Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 20 April 2010



(2010), "Diary", Assembly Automation, Vol. 30 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/aa.2010.03330bac.001



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Article Type: Diary From: Assembly Automation, Volume 30, Issue 2


ICRA2010 Robotics for Energy

3-8 May

Anchorage, AK, USAThe 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.Contact: web site: http://icra2010.grasp.upenn.edu/∼graspweb/dynamic/icra2010/?q=overview

Nano-GlobeFirst On-line International Conference & Exhibition

5-8 May

All major nanotechnology topics from materials to life science.Contact: Global Web Expo Centre. Web site: www.nano-globe.com


5-9 May

Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaMTM 2010, now in its 16th year, is the gateway to South East Asia’s metalworking and machine tool industry.Contact: web site: www.tradelink.com.my/metaltech/index.php

ICSRA 20102010 IIS 2nd International Conference on Signal Processing, Robotics and Automation

10-11 May

Wuhah, ChinaThe theme of ICSRA 2010 is: signal processing, robotics, and automation. The mission is to bring together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of signal processing, robotics, and automation.Contact: web site: www.iita-association.org/icsra2010/index.htm

LAMLaser Additive Manufacturing Workshop

11-12 May

Houston, TX, USALIA’s Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop (LAM) will bring together industry specialists from around the world with the goal of applying this state-of-the-art process (cladding, sintering, and rapid manufacturing) to today’s manufacturing challenges.Contact: web site: http://optics.org/cws/m/1565/32049/event/14993

National Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo

12-13 May

Milwaukee, WI, USAThe National Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo features new products and services for electronic cable assemblies, cord sets, wiring harnesses, and other products within the wire-processing industry.Contact: web site: www.electricalwireshow.com

RAPID 2010 Conference & Exposition

18-20 May

Anaheim, CA, USARAPID is North America’s Definitive Additive Manufacturing Event and is co-located with the 3D IMAGING Conference and Tradeshow. It attracts innovative leaders that are advancing manufacturing processes and providing tools to bring product to market faster.Contact: web site: www.sme.org/cgi-bin/get-event.pl?–001887-000007-home–SME-

SENSOR+TEST 2010 17th International Trade Fair for Sensorics, Measuring and Testing Technologies with Concurrent Conferences

18-20 May

Nürnberg, GermanySENSOR+TEST 2010 will cover the entire spectrum of measuring and testing system expertise in an international, comprehensive, and cross-industry form.Contact: web site: www.sensor-test.com


19-20 May

Karlsruhe, GermanyEver since the 1st edition, MECHATRONIC KARLSRUHE has developed into a connecting link between the academic world of universities and research institutes as well as industrial enterprises and SME’s.Contact: web site: www.mechatronic-karlsruhe.com/

The Vision Show

25-27 May

Boston, MA, USA

Contact: web site: www.machinevisiononline.org/public/calendar/details.cfm?id=79

Biosensors 2010

26-28 May

Glasgow, UKContact: web site: www.biosensors-congress.elsevier.com/

JISSO PROTEC 2010 12th Jisso Process Technology Exhibition

2-4 June

Tokyo, Japan


7-9 June

Munich, GermanyThe “ISR/ROBOTIK 2010” is taking place for the second time within the framework of AUTOMATICA. It will be a meeting of the “Who is who” of the international robotics community from research and industry: on one hand, to share results related to actual practice, and on the other hand to show the world’s greatest range of robotics offers and comprehensive automation solutions at the trade fair.Contact: web site: www.automatica-munich.com/en/Home/cn/Visitors/vicn/Rahmenprogramm/ISR_Robotik_2010

Sensors Expo & Conference 2010

7-9 June

Chicago, IL, USAContact: web site: www.sensorsexpo.com/

ATX EastAutomation Technology Expo East

8-10 June

New York, NY, USASee the world’s leading suppliers showcase the newest products and technologies for lean manufacturing, cost reduction, enhanced productivity, and Six-Sigma process control. Featuring custom automation systems, assembly, robotics, control software, motors, drives, and motion control.Contact: web site: www.devicelink.com/expo/atxe09

Automatica 20104th International Trade Fair for Automation Assembly, Robotics and Vision

8-11 June

Munich, GermanyAUTOMATICA presents an international product range covering assembly and handling technology, robotics, machine vision, and associated technologies.Contact: web site: www.teknikogviden.dk/messer/automatica-2010.aspx

RDPM 11th National Conference on Rapid Design, Prototyping and Manufacturing

11 June

Lancaster, UKContact: web site: www.rpnationalconference.com/

SIAS 2010 Safety of Industrial Automated Systems Conference

14-15 June

Tampere, FinlandThis conference is designed to take a close look at research and developments in industrial safety from a global perspective essential to understanding the interaction between the worker and automated machinery.Contact: web site: http://sias.automaatioseura.com/

ICIA 2010 International Conference on Information and Automation

20-24 June

Harbin, ChinaContact: web site: www.icia.org

NSTI Nanotech 2010 Nanotech Conference & Expo 2010

21-25 June

Anaheim, CA, USAThe world’s largest and most anticipated annual nanotechnology conference and expo. For this 13th year, over 5,000 attendees and 350 exhibitors are expected.Contact: web site: www.nanowerk.com/events/2359.html

