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External Robotics Symposium

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On the 9th of November we host our yearly DSI symposium on human-centered robotics, where science, technology, society 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 in which you will get to know more about the 3 themes of the upcoming Robotics Centre: healthcare, social and industrial robotics.

Sign up to enjoy our speakers, visit our labs, and meet scientists and business during the networking part. 
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The program

10:30 - 12:00

Lab tour

12:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 13:30

Opening by Scientific Director Digital Society Institute Maarten van Steen and special guest 

13:30 - 14:15

Keynote 'Robot Learning: Quo Vadis?' by Jan Peters of TU Darmstadt

14:15 - 15:00

Pitches and poster session PhD’ers connected to themes of the Robotics Centre

15:00 - 16:30

Presentations from the business community 

16:00 - 17:00

Network drinks

16:30 - 17:30

Network sessions on the Robotics Centre themes: healthcare, social and industrial robotics

For whom

  • Researchers University of Twente, other universities
  • Companies robotics
  • Researchers Saxion 
  • Policymakers municipalities
  • Master students robotics

Where & when

  • 9 November 2021
  • Language: English
  • Location: University of Twente, building Waaier (no 12) map
    Drienerlolaan 5, route
  • Free entrance & lunch 

Some of our speakers. Soon to be announced more!

More information: 

The registration for the External Robotics Symposium is now open! Please register to be assured that on the 9th of November, you can enjoy our speakers, visit our lab and meet scientists and business during the networking part.

External Robotics Symposium