Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 31 July 2009



(2009), "Diary", Assembly Automation, Vol. 29 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/aa.2009.03329cac.001



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Article Type: Diary From: Assembly Automation, Volume 29, Issue 3

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

2009 AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2009 (C) (E)

10-13 August

Washington, DC, USA

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2009 is the world’s largest event focusing on the international ground, air and maritime unmanned systems marketplace. It will host the largest gathering of government, business, technology, and academic leaders in the unmanned systems community. It will have a plenary session featuring senior unmanned systems speakers addressing both defense and civilian markets.

Keywords Unmanned systems, Military, Vehicles

COMS 2009 COMS – Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems Conference (C)

30 August-2 September

Copenhagen, Denmark

Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems Conference (COMS) is the world’s most important meeting place for all those bringing emerging small technologies from concept to the marketplace. It addresses issues on an international front, gathering input from MNT leaders representing regions all over the globe. COMS is connecting the international Micro-Nano marketplace!

Keywords Micro and Nano-science and engineering

Contact: MANCEF. E-mail: info@mancef-coms2009.org, web site: http://mancef-coms2009.org/

SYROCCO 09 9th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control

10-12 September

Gifu, Japan

Automation 2009 (E)

16-19 September

Mumbai, India

India Automation 2009 is a first-class automation show. It will provide an excellent opportunity to the exhibitors to show new products and services to the potential buyers. It will bring the visitors and exhibitors related to the field automation on a common platform. The event would be very beneficial to meet and interact with the decision makers from the foremost automation companies.

Keywords Automation, Manufacturing, Industry

Contact: Confederation of Indian Industry Mumbai. Tel.: +(91) (22) 24931790, Fax: +(91) (22) 24939463/24945831, web site: www.biztradeshows.com/india-automation-mumbai/

ATEAssembly Technology Expo

22-24 September

Chicago, IL, USA

ATExpo features assembly machines and systems, printed circuit board assembly equipment, power and hand tools, parts and material handling equipment, adhesives, fasteners, robots and accessories, machine vision, and software. This annual event is for design and manufacturing engineers, manufacturing managers and purchasing executives. A concurrent conference program includes plant tours and technical sessions on mechanical assembly, electronics assembly, and planning and operations.

Contact: web site: www.atexpo.com

Quality Expo

22-24 September

Chicago, IL, USA

Quality Expo features inspection, test, calibration equipment, measurement equipment, software and services for manufacturers of all kinds. Educational sessions address a wide range of topics, including six sigma methodologies, nondestructive testing and general business practices. The event is being co-located with PLASTEC Midwest, Medical Design & Manufacturing Midwest, National Manufacturing Week, ATExpo and the Electronics Assembly Show.

Contact: web site: www.qualityexpo.com

ECMR 2009 4th European Conference on Mobile Robots

23-25 September

Dubrovnik, Croatia

The primary aim of ECMR is to establish a biannual European forum, internationally open, allowing researchers through Europe to become acquainted with the latest accomplishments and innovations in advanced mobile robotics and mobile human-robot systems.

Contact: web site: www.ecmr09.fer.hr/

RO-MAN 2009IEEE International Symposium on Robot an Human Interactive Communication (C) (W)

27 September-2 October

Toyama, Japan

RO-MAN addresses fundamental issues in coexistence of robots and humans from psychological and philosophical aspects over interaction and communication mechanisms to technological systems and architectures. Manifold real-world application areas such as rescue, assistance, care, education, or entertainment require cognitive and social skills in order to provide safe, intuitive, and efficient interaction and goal-directed proactive behavior.

Keywords Multi-modal communication, Human-robot interactions, Collaborative robotics in manufacturing environments, Robot assistants for housekeeping and care, Situation recognition, Socially interactive robots, Entertainment and education robots

Contact: IEEE. E-mail: sec@ro-man2009.org, web site: http://ro-man2009.org

Inter-Institute Workshop on Optical Diagnostic and Biophotonic Methods from Bench to Bedside

1-2 October

Bethesda, MD, USA

20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors

5-9 October

Edinburgh, UK

SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition

6-8 October

Chicago, IL, USA

This event focuses on the engineering challenges and technology of the truck and off-highway industries. It includes technical sessions, networking sessions and an exhibition.

Contact: web site: www.sae.org/comvec

VR@P 2009 The Fourth International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping

6-10 October

Leiria, Portugal

The International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (VR@P), organised every two years since 2003, has been designed to be a major forum for the scientific exchange of multi-disciplinary and inter-organisational aspects of virtual and physical prototyping and related areas. VR@P aims at making a significant contribution for further development of these fields.

Contact: web site: www.vrap.ipleiria.pt/

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

10-15 October

St Louis, MO, USA

Contact: web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/227/iros-2009.html

International Conference on Optical Instrumentation and Technology

19-22 October

Shanghai, China

TCT 2009 Exhibition & ConferenceSoftware & Technology for Product Development & Manufacturing

20-21 October

Coventry, UK

Taking place annually, TCT successfully draws together everyone involved in the concept, design, manufacturing and specification functions. Designers, prototype specialists, technical directors, development engineers, product managers, purchasing engineers, design directors, chief engineers, sub-contractors, consultants and other manufacturing professionals all attend TCT searching for the latest technologies to help them reduce time to market.

