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Ro-MAN Workshop on Human-Robot Collaboration for an improved Quality of Work - Scientific knowledge, challenges and ISO-Standards.

1 Sep 2017 - 09:00 - 13:00
Location: 
Lisbon, Portugal
Event category: 
Conferences & Workshops

On the 1st of September, a workshop on Human-Robot Collaboration for an improved Quality of Work - Scientific knowledge, challenges and ISO-Standards will be held during the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2017) in Lisbon, Portugal. Andrea Orlandini is one of the chairs of the workshop.

The main focus of this workshop is to discuss all the proposed ideas/papers together and to help the author to generate new projects from the proposed ideas. The organizers and keynote speakers have a high expertise with industrial partners and with all challenges addressing the various aspects of interaction between human and industrial robots.

Here follows the program:

8:30-9:00 Registration and coffee

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Motivation

9:15-9:45 Keynote 1

Are our heavy-duty robots ready to cooperate with the human in the industry?

Dr.-Ing. Mohamad Bdiwi, Fraunhofer IWU, Germany

9:45-10:30 Invited Talk

User experiences with collaborative robots in the BRP-Rotax assembly line

Dipl.Ing. Stefan Paar, BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG, Austria

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-11:15 Keynote 2

Achieving Assistive Human-Robot Cooperation in Industrial Tasks: Design and Control of High-Payload Cooperative Robot

Ph.D. Eng. Loris Roveda, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation (ITIA), Italy

11:15-11:45 Keynote 3

Methods for the design & operation of human robot collaborative workplaces

Ing. Kousi Niki, Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS), Greece

11:45 - Panel Discussion

12:15-12:20 Wrap‐up summary of the topics and of follow‐up