About the Workshop
Collaborative Robots, or robots that work side by side with humans without being caged in, are one of the newest trends in the robotics industry. The RIA International Collaborative Robots Workshop will examine all of the key issues in a fast-paced one day event. You'll learn about the technology, the applications, capabilities and limitations, safety issues, key research efforts, and get a better understanding of where this trend is taking the industry and how quickly!
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!THIS EVENT HAS ENDED
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.
- Meet with other industry professionals who share your interest.
Register now for this one day workshop and discover what collaborative robots can offer you.THIS EVENT HAS ENDED
Who Should Attend
The 2014 RIA International Collaborative Robots Workshop welcomes OEMs, integrators, start-ups, venture capitalists, users, and potential users across industries to learn about exciting opportunities with robotics.
Collaborative robots are changing what's possible.
With advancements in capabilities like gripping and artificial intelligence, these robots are poised to meet challenges across a growing number of industries, including automotive, agriculture, life sciences, and medicine.THIS EVENT HAS ENDED
|8:00 am - 9:00 am||Continental Breakfast & Tabletops Open|
|9:00 am - 9:15 am||Welcome and Introduction
Jeff Burnstein and Bob Doyle, RIA
|9:15 am - 9:45 am||Overview of Collaborative Robots
Erik Nieves, Yaskawa Motoman
|9:45 am - 10:45 am||Collaborative Robot Technology and Applications - Part I
Dr. Rodney Brooks, Rethink Robotics
Esben Østergaard, Universal Robots
|10:45 am - 11:00 am||Break|
|11:00 am - 12 noon||Collaborative Robot Technology and Applications - Part II
Michael Beaupre, KUKA Robotics
Deron Jackson, Adept Technology, Inc.
|12 Noon - 1:30 pm||Lunch and Tabletop Exhibits|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Safety Implications of Collaborative Robots
Pat Davison, RIA
Bjoern Matthias, ABB
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Advances in Gripping
Sam Bouchard, Robotiq
|3:00 pm - 3:45 pm||Future of Collaborative Robots
Rich Mahoney, SRI International
Steve Cousins, Savioke
|3:45 pm - 4:00 pm||Break|
|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm||Collaborative Robot User Panel - Understanding the Needs of Collaborative Robot Users
|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm||Reception and Tabletop Exhibits|