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International Robotics Showcase 2018

EPSRC UK-RAS Network

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 

 Time

 Event

 09:00

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

 09:10

 KEYNOTE LECTURE
 Professor Philip Nelson, Executive Chair, EPSRC

 09:50

 EPSRC ROBOTICS HUBS

 

 National Centre for Nuclear Robotics
 Professor Rustam Stolkin, Birmingham University

 

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

 10:30

 COFFEE BREAK 

 11:00

 EPSRC ROBOTICS HUBS

 

 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

 11:40

 WHITE PAPERS: Launch 

 

 Agri-Tech
 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 

 12:10

 LUNCH & EXHIBITION

 14:00

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

 14:45

 CHALLENGES

 

 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

 15:30

 COFFEE BREAK

 16:10

 KEYNOTE LECTURE

 

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

 17:00

 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”

For more information please visit our website: www.uk-ras.org/

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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