Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Article publication date: 7 March 2008



(2008), "Diary", Industrial Robot, Vol. 35 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/ir.2008.04935bac.001



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


AM Expo 2008

19-20 MarchNorth Carolina, USAAdvanced Manufacturing Expo (AM Expo 2008) is Canada's most comprehensive source for advanced manufacturing solutions, innovations and education. Assembly Canada is Canada's only trade show dedicated exclusively to the function of assembling discrete parts into finished products. This is Canada's only forum for industry professionals to assess and compare the latest products and services for electronics manufacturing.

Keywords: Robotics, ManufacturingContact: Tel.: +1 416 491 7565; Fax: +1 416 491 5088.

EUROS 2008The 2nd European Robotics Symposium (C)

26-27 MarchPrague, Czech RepublicThe EURON is proud to present the second European Robotics Symposium 2008 (EUROS). This event continues to provide a single-track and high- quality scientific forum and presents leading edge research on robotic across the latest topics in fundamental research and applications. EUROS 2008 will bring participants into the symbolic and attractive environment of Prague, Czech Republic, the birthplace of the word “robot”.EUROS 2008 2 in 1 concept represents both the top-quality scientific event as well as promotes extended features for young researchers and PhD students. The young scientists will be offered to come in touch with European leading research labs co-workers and their results, to participate in a Best PhD and Junior Researcher Paper Award.

Keyword RoboticsContact: Tel.: +420 267 312 3334; Fax: +420 267 310 503; E-mail: milena@action-m.com; web site: www.action-m.com/euros2008/index.php

Assembly Canada

26-28 MarchOntario, CanadaContact: web site: www.internationalcentre.com

Robo Business & Conference Expo

8-10 AprilPennsylvania, USAContact: Robotic Trends. Tel.: +1 800 305 0634; web site: www.robodevelopment.com

Hannover Messe

21-25 AprilHannover, GermanyHANNOVER MESSE remains the world's leading showcase for industrial technology. Better, faster, more effective: to survive and prosper in the face of global competition companies need to constantly maintain and improve their performance potential. Leading-edge technology plays a pivotal role in corporate competitiveness. HANNOVER MESSE is the ideal place to obtain the latest industrial know-how. Established 60 years ago, HANNOVER MESSE today ranks as the leading international showplace for industrial technologies, materials and product ideas. Over the years the focus has shifted from stand-alone components to end-to-end solutions. Technical innovation is one key element in the success of HANNOVER MESSE. Another is its sharp focus on the creative application of existing knowledge. Only at Hannover can the visitor experience complete value chains and swap information with experts from a complete spectrum of industrial sectors.

Keyword Industrial technologyContact: Deutsche Messe. Tel.: +49 511 890; Fax: +49 511 893 2626; E-mail: emanuel.marra@messe.de; web site: www.hannovermesse.de

IA Robotics

1 MayBangkok, ThailandContact: web site: www.bitec.net

Experimental Cognitive Robotics/ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference Series for Young Researchers

9-15 MayKanagawa, JapanThe ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference Series for Young Researchers will illuminate the crossroads of science and technology by inviting young researchers who are actively working in the fields of cognitive science and robotics, as well as those who are interested in learning these subjects. The lecturers are eminent researchers leading the fields in Europe and Japan. The week-long series of lectures, discussions, and communication aim not only at providing young researchers with the state-of-the-art knowledge, but also at injecting them the fuel of intellectual curiosity to go beyond the crossroads.

Keywords: Cognitive science, RoboticsContact: Tel.: +32 253 320 20; Fax: +32 253 884 86; E-mail: ablondeel@esf.org; web site: www.esf.org/conferences/08231

ICINCO 20085th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics

11-15 MayMadeira, PortugalThe purpose of this conference, 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: www.icinco.org/; www.ifr.org/events/calendar.asp


12-14 MayMontreal, QuebecContact: web site: www.placebonaventure.com/

ICRA2008IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (C)

19-23 MayCalifornia, USARobotics, Manufacturing, Simulation, Micro-machines, Automation, CAD, CAM, CAE, Sensors.

Keywords: Robotics, AutomationContact: USC. E-mail: sschaal@usc.edu; web sites: www.icra2008.org/; www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

International Robots and Vision Show and Conference (C)

9-11 JuneIllinois, USAContact: web sites: www.robots-vision-show.info; www.roboticsonline.com/public/calendar/details.cfm?id=99

Automatica 20083rd International Trade Fair for Automation Assembly, Robotics and Vision

10-13 JuneMunich, GermanyAUTOMATICA 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 technologyContact: 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

ISFA 20082008 International Symposium on Flexible Automation (C)

23-26 JuneGeorgia, USAA sustainable advanced product/process and automation system design, in particular related manufacturing, assembly, service, and maintenance support system design solution is a truly high-tech approach based on a new digital design and digital manufacturing architecture and paradigm.

