Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 August 2008



(2008), "Diary", Assembly Automation, Vol. 28 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/aa.2008.03328cac.001



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Article Type: Diary From: Assembly Automation, Volume 28, Issue 3

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

2008ICMA 2008IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (C)

5-8 AugustTakamatsu, Japan

The objective of ICMA 2008 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, and control systems, Teleoperation, telerobotics, haptics, and teleoperated semi-autonomous systems, Sensor design, multi-sensor data fusion algorithms and wireless sensor networks AI, intelligent control, neuro-control, fuzzy control, Industrial automation, process control, manufacturing process

Contact: E-mail: ishihara@eng.kagawa-u.ac.jp; web site: www.icma2008.org/

MFI 2008IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (C)

20-22 AugustSeoul, Korea

Contact: Korea University. E-mail: info@mfi2008.org; web sites: www.mfi2008.org/; www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

SICE 2008Society for Instrumentation and Control Engineering (SICE) Annual Conference (C)

20-22 AugustChofu, Japan

The conference in UEC will provide a forum for researchers, professionals and manufacturers to exchange up-to-date technical knowledge and experience.

Keywords Sensors and transducers, Opto-electronic measurement, Intelligent control, Computer aided design, Systems theory and engineering, Robotics and mechatronics systems, Industrial applications, Fuzzy systems, Neural networks

Contact: SICE. Web site: www.sice.or.jp/sice2008/

IEEE-CASE 20084th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (C)

23-26 AugustWashington, DC, USA

This conference provides a forum for researchers, academicians, and industry practitioners to discuss, provide broad coverage, and disseminate foundational research on automation.

Contact: web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

MTT Indonesia 2008

27-30 AugustJakarta, Indonesia

Contact: web site: www.mtt-indonesia.com

ICAL 2008IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (C)

1-3 SeptemberQingdao, China

The purpose of this conference is to promote activities in areas of automation and logistics, by providing a forum for researchers to exchange ideas, present technical achievements, and discuss future challenges. The scope of the conference includes technical sessions, tutorials and panels, as well as exhibition and working group meetings.

Contact: E-mail: desilva@mech.ubc.ca; web site: http://myweb.dal.ca/jgu/ical08/

IEEE-CYBERIEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and intelligent Systems (C)

16-17 SeptemberShengyang, China

IROS 2008IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (C)

22-26 SeptemberNice, France

Contact: LAAS CNRS. E-mail: Raja.Chatila@laas.fr; web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

Automation 2008

25-28 SeptemberMumbai, India

Automation 2008, India’s No. 1 Automation Exhibition showcases new innovations and solutions for vast industry segment comprising of refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, polyester, power, life sciences, food and pharmaceutical, oil and gas businesses, steel and mining and other process industries, terminal automation, tank farm automation, retail outlet automation.

Keywords Automation, Manufacturing, Industry

Contact: IED Communications Ltd Tel.: +91 222 207 9567, Fax: +91 222 207 4516, web site: www.automation2008.com/

WAC2008ISOMA - World Automation 2008

28 September-2 OctoberTexas, USA

WAC is an international non-profit technical meeting dedicated to the dissemination of latest information among all nations of the world.

It has always prided itself on helping scientists and professionals from economically disadvantaged nations to the meeting to help pave the road between the North and the South. Some of the proceeds of WAC meetings go to the World Students Scholarship Fund, Inc. - a non-profit New Mexico Corporation. This corporation has already raised close to $40,000 for needy students.

Contact: TSI Enterprises Inc. Tel.: +1 210 479 1022, Fax: +1 210 479 1048, E-mail: wac@wacong.org; web site: www.wacong.org/

China Robot Expo - Robotics & Automatic Manufacturing Equipements Exhibition (E)

1 OctoberBeijing, China

Contact: CEIEAC. Tel.: +86 108 838 2251, Fax: +86 108 838 2248, E-mail: eaciecco@mx.cei.gov.cn; web site: www.ceieac.net

International Conference for Vision Guided Robotics (C)

1-2 OctoberMichigan, USA

The International Conference for Vision Guided Robotics brings together global leaders in this rapidly advancing area. Vision guided robots enable a host of new applications in just about every industry.

