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11: Realities and Futures of Robotics

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
english language

At the moment, the field of robotics gets a high level of attention. However, the public’s perception is dominated by inflated expectations and fears, caused partly by the media. The diversity of these machines and their impact on economies and societies are highly complex and elusive due to their variety and the constantly growing cognitive abilities of robots. Experts from the various fields of robotics will therefore present their points of view and discuss the socio-economic upheavals that are to be expected.

Professor of Individualized Building Production, Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen
Professor, Institute of Zoology, University of Graz
Head of Unit Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Directorate for Components and Systems, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission, Luxembourg
Professor and Head of Unit Geometry and CAD, Institute of Basic Sciences in Engineering Science, University of Innsbruck
Senior Principal Scientist, ABB Research Center Germany, Ladenburg
Junior Group Leader, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich
Professor for Autonomous Systems and Director, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Director, ROBOTICS - Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Klagenfurt
Deputy Director, ROBOTICS - Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Klagenfurt

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Sigrid BRELL-COKCAN

Professor of Individualized Building Production, Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen

Director, Chair of Individualized Building Production, RWTH Aachen University Professorship for Creative Robotics, Institute for Industrial Design, University of Art and Design, Linz Lecturer,Rresearch/Project Assistant, Institute for Architectural Sciences,University of Technology, Vienna FWF-Research Pproject Assistant, Institute of Discrete Mathematics and Geometry, University of Technology, Faculty of Mathematics and Geometry, Vienna Lecturer in Industrial Design and Architecture University of Applied Ars, Institute of Design, Vienna
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Dr.Phil. Karl CRAILSHEIM

Professor, Institute of Zoology, University of Graz

Biologie, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz Assistant, Institute for Zoology Ph.D. thesis with Prof. K. Hagmüller, Intestinal Transport of Amino Acids in Rats Ph.D, Zoology and Biochemistry Assistant Professor Chairman, Commission for the Studies of Biologie and Earth Sciences Lecturer at the department of Psychology Nutrition, Evolution, Anthropology. Habilitation, Zoology, Metabolic Physiology of the honeybee in dependence on the season Associate Professor, Graz Sabbatical, University Illinois, USA, NIH-supported Chairman, German section, IUSSI, Internationale Union zum Studium der sozialen Insekten Research, University of California, Riverside Appointment as University Professor, Full Professor, Karl Franzens Universität, Graz Head, Division for Metabolic Physiology Research, University of California, Riverside Dean, Faculty of Science, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz Vice Chairman, Senate of the Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz Vice Chairman, Convent of the Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz Member of the Senate of the Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz President, Standing Commission of Apimondia, Bee Biology Chairman of the Scientists´ Council of the Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz Dean, Faculty of Science, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz President, Styrian URANIA, Adult Education Centre President, Austrian Entomological Society
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Ph.D. Juha HEIKKILÄ

Head of Unit Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Directorate for Components and Systems, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission, Luxembourg

Researcher Associate - Research Unit for Computational Linguistics - University of Helsinki Postgraduate studies, University of Cambridge DG Translation - European Commission Project Officer - Cognition - DG Information Society - European Commission Deputy Head of Unit - Cognitive Systems, Interaction, Robotics - DG Information Society - European Commission
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Dr. Dr. h.c. Manfred HUSTY

Professor and Head of Unit Geometry and CAD, Institute of Basic Sciences in Engineering Science, University of Innsbruck

 1984 contract assistent 1989 university assistent Habilitation in geometry (Montan University Leoben) assistant professor&1994 Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship, research at Centre for Intelligent Machines, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada elected Associate Member of Centre for Intelligent Machines, McGill University associate professor Professor, Geometry, University Innsbruck Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering
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Dr. Björn MATTHIAS

Senior Principal Scientist, ABB Research Center Germany, Ladenburg

B.Sc., Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Physics, Yale University, New Haven, CT Post-Doc., Physikalisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg, Germany Senior Scientist, Program Manager, Group Leader, ABB Corporate Research ABB Corporate Research, Senior Principal Scientist - Robotic Automation
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Ph.D. Yulia SANDAMIRSKAYA

