Social Events

Welcome Reception
Monday, June 25, 5 pm – 7 pm
@ the Grand Hall on the 5th floor of the Kimmel Center for University Life
We will welcome all registrants attending the Conference to the Reception: workshop applicants, accompanying persons, exhibitors, or conference attendees. You can explore the conference venue and enjoy ice-breaking activities with newcomers. We will offer Hors d’Oeuvres (finger foods) and refreshments.

Award Lunch
Wednesday, June 26, 11:30 am – 1 pm
@ Rosenthal Pavilion on the 10th floor of the Kimmel Center for University Life
The awards will be selected based on their originality and technical significance in the field of robotics, according to the review scores by the Conference Editorial Board (CEB) and the Award Committee, as well as the presentation scores evaluated by the award committee. Winners will be presented with a certificate and a cash prize of $500 for the Best Conference Paper Award and $300 for the Best Application Paper Award. The next UR will be introduced after the ceremony. Lunch boxes will be provided during the Award Ceremony.

Conference Banquet
Wednesday, June 26, 6 pm – 9 pm
@ THE LIBERTY WAREHOUSE – The Harbor Room
Address: 260 Conover St | Brooklyn, NY 11231 | (347) 987-3121
The conference will highlight the banquet for social networking. Buffet-style food and assorted liquors and soft drinks will be served during the banquet. Regular registrants are invited to attend the banquet. Additional banquet tickets are available for purchase at $150 until April 30, due to the limited number of seats. The restaurant is located 6 miles (10 km) away from the venue. It takes about 30 minutes to get there, although this time is subject to change due to traffic jams. Two chartered buses will be provided only for the return journey after the banquet at 9:30 pm.

Coffee Breaks Space
@ KC 914 on the 9th floor of the Kimmel Center for University Life
You can take a rest and have conversations with refreshments and cookies that are served during each break time.