Hosting MRS 2023 at BU

On December 4th and 5th, 2023, we hosted the IEEE International Symposium on Multi-Robot and Multi-Agent Systems (IEEE MRS 2023) at Boston University. Overall, there were 30 accepted papers, 23 posters, over 130 attendees and 16 volunteers from 57 universities, colleges, and companies. Many thanks to our Early Career Spotlight Speakers, Jakob Foerster (Oxford) and Chuchu Fan (MIT), and our Keynote Speakers, Daniela Rus (MIT CSAIL) and Laura Major (Motional).

A tremendous thanks to the organizing committee, especially:

General Chairs: Christopher Amato (Northeastern), Nora Ayanian (Brown), and Alyssa Pierson (BU)
Program Chair: Lorenzo Sabattini (UNIMORE)
Finance Chair: Roberto Tron (BU)
Sponsorship Chair: Kevin Leahy (WPI)
Publicity and Social Media Chair: Rohan Chandra (UT Austin)
Awards Committee: Chuchu Fan (MIT), Michael Otte (UMD), and Dylan Shell (TAMU)

IEEE MRS 2023 would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. We gratefully acknowledge Toyota Research Institute, our Silver Sponsor for MRS 2023. Additionally, we thank Boston University’s Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE) for their sponsorship of student registration awards, and Boston University’s Mechanical Engineering Department for their help and support in running this conference. We thank IEEE and the Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) for their technical co-sponsorship of our conference, as well as the endorsement from the IEEE Technical Committee on Multi-Robot Systems.