Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 24 April 2007



(2007), "Diary", Assembly Automation, Vol. 27 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/aa.2007.03327bac.001



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Key: C=Conference, E=Exhibition, S=Seminar, W=Workshop


INICO 2007: 4th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation & Robotics (C)

9-12 MayAngers, FranceThe purpose of the 4th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO) is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the application of informatics to Control, Automation and Robotics.Keywords: Intelligent control systems, Optimization, Robotics, Automation, Signal processing, Systems modeling and controlContact: ICINCO. Tel: +35 126 552 0185; Fax: +35 126 552 0186;E-mail: secretariat@icinco.org; web sites: http://www.icinco.org/ and www.ifr.org/events/calendar.asp

RoboBusiness 2007 (C) (E)

15-16 MayMA, USARobotics Trends' RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition is the only industry event dedicated to the growth and development of the mobile robotics and intelligent systems industry. The event focuses on the business development and technical issues involved with the commercial application of mobile robotics and intelligent systems technology to develop entirely new markets and product categories, open additional lines of business and enhance existing product lines.Keywords: Mobile robotics, Medical robotics, Tele-robotics, Robot visionContact: Robotics Trends, Inc.Tel: +1 508 529 4197;E-mail: info@roboticstrends.com; web sites: www.roboevent.com/ and www.roboticsonline.com/public/calendar/

SIMU/PMDS 2007: Plant Maintenance & Design Engineering Show (E)

15-17 MayMontreal, CanadaAs the leading event of its kind in the province, PMDS-Montreal attracts industrial professionals from throughout Quebec looking for a complete range of industrial solutions.Keywords: Industrial, Manufacturing, RoboticsContact: Reed Exhibitions Pte Ltd Tel: +1 888 322 7333;Fax: +1 888 633 3376;E-mail: rmathieu@reedexpo.com; web sites: www.pmds.ca/facts_e.asp/ and www.eventseye.com

SIMU/PMDS 2007 (C) (E)

15-17 MayMontreal, CanadaPlant Maintenance & Design Engineering ShowKeywords: Industrial controller, Robotics, Quality & maintenance, Applied computer and industrial engineeringContact: Reed Exhibitions Canada. Tel: +1 416 491 7565;Fax: +1 416 491 5088;E-mail: canada@reedexpo.com; web sites: www.reedexpo.ca/simu-pmds/ and www.eventseye.com

UC17: IEEE International Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing and Intelligence (C)

21-23 MayNiagara Falls, CanadaThe UCI-2007 symposium aims to provide a platform to bring together researchers from industry and academia in the areas of Ubiquitous Computing, Intelligent Computing and related areas to showcase their current novel research results and discuss future trends with experts in hese areas.Keywords: Robotics, Intelligent computing, EngineeringContact: E-mail: ltyang@gmail.com; web sites: http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~hduman/uci2007 and www.allconferences.com

IAD'07: IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Assembly and Disassembly (C)

23-25 MayAlicante, SpainThis conference deals with how the rapid development observed in modern production is firmly connected with the development of new assembly and disassembly systems.Keywords: Robotics, Assembly, Virtual realityContact: Tel: +34 965 90 9491;Fax: +34 965 90 9750;E-mail: iad07@dfists.ua.es;web sites: www.aurova.ua.es:8080/iadims07/ and www.allconferences.com

IMS'07: IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (W)

23-25 MayAlicante, SpainThis meeting will bring together representations from industry, research institutions and universities to give an overview of the state-of-art, to present new research results and to exchange ideas and experiences in the field of intelligent manufacturing systems (IMS).Keywords: Robotics, Knowledge-based systems, Learning, Reasoning, Fuzzy logic, Neural networks, Intelligent manufacturing systemsContact: E-mail: ims07@dfists.ua.es; web sites: www.aurova.ua.es:8080/iadims07/ and www.allconferences.com

CA 2007: The Ninth IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (C)

30 May-1 JuneMontreal, CanadaThe IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (CA 2007) will be a major forum for international researchers and practitioners interested in all areas of control and applications.Keywords: Fuzzy control, Robotics, Modelling and simulation, Mechatronics, Systems applicationsContact: The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED).Tel: +1 403 288 1195;Fax: +1 403 247 6851;E-mail: calgary@iasted.org;web sites: www.iasted.org/conferences/cfp-568.html and www.allconferences.com

Transducers 07/EuroSensors XXI (C)

