2018

The 13th International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics
Universidad Politécnica de Yucatán
Mérida, México, December 9-11, 2018

Program at a glance

WAFR 2018 - Program at a Glance
Saturday Dec 8Sunday Dec 9Monday Dec 10Tuesday Dec 11Legend
8:30 WAFR 2018 Registration
8:30 - 9:00
Session 5
Sensor-Based Planning,
Navigation, and Control
8:30-9:45
Session 9
Multi-Robot and
Multi-Body Systems
8:30-9:45
Technical
Program
8:45
9:00
Welcome 9:00
Merida Tour
Turibus
9:00 - 12:00
WAFR 2018 Welcome
9:00 - 9:30
Robot
Guru
9:15Panel I: Robotics 101 9:15-10:15
9:30 Session 1
General Tools
for Motion Planning
9:30-10:45
Social
Activities
9:45 Invited Talk
Enrique Sucar
9:45-10:45
Invited Talk
Leslie Kaelbling
9:45 - 10:45
10:00 Extra
Activities (*)
10:15Coffee Break
10:30Panel II: AI and Robotics MythBusters (*) Tickets available
on-site
10:45Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:15
Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:15
Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:15
11:00
11:15Session 2
Data Structures
for Motion Planning
Planning Under Uncertainty
11:15-12:30
Session 6
Dynamics of Contact
in Manipulation
and Locomotion
11:15-12:30
Session 10
Optimality, Completeness,
and Complexity in Planning
11:15-12:30
11:30Invited Talk
11:45
12:00
12:15
12:30 Lunch Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch 12:30 - 14:00
12:45
13:00
13:15
13:30 Invited Talk Uxmal Tour
13:30 - 19:00
Open Problems
Discussion
13:45
14:00Session 3
Imitation Learning
14:00 - 15:15
Session 7
Optimal Motion Generation
14:00 - 15:15
Session 11
Human-Robot Interaction
14:00 - 15:00
14:15
14:30Panel III: Career Paths in Robotics
14:45
15:00Invited Talk
Elon Rimon
15:00 - 16:00
15:15Invited Talk
Steve LaValle
15:15-16:15
Invited Talk
Vikas Sindhwani
15:15 - 16:15
15:30Coffee Break
15:45Panel IV: The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Graduate School
16:00WAFR 2018 Closing
16:15Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:45
Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:45
16:30
16:45Panel V: How to make the most of the WAFR conferenceSession 4
Learning in Planning
16:45-18:00
Session 8
Tools for Perception,
Kinematics and Dynamics
16:45-18:00
Transportation to
Noches de Kukulkán
Chichén Itzá
16:45-18:45
17:00
17:15
17:30Small group discussions with leaders
17:45
18:00
18:15Robot Guru
Dinner
18:15 - 19:30
18:30
18:45Noches de Kukulkán
Chichén Itzá
18:45 - 21:30
19:00Regional Dinner
Teatro José Peón Contreras
19:00-20:00
19:15
19:30Banquet
Hacienda Chenkú
19:30 - 22:30
19:45
20:00Welcome cocktail
Hyatt Hotel
20:00 - 21:30
Walking City Tour
20:00 - 20:30
20:15
20:30Vaquería Regional
Downtown Mérida
20:30 - 22:00
20:45
21:00
21:15
21:30
21:45
22:00
22:15