One Day Meeting

Friday 24 March 2017

ONE DAY MEETING on "NEW FRONTIERS IN ROBOTICS" in Lecture Theatre 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, 9.00am to 17.00pm on Friday 24 March 2017.

A one-day interdisciplinary scientific meeting covering Robotics in its different aspects and its varied applications. OPEN TO ALL who are interested.

Organisers: Fumiya Iida, Claire Barlow, Jim Woodhouse


Morning sessions :

9.10 Introduction

9.20 Brad Nelson (ETH Zurich) Microrobots and their future in medicine
10.10 Robert Full (Berkeley) The challenges of bioinspired robotics

11.00 Coffee

11.20 Martin Riedmiller (DeepMind) Learning machines
12.10 Hatice Gunes (Cambridge, Computer Laboratory) Socio-emotional human-robot interaction

13.00 Lunch

Afternoon sessions :

14.00 Noel Sharkey (Sheffield) Robot ethics
14.50 Alan Winfield (Univ West England) Experiments with simulation-based internal models: the first steps towards self-aware robots

15.40 Tea

16.10 Fumiya Iida (Cambridge, Engineering) Embodied intelligence toward self-organizing machines

17.00 End

A buffet lunch will be available at a cost of £5 in advance or £6.50 on the day. Numbers for the luncheon are limited and an advance purchase is recommended to guarantee a place. Please contact the Executive Secretary for a voucher.

The first 120 Fellows of the Society to apply will be offered a complimentary luncheon voucher.