- Networking: Meet with the experts of the marine robotics world from academia, industry and government sectors from around the globe. Strong student representation is expected. The single-track conference will bring the community together - we believe that bringing everyone together under a single roof is the right way to start discussions that will take the leading edge of technology forward. Additional networking sessions and socials are planned to facilitate fun and engaging discussions to brainstorm ideas for marine robotics of the future.
- Singapore AUV Challenge: Catch budding student roboticists in action, as they involve in a fierce challenge with their vehicles in a pool, while learning marine robotics hands-on. Over 50 student teams have submitted their interest to participate and we have shortlisted about 35 teams to attend the competition.
- Possibility to extend to IEEE JOE journal paper: Abstracts/papers accepted and presented at AUV Symposium will be allowed to extend these into full journal papers and submit to an upcoming AUV 2022 special issue of the reputed IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. More details here.
- Marine robotics awards: Be part of the moment as we honour marine robotics researchers with the Mid-career Rising Star award and the Lifetime achievement award (details here).
- Plenaries: from exciting speakers on a range of topics.
- Student travel grant: Students can try to avail a travel grant to facilitate their travel to the conference.
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AUV Symposium Awards & Recognition
We are honoring marine robotics researchers around the world with two awards - The Mid-career Rising Star award and the Lifetime achievement award. Details of awards given in a previous edition of AUV can be found here and here. If you wish to nominate yourself or another deserving candidate for the award, fill up this simple form.