Social Events
Apart from the technical programs, participants are also cordially invited to attend various social events, such as the Welcome Reception, Banquet, Farewell Party and Award Luncheon etc. In addition, participants are also encouraged to explore the beautiful city of Daejeon which has an endless supply of attractions and things to see and do.  

Monday, October 10, 18:30–20:30
Hanbit Square

The IROS 2016 will welcome you at lovely hanbit square on Monday, October 10 from 18:30 to 20:30. It takes about 10 minutes by walks from DCC. Meet some friends, have a food & drink, enjoy autumn night. 

Wednesday, October 12, 18:40-21:00
Civic Square  

Reception on the Expo Bridge: 17:30-18:00
Dragon Boat Race: 18:00-18:10

You will be welcomed with wine & beer at the reception on the Expo Bridge from 17:30, and then dragon boat race will start at 18:00 as an opening event of the banquet. A dragon boat is a human-powered watercraft. Participants who applied for the race in advance will take part in the racing. Cheer for your friends on the bridge.

Banquet: 18:40-21:00
Opera vocalist will open the banquet at 18:40. The banquet will offer you a good opportunity to promote friendship with participants. Delicious food and various performances like traditional dance, K-Pop and sand art will be offered at the banquet. All students will be invited to "Daejeon Mayor's Banquet".


Thursday, October 13, 12:00-13:30
Korea Trade Exhibition Center

On your way to the awards luncheon, grab your lunch box in the entrance of the Korea Trade Exhibition Center.


Thursday, October 13, 18:30-20:30
ICC Hotel

The farewell party will close the conference part on Thursday, October 13 from 18:30 to 20:30 in the ICC Hotel.

1st Place: Adam Jocoff (260.3m)
2nd Place: Stephen Nuske (253.9m)
3rd Place: Jin Hyung Kim (248.7m)  

Free trials for participants will be available in Golfzon, which is one of the sponsors and it is located next to the DCC.

    Date: Monday, October 10 ~ Thursday, October 13
Time: 12:00 pm ~ 14:00 pm
Place: Golfzon (1F)
  * Golf club is available for free of charge.
  * Two booths will be open to participants during time & dates stated above and our staffs will be there to help.
  * There will be Award ceremony for longest driver, which held at 13:30 pm, Thursday, Oct 13 in Golfzon.

We are preparing a get together party in old downtown of Daejoen, where you will have chance to get to know each other, make new friendships or just renew old business partnerships. There are many attractions including the 214 meters LED SKYLOAD, hundreds of shops and pubs in the Euneungjeongi Culture Street.

    Date: Tuesday, October 11
Time: 19:00 pm ~
Place: Downtown (Euneungjeongi Culture Street), Daejeon
  * Free draft beer & snack will be provided at three Western and Korean pubs in downtown and it is first come first serve basis.
  * Detail information about the pubs will be posted soon.
  * It takes about 15 minutes from Government Complex Subway Station to Jungangro Subway Station.
1st Place: Komodo Swan
2nd Place: MOSS
3rd Place: Autonomous Human 
4th Place: The Titanic

A dragon boat race will be held as an opening event of the banquet. A dragon boat is a human-powered watercraft. Participants who applied for the race in advance will take part in the racing.

    Number of boats: 6 (canoe)
Lane distance: 300m
Training hours & Dates: October 11, 12 / 11:00~15:00
Final race (opening event of Banquet): Wednesday, October 12,
---------------------------------------------- Preparation 17:00~17:30
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Application is closed.