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First Karlsruhe Forum on Anthropomatics and Robotics

First Karlsruhe Forum on Anthropomatics and Robotics
Venue:

Max Rubner-Institut, Haid-und-Neu-Straße 9, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Date:

Thursday, February 2, 2012

The Karslruhe Forum intends to bring together representatives from industry, academia and society to share research achievements, solutions, and visions in the area of anthropomatics and robotics.

 

Program

  9:30

Registration

10:00

Presentation of the Focus Anthropomatics and Robotics
Prof. Rüdiger Dillmann, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

10:15

Economic analysis of new service robot applications and their relevance for robotics development
Martin Hägele, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, Germany

10:50

KUKA on the way from industrial to service robotics
Dr.-Ing. Bernd Liepert, KUKA Laboratories GmbH, KUKA AG, Germany

11:25

Coffee Break

11:40

Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: From Biology to Engineering
Prof. Dario Floreano, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

12:15

Towards Human-Friendly Robots in Industrial Automation
Christoph Winterhalter, ABB Research Center, Germany

12:50

Lunch Break

14:15

It is the Pawn who opens the Game - Using Commodity Robots for Assisted Living
Dr. Ernö Kovacs, NEC Laboratories, NEC Europe Ltd., Germany

14:50

Emotional Robots: The Nature and Function of Emotions in Autonomous Agents
Prof. Dr. Dietrich Dörner, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany

15:25

Coffee Break

15:40

Robot Companions for Citizens: a new and ambitious European Initiative
Prof. Paolo Dario, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy

16:25

Wrap-up and Closing

 

Download the pdf version of the program here.

Contact: Dr.-Ing. Sandra Tartarelli

 

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