12:00-12:15

    Awards

    GC 140

    12:15-1:00

    Lunch

     

    1:00-2:00

    Keynote Address: Predicting Emergent Behavior, Randall Shumaker, Director, Institute for Simulation and Training, UCF

    GC 140

    2:00-3:45

    Session 8: Autonomous and Unmanned Vehicles

    GC 140

     

    Session 9: Mobile Robots

    GC 150

    3:45-4:00

    Break

     

    4:00-6:00

    Session 10: Modeling and Design of Robots

    GC 140

     

     
     
     

    RELATED LINKS:

    FCRAR 2005 UF Gainesville

    FCRAR 2004 UCF Orlando

    FCRAR 2003 FAU Dania Beach

    FCRAR 2002 FIU Miami

    FCRAR 2001 FSU Tallahasse


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