10-14 JuneLyon, FranceTRANSDUCERS' has grown into the largest multidisciplinary conference on Microsensors, Microactuators and Microsystems, with typically 900 attendees from government and industry who gather every two years to exchange the latest advances in the field.Keywords: Mechanical, Magnetic, Optical, Chemical and biological microsensors, Microdevice modeling and CAD, Micro and nano technologies for sensors and actuators, MEMS, MicropackagingContact: Package Organisation.Tel: +33 472 774 550;Fax: +33 472 774 577;E-mail: info@transducers07.org; web site: www.transducers07.org/

RoMoCo'07 - Sixth International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control (W)

11-13 JuneBukowy Dworek, PolandTheoretical and application aspects of robot controlKeywords: Robot control, Neural networks, Manufacturing, Civil engineeringContact: Poznan University of Technology. Tel: +48 616 652 199; Fax: +48 616 652 849;E-mail: krzysztof.kozlowski@put.poznan.pl; web sites: http://romoco.put.poznan.pl/ and www.eventseye.com

ISR 2007: International Symposium on Robotics (C) (E)

12-14 JuneIllinois, USAISR 2007 together with International Robots & Vision Show 2007Contact: Robotic Industries Association. Tel: +1 734 994 6088; Fax: +1 734 994 3338;E-mail: smotwani@robotics.org; web site: www.roboticsonline.com/public/calendar/

CIRA 2007: 7th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (C)

20-23 JuneFlorida, USAThe 7th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA2007) provides an opportunity for prominent researchers, engineers and practitioners to present the latest research results, innovations, and potential future directions in computational intelligence in robotics and automation. Special emphasis will be placed on complex systems and complex behavior including innovative usage of computational intelligence in robotics, manufacturing systems, medical instruments and systems, health-care, and automation.Keywords: Computational intelligence, Robotics, Manufacturing systems, Medical instruments and systems, Computer vision, Automation, Fuzzy logic, Adaptive and learning control, Sensor fusionContact: Web sites: www.eng.fsu.edu/CIRA2007/index.htm and www.science.uva.nl/research/ias/events/euron_calendar/list.html

WESIC'07: 5th Workshop on European Scientific and Industrial Collaboration on promoting Advanced Technologies in Manufacturing (W)

21-22 JuneWarsaw, PolandThe aim of WESIC 2007 is to provide a forum where companies, universities, institutes and research centers may interchange experiences in meeting the needs of advanced technology in manufacturing systems. The workshop will be of particular interest to those companies and institutions that are interested in collaborating in scientific projects in their sector. The intention is to identify common points of interest in order to participate in collaborative actions such as: research agreements, integration of PhD students in European companies/universities, transfer of technology, thematic networks, European Community research projects, etc.Keywords: Mechatronic systems, Advanced manufacturing processes, Intelligent systems in manufacturing & control, Computer integrated manufacturing, Robotics, Modelling and simulation, Embedded control systems, Image processing & computer vision, Biomedical systems- biomechatronics, Fault diagnosis, Communications and distributed systems, Transportation systemsContact: PIAP: Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements. Tel: +48 228 740 171; Fax: +48 228 740 209;E-mail: rszewczyk@piap.pl;web sites: www.piap.pl/wesic07/ and www.science.uva.nl/research/ias/events/euron_calendar/list.html

Med07: 15th Mediterranean Conf. on Control and Automation (C)

27-30 JuneAthens, GreeceA broad range of topics is proposed, following current trends of combining control/systems theory with software and communication technologies, as well as new developments in robotics and mechatronics, with the goal of strengthening cooperation of control and automation scientists with industry.Keywords: Robotics, Mechatronics, Control and automationContact: Mediterranean Control Association/IEEE Control Systems Society/IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. Tel: +30 282 103 7040; Fax: +30 282 103 7082;E-mail: zdenko.kovacic@fer.hr; web sites: http://med07.rasip.fer.hr and www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

CSS 2007 The Fifth IASTED International Conference on Circuits, Signals, and Systems (C)

2-4 JulyAlberta, CanadaThe IASTED International Conference on Circuits, Signals, and Systems (CSS 2007) will be an international forum for researchers and specialists to exchange new ideas and practical experience in the above areas. It will provide an opportunity to present and observe the latest research, results, and ideas, and to collaborate on current issues identified by conference participants.Keywords: Circuits and systems, Signal processing, Pattern recognition, Information systems, TelecommunicationsContact: IASTED.E-mail: karen@iasted.org;web sites: www.iasted.org and www.allconferences.com

2007 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechantronics (C)

10-13 JulyNeuchatel, SwitzerlandAdvanced Intelligent MechatronicsContact: IEEE. Web sites: http://aim2007.epfl.ch/ and www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

