The 2018 IEEE Colombian Conference on Robotics and Automation (CCRA 2018) is the second edition of the biannual technical summit related to robotics and automation organized by the IEEE RAS Colombian chapter. CCRA 2018 will be held in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia, on November 1-3, 2018, with the support of the IEEE Caribbean Colombian Subsection. The venue for CCRA 2018 is Universidad del Norte. 
 
CCRA’s objective is to gather academic and industrial Colombian robotics and automation community to discuss advances in robotics, automation and related field such as control engineering, how to transfer this knowledge into the society, and to share ongoing innovations in the scholar and industrial communities and discuss their potential impact in the region. 
 
Very Important News!!
Selected papers will be invited to submit a version of their paper, translated to Spanish, to be published in the journal Ingenieria y Desarrollo from Universidad del Norte (ISSN 0122-3461 (printed), 2145-9371 (electronic)), an open access publication indexed by SciELO Citation Index - Thomson Reuters, Publindex, ScIELO, Index Copernicus, Redalyc, Inspec (IET), EBSCO,Latindex, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory and Periódica. (http://rcientificas.uninorte.edu.co/index.php/ingenieria)
 
- Final deadline extension: September 16th, 2018 (Hard deadline)
 
- List of confirmed keynote speakers: 
 
Dr. Luca Carlone - Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT   
Dr. Juan Pablo Gonzalez - Engineering Manager II at Uber Advanced Technologies Group
Dr. Iván Fernando Mondragón - Profesor and Director of the Center for Industrial Automation Technology (CTAI)  at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Paper submission deadline: September 16th, 2018

Notifications:   September 30th, 2018.

Camera ready version submission deadline:  October 16th, 2018.

CCRA 2018 dates: November 1-3, 2018.

IEEE CCRA 2018 seeks for English written high-quality papers presenting original results in all areas of robotics, automation, and related fields such as machine learning, computer vision and control engineering. Spanish written contributions can be submitted but will not be considered for publication. All submissions should use the IEEE Conference Template, US letter size format, with a maximum of 6 pages including references and figures. The template can be found in https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html. The papers must be sent via Easy Chair through the following linkhttps://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ieeeccra2018. The proceedings of CCRA 2018 will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library.
 
Selected papers will be invited to submit a version of their paper, translated to Spanish, to be published in the journal Ingenieria y Desarrollo from Universidad del Norte (ISSN 0122-3461 (printed), 2145-9371 (electronic)), an open access publication indexed by SciELO Citation Index - Thomson Reuters, Publindex, ScIELO, Index Copernicus, Redalyc, Inspec (IET), EBSCO,Latindex, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory and Periódica. (http://rcientificas.uninorte.edu.co/index.php/ingenieria)
 
Among others; this conference encourages the submission of contributions in the following topics:
  • Agricultural robotic systems
  • Unmanned aerial systems
  • Marine robotics
  • Medical robots
  • Swarm robotics
  • Tactile & haptics devices
  • Educational robotics
  • Sensors & actuators
  • Computer vision for robotics
  • Robotic competitions
  • Mechatronics
  • Sensing & sensor fusion 
  • Systems and signals
  • Ethical & legal robotic issues
  • Field robotics
  • Multi-agent systems
  • Personal & service robotics
  • Human machine interaction
  • Control architectures
  • Biomimetic robots
  • Locomotion
  • Localization, mapping and navigation
  • Applied control for robots
  • Flexible manufacturing systems
  • Path and motion planning
  • Distributed & networked systems
  • Decision support systems
  • Intelligent control
  • Systems Identification
  • Process automation
  • Multi-Robot systems
  • Applied control for Robots
  • Applied control for industrial and non-industrial areas
  • Process optimization
  • Modeling of dynamic Systems
  • System Identification
  • Process Control and Automation

 

 

Authors must be fully registered by October 12th. Early registration can be done until October 12. After this day, full registration price will be as follows:
 
  Early registration (until Oct. 16th) Registration (After Oct. 16th)
IEEE member – Authors or professional COP $750.000 COP $825.000  
No IEEE member – Authors or professional COP $ 900.000 COP $ 990.000
IEEE member - Student COP $ 150.000 COP $ 165.000
No IEEE member - Student COP $ 250.000 COP $ 275.000

 

Registration fees include: Access to tutorials on Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, access to all academic sessions and social activities, lunch and coffee breaks.

CCRA 2018 is organized by IEEE RAS Colombian chapter, IEEE Colombian Caribbean Subsection and Universidad del Norte.

General Chairs                                                  Program Chair

Henry Carrillo, Ph.D.

Universidad Sergio Arboleda

 

Pedro Wightman, Ph.D.

Universidad del Norte

Winston Percybrooks, Ph.D.

