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DSI Symposium Robotics

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.


10:30 - 12:00
Optional lab tour (register at desk Waaier Building)

  • Wearable Robotics lab (Westhorst building room WH 219) and Surgical Robotics lab (Ring West)
  • Robotics and Mechatronics lab (Carré building)
  • HMI (VR lab Westhorst building)

12:00 - 13:00
Registration, lunch & demo market

13:00 - 13:15
Opening by Maarten van Steen, Scientific Director Digital Society Institute;
Introduction UT Robotics program by Stefano Stramigioli

13:15 - 14:00
Keynote Alin Albu-Schäffer, Technical University of Munich

14:00 - 15:15
Business collaboration success stories

15:15 - 16:00
Break and demo market

16:00 - 16:30
Ethical, Legal and Societal presentation

16:30 - 17:00
Panel discussion business: Sandy Kalisingh, Alin Albu-Schäffer, Alain le Loux

17:00 - 18:00
Network drinks