About the Workshop
Collaborative robots is the hottest topic in robotics today. This workshop explores advancements in the field with a global view on collaborative robot technology, applications, safety implications, and human impacts. Many of the world's leading experts in the field will give presentations and leading robotics companies will be featured at the tabletop exhibition showcasing emerging technologies and trends. All of this is presented in a fast-paced, one day event!
Speakers for this event include:
- Dr. Henrik Christensen, Georgia Tech
- Pat Davison, RIA
- Jim Lawton, Rethink Robotics
- Carl Vause, Soft Robotics
- Howie Choset, Carnegie Mellon
- Marty Linn, General Motors
Check back soon for more speakers and topics to be added.
8:00 am to 5:30 pm - Workshop
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm - Evening Reception in Exhibits Area
Be sure to register early since space is limited!REGISTER NOW!
Collaborative robots are at the forefront of a new robotic era. Safely working alongside humans in an uncaged environment, they are opening up new opportunities for industry, OEMs, integrators, start-ups, venture capitalists, users, and potential users alike.
- Hear from the leaders on the cutting edge of this exciting new technology.
- Learn about real-life experiences from those using the technology today.
- See how technological advances are opening up new markets and opportunities.
- Witness new technologies first-hand
- Meet with other industry professionals who share your interest.
Tour the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)
Friday, October 16th
Get a first-hand look at the technology behind the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC),an operating unit within Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute (RI), the world's largest robotics research and development organization. Join us for this FREE tour to see how the NREC works closely with government and industry clients to develop and mature robotic technologies from concept to commercialization.
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Who Should Attend
The 2015 RIA International Collaborative Robots Workshop welcomes:
Collaborative robots today are driving one of the most transformative periods in the robotics industry. Advancements with sensors, software and end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) are expanding collaborative robot capabilities and applications.
This dynamic one-day workshop will introduce you to the technologies, trends, challenges and people that are disrupting the status quo with revolutionary innovations.REGISTER NOW!
|7:30am - 8:30am||Continental Breakfast & Tabletops Open|
|8:30am - 8:40am||Welcome and Introduction
Jeff Burnstein and Bob Doyle, Association for Advancing Automation
|8:40am - 9:15am||Overview of Collaborative Robots
Dr. Henrik Christensen, Georgia Tech
|9:15am - 9:45am||Safety Implications of Collaborative Robots
Pat Davison, RIA
|9:45am - 10:15am||Collaborative Robot Technology and Applications - Part I
Jim Lawton, Rethink Robotics
|10:15am - 10:30am||Break|
|10:30am - Noon||Collaborative Robot Technology and Applications - Part I (continued)
Scott Mabie, Universal Robots' Americas Region (10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Phil Crowther, ABB (11:00am - 11:30am)
Corey Ryan, KUKA (11:30am - Noon)
|Noon - 1:30pm||Lunch and Tabletop Exhibits|
|1:30pm - 2:30pm||Collaborative Robot Technology and Applications - Part II
FANUC (1:30pm - 2:00pm)
Brian Carlisle/Wayne Schmidt, Precise Automation/Beckman Coulter (2:00pm - 2:30pm)
|2:30pm - 3:15pm||Advances in Gripping
Gripping Overview - Samuel Bouchard, Robotiq
Adaptive Gripping - Carl Vause, Soft Robotics
Vacuum Gripping - Charlie Marlatt, Marlatt Automation/FIPA
|3:15pm - 3:45pm||Break|
|3:45pm - 4:15pm||Future of Human - Robot Interaction
Sonia Chernova, Georgia Tech
|4:15pm - 5:00pm||Collaborative Robot User Panel - Current Use & Needs
|5:00pm - 5:30pm||Modular Series Elastic Actuators: Building Safe Industrial Robots Real Fast
Howie Choset, Carnegie Mellon
|5:30pm - 7:00pm||Reception and Tabletop Exhibits|
Join us at this exciting event as we learn about the hottest topic in the industry - collaborative robots. You'll want to hear what the leading experts, robotics manufacturers and end users have to say about safety implications, the latest robot gripping developments, and the needs of end users. You can check out the full day's Agenda here.
How to Save Even More
Become an RIA Member:
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Attend Both Events:
An additional 20% savings is also available to registrants of the National Safety Conference.
Register Before Sept. 9th:
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|International Collaborative Robots Workshop|
|Open - September 8||$595||$645|
|September 9 - September 28||$645||$695|
|September 29 - Event||$695||$745|