Universidad del Norte

 

Financial Chair                                                   Local Arrangements Chair

Lorena García, M.Sc., CEA-IoT - Pontificia       

Universidad Javeriana 

 Elvira De Vuono, B.Sc. Universidad del Norte

Publication Chair                                               

Carlos Quintero, M.Sc.

Universidad de los Andes

 

 

José Luis Villa. Ph.D.

Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar

 

Carlos Francisco Rodriguez Herrera. Ph.D.

Universidad de los Andes

 

Julián Colorado. Ph.D.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

 

Andrés Jaramillo Botero. Ph.D.

California Institute of Technology, USA.

 

Oscar Andrés Vivas Albán. Ph.D.

Universidad del Cauca

 

Flavio Augusto Prieto Ortiz. Ph.D.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

 

Fernando De la Rosa. Ph.D.

Universidad de los Andes

 

Enrique Gonzalez Guerrero. Ph.D.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

 

Mario Ricardo Arbulu Saavedra. Ph.D.

Universidad de la Sabana

 

Nicanor Quijano Silva. Ph.D.

Universidad de los Andes

 

Ronald Gutiérrez. Ph.D.

Universidad de la Sabana

 

Mario A. Góngora. Ph.D.

De Montfort University

 

Claudia Isaza. Ph.D.

Universidad de Antioquia

 

Iván Darío Estévez Reyes. M.Sc.

Universitaria de Investigación y Desarrollo

 

Carol Martínez. Ph.D.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

 

Ricardo Andrés Castillo Estepa. Ph.D.

Universidad Militar Nueva Granda

 

Carlos Quintero. M.Sc.

Universidad de los Andes

 

Carlos Alberto Parra Rodriguez. Ph.D.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Leonardo Solaque. Ph.D.

Universidad Militar Nueva Granda

 

Jorge Finke. Ph.D.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana – Cali

 

Luis Eduardo Rodríguez Cheu. Ph.D.

Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería

 

Alexandra Velasco, Ph.D.

Universidad Militar Nueva Granda

 

Bladimir Bacca Cortes. Ph.D.

Universidad del Valle

 

Tatiana Manrique. Ph.D.

Universidad Sergio Arboleda

 

Cesar Darío Cadena Lerma, Ph.D.

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

 

Nelson David Muñoz Ceballos. M.Sc.

Politécnico Colombiano Jaime Isaza Cadavid

 

Iván Mondragón. Ph.D.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

 

Christian Quintero. Ph.D.

Universidad del Norte

 

Alberto Delgado. Ph.D.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

 

Jovani Alberto Jiménez Builes. Ph.D.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Medellín

 

Heyson Báez. M.Sc.

Universidad Santo Tomas

 

Juan Manuel Chaparro Fonseca. M.Sc.

Universidad Central

 

Olmer Garcia Bedoya. Ph.D.

Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano

 

Edith Pulido Herrera. Ph.D.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

 

Juan Bernardo Gómez Mendoza. Ph.D.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Manizales

 

Henry Carrillo. Ph.D.

Universidad Sergio Arboleda

We are proud to announce the current list of keynote speakers for the event:
 

- Dr. Luca Carlone - Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT

Dr. Luca Carlone is a Charles Stark Draper Assistant Professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Principal Investigator in the MIT Laboratory for Information & Decision Systems (LIDS).

https://lucacarlone.mit.edu/

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=U4kKRdMAAAAJ&hl=it

 

-  Dr. Juan Pablo Gonzalez - Engineering Manager II at Uber Advanced Technologies Group

Dr. Gonzales is an expert in autonomous navigation for mobile robots. In depth understanding of most aspects of autonomous systems such as path planning, perception, localization, mapping, controls, and machine learning.

https://www.ri.cmu.edu/ri-people/juan-pablo-gonzalez/

https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=jXY2MEwAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate

 

- Dr. Iván Fernando Mondragón - Profesor and Director of the Center for Industrial Automation Technology (CTAI) from the Department of Industrial Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Dr. Mondragon's areas of interest include Unmanned Aerial, Vehicles, Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Industrial Automation,Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Mobile and Industrial Robotics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Photovoltaic systems.  

 

Instructions for Payment and Registration 

1. To begin your registration, enter here.

  When entering for the first time you must create a username and password. 