Contact: web site: www.Tctshow.com

MM Live 2009 The Micro, Precision and Nano Manufacturing Event

20-21 October

Coventry, UK

MM Live is a global showcase for everything to do with the mass manufacture of small to micro precision parts, whether a company can make them to order or supply the machinery to mill, cut or mould. Companies from all industrial sectors are embracing the potential micro manufacturing can offer. As consumers demand small, lighter, and more portable products, MM Live offers the manufacturer the solutions. Exhibits cover the full spectrum of micro manufacturing techniques from laser cutting, welding, and micro machining to injection moulding, inspection and measurement, photo etching, handling and assembly.

Contact: web site: www.micromanu.com/x/exhibition.html

MD&M Minneapolis

21-22 October

Minneapolis, MN, USA

MD&M Minneapolis brings together manufacturing suppliers for the medical OEM industry, including those providing raw materials, diagnostic reagents, disposable and durable device components, electronic subassemblies and software, and manufacturing and packaging equipment.

Contact: web site: www.mdmminn.com

ICICRA 2009 The International Conference on Intelligent Control, Robotics, and Automation (C)

28-30 October

Chicago, IL, USA

The International Conference on Intelligent Control, Robotics, and Automation (ICICRA 2009) aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Intelligent control, robotics, and automation, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

Keywords Intelligent control, Robotics, and Automation

Contact: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET). Web sites: www.waset.org/wcset09/chicago/icicra/; www.ifr.org/index.php?name=News&catid=1

International Symposium on Multispectral Image Processing and Pattern Recognition

30 October-1 November

Yichang, China

International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics Conference

2-5 November

Orlando, FL, USA

The International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) has a 26 years history as the conference where researchers and end-users meet to review the state-of-the-art in laser materials processing and predict where the future will lead. From its inception, ICALEO has been devoted to the field of laser materials processing and is viewed as the premier source of technical information in the field. Each year ICALEO features areas of topical interest.

Contact: web site: http://optics.org/cws/event/13626

ACP 2009 – Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition

2-6 November

Shanghai, China

SSRR 2009 2009 IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics

3-6 November

Denver, CO, USA

Contact: web site: www.engr.du.edu/ssrr2009

FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show

15-18 November

Chicago, IL, USA

FABTECH International and the AWS Welding Show including METALFORM is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, and welding exposition and conference. The event exists to bring buyers and sellers together in a convenient venue that facilitates business relationships, networking, education, and the buying process.

Contact: web site: www.fmafabtech.com

SPIE Lithography Asia – Taiwan

18-20 November

Taipei, Taiwan

ARSO 2009 IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts

23-26 November

Tokyo, Japan

ARSO 2009 aims at discussing advanced robotics R&D and its implications to economic and social systems. Participants will be world class robotic researchers, investors, economists, and representatives of industry and government. The workshop consists of single session with discussions on cutting edge technologies, business opportunities and the social impact to societies.

Contact: web site: www.arso2009.org

CARVE 2009 International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision Engineering (C)

25-27 November

Johannesburg, South Africa

The International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision Engineering (CARVE 2009) aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of control, automation, robotics and vision engineering, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

Keywords Control, Automation, Robotics, Vision

Contact: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET). Web sites: www.waset.org/wcset09/sydney/carve/; www.ifr.org/index.php?name=News&catid=1

International Robot Exhibition

25-28 November

Tokyo, Japan

This show is designed to provide a place to exhibit robots and related equipments in order to enhance market awareness of new technology. At the same time, the show is to be a medium to promote new products and to develop new business through contributing the promotion of new technology.

Contact: web site: www.nikkan.co.jp/eve/irex/

Humanoids 2009 2009 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots

7-11 December

Paris, France

Humanoid robotics is an increasing research topic stimulated both by the perspective of highly challenging applications in servicing robotics and by renewing fundamental research topics in robotics at large such as mechatronics, control, decision making and human-robot interaction. More than that humanoid robotics opens synergetic researches towards life and human science. Such openness will constitute the special theme of Humanoids09.

Contact: web site: http://humanoids2009.org/

CIRA 2009 2009 International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation

15-19 December

Daejeon, Republic of Korea

The 8th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA2009) 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.

