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FR30: Celebrating 30 Years of Field Robotics

October 10/11, 2013

Join us in an alumni-focused event celebrating 30 years of Field Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University.

FR30: Celebrating 30 Years of Field Robotics

October 10/11, 2013

Join us in an alumni-focused event celebrating 30 years of Field Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University.


Participate

Registered Participants

Daniel Althoff

Sankalp Arora

Deepak Bapna

Spencer Barrett

Joe Bartels

Gary Baun

Marcel Bergerman

Bob Bittner

Tom Carlone

William Cassidy

Lyle Chamberlain

Christopher Cunningham

Vishnu Desaraju

Beatrice Dias

Matthew DiGioia

Michael Dille

Kevin Dowling

David Duggins

Felix Duvallet

Jesse Easudes

Simon Engler

Zheng Fang

Dave Ferguson

Kerien Fitzpatrick

Alex Foessel

Greydon Foil

Davinia Font Calafell

Michael Furlong

Juan Pablo Gonzalez

Ben Grocholsky

Rob Guzikowski

Chris Harrington

Andrew Harris

Kristen Holtz

Vicki Homitsky

Humphrey Hu

Hiroaki Inotsume

Sezal Jain

Dominic Jonak

Nidhi Kalra

George Kantor

Dirk Langer

Lantao Liu

Alex Long

Silvio Maeta

Emmanuel Malikides

Dottie Marsh

Jim Martin

Ashley McClinton

Lynnetta Miller

Sanae Minick

Jeffrey Mishler

Andrew Moore

Stewart Moorehead

Aaron Morris

Ben Motazed

Steve Nuske

Jim Osburn

Barbara Osburn

Nathan Otten

Henning Pangels

Jorgen Pedersen

Liam Pedersen

Kevin Peterson

Zania Pothen

Glenn Rossi

Young-Woo Seo

Wenfan Shi

Mark Sibenac

David Silver

Sarjoun Skaff

Tony Stentz

Wennie Tabib

Junya Tatsuno

Bruce Thompson

Chris Urmson

Abhinav Valada

Chuck Vukotich

Carl Wellington

David Wettergreen

Red Whittaker

Chuck Whittaker

Kyle Wilshusen

Uland Wong

John Yao

Chunlong Zhang

Marc Zinck


Schedule

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Time Location Title Brief Description
18:00 - 21:00 Planetary Robotics Laboratory Welcoming Session Social gathering (food and beverages provided)

Friday, October 11, 2013

The morning sessions are designed to bring participants together while the afternoon and evening sessions allow ample opportunities to connect and communicate with past and present FRC members.

Morning Session 2 and Evening Session 2 will be based on participant feedback. We will be soliciting feedback from registrants soon.

Time Location Title Brief Description
08:30 - 09:00 GHC 6115 Breakfast Breakfast provided
09:00 - 10:15 GHC 6115 Morning Session 1 An FRC Retrospective: The Projects, People, and Robots
10:15 - 10:30 GHC 6115 Morning Break Refreshments provided
10:30 - 12:00 GHC 6115 Morning Session 2 Where are they now? An alumni lightning round
12:00 - 13:00 GHC 6115 Lunch Menu pending
13:00 - 14:30 FRC Highbay Afternoon Session 1 FRC Present and Future and group photo
14:30 - 17:00 FRC Highbay Afternoon Session 2 RI Seminar by Red Whittaker and social gathering (food and beverages provided)
17:00 - 19:00 Evening Break
19:00 - 21:00 Wyndham Evening Session 1 Cocktail hour, dinner, and Talk: 30 Years of FRC Antics
21:00 - 23:59 Wyndham Evening Session 2 TBD (refreshments provided)


Register

The schedule for FR30 includes several catered social gatherings. A $125 registration fee is requested based on the expected cost per person to cater the events. Please register early so that we can accurately estimate the number of participants.

Please consider a charitable donation in support of this event and the FRC. Donations will be used in part to subsidize registration costs for current FRC students.

Registration for FR30 is completed by clicking on the button below. Please ensure that a valid email address is provided when filling out the form. After registration, you will receive a follow-up email with information to help guide the login process.


Travel

Venue

Gates Hillman Center

The Gates Center for Computer Science, Sixth Floor
Carnegie Mellon University
40.443921,-79.944339

Field Robotics Center Highbay

Newell Simon Hall, First Floor
Carnegie Mellon University
40.443475,-79.945474

Planetary Robotics Laboratory

The Gates Center for Computer Science, First Floor
Carnegie Mellon University
40.44323,-79.944911

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center

100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-682-6200

Parking

Paid Parking

Paid parking is available in the Gates Hillman Center parking garage (location of Thursday evening and Friday morning events).

Due to construction, Robers Drive is closed to traffic.

Free Parking

Free parking is available in the Morewood Gardens surface lot after 4 PM.

A map of CMU's parking and the buildings of the Robotics Institute can be found here ().

Accommodations

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center

100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-682-6200

A room block is held under the name FR 30 from 10/10/13 - 10/12/13 for $141/night. The block will be held until 09/19/13.

Courtyard by Marriot Shadyside

5308 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-683-3113

A room block is held under the name CMU-FR 30 Field Robotics Reunion from 10/10/13 - 10/12/13 for $146/night. The block will be held until 09/10/13.