MED’10 The 18th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation

23-26 June

Marrakech, MoroccoContact: web site: www.med10.org

RSSRobotics: Science and Systems

27 June-1 July

Zaragoza, SpainThe 2010 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference will bring together researchers working on algorithmic or mathematical foundations of robotics, robotics applications, and analysis of robotic systems.Contact: web site: www.roboticsconference.org/

CIS 2010 and RAM 2010 IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems and IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics

28-30 June

SingaporeThe goal of the CIS 2010 is to bring together experts from the field of cybernetics and intelligent systems to discuss on the state-of-the-art and to present new research findings and perspectives of future developments with respect to the conference themes. The CIS 2010 is held together with the IEEE Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics.Contact: web site: www.cis-ram.org/2010/index.html

CITSA 2010 The 7th International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications

29 June-2 July

Orlando, FL, USACITSA 2010 is an international multi-conference being organized with the purpose of providing researchers, practitioners, developers, consultants, and end-users of computerized, communications and/or control systems and technologies, as well as their industrial and social applications in the private and the public sectors, an opportunity to join in a common place sharing experience and knowledge.Contact: web site: www.2010iiisconferences.org/CITSA

IMETI 2010 The 3rd International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation

29 June-2 July

Orlando, FL, USAContact: web site: www.2010iiisconferences.org/IMETI

AIM 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics

6-9 July

Montreal, CanadaThe AIM brings together an international community of experts to discuss the state-of-the-art, new research results, perspectives of future developments, and innovative applications relevant to mechatronics, robotics, control, automation, and related areas.Contact: web site: https://engineering.purdue.edu/AIM2010/

WCICA 2010 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation

7-10 July

Jinan, ChinaContact: web site: www.wcica.info/

ISFA 2010 2010 International Symposium on Flexible Automation

12-14 July

Tokyo, JapanThe purpose of this biennial symposium is to promote research activities in various areas of flexible automation by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas, presentation of technological achievements, and discussion of future directions.Contact: web site: www.nml.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ISFA2010/

FAIM 2010 20th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing

12-14 July

Los Angeles, CA, USAFAIM conferences address applications of new technologies and methods to the manufacturing environment, from industrial and academic perspectives.Contact: California State University. Contact: web site: www.ce.csueastbay.edu/info/faim2010/index.shtml

CMSC Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference

12-16 July

Reno, NV, USAContact: web site: www.cmsc.org/cmsc-attendee-information

SENSORCOMM 2010 The Fourth International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications

18-25 July

Venice, ItalyContact: web site: www.iaria.org/conferences2010/SENSORCOMM10.html

SSRR 2010 2010 IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security & Rescue Robotics

26-30 July

Bremen, GermanyContact: web site: http://robotics.jacobs-university.de/SSRR2010/

SPIE Optics+Photonics

1-5 August

San Diego, CA, USAContact: web site: http://spie.org/x30491.xml

International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications

4-6 August

Ottawa, CanadaThe aim of the International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications is to gather scholars and researchers from all over the world to present advances in the field of nanotechnology and to foster an environment conducive to exchanging ideas and information. This conference will also provide a golden opportunity to develop new collaborations and meet world experts on the fundamentals, applications, and products of nanotechnology.Contact: web site: www.international-aset.com/2010_nanotechnology_conference/about_conference.htm

ICMA 2010 International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation

4-8 August

Xi’an, ChinaICMA has grown into the largest gathering of its kind in the world for researchers and practitioners in the fields of mechatronics and automation.Contact: web site: www.icma2010.org

IPPRIE 2010 International Conference on Image Processing and Pattern Recognition in Industrial Engineering

7-8 August

Xi’an, ChinaContact: web site: www.itie-center.com/ipprie

ICAL 2010 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics

16-21 August

Macau, Hong KongIEEE ICAL 2010 promises to be a great conference, bringing together electrical, mechanical, industrial, systems, logistics, and computer engineers, and offering a rich technical program emphasizing effective use of the synergy in the areas of it automation and logistics.Contact: web site: http://2010.ieee-ical.org

CASE 2010 2010 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering

22-25 August

Toronto, CanadaCASE 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

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2010

24-27 August

Denver, CO, USA

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2010 is the premiere forum for reviewing, assessing, and discussing the successes and shortcomings of current unmanned systems.Contact: web site: http://symposium.auvsi.org/auvsi10/public/enter.aspx

AME 2010 2010 International Conference on Advanced Mechanical Engineering

4-5 September

Luoyang, ChinaThe forum aims to bring together researchers, developers, and users from around the world in both industry and academia, for sharing state-of-art results and for exploring emerging trends and new challenges in advanced mechanical engineering.Contact: web site: www.itie-center.com/ame/

