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 exhibition showcasing emerging technologies and trends. All of this is presented in a fast-paced, one day event!
Be sure to register early since space is limited!
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.
Who Should Attend
The 2016 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 workshop will introduce you to the technologies, trends, challenges and people that are disrupting the status quo with revolutionary innovations.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
|7:00am - 8:15am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|8:15am - 8:30am||Welcome and Introduction
Bob Doyle, RIA
|8:30am - 9:00am||Overview of Collaborative Robots
Erik Nieves, Plus One Robotics
|9:00am - 10:15am||User Presentations and Q&A
Phillip Freeman, Boeing
Gervasio Mutarelli, Flextronics
Mark Lewandowski, Procter & Gamble
Todd Dickey, Honda Engineering
|10:15am - 10:30am||Break|
|10:30am - 11:00am||Getting Started with Collaborative Applications
Samuel Bouchard, Robotiq
|11:00am - 11:45am||Collaborative Robot Technology and Customer Applications Panel #1
Andy Larson, Cross Company
Dan McFarland, Air Hydro Power
Paul Santi, FANUC America
|11:45am - 1:15pm||Lunch and Tabletop Exhibits|
|1:15pm - 2:00pm||Safety for Collaborative Applications
Roberta Nelson Shea, Rockwell Automation
|2:00pm – 2:30pm||Implementing Collaborative Solutions – A Safe Robot Does Not Equal a Safe System
Chetan Kapoor, Yaskawa Innovation
|2:30pm - 3:15pm||Collaborative Robot Technology and Customer Applications Panel #2
Brian Carlisle, Precise Automation
Nicolas De Keijser, ABB
|3:15pm - 3:45pm||Break|
|3:45pm - 4:15pm||Safety Risk Assessment of Human Robot Interactions Using Simulation
Ulrich Raschke, Siemens
|4:15pm - 4:45pm||Novel Approaches to Mobility in Industrial Applications
Bob Doyle, RIA
|4:45pm - 5:15pm||The Human Impact of Collaborative Robots
Dr. Tessa Lau, PhD, Savioke
|5:15pm - 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.
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|International Collaborative Robots Workshop|
|Open - July 11||$595||$695|
|July 11 - September 12||$645||
|September 13 - Event||$695||
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