2. Select the CEC Continuing Education option. 
3. Select new enrollment. 
4. Select the Colombian Conference on Robotics and Automation option (CCRA 2018). 
5. Diligence the requested data and click on send data. 
6. Select the value to pay: 
  • IEEE member - Authors or professional COP $ 750,000
  • No IEEE member - Authors or professional COP $ 900,000 
  • IEEE member - Student COP $ 150,000 
  • No IEEE member - Student COP $ 250,000 
 
7. Select the option to pay online or print the payment flyer.
 
We Have the Following Payment Options 
 
• Secure Online Payment - PSE (debit card) and credit cards (Visa- Mastercard - Diners - American). 
• Payments at national level with the pre-receipt is made in the banks (Bancolombia) and their payment method is cash and management check in the name of Universidad del Norte. 
• Payments with a face-to-face credit card can be made directly at the cashier window of Universidad del Norte at the hours of 8:00 a.m. at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. a .6: 00 p.m. 
• Turns from the outside with the SWIFT BANCOLOMBIA 
1. Beneficiary name (person receiving the money order in Colombia) UNIVERSIDAD DEL NORTE FOUNDATION 
2. Telephone of the beneficiary: 3509244 
3. Account number of the beneficiary in BANCOLOMBIA: Current Account No. 4777-127388-1 
4. City and country: BARRANQUILLA - COLOMBIA 
5. Address: Calle 64 N ° 50 -155 Piso 1 Telephone: 371 77 68 
6. Paying bank: BANCOLOMBIA 
7. SWIFT BANCOLOMBIA: COLOCOBM (in case you are asked for 11 digits indicate that three X are added, that is COLOCOBMXXX)
 
Note: If your form of payment is made through a bank or by a money order from abroad, you must send a copy of the receipt of the transaction to  cec@uninorte.edu.co, in order to be able to carrey out the process of internal of internal confirmation and in this way, notify your participation to the conference. The email to be sent must be accompanied by the following personal information: full name, position, institution, contact telephone number, email address, city and country of residence. If you would like the invoice in your personal name to show your official participation in the event before your institution, please send the request to the email cec@uninorte.edu.co
 
Important: Universidad del Norte (venue of the event) refrains from receiving cash, please use the authorized channels.
 
 

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2nd IEEE Colombian Conference on Robotics and Automation - IEEE CCRA 2018
November 1 - 3, 2018
Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla
Time Thrusday - November 1st Friday - November 2nd Saturday - November 3rd
7:00 7:30
Registration
Registration
 
7:30 8:00
8:00 8:30 Opening ceremony
8:30
9:30
Keynote Lecture # 1: Juan Pablo González - UBER
Keynote Lecture # 3: Casos de éxito en la Industria
Marco Sanjuán - Promigas.
9:30
10:30
Spotlight Presentations: 10 Papers
60 minutes@ Appx. 5 minutes+1minutes
Mobile robots: 25 - 28 - 41 - 68
Intelligent systems: 16-23 -17 -18
Industrial: 62 -79
Poster: 10 Papers - Coffee Break
Industrial: 26 - 15 - 24
Mobile robots: 49 -63- 76 - 55
Health : 50 - 48 - 70
10:30
11:30
Poster: 10 Papers - Coffee Break
Mobile robots: 25 - 28 - 41 - 68
Intelligent systems: 16-23 -17 -18
Industrial: 62 -79
Spotlight Presentations: 6 Papers
60 minutes@ Appx. 5 minutes+1minutes
Manipulators : 34 - 12 - 58 - 78 - 80 - 52 - 47
11:30
12:30
Spotlight Presentations: 9 Papers
60 minutes@ Appx. 5 minutes+1minutes
Mobile robots: 13 -29 -36
Intelligent systems: 51 - 59 - 69
Industrial: 11 - 31 -38
Poster: 10 Papers
Mobile robots: 22 -33 - 42 - 9
Manipulators : 34 - 12 - 58 - 78 - 80 - 52 - 47
12:30
14:00
Lunch
Lunch
14:00
15:00
Keynote Lecture # 2: Ivan Mondragón - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Keynote Lecture # 4: Luca Carlone - MIT
15:00
16:00
Spotlight Presentations: 9 Papers
60 minutes@ Appx. 5 minutes+1minutes
Industrial: 26 - 15 - 24
Mobile robots: 49 -63- 76 - 55
Health : 43 -50
Closing ceremony
 
16:00
17:00
Symposium:
Prospectiva de la Industria 4.0 en la Región Caribe
Salón 13G2
Poster: 10 Papers - Coffee Break
Mobile robots: 13 -29 -36
Intelligent systems: 51 - 59 - 69
Industrial: 11 - 31 -38
Health : 43
17:00
18:00
Sponsor presentation:
20 minutes - Universidad Tecnológia de Bolívar
Spotlight Presentations: 6 Papers
40 minutes@ Appx. 5 minutes+1minutes
Mobile robots: 22 -33 - 42 - 9
Health : 48 - 70
18:00
19:00
 
Welcome Reception



 

Contact

General CoChairs
 
Henry Carrillo, Ph.D.
 
Pedro Wightman,  Ph.D.
 
Program Chair
 
Winston Percybrooks, Ph.D.
 
Teléfono: 3509268

 


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