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LSA participates in various scientific and technological events. These have a wide range of audiences and purposes. Either regular robotics competitions as Robocup, technology fairs, demonstrations and educational activities or scientific meetings and conferences. A selection of different events in wich the lab has been involved is presented here (excluded are standard international and national scientific conferences, for that, refer to our publications page). Particular robot missions and field tests information can be found in the respective project pages.


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M-ELROB 2008 - Hammelburg, Germany 30Jun- 3 July

LSA will participate in the Military ELROB competition with different autonomous vehicles. m-elrob site




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Hannover Messe / German Open 2008 - Hannover, Germany 21-25 April

LSA / ISEP /IPP was present at the Hannover Messe, Germany one of the world leading fairs in high technology. Our participation was the only portuguese research and technology intituition present and Porto Polytechnic was the only portuguese teaching institution to be represented. Hannover Messe site

ISePorto Team, the LSA robotic soccer team participated in the european competion GermanOpen 2008. This year the event took place in Hannover, Germany in parallel with the world famous technology fair. German Open08 site

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Robótica 2008 - Aveiro, Portugal, 2 - 6 April

ISePorto Team won the 2nd place at the robotic soccer competion in Robótica 2008 the 8th Portuguese Robotics Open. LSA was also present with an exibhition and demonstration of aerial, marine and land robots.

The event integrates multiple robotics competitions and an international scientific conference. The competitions range from Robocup MSL and Autonomous Driving aimed at university level and robotics research communities to high school oriented ones such as Robocup Jr or robotic dance competion. Robotica 2008 site

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Dolce Vita, Porto, Portugal, 1-3 Mar.

Integrated in a series of expositions for the general public performed by ISEP at a local comercial area, LSA organized from 1 to 3 March the event on autonomous robots with robot demonstrations and associated technology.

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International Lifesaving Congress 2007, La Coruna, Spain 1-2 Dec.

LSA was invited to deliver a talk on the use of autonomous surface system technology to marine rescue applications.



UEFA Futsal Championship 2007, Gondomar, Portugal, Nov.

Integrated in the activities promoted by ISEP, the official technological partner for the european futsal championship 2007, LSA participated with demonstrations of technology, namely with football robots.



technoISEP / Semana Ciencia e Technologia, ISEP, Portugal, Nov.

Integrated in the participation of ISEP in the portuguese week of science and technology and in parallel with the technoISEP (a technology and emplyment fair organized by ISEP student association) LSA exiibhited several robots and technologies.



3ª Jornadas de Inovação, Lisboa, Portugal, Nov.

LSA robots and technology was present at 3º Innovation Fair organized by Portuguese Innovation Agency representing Porto Polytechnic (IPP). External Link (in portuguese)



Informal Meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers, Lisbon,Portugal, 1-2 Oct .

Invited by the Portuguese Secretary of Justice, LSA-ISEP was present at the informal meeting of Justice and Home affairs ministers integrated in the Portuguese Presidency of European Union. Our participation consisted in the demonstration of portuguese high technology and we were one of the two entities invited to demosntrate portuguese technology. External Link.



e-Justice Conference , Lisbon, Portugal, Sept.

LSA robots and technology were present at e-Justice Conference under invitation of the portuguese secretary of justice. The conference was organized under the program of the portuguese UE presidency.




Robótica na Praia, Matosinhos, Portugal, 19 - 30 Sept.

ISEP and LSA organized a technology and robotics technology demonstration at Matosinhos beach. Aimed to the geneal public the exposition allowed interaction with LSA robots and systems and promoted science and technology awareness.

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PorTI, Lisbon, Portugal.

Integrated in a special demonstration section of advanced research robotics organized by the portuguese robotics society, LSA was present at the Information Technologies Fair organized by the portuguese economy and innovation mininster, in FIL (Lisbon International Fair) in July 2007.
LSA/ISEP participated with the ISePorto Robotic Soccer team, ROAZ autonomous surface vehicles and various FALCOS autonomous aerial vehicles demonstrations.

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Robótica 2007, Paderne, Portugal.

LSA participated in the Portuguese Robotics Festival and competitions at Paderne.
Along with the presentation of technical papers at the associated conference, ISePorto Team was present at the robotic football competition (Robocup MSL) and a demonstration/exposition of ISEP marine robots was also organized.