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Edge of Robotics & Automation Forum 2016

Date
Monday 12 December 2016

Venue
The University Club of Western Australia
Hackett Drive
Crawley WA 6009
Entrance 1 Carpark 3
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About the Event


The 'Edge of Robotics & Automation Forum 2016' is a two day event bringing together academia and industry from Robotics and Automation in the picturesque setting of The University of Western Australia, Crawley Campus.

Leading experts from industry and research will provide insight into current developments in Robotics and Automation in Perth and internationally. The Forum is a space for networking, stimulating and sharing ideas and forming collaborative working relationships.

Day One – Monday 12 December


The day will include an address from keynote speaker Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA and presentations from industry and researchers, a panel discussion and the opportunity to visit industry and student exhibitors.

Registration for this event is free and open to all.

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Program

Time Presenter Presentation Location
8.30am Registration opens
9.00am Professor Greg Ivey
Deputy Dean (Research), The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
The University of Western Australia
Opening address Auditorium
9.10am Professor Kamal Youcef-Toumi
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Keynote address Auditorium
10.00am Adrian Boeing
Atlas Copco Australia
Autonomous Mining: Where are we now, and what’s next? Auditorium
10.30am Morning tea Lower Colonnade
11.00am Mike Pivac
Fastbrick Robotics
Auditorium
11.30am Professor Thomas Bräunl
Professor, School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
The University of Western Australia
From Autonomous Robots to Driverless Cars Auditorium
12.00pm Professor Mohammed Bennamoun
Professor, School of Computer Science and Software Engineering
The University of Western Australia
Auditorium
12.30pm Lunch and Exhibitions Banquet Hall Foyer
1.30pm Matthew Roesner
Marshall Multispread
Multispread MDC App – IoT meets Agriculture Banquet Hall
2.00pm Josh Portlock
Scientific Aerospace
4Scight is better than Hindsight Banquet Hall
2.30pm Brendon McAtee
AusIndustry – Entrepreneurs’ Programme
Opportunities for collaboration Banquet Hall
2.45pm Panel discussion Banquet Hall
3.30pm Afternoon tea and Exhibitions Banquet Hall Foyer
4.00pm End

Venue

The University Club of Western Australia

The University Club of Western Australia is located at Hackett Drive, Crawley WA 6009, Entrance 1 Carpark 3.
Map

Keynote speaker

Kamal Youcef-Toumi
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Kamal Youcef-Toumi joined the MIT Mechanical Engineering Department faculty in 1985. Professor Youcef-Toumi's research has focused primarily on design, modeling, simulation, instrumentation, and control theory. The applications of his work have included manufacturing, robotics, automation, metrology and nano/biotechnology. He teaches courses in the fields of automatic control systems; robotics; precision machine design and mechatronics.

Professor Youcef-Toumi has served as a consultant for several companies including AT&T Bell Laboratories, EDO Corporation, Varian Radiation Division, Gillette Corporation, Delta Search Laboratories, Jentek Sensors, Morgan Stanley Co., General Electric, TEKES - National Technology Agency of Finland, Jordan Hospital, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Penn State University-College of Medicine - Cancer Institute, Board of Trustees at the University of Sharjah, and Saudi Aramco.

Day Two – Tuesday 13 December


By appointment booking only.

Would you like to meet leading Robotics and Automation researchers who can help you tackle your current business challenges?

Industry guests are invited to express their interest in a unique opportunity to have a one on one consultation with the Robotics and Automation Critical Mass Research Group (CMRG) within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics at The University of Western Australia.

Six 45 minute appointments are available on this day.

Register your interest to secure your appointment.