TALLINN JUNE 20 - 23 / 2011

Urban Service Robotics: Challenges and Opportunities

June 20 / 2011, room X313

09.00 - 09.45 Workshop Welcome and Introduction: Urban Service Robotics: Challenges and Opportunities, by Dr. Pericle Salvini, The BioRobtics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy (Presentation here)
09.45 - 10.35 Legal problems and challenges on Network Robot Systems in Japan, by Dr. Norihiro Hagita, ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan (Presentation here)
10.35 - 11:00 Urban Service Robotics in the 7th Framework Programme and beyond, by Dr. Bjoern Juretzki European Commission, Bruxelles, Belgium (Presentation here)
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 12.15

From virtual to reality: How we test and evaluate new automatic transport system, by Dr.Clement Boussard, INRIA, IMARA Team, Le Chesnay, France (Presentation here)

12.15 - 13.00

Introduction of R-Learning Education System for Early Childhood in Kindergarten in Korea: From the Viewpoint of Deployment Policy and Introduction of a Low-Cost Autonomous Navigation for a Grounded Vehicle in Urban Environment, by Dr. Sang Rock Oh and            Dr. ChangHwan Kim, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, South Korea (Presentation here)


13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45 Societal Acceptance of Intelligent Robotic Systems: The Role of Performance Evaluation, Benchmarking, and Standardization, by Dr. Raj Madhavan, University of Maryland College Park & National Institute of Standards and Technology (Presentation here)
14.45 - 15.30

The DustCart service robot at work in the town of Peccioli: focus on social and legal challenges, by Dr. Barbara Mazzolai, the Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy (Presentation here)


15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 - 16.45

Embodiment, self and consciousness. Modules of a social interactive and biologic inspired humanoid robotics, by Dr. Gregor Fitzi, Oldemburg University, Oldenburg, Germany (Presentation here)


16.45 - 17.30 Round table
17.30 End of workshop