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EVENTS

International Conference for Vision Guided Robotics

ICVGR Conference Agenda

International Conference for Vision Guided Robotics


November 12-14, 2013
Georgia Institute of Technology
Technology Square Research Building
Atlanta, Georgia USA

(Optional Certified Vision Professional-Basic program November 11-12, see below)


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AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

7:30 am to 8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast (included)

8:30 am to 10:15 am

The Fundamentals of Robotics, Bob Rochelle, Stäubli Robotics

10:15 am to 10:30 am Break

10:30 am to 11:30 am

The Basics of Machine Vision - PART ONE, David Dechow, FANUC Robotics America

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Group Luncheon (included)

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

The Basics of Machine Vision - PART TWO, David Dechow, FANUC Robotics America

2:00 pm to 2:15 pm Break

2:15 pm to 5:30 pm

Successfully Integrating Vision Guided Robotics, David Dechow, FANUC Robotics America

Evening

Optional Group Dinner (cost on your own)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

8:00 am to 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast (included)

9:00 am to 11:00 am

Practical 2D VGR

  • Overview of 2D Vision Guided Robotics, David Dechow, FANUC Robotics America
  • How To: Vision Guidance, the Definitive Guide, Eric Hershberger, Cognex Corporation 
  • Using 2D VGR & Terminal Guidance in Aerospace Manufacturing, Mark Anderson, Comau, Inc.

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Tabletop Exhibits and Group Luncheon (included)

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Practical 3D VGR
  • 3D Vision Guided Robotics Overview, Steven Prehn, Robotic Guidance
  • Image Processing Techniques for 3D VGR, Heiko Eisele, MVTec, LLC
  • Robotic Guidance - Putting It All Together, Joe Cyrek, Recognition Robotics

 

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Break

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

The Business Case for VGR
  • Putting Vision to Work: Total Cost of Ownership (TCO),
    Scot Lindemann, JR Automation

Evening

Optional Group Dinner (cost on your own)

Thursday, November 14, 2013

8:00 am to 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast (included)

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Key Technologies in VGR
  • Virtual Vision Guided Robotics, David Bruce, FANUC America Corporation

10:00 am to 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am to Noon

Advanced 3D  VGR Solutions

  • New Trends in 3D Bin Picking, Adil Shafi, ADVENOVATION
  • Intelligent Automation, Hob Wubbena, Universal Robotics
  • Model Based Vision for Inspection and Robot Control, Henrik Christensen, Georgia Institute of Technology

Noon to 1:00 pm

Group Luncheon (included)

1:00 pm to 2:45 pm

VGR Application "How-To's"
  • Good, Bad, Ugly and Beautiful of VGR Applications, Earl Raynal, Jr., Motion Controls Robotics, Inc.
  • Design and Implementation of Vision Guided Robots at GM, Brian Musser and Lance Ransom, General Motors
  • Large and Low Contrast Vision Challenges, Jeff Boeve, Epoch Robotics

2:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Conference Wrap-up

 
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Optional Certified Vision Professional-Basic Classes/Exam held Monday/Tuesday, November 11-12, 2013:

CVP-BASIC AGENDA

If CVP-Basic training is desired, please register separately for CVP plus the Two-day (Wednesday, Thursday) option for ICVGR.
 
 

Monday, November 11, 2013

7:30 am to 8:30 am

Registration/Continental Breakfast (included)

8:30 am to 12:30 pm

The Fundamentals of Machine Vision

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Group Luncheon (included)

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Image Processing Fundamentals

3:45 pm to 5:30 pm

Beginning Lighting for Machine Vision

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

7:30 am to 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast (included)

8:30 am to 11:30 am

The Fundamentals of Camera and Image Sensor Technology

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Group Luncheon (included)

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Beginning Optics for Machine Vision
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm Individual Study/Review

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Certified Vision Professional - Basic Level EXAM

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Certified Vision Professional - Advanced Level EXAM
(exam only - no classes)

Evening

Optional Group Dinner

 
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REGISTER FOR CVP-BASIC


Agenda subject to change, please check back for updates.


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