Junior Group Leader, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich

- 2005 Diplom in Physics, Belorussian State University, Minsk, Belarus - 2006 M.Sc. (Physics), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany - 2010 Dr. rer. nat. (Neural Computation, Physics), Institute of Neural Computation, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany & 2014 Visiting researcher, University Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
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Dr. Roland Yves SIEGWART

Professor for Autonomous Systems and Director, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

Master, Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Research and Teaching Assistant, Turbomachinery Lab (Prof. Gyarmathy), ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Lecturer, Turbomachinery, Technical University (HTL), Zurich Research and Teaching Assistant, Institute of Mechanics (Prof. Schweitzer), ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich PhD, Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Post-Doc, CDR - Center of Design and Research, Stanford University, California Senior Scientist and Lecturer, Institute of Robotics, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Vice-President Research & Development, MECOS Traxler AG Associate / Full Professor in Microengineering, EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Vice Dean, School of Engineering (STI), EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Visiting Professor, NASA Ames and Stanford University, California Full Professor for Autonomous Systems, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
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DI Dr. Michael HOFBAUR

Director, ROBOTICS - Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Klagenfurt

Scientific- and Managing Director, ROBOTICS Chartered Engineer, ZT Hofbaur, Graz Professor, Chair of the Institute of Automation and Control Engineering, University UMIT in Hall i. Tyrol, Austria Vice Deputy Head, Associate Professor University of Technology, Graz, Austria University Assistant, University of Technology, Graz
since 2014
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DI Mathias BRANDSTÖTTER

Deputy Director, ROBOTICS - Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Klagenfurt

JOANNEUM RESEARCH - Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics UMIT - Institute for Automation and Control Engineering, University Assistant
since 2015
2009-2015

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25.08.2016

11:00 - 11:10OpeningPlenary
11:10 - 12:15RTI TalkPlenary
12:30 - 12:50From Austria to Silicon Valley – Cyber Security as a Global FactorPlenary
12:50 - 14:10Cybernetics in Advanced Energy and Production SystemsPlenary
14:30 - 15:45Complexity and the New EnlightenmentPlenary
18:00 - 18:15Best of Art and ScienceCulture
18:15 - 19:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria and Alpbach Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
19:30 - 21:00Career LoungeSocial
19:30 - 21:30Evening ReceptionSocial

26.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30Digital MedicinePlenary
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
08:30 - 10:30Cross-sektorale Kooperationen von ClusternPartner
09:00 - 10:30Personalized Cancer MedicinePlenary
10:30 - 11:00Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionsSocial
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 01: Innovation by Making: Paradigm Shifts and New Innovation CulturesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 05: Heavy Impact of Lightweight DesignBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 08: The Acceptance of Technologies by Pupils with Migration History – a Plea for Transcultural Competence as new EnlightenmentBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Security of Supply as a Locational FactorBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 02: Silicon Austria: A Game Changer for Austria as a High-Tech Location?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 04: The Cycle of Innovation and its EcologyBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 06: Looking Into the Unknown and Shifting HorizonsBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 09: Cyber Security: A Fundamental RightBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: Realities and Futures of RoboticsBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 07: Radical Innovations: More Courage to Take RisksBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Open Access & Open Innovation – Tools for a New Enlightenment?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: Energiewende – Empowering ConsumersBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 03: Creating the Future: How to Reinvent Innovation ProcessesBreakout
17:00 - 18:30Innovation Marathon: Ideas Made to Order – 24 Hours NonstopPlenary

27.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30Art Meets Science and Technology – Towards a New EnlightenmentPlenary
08:45 - 09:45Open Innovation: New Enlightenment? Participation – Democratisation – New SolutionsPlenary
10:15 - 11:30ETH Zurich, this Year’s Special Guest at the Technology SymposiumPlenary
11:30 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial