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PMAR Robotics

Eighth International Summer School on

Screw-Theory Based Methods in Robotics

02 - 10 December, 2017
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne is the capital city of the Victoria state in Australia. It is home to many of Australia's largest and oldest cultural institutions such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the National Gallery of Victoria, and the State Library of Victoria. Melbourne is close to stunning coastlines. The Great Ocean Road provides one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives, including the towering 12 Apostles, native wildlife, iconic surf breaks, pristine rainforest, and misty waterfalls.

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Monash University

Monash University was established in Melbourne, Australia in 1958, second oldest university in the State of Victoria. Monash is one of two Australian universities to be ranked in the École des Mines de Paris (Mines ParisTech) ranking on the basis of the number of alumni listed among CEOs in the 500 largest worldwide companies.

Monash is home to major research facilities, including the Australian Synchrotron, the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct (STRIP), the Australian Stem Cell Centre, 100 research centres and 17 co-operative research centres. Apart from having 5 campuses in Australia, Monash university is also in partnerships with 115 universities in 25 countries, with campuses in Malaysia and South Africa, a joint graduate school in China, a learning centre in Italy, and a research centre in India.

It is a place of great historical significance for the subject of this summer school. It can be said that Australia, and Monash in particular, became the place of rebirth of screw theory, due to the extraordinary work of Foundation Professor of Engineering K. H. Hunt.

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Venue and Accommodation

Summer Screws will be held at the Clayton campus of Monash University. The attendees can find affordable hotels, shops, and restaurants in the area. The organizers will assist the participants with finding affordable accommodation. Additional information will be communicated as the registration process advances.

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+ The address:
Laboratory of Motion Generation and Analysis
Building 37, 17 ALLIANCE LANE
Wellington Rd, Clayton VIC 3800

+ How to get:
Bus: routes 601, 630, 631, 691, 703 733, 801 and 900 stop at Clayton.
Train: Catch the Dandenong, Pakenham or Cranbourne line to Huntingdale Station, then change to a 601, 630 or 900 bus.

Check timetable of each option at:

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