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DSI Symposium Robotics

DSI symposium robotics: explore and get inspired 

Are you involved and / or interested in robotics in all facets? Come to the 4th Robotics symposium on January 22, 2020. You will find good speakers, scientists and companies and  the opportunity to visit the various labs.

On this day we host the first yearly DSI symposium on human-centered robotics, where science, technology, ethics, legal, societal and business meet. In the morning there will be the opportunity to visit the various robotics labs at the University of Twente and learn about the recent advancements in research. For the afternoon, we have prepared a broad and interactive program.



10:15 - 10:30

Registration desk open for lab tour: Waaier building foyer

10:30 - 12:00

optional lab tour

  • Wearable Robotics lab
  • Surgical Robotics lab
  • Robotics and Mechatronics lab
  • Virtual Reality and Smart Industry lab
12:00 - 13:00

registration Waaier building foyer & lunch & demo market 

13:00 - 13:15

Opening by Prof.dr.ir Maarten van Steen, Scientific Director Digital Society Institute
Introduction UT Robotics program by Prof.dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli, University of Twente/Faculty of EEMCS

13:15 - 14:00

Keynote Prof.dr. Alin Albu-Schäffer, Technical University of Munich

14:00 - 14:30

Research & Business  

  • By dr.ir. René Fluit, University of Twente/Faculty of ET and ir. Manav Penubaku, Reboocon Bionics
  • By ing. Rein van der Zee, University of Twente/masterstudent and ir. Sebastian Henrion, Boskalis
14:30 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:30

Research & Business 

  • By Julian Mulder, University of Twente/Faculty of ET, and dr.ir. Momen Abayazid, University of Twente/Faculty of EEMCS and Jeroen Huijben, Demcon
  • By dr.ing. Gwenn Englebienne, University of Twente/Faculty of EEMCS and dr. Roeland Ordelman, University of Twente/Faculty of EEMCS and Beeld en Geluid
15:30 - 16:00

Demo market

16:00 - 16:30

Ethical, Legal and Societal presentation by Prof.dr. Philip Brey, University of Twente/Faculty of BMS

16:30 - 17:00

Panel discussion business: Sandy Kalisingh MSc,  Prof.dr. Alin Albu-Schäffer, Alain le Loux MSc MBA

17:00 - 18:00

Network drinks

Keynote speaker

prof.dr. Alin Albu-Schäffer

for whom

  • Researchers University of Twente, other universities
  • Companies robotics
  • Researchers Saxion 
  • policy makers municipalities
  • master students robotics

where & when

  • 22 January 2020
  • Language: English
  • Location: University of Twente, building Waaier (no 12) map
    Drienerlolaan 5, route
  • Free entrance & lunch 

More information: office-dsi@utwente.nl