Industrial Automation 2007 (E)

18-21 JulyKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaKeywords: Industrial robotics, EngineeringContact: E-mail: enquiry@mesallworld.com; web sites: www.iamalaysia.com/ and www.eventseye.com/

ISAM: IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing (Formerly ISATP) (C) (E)

22-25 JulyMichigan, USAThe symposium aims at providing a forum for researchers and practitioners working on the diverse issues of assembly and manufacturing in various product sizes (nano to macro), production scales (workcell to global supply chain), and product life stages (product design to product retirement).Keywords: Macro, micro, and nano, CAD/CAM integration, Manufacturing processes and systems, Fixturing, grasping, and manipulation, Virtual assembly and prototypingContact: IEEE. Fax: +1 734 647 3170; E-mail: isam2007@umich.edu; web sites: http://me.engin.umich.edu/isam2007/ and www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

ICMA 2007: 2007 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (C)

5-8 AugustHeilongjiang, ChinaThe objective of ICMA 2007 is to provide a forum for researchers, educators, engineers, and government officials involved in the general areas of mechatronics, robotics, automation and sensors to disseminate their latest research results and exchange views on the future research directions of these fields.Keywords: Intelligent mechatronics, Robotics, Biomimetics, Automation, Control systems, Teleoperation, Telerobotics, Haptics, Teleoperated semi-autonomous systems, Micro and nano systems, Sensor design, Multi- sensor data fusion algorithms, Wireless sensor networks, AI, Intelligent control, Neuro-control, Fuzzy controlContact: Kagawa University. Tel: +81 878 642 333; Fax: +81 878 642 369; E-mail: guo@eng.kagawa-u.ac.jp; web sites: www.ieee-icma.org/ and www.science.uva.nl/research/ias/events/euron_calendar/list.html

MMAR 2007: 13th IEEE IFAC International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics (C)

27-30 AugustSzczecin, PolandThe Conference will be a good opportunity for highlighting the new results and directions of Automatic Control theory, technology and applications. As such, it mainly will concentrate on the following key points: Emphasis on invited lectures including plenaries; Industry participation promotion; Attracting young people to study and work in the field.Keywords: Control engineering, Robotics, Modeling, Computing and simulation, Integration in manufacturing, Artificial intelligence networksContact: Szczecin University of Technology. Tel: +48 914 494 153; Fax: +48 914 494 153;E-mail: mmar@ps.pl; web site: www.mmar.ps.pl/

RA 2007: The 13th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications (C)

29-31 AugustWürzburg, GermanyThis conference will be an international forum for researchers and practitioners interested in the advances in robotics and the broad range of its applications. Specific emphasis will also be placed on telerobotics, which receives increasing attention due to the tremendous progress in telecommunication and data processing technologies.Keywords: Telerobotics & telematics, Robotics, Applications, Computer Vision, SensingContact: Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg. Tel: +49 931 888 6647; Fax: +49 931 888 6679; E-mail: ra07@informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de; web sites: www.iasted.org/conferences/home-563.html and www.ifr.org/events/calendar.asp

Automan Global Conference 2007 (C)

SeptemberUSAGlobal automotive manufacturing and engineering congressKeywords: Automotive engineering, Industrial controllers, Machines-tools – Tools, Energy production, Metal working industries, Electronic design & components, Robotics, Assembly and handling technologyContact: Ultima Media. Tel: +44 208 987 0902; Fax: +44 208 987 0948;E-mail: Alex.campos@ultimamedia.org; web sites: www.amsconferences.com/europe/ and www.eventseye.com

AIM 2007: 2007 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (C)

4-7 SeptemberNeuchatel, SwitzerlandAdvanced Intelligent mechatronics.Contact: Web sites: http://aim2007.epfl.ch and www.ifr.org/events/calendar.asp


13-14 SeptemberDearbourn, USAGlobal automotive manufacturing and engineering congress for senior executives, debating the future direction of the automotive industry.Keywords: Industrial, Manufacturing, RoboticsContact: Ultima Media. Tel: +44 146 249 0609; Fax: +44 146 289 2904;E-mail: registrations@ultimamedia.org; web sites: www.amsconferences.com/global/ and www.eventseye.com/

SICE 2007: International Conference on Instrumentation, Control and Information Technology (C)

