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LandWISE Conference - Farm of 2030, May 20-22, Havelock North

The 13th LandWISE Conference - Farm of 2030, will be held May 20-22 in Havelock North.

This will be an excellent opportunity for NZRAS members to interact with experience agronomists, industry leaders, manufacturers, and Australian robotics and sensing experts, in particular the Special Session (by application only) on Day 3.

NZ RAS workshop at ICARA 2015, afternoon of February 19 2015

Abstracts are called for a workshop on Robotics, Automation and Sensing, to be held jointly with the ICARA conference in Queenstown, NZ, on the afternoon of Feb 19th 2015. 


NZ Robotics, Automation and Sensing has been formed by Callaghan Innovation ( and people are invited to submit a short abstract (less than one page), and present a short summary of current activities to the workshop.  The presentations will be followed by an open discussion.


IEEE RAS Summer School on Agricultural Robotics (SSAR 2015)

Call for Participation - IEEE RAS Summer School on Agricultural Robotics (SSAR 2015)

2-6 February 2015
Sydney, Australia

Applications due: 08 December 2014

General enquiries:


UAV Symposium - 16th Jan 2015

In partnership with Callaghan Innovation, UAVNZ, and Aviation NZ the 2015 symposium will be a forum for the RPAS industry to learn about the development of aviation policy and regulations, engage with the wider aviation community, share knowledge about industry best practice, network and collaborate on technology and business development opportunities.  Further information can be found at

NZRAS Workshop @ IVCNZ 2014

The inaugural NZ Robotics, Automation and Sensing (NZRAS) Workshop will be held on the first day of the IVCNZ 2014 Conference.

ICIEA 2015


15 – 17 June 2015, Auckland, New Zealand

ICARA 2015

The Sixth International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA 2015) is intended to provide a stimulating forum for researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners to present their latest research findings, ideas, developments and applications in all aspects of automation, robotics and sensors.

IVCNZ 2014

The 29th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2014) will be held 19th to 21st November at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Sensors journal

Dear Colleagues,


You may wish to submit your latest research in all aspects of sensors (including biosensors, chemical sensors, physical sensors, remote sensors) and sensor networks, to the Sensors journal.

The Sensors is a highly-rated journal with an impact factor of 1.953 (5-Year impact factor: 2.395) and very rapid turnaround.