2019 RobotX Interactive Forum: Recap
The second RobotX Interactive Forum (previously known as RobotX Forum) took place on December 4-6, 2019 in Singapore. Alongside local university, the National University of Singapore, RoboNation hosted nearly 150 students, industry and government representatives from all over the world. Sessions ranging from Maritime Autonomy discussion panels to Student Poster presentations, the week was jam-packed with great discussion and establishing connections in the RobotX community.
Thank you to the incredible sponsors of this event, the U.S. Office of Naval Research and the Future Systems and Technology Directorate and to our gracious hosts in Singapore.
Call for Posters
Prior to the Interactive Forum, the Poster Committee released a Call for Posters to all the RobotX past and present students. After reviewing the submissions, the Poster Committee narrowed down their selection to the top four, to be presented in Poster Spotlights at the event. The scoring rubric was opened up to all attendees to score each poster, concluding to the top-rated 1st Place Poster.
1st Place ($250 Blue Robotics Gift Certificate): National Chiao Tung University
IEEE-OES for Best Poster Award: Travis Moscicki, Florida Atlantic University
Based off the Virtual RobotX simulation, attendees were invited to participate in a live Hackathon on the final day of the Interactive Forum.
Participant Hacker ($250 Blue Robotics Gift Certificate): Jonathan Wheare, Flinders University
Participant Hacker ($250 Blue Robotics Gift Certificate): Arjo Chakravarty, National University of Singapore
Participant Hacker ($250 Blue Robotics Gift Certificate): John Sumskas, The University of Sydney