17-20 SeptemberKagawa, JapanThe conference covers a wide range of fields from measurement and control to system analysis and design, from theory to application and from software to hardware. Newly developed interdisciplinary ideas and concepts transferable from one field to another are especially welcome.Keywords: Sensors and transducers, Measurement, Computer aided design, Intelligent control, Neural networks, Mechatronics systems, Robotic systems, Human interfaces, Virtual reality, Automation, Micro and nano devicesContact: Kagawa University. Tel: +81 878 642 328; Fax: +81 878 642 460; E-mail: sice2007@eng.kagawa-u.ac.jp; web site: www.sice.or.jp/~sice2007/

CASE 2007: IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (C)

22-25 SeptemberArizona, USAThis conference provides a forum for researchers, academicians, and industry practitioners to discuss, provide broad coverage, and disseminate foundational research on automation.Keywords: Human-robot interaction & coordination, Multi-sensor fusion and integration, Nano-scale automation and assembly, System modeling, Analysis, and performance evaluation, Virtual reality in robotics and automationContact: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. E-mail: dmeldrum@asu.edu; web site: www.science.uva.nl/research/ias/events/euron_calendar/list.html

International Robots & Vision Show and Conference (C)

2-4 OctoberIllinois, USAThis event is co-located with the Assembly Technology Expo.Contact: Robotic Industries Association. Tel: +1 734 994 6088; Fax: +1 734 994 3338;E-mail: jburnstein@robotics.org; web site: www.roboticsonline.com/public/calendar/


9-11 OctoberParis, FranceInternational Exhibition of Boiler Making, Sheet-Iron Works, Pipes, Techniques of Assembly and WeldingKeywords: Assembly, WeldingContact: Idexpo. Tel: +33 141 984 033; Fax: +33 141 984 070;E-mail: info-chaudronnerie@etai.fr; web sites: www.chaudronnerie-expo.com/main.cfm and www.eventseye.com/

PA 2007: Automation from Sensor to Web (E)

9-11 OctoberLillestrom, NorwayExhibition of SensorsKeywords: Industrial, Manufacturing, Sensors, RoboticsContact: Norges Varemesse. Tel: +47 669 391 00; Fax: +47 669 391 01; E-mail: post@pa-messen.no;web sites: www.pa-messen.no/ and www.eventseye.com/

Scanautomatic 2007 (C) (E)

9-12 OctoberGoteborg, SwedenIndustrial controllers, and automation exhibtionKeywords: Automation, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Transmissions, Measuring, Electronics, Industrial computer technology, Robotics, Materials handlingContact: Svenska Massan. Tel: +46 317 088 000; Fax: +46 311 603 30; E-mail: scanauto@swefair.se;web sites: www.swefair.se/scanautomatic/eng/ and www.eventseye.com

2nd international Exhibition “FETEC-Factory Equipment” (E)

12-15 OctoberAthens, GreeceThe Exhibition “FETEC-Factory Equipment” hosts constructors, representatives and importers that can propose suggestions and solutions for a modern, antagonistic industryKeywords: Automation systems, Metal treatment, Industrial equipmentContact: Technoekdotiki SA. Tel: +30 210 680 0470; Fax: +30 210 680 0476; E-mail: info@fetec.gr;web sites: www.fetec.gr/Index_en.htm and www.eventseye.com/

MHS2007: International Symposium on Micro- NanoMechatronics and Human Science (C)

11-14 NovemberNagoya, JapanIEEE International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science(MHS) has been held from 1990 as the symposium on Micro Machine and Human Science, and organized by Nagoya University and The City of Nagoya.Keywords: Micromechatronics, Microrobotics, Microsensors and microactuators, Micromachining and microfabrication technology, Intelligent control, Human interface, Human science, Artificial life, Virtual realityContact: Nagoya University. Tel: +81 522 652 008; Fax: +81 522 652 044; E-mail: mhs2007@u-net.city.nagoya.jp; web site: www.mein.nagoya-u.ac.jp/mhs/


EUROS 2008: European Robotics Symposium (C)

12-15 MarchPrague, Czech RepublicEUROS was started in 2006 as a reponse to demands for a high quality scientific event to present the best research on robotics across applications and topics. The EURON annual meeting serves to bring the European Robotics community together, but it has primarily been a networking event to discuss community issues rather than a scientific event.Keyword: Advanced roboticsContact: Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan. Tel: +46 879 067 27; E-mail: jeanna@nada.kth.se; web sites: www.euron.org/activities/EUROS/index.html and www.science.uva.nl/research/ias/events/euron_calendar/list.html

ICRA2008: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (C)

19-23 MayCalifornia, USAKeywords: Robotics, AutomationContact: USC. E-mail: sschaal@usc.edu; web sites: www.icra2008.org/; www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php and www.allconferences.com

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