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International Robotics Showcase 2018


Thursday, 21 June 2018 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)

International Robotics Showcase 2018

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Registration is now open for the International Robotics Showcase, the pinnacle event of UK Robotics Week 2018. 

The full-day programme includes exclusive talks by world-renowned experts in science and technology, panel discussions, exhibitions, robot demonstrations and an award ceremony for competition winners demonstrating cutting-edge robotics innovation.

  • Exciting demonstrations of cutting-edge robotics technology;

  • Lively discussion and debate, covering ethical, legal and economic impacts of Robotics and AI;

  • The release of several new White Papers, covering the current research landscape in:
    • Urban Automation & Transport
    • AgriTech

The day also offers academics, industry, government organisations and the public, the opportunity to enjoy the fascinating and diverse exhibits by our sponsors, as well as provide a lively forum for discussion and discovery of some of the latest technological developments and research challenges in Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

The event will take place within the 2018 International Business Festival and a 9 day pass is included withi your registration.

Programme - click here to download pdf version 




 Welcome and Introduction
 Prof. Guang-Zhong Yang, Chairman, EPSRC UK-RAS Network


 Professor Philip Nelson, Executive Chair, EPSRC




 National Centre for Nuclear Robotics
 Professor Rustam Stolkin, Birmingham University


 The Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN)
 Professor Malcolm Joyce, Lancaster University 






 Offshore Robotics for Certification of Assets (ORCA)
 Professor David Lane, Heriot-Watt University


 Future AI and Roboticxs for Space (FAIR-SPACE)
 Professor Yang Gao, Surrey University




 Professors Tom Duckett, Lancaster University & Bruce Grieve, Manchester University


 Urban Automation & Transport
 Professor Simon Marvin, Sheffield UNiversity


 Complete Edition of all White Papers 
 Professor Guang-Zhong Yang, UK-RAS Network 




 Robotics & Ageing Lecture
 Prof. Kerstin Dautehahn, University of Hertfordshire




 Moving forwards: Care of Tomorrow Film Challenge 
 Professor Samia Nefti-Meziani, Salford University


 Social Care & Independent Living Challenge / School Robot Challenge
 Dr. Stephen Potter, Sheffield University           Dr. Robert Merrifield, Imperial College 


 Surgical Robot Challenge
 Dr. Robert Merrifield, Imperial College London






 Sir Mark Walport, Chief Exectuive Officer, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI)


 Discussion and Conclusion




Comments from past delegates - 

David Marcroft

“The speakers showed energy and swiftness and I was very happy with the morning presentations. The talks covered a wide range of robotic applications which we will see more of in the future and the practical demonstrations were very interesting”

Oleksandr Skrypnyk

“I feel like International Robotics Showcase met its goals in a spectacular fashion”

“It was a magnificent event and I look forward to attending it next year”

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Do you have questions about International Robotics Showcase 2018? Contact EPSRC UK-RAS Network

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Exhibition Centre (ECL)

L3 4DQ Liverpool
United Kingdom

Thursday, 21 June 2018 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)

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