Keywords: Robotics for automation, Factory simulation, Digital design, Digital manufacturing and PLMContact: NJIT. E-mail: ranky@njit.edu; web site: www.pmrc.gatech.edu/ISFA/

ICIA 2008IEEE International Conference on Information Acquisition (C)

25-27 JuneZhangJiaJie, ChinaBio-Nano/Micro Sensors and Bio- Inspired Algorithms for Intelligent Information Acquisition. The IEEE ICIA 2007 Conference promises to be a great experience for researchers in bio- nano sensors, MEMS, artificial neural networks, machine learning technology, and intelligent robotics.

Keywords: Bio-nano sensors, MEMS, Artificial neural networks, Machine learning technology, and intelligent roboticsContact: KAIST. E-mail: icia2007@neuron.kaist.ac.kr; web sites: http://cnsl.kaist.ac.kr/ICIA2007/; www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

CITSA 20085th International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications

29 June-2 JulyFlorida, USAThe 5th International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications 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.

Keywords: Cybernetics, Information Technologies, Systems and applicationsContact: International Institute of Informatics and Systemics. Tel.: +58 212 272 9094; Fax: +1 407 656 3516; E-mail: imeti2008@mail.infocybereng.org; web sites: www.infocybereng.org/imeti2008/; www.ifr.org/events/calendar.asp

M-ELROB 20083rd European Land-Robot Trial (C)

30 June-3 JulyHammelburg, GermanyThe ELROB 2008 focuses on the question, if robot systems can support the users effectively in the near future. The purpose of the trial is to identify robotic systems, which have the capabilities to master daily defence and security tasks. The aim of the organizers is to gain insights for future projects, research and development activities.

Keywords: Robotics, Harsh environments, Rescue, Military, Autonomous or semi autonomous navigation, Machine intelligenceContact: Tel.: +49 221 937 139 11; Fax: +49 221 937 123 50; E-mail: elrob2008@bundeswehr.org; web site: www.m-elrob.eu/

AIM 2008IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (C)

2-5 JulyXi'an, ChinaContact: web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

ROMANSY '08The 17th CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics, and Control

5-9 JulyTokyo, JapanThe First CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators was held on 5-8 September 1973, in Udine, Italy, not long after IFToMM had been founded in 1969. The first ROMANSY, or Ro.Man.Sy., as the Symposium used to be referred to, marks the beginning of a long-lasting partnership between two international institutions, CISM, the Centre International des Sciences Mécaniques and IFToMM, the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science.

Keywords: Robot design, Service, Education, Medical, Welfare and rescue robots, Humanoid robots, Bio-robotics, Multi-robot systems, Embodied multi- agent systems, Sensor systems for robots, Space robotsContact: Waseda University. E-mail: contact@romansy2008.org; web sites: www.romansy2008.org/; www.ifr.org/events/calendar.asp

ARCS-08The International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Control Systems

7-10 JulyFlorida, USA

Keywords: Robotics, Tele-robotics, Adaptive control, CAD/CAM/CIM, Fuzzy systems, Intelligent automation, MEMS/NEMS, Micro robots and micro-manipulation, Nano-scale automation and assembly, Sensors, actuators and transducersContact: Florida A&M University. E-mail: contact@promoteresearch.org; web sites: www.promoteresearch.org/2008/arcs/; www.ifr.org/events/calendar.asp

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

20-22 AugustSeoul, South KoreaContact: Korea University. E-mail: info@mfi2008.org; web sites: www.mfi2008.org/; www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

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

23-26 AugustWashington, DC, USAThis 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

Robot Development Conference & Exposition2008

1 SeptemberSanta Clara, USAThe International Technical Design and Development Event for the Personal, Service and Mobile Robotics Industry.

RAAD'08RAAD'08 – The Workshop on Robotics (W)

15-17 SeptemberAncona, ItalyThe 17th International Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region RAAD08 will be held in the Campus of the Università Politecnica delle Marche. The workshop is meant to bring together researchers of the robotics community from countries of the Alpe- Adria-Danube region, in a collegial and stimulating environment. Coherently with its tradition, RAAD08 will cover all the major areas of robotics research and applications.

Keyword RoboticsContact: Università Politecnica delle Marche. Tel.: +39 071 220 4489; E-mail: raad08@univpm.it; web site: www.dipmec.univpm.it/RAAD08/

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

22-26 SeptemberNice, FranceContact: LAAS CNRS. E-mail: Raja.Chatila@laas.fr; web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php


25-28 SeptemberMumbai, IndiaAutomation 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 & Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas businesses, Steel and Mining and other process industries, Terminal