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What future for European Robotics?

Wednesday 27th January

 

Session/Speaker

 
15:00 – 15:15Opening 

 

Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education 
15:15 - 16:00Panel Discussion (Chair: Robert Marschinski)
Economic impact of robotisation on employment, productivity and competitiveness
Presentation

 

Daron Acemoglu , MITPresentation
 Anna Margriet Salomons , University of Utrecht 
 José Manuel Mendonça , University of PortoPresentation
16:15 - 16:45Keynote: The industrial perspective 

 

Bernd Liepert President euRobotics aisbl

Presentation
16:45 - 17:30Panel Discussion
How the robotics industry can support the EU recovery
 

 

Helge Holm-Larsen, Managing Director at Syddansk Innovation

Presentation
 Zoltan Csefalvay, Mathias Corvinus Collegium Presentation
 Laszlo Hradszki,  Senior Advisor HiventuresPresentation
 Daniel Dines, UiPath 

Thursday 28th January

 

Session/Speaker

 
15:00 – 15:15Keynote: The impact of robots on society 

 

Mariya Gabriel Commissioner Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth 
15:30 - 16:15Panel Discussion
Assessing the social impact of AI and robotics 
 

 

Susanne Bieller General Secretary at International Federation of Robotics Presentation
 Raja Chatila Sorbonne University, 
 Aimee van Wynsberghe Alexander von Humboldt Professor  
16:30 - 17:00Keynote: Social Robotics: Research, Ethics and Education  

 

Carme Torras Professor of Research, Spanish Scientific Research Council

Presentation
16:45 - 17:30Panel Discussion
Human-Robot Interaction and Robotics in Education
 
 Tony Belpaeme,  Professor at Ghent UniversityPresentation

 

Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin,  OECD Presentation
 Hae Won Park, Media Lab, MITPresentation