Invited Speakers

Nikolaus Correll (confirmed)
University of Colorado (USA)
Department of Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Research Theme on Multi-functional Materials
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Contribution: Smart sensing materials and intelligent sensor systems beyond robotics

Jelizaveta Konstantinova (confirmed)
Queen Mary University of London (UK)
The Centre for Advanced Robotics
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Contribution: Proximity sensors for grasping applications in robotics

Frédéric Boyer (confirmed)
IMT Atlantique Bretagne-Pays de la Loire Ecole Mines-Telecom (France)
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Contribution: Electric field sensing for bio-inspired underwater robotics

Akihiko Yamaguchi (confirmed)
Tohoku University (Japan)
Graduate School of Information Sciences
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Contribution: Vision-based tactile sensor FingerVision for fragile object manipulation

Industry Talk

Hansruedi Früh (confirmed)
F&P Robotics, Switzerland
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Contribution: Reliable and context related grasping for autonomous mobile robots

Norbert Druml (confirmed)
Infineon Technologies AG, Austria
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Contribution: TBD