Leading and pushing boundaries: the ISR robotics conference

International Symposium on Robotics (ISR)

The fiftieth installment of the globally leading robotics conference “International Symposium on Robotics” (ISR) will be held within the framework of automatica 2018. More than 100 presentations from the industrial and business community will provide insights into the latest state-of-the-art technology and current hot topics in robotics.

Not only the oldest but also the world’s leading robotics conference: the International Symposium on Robotics (ISR). Having been a part of automatica since 2006, the fiftieth anniversary of this event will be celebrated at automatica 2018. More than 100 presentations will address the major research and development challenges, while specific topics such as components and technologies, robots in new markets and applications, industrial/service robots, and the workplace of the future will also be discussed in great detail.

Noteworthy are the high-caliber keynotes by Prof. Oussama Khatib (Stanford University, USA), Prof. Sami Haddadin (Technical University Munich), Prof. Torsten Kröger (KIT Karlsruhe), Prof. Jianwei Zhang (University of Hamburg), Dr. Michael Zürn (Daimler AG) and Dr. Sebastian Trimpe (Max Planck Institute Stuttgart), which round off the scientific program.

This time, there will also be the first panel discussion under the title ”On the Future of Robotics” at the end of the first day of the conference.

The conference’s highlights include the Joseph F. Engelberger Award ceremony, an award that honors value-added ideas and world-class products in the robotics domain and that is considered the most prestigious industry award worldwide. The award ceremony will be held on June 20, 2018 during a gala dinner. Another highlight: The IERA Special Session (Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics and Automation) along with the associated IERA Award that is also presented within the framework of a gala dinner.

The conference is hosted on the grounds of Messe München—hence creating an ideal opportunity to visit both events: the ISR robotics conference and automatica 2018.

Additional information is available under www.isr2018.org.


International Symposium on Robotics zoom

Date: June 20–21, 2018
Place: Press Center East
Languages: English
Sponsor: IFR (International Federation of Robotics)
Licensee 2018: VDMA Robotics + Automation
Organization and implementation: VDE Conference Service
Access: Prior registration with costs

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