External Robotics Symposium [ENG]
External Robotics Symposium [ENG]

External Robotics Symposium (event in English)

Universiteit Twente, Enschede

On the 9th of November University of Twente 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, a broad and interactive program is prepared in which you will get to know more about the 3 themes of the upcoming Robotics Centre: healthcare, social and industrial robotics.

  • Healthcare robotics: Cure & Care = surgical robotics, image-guided surgical robotics, exoskeletons, prosthetics, etc.
  • Industrial robotics: High precision technology & Inspection and Maintenance = pipe inspection robots, high precision control and manipulation, maintenance robots, cobots, etc.
  • Social robotics: personal robots, surveillance robots, companion robots, teaching robots, etc.

For whom

The Robotics Symposium is particularly interesting if you are a researcher of a university (of applied sciences), work for a robotics company, you are a policy maker, you study in robotics.

Join the lab tour

In the morning, the University of Twente Robotics Program opens up its labs for visitors to learn about the recent advancements in research.


With a keynote with the title: “𝘙𝘰𝘣𝘰𝘵 𝘓𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨: 𝘘𝘶𝘰 𝘝𝘢𝘥𝘪𝘴?”, Jan Peters knows how to kick off a robotics symposium! As a professor for Intelligent Autonomous Systems at the Technische Universität Darmstadt he will inspire you by sharing his work on intelligent autonomous systems.



10:30 – 12:00 uur
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 – 15:30
Presentations from the business community

15:30 – 16:30
Network sessions on the Robotics Centre themes: healthcare, social and industrial robotics

16:00 – 17:00
Drinks and networking

Where & When

📅  9 November 2021
🎤  English
📍  University of Twente, building Waaier – Drienerlolaan 5
🥐  Free entrance & lunch


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