Keywords Vision guidance, 2D, 3D, Sensors, Object tracking, Applications, Error proofing

Contact: web sites: www.machinevisiononline.org/public/calendar/details.cfm?id=63; www.machinevisiononline.org/public/calendar/

Robotworld 2008

15-19 OctoberSeoul, South Korea

BioRob 2008International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (C)

19-22 OctoberArizona, USA

Contact: web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

TePRA 2008IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (C)

10-12 NovemberMassachusetts, USA

TePRA is a new conference aimed at catalyzing the development of enabling technologies and encouraging their adoption by robot designers. TePRA is positioned mid-way between an academic conference and a trade show. More so than academic conferences, TePRA emphasizes practical applications and industrial participation. More so than trade shows, TePRA has a serious review process, and is targeted at future applications.

Contact: E-mail: abstractsubmit@ieeerobot-tepra.org; web site: www.ieeerobot-tepra.org/

DARS20089th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems

17-19 NovemberTsukuba, Japan

SI International 2008IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration

4 DecemberNagoya, Japan

2008 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SI International 2008) will be held as the first symposium on system integration. This symposium will provide science and technology for integrating systems concerning artifacts, human and society in order to solve global problems of complex systems.

Keywords Mechatronics systems, Robotics, Automation systems, Virtual reality systems, Entertainment systems, Micro-nano systems, Welfare systems, Environment/ecological systems, Bio systems, Rescue systems, Security systems, Enterprise resource planning systems, Supply chain management systems, Intelligent transportation systems, Logistics systems, Large-scale system simulation, Software systems, Networking systems, Decision making systems

Contact: web site: www.rm.is.tohoku.ac.jp/SIInt08/

ICARCV 0810th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (C)

17-20 DecemberHanoi, Viet Nam

ICARCV focuses on both theory and applications mainly covering the topics of control, automation, robotics and vision. In addition to the technical sessions, there will be invited sessions, tutorials and keynote addresses.

Keywords Adaptive control, Robust control, Intelligent systems, Sensor network systems, Neural networks, Fuzzy systems, Precision motion control, Man-machine interactions, Process automation, Intelligent automation, Factory modeling and simulation, Network-based systems, Nano-scale automation and assembly, Robot control, Mobile robotics, Mobile sensor networks, Micro robots and micro-manipulation, Search, rescue and field robotics, Robot sensing and data fusion, Localization, navigation and mapping, Dexterous manipulation, Medical robots and bio-robotics, Human centered systems, Space and underwater robots, Tele-robotics, Image/video analysis, Feature extraction, grouping and segmentation, Pattern recognition, Learning in vision, Human-computer interaction, Tracking and surveillance, Biometrics, Biomedical image analysis, Activity/behaviour recognition

Contact: Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology. E-mail: secretariat@icarcv.org; web site: www.icarcv.org/2008/

200917th AIA Annual Business Conference (C)

4-6 FebruaryCalifornia, USA

Contact: web site: www.machinevisiononline.org/public/calendar/

MV ChinaMachine Vision China

18-20 MarchShanghai, China

Contact: web site: www.machinevisiononline.org/public/calendar/

ICRA 2009IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (C)

13-17 MayKobe, Japan

Keywords Robotics, Manufacturing, Simulation, Micro-machines, Automation, CAD, CAM, CAE, Sensors

2009 International Robots and Vision Show and Conference (C)

9-11 JuneIllinois, USA

Contact: Automation Technologies Council. Tel.: +1 734 994 6088, Fax: +1 734 994 3338.

AIM 09IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (C)

7-10 JulySingapore

SYROCCO 099th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control

10-12 SeptemberGifu, Japan

IROS 2009IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (C)

10-15 OctoberMissouri, USA

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