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

5-7 September

Snowbird, UT, USAThe theme of MFI 2010 is “Cognitive sensor fusion.” A major goal of multisensor fusion systems is to achieve human-like performance in terms of perception, knowledge extraction, and situation assessment, exploiting symbolic and/or dynamical systems approaches.Contact: web site: www.wikicfp.com/cfp/servlet/event.showcfp?eventid=4900&copyownerid=1441

IAV 2010 7th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles

6-8 September

Lecce, ItalyThe 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/

2010 RO-MAN 18th International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication

12-16 September

Viareggio, ItalyContact: web site: http://ro-man2010.org/

Automation 2010

21-24 September

Mumbai, IndiaAutomation 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.Contact: web site: www.automation2010.in/

Atlantic Manufacturing Technology Show

22-23 September

Nova Scotia, CanadaAtlantic Canada is home to more than 2,600 manufacturing companies employing nearly 24,000 workers.Contact: web site: www.sme.org/newevents

BioRob 2010 3rd IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics

26-30 September

Tokyo, JapanBioRob covers both theoretical and experimental challenges posed by the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and biology.Contact: web site: www.nml.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/BioRob2010/

ICALEO International Congress on Applications of Laser & Electro-Optics

27-30 September

Anaheim, CA, USAThe International Congress on Applications of Laser & Electro-Optics (ICALEO) has a 28-year 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.Contact: web site: http://optics.org/cws/m/1565/32049/event/14991

Assembly Technology Expo

28-30 September

Rosemont, IL, USAATExpo 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 technical sessions on lean manufacturing, assembly methods, and planning and operations.Contact: web site: www.atexpo.com

Mechatronics and Robotics 2010

28 September-1 October

St Petersburg, RussiaThe international industrial forum “RUSSIAN INDUSTRIALIST” is a scale congress and exhibition measure connecting the specialists of machine-building companies of Russia and other countries.Contact: web site: http://promexpo.lenexpo.ru/en/

ICAM 2010 2010 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics

4-6 October

Osaka, JapanThe theme of the fifth ICAM is “Robotics and mechatronics for sustainable innovation”, reflecting the growing expectations for robotics and mechatronics technology especially applicable to the biological, medical, and ecological fields.Contact: web site: www-arailab.sys.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/icam2010/

IROS 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

18-22 October

Taipei, TaiwanContact: web site: www.iros.org

International trade fair for Machine Vision

9-11 November

Stuttgart, GermanyFor over two decades, VISION has matured, together with the industry for machine vision and identification technologies, to become an essential platform for the international exchange of information and product presentation.Contact: web site: www.messe-stuttgart.de/vision

Nanosafe 2010

16-18 November

Grenoble, FranceThe objectives of the conference will be to make available the major progresses and future trends in the domain of the safe production and use of nanomaterials.Contact: web site: www.nanosafe.org/scripts/home/publigen/content/templates/show.asp?P=100&L=EN

MECATRONICS2010 -Yokohama

22-24 November

Kanagawa, JapanMECATRONICS2010-Yokohama is the 8th edition of France-Japan and 6th Europe-Asia Congress on Mechatronics that brings together researchers active in the field of advanced mechatronics to discuss current developments of mechatronics, either in the research or in the educational field, mainly from Europe and Asia, but also from other continents.Contact: web site: http://eam2010.sd.keio.ac.jp/

Humanoids 2010 2010 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots

6-9 December

Nashville, TN, USAContact: web site: www.humanoids2010.org

ROBIO IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics

18-23 December

Trieste, Italy


SPIE Photonics West

22-27 January

San Francisco, CA, USA

SPIE Medical Imaging

12-17 February

Lake Buena Vista, FL, USAThis multidisciplinary forum seeks to advance these technologies: image acquisition, image segmentation, image registration, molecular imaging, medical image analysis, image-guided procedures, CAD, and PACS.Contact: web site: http://spie.org/x12166.xml

HRI 20116th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction

1-5 March

Lausanne, SwitzerlandContact: web site: http://hri2011.net/

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring

6-10 March

San Diego, CA, USA

ProMat 2011

21-24 March

Chicago, IL, USAProMat exhibits will represent all segments of the material handling and logistics industry, from traditional, manual equipment to computerized, automated systems.Contact: web site: www.promatshow.com/

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing

25-29 April

Orlando, FL, USA

ICRA2011 International Conference on Robotics and Automation

30 April

Shanghai, ChinaContact: web site: http://2011.ieee-icra.org/

MEMS 2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems

14-20 May

Cancun, Mexico

ICAR 2011 International Conference on Advanced Robotics

20-25 June

Tallinn, EstoniaContact: web site: www.icar2011.org

ICORR 2011 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics

29 June-2 July

Zurich, SwitzerlandContact: web site: http://rehabrobotics.org/icorr2011.html

SPIE Optics+Photonics

21-25 August

San Diego, CA, USA

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2011


IROS 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

24 September-1 October

San Francisco, CA, USA


ICRA2012 International Conference on Robotics and Automation

1-6 May

Minneapolis, MN, USA

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2012

7-10 August

Las Vegas, NV, USA


ICRA2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

27-27 April

Karlsruhe, Germany

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