TRADR Summer School on Human-Robot Teaming

TNO Utrecht, The Netherlands • 21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017

The TRADR summer school on Human-Robot Teaming consists of a five-day course providing participants a full overview and hands-on experience related to Human-Robot Teaming. TNO is co-organiser of this event.

TRADR is an integrated european research project funded by the EU 7th Framework Programme. TRADR develops novel science and technology for human-robot teams to assist in urban search and rescue disaster response efforts.

This 5-day course is part of the TRADR project and will focus on real robotic systems for deployment in disaster response scenarios. Additionally, Human-Robot Teaming will be covered in a broader sense, i.e. teaming and colla.
Invited are undergraduate students, Master students, PhD students, postdocs and researchers from universities/organisations and engineers from around the world.


The summer school will be held at the TNO facility at Princetonlaan 6 in Utrecht, the Netherlands.


Robin Murphy (Texas A&M University)
Matt Johnson (IHMC)
Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová (DFKI)
Mark Neerincx (Delft University of Technology, TNO)
David Abbink (Delft University of Technology)
Pieter Jonker (Delft University of Technology)
Wouter Samson (Royal Netherlands Army)

Submission guidelines

Due to a limit on the number of participants (max 50 persons), we ask applicants to send an email to application@tradr-summerschool.eu including a free format letter (max. 2 pages) describing their motivation to participate and research in PDF format. Participants can optionally present a paper/poster during the summer school.
After the application deadline on 15 June 2017 all applications will be evaluated, and applicants will receive notification of acceptance no later than 22 June 2017. With this notification applicants will receive further instructions to actually register for the summer school. Deadline for actual registration is set at 30 June 2017. Registration fee with accommodation: 150€/person for the first 20 applicants, 250€/person for later applicants.

Important dates

Application deadline: 15 June 2017
Notification of acceptance: 22 June 2017
Registration deadline: 30 June 2017
Summer school kick-off: 21 August 2017


Nanja Smets, TNO, the Netherlands
Joachim de Greeff, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Jasper van Waa, TNO, the Netherlands
Mark Neerincx, Delft University of Technology, TNO, the Netherlands
Koen Hindriks, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Catholijn Jonker, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova, DFKI, Germany


Included in the program is accomodation at the Stayokay hotel in the center of Utrecht (www.stayokay.com/utrecht-centrum). Transport to and from the hotel will be provided in the form of pre-paid public transport chip cards. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as a social program during the evenings.

More information and registration

Register for TRADR Summer School via the website of the EU FP7 TRADR project



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