ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION | World’s largest robotics conference to take place in Canada for first time


Published: 16May2019

CRA, short for International Conference on Robotics and Automation, is organized by the IEEE, the world’s largest engineering association. Specifically, the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society. ICRA 2019 will take place from May 20-24 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, also known as the Montreal Convention Center, marking the first time that the conference – now in its 35th year – is being held in Canada.

This will be world’s largest, most prestigious and most significant robotics event, with more exhibiters, scientific papers and participants than any prior robotics event anywhere, said Gregory Dudek, ICRA 2019 conference chair and head of Samsung Montreal AI Center, and James McGill, professor at McGill University.

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