Detailed Program

The conference will be hosted in two different venues:

  • the Owen G. Glen Building / Business School of the University of Auckland (Building 260 of the University of Auckland, 12 Grafton Rd, Auckland CBD – main venue) – abbreviated as OGG
  • the new Engineering building of the University of Auckland (Building 405 of the University of Auckland, 5 Grafton Rd, Auckland CBD) – abbreviated as ENG
  • the main auditorium is the Fisher & Paykel Appliances Auditorium – abbreviated as FPAA (Building 260, room 115 or 260.115)

The exhibition will be hosted in level 1 of the OGG next to the registration desk and will be open 8:00 am – 6:30 pm from Thursday, Dec 15 to Sunday, Dec 18.

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Wednesday,
December 14
Note: Registration will also be open on Dec 15
EventStart TimeEnd TimeDurationLocation
Registration Check-In8:00 AM5:00 PM9 hoursRegistration Desk – OGG – level 1 (L1)
ENG Lab Tour 1 (all labs)10:00 AM11:30 AM1.5 hoursStarting at Registration Desk – OGG L1
ENG Lab Tour 2 (all labs)1:00 PM2:30 PM1.5 hoursStarting at Registration Desk – OGG L1
ENG Lab Tour 3 (all labs)3:00 PM4:30 PM1.5 hoursStarting at Registration Desk – OGG L1
ENG Lab Tour 4 (all labs)5:00 PM6:30 PM1.5 hoursStarting at Registration Desk – OGG L1
Thursday,
December 15
Note: Registration will also be open on Dec 15
EventStart TimeEnd TimeDurationLocation
Breakfast8:00 AM8:30 AM30 minOGG
Workshops / Demonstrations8:30 AM12:30 AM4 hoursOGG+ENG
Lunch Break12:30 PM1:30 PM60 minOGG
Google Talk & Other Industry Talk1:30 PM2:00 PM30 minOGG – FPAA
Opening Session2:00 PM2:30 PM30 minOGG – FPAA
DeepMind Talk2:30 PM3:00 PM30 minOGG – FPAA
Afternoon Tea Break3:00 PM3:30 PM30 minOGG
Workshops / Demonstrations3:30 PM5:30 PM2 hoursOGG+ENG
Welcome Reception6:30 PM11:00 PM4.5 hoursAuckland Museum
Friday,
December 16
EventStart TimeEnd TimeDurationLocation
Breakfast8:00 AM8:40 AM40 minOGG
Keynote A – Aude Billard8:40 AM9:35 AM55 minOGG – FPAA
Poster Session 19:35 AM10:50 AM75 minOGG
Coffee Break & Sponsor Demos10:50 AM11:20 AM30 minOGG+ENG
Industry Talk – Steve Saunders11:20 AM12:10 PM50 minOGG – FPAA
Lunch Break12:10 PM1:00 PM50 minOGG
Tutorial A – Jeannette Bohg1:00 PM1:55 PM55 minOGG – FPAA
Oral Session 1: Planning and Learning1:55 PM3:05 PM70 minOGG – FPAA
Afternoon Tea Break3:05 PM3:35 PM30 minOGG
Oral Session 2: Learning from Humans3:35 PM4:45 PM70 minOGG – FPAA
Poster Session 24:45 PM6:00 PM75 minOGG
Banquet / Dinner6:30 PM11:00 PM4.5 hoursMuseum of Transport and Technology
Saturday,
December 17
EventStart TimeEnd TimeDurationLocation
Breakfast8:00 AM8:40 AM60 minOGG
Keynote B – Bruce MacDonald8:40 AM9:35 AM55 minOGG – FPAA
Poster Session 39:35 AM10:50 AM75 minOGG
Coffee Break & Sponsor Demos10:50 AM11:20 AM30 minOGG
Oral Sersion 3: Perception11:20 AM12:30 PM70 minOGG – FPAA
Lunch Break12:30 PM1:15 PM45 minOGG
Tutorial B – Takayuki Osa1:30 PM2:25 PM55 minOGG – FPAA
Oral Session 4: Control and Simulation2:25 PM3:35 PM70 minOGG – FPAA
Online Poster Session 1 and Afternoon Tea Break3:35 PM4:05 PM30minOGG
Poster Session 44:05 PM5:20 PM75 minOGG
Open Problem Session5:20 PM5:50 PM30 minOGG – FPAA
Sunday,
December 18
EventStart TimeEnd TimeDurationLocation
Online Poster Session 27:30 AM8:00 AM30 minOGG
Breakfast8:00 AM8:40 AM60 minOGG
Keynote C – Aleksandra Faust8:40 AM9:35 AM55 minOGG – FPAA
Poster Session 59:35 AM10:50 AM75 minOGG
Coffee Break & Sponsor Demos10:50 AM11:20 AM30 minOGG
Oral Session 5: Navigation and Autonomous Driving11:20 AM12:30 PM70 minOGG – FPAA
Lunch Break12:30 PM1:15 PM45 minOGG
Tutorial C – Fabio Ramos1:15 PM2:10 PM55 minOGG – FPAA
Oral Session 6: Manipulation and Grasping2:10 PM3:20 PM70 minOGG – FPAA
Afternoon Tea Break3:20 PM3:50 PM30 minOGG
Poster Session 63:50 PM5:05 PM75 minOGG
Award Session and Closing5:05 PM5:30 PM25 minOGG – FPAA