Contact: web site: www.CIRA2009.info

ROBIO 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics

16-18 December

Guilin, GI, China

Contact: web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/323/robio-2009.html

2010IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging

17-21 January

San Jose, CA, USA

SPIE BiOS: Biomedical Optics

23-28 January

San Francisco, CA, USA

SPIE LASE: Lasers and Applications in Science and Engineering

23-28 January

San Francisco, CA, USA

SPIE MOEMS-MEMS: Micro- and Nanofabrication

23-28 January

San Francisco, CA, USA

SPIE OPTO: Integrated Optoelectronic Devices

23-28 January

San Francisco, CA, USA

SPIE Photonics West

23-28 January

San Francisco, CA, USA

IEEE MEMS 2010 2010 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems

24-28 January

Wanchai, Hong Kong

SPIE Medical Imaging

13-18 February

San Diego, CA, USA

WHCM 2010 IEEE Workshop on Health Care Management

18-20 February

Venice, Italy

This is a primary international event that provides an opportunity to highly qualified researchers, academicians and practitioners in the healthcare management and technology assessment fields to exchange new ideas and results. Scientists and practitioners are invited to present their current research topics in the area of the healthcare modelling, simulation, optimization and management, especially taking into account the modern information and communication technologies innovations. The event aims at providing a forum for international collaboration and dissemination of research and best practices in the healthcare management and technology assessment fields.

Contact: web site: www.deei.units.it/WHCM2010/

SPIE Advanced Lithography

21-26 February

San Jose, CA, USA

HRI 2010 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction

2-5 March

Nara, Japan

HRI is a single-track, highly selective annual international conference that seeks to showcase the very best inter- and multi-disciplinary research in human-robot interaction with roots in social psychology, cognitive science, HCI, human factors, artificial intelligence, robotics, organizational behavior, anthropology and many more, and we invite broad participation.

Contact: web site: www.hri2010.org/

Forum Robotic

4-5 March

Contact: web site: www.forum-robotic.de

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring

7-11 March

San Diego, CA, USA

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing

5-9 April

Orlando, FL, USA

SPIE Europe Photonics Europe

12-16 April

Brussels, Belgium

SIMTOS 2010Seoul International Machine Tool Show 2010

13-18 April

Kintex, Korea

Exhibits: metal cutting machines, metal forming machines, cutting tools, measuring instrument, Industrial robots, and factory automation machines.

ICRA 2010 Robotics for Energy (C) (E)

3-7 May

Anchorage, AK, USA

The theme of the conference is “Robotics in the Environment,” reflecting the ever-growing interests in research, development, and applications in the dynamic and exciting areas of robotics and automation.

Keywords Robotics, Automation

Contact: IEEE. Web sites: http://icra2010.grasp.upenn.edu/∼graspweb/dynamic/icra2010/?q=overview; www.ifr.org/index.php?name=News&catid=1

ISR International Symposium on Robotics 2010

7-9 June

Munich, Germany

Automatica 2010 4th International Trade Fair for Automation Assembly, Robotics and Vision (E)

8-11 June

Munich, Germany

AUTOMATICA presents an international product range covering assembly and handling technology, robotics, machine vision, and associated technologies. This makes AUTOMATICA the very first international event that brings together all branches of the robotics and automation industry under the same roof in a single event. It is being staged in Munich, the central hub of the biggest European market for robotics and automation products.

Keywords Assembly and handling technology, Robotics, Machine vision, Positioning systems, Drive technology, Sensor technology

Contact: Messe München GmbH. Tel.: +49 899 491 1538, Fax: +49 899 491 1539, E-mail: info@automatica-munich.com, web site: www.automatica-muenchen.de

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation

27 June-2 July

San Diego, CA, USA

SPIE Optics + Photonics

1-5 August

San Diego, CA, USA

CASE 2010 2010 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering

22-25 August

Toronto, Canada

CASE is the flagship automation conference of the IEEE RAS and it constitutes the primary forum for cross-industry, multidisciplinary research in automation. The goal of the conference is to provide a broad coverage and dissemination of foundational research in automation among researchers, academicians, and industry practitioners.

Contact: web site: http://case2010.org

MFI 2010 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems

5-7 September

Snowbird, UT, USA

IAV 2010 7th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles

6-8 September

Lecce, Italy

The symposium will consider generic methodologies and techniques applicable to intelligent autonomous vehicles. These include mobile robots on land, at sea, in air or in space, multi-vehicle systems and networks of autonomous vehicles.

Contact: web site: http://iav2010.unile.it/

SPIE Photomask Technology

13-17 September

Monterey, CA, USA

Automation 2010

21-24 September

Mumbai, India

Automation 2010 will highlight products trends, services and solutions in the field of factory automation, process automation and control system, field instrumentation, robotics, drives and various bus technology, building automation an hydraulics and pneumatics.

2011 SPIE Photonics West

22-27 January

San Francisco, CA, USA

SPIE Medical Imaging

12-17 February

Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA

SPIE Advanced Lithography

26 February-4 March

San Jose, CA, USA

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring

6-10 March

San Diego, CA, USA

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing

25-29 April

Orlando, FL, USA

ICRA 2011 International Conference on Robotics and Automation

30 April

Shanghai, China

SPIE Optifab

9-12 May

Rochester, NY, USA

SPIE Optics + Photonics

21-25 August

San Diego, CA, USA

SPIE Photomask Technology

17-23 September

Monterey, CA, USA

2012 ICRA 2012 International Conference on Robotics and Automation

1-6 May

Minneapolis, MN, USA

2013 ICRA 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

27 April

Karlsruhe, Germany

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