Keynote Speakers

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Morning
10:00 – 10:30am 


Speaker Title Room
Andrea Schoellig Machine learning for safe, high-performance control of mobile robots M1 + M2
Stefan Hrabar Flying Underground – autonomous drone flight in underground mines M3
Lydia Kavraki Planning Beyond Motion Planning M4

Afternoon
2:00 – 2:30pm


Speaker Title Room
Margarita Chli Teaching robots to see M1 + M2
Matthew Dunbabin Robot vision to action in the wild – challenges and opportunities for vision in natural environments M3
Ken Goldberg Getting a Grip on Robot Grasping: Metrics and Protocols for Reproducibility M4

 

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Morning
10:00 – 10:30am 


Speaker Title Room
Pieter Abbeel Learning to Learn M1 + M2
Louis Whitcomb Extreme Robotics: Underwater Robotic Exploration of the Karasik Seamount in the Arctic Ocean M3
Richard Vaughan Robust Interaction in Human-Robot Teams M4

Afternoon
2:00 – 2:30pm


Speaker Title Room
Sami Hadadin Form Building Robots to Bridging the Gap between Robotics and AI M1 + M2
Dana Kulic Human Motion Measurement and Analysis: from the Lab to the Clinic and the Home M3
Neil Gordon The search for MH370 M4

Thursday 24 May 2018

Morning
10:00 – 10:30am
 


Speaker Title Room
Daniela Rus Design, Fabrication, and Control of Soft Robots M1 + M2
Stefan Williams Applications in Marine Imaging M3
Goldie Nejat Can I be of Assistance?: Socially Assistive Robots as the Next Generation of Health Care Helpers M4

Afternoon
2:30 – 3:00pm


Speaker Title Room
Jana Kosecka Semantic Understanding for Robot Perception M1 + M2
Jim Ostrowski Big Machines Caring for Little Plants: How Robotics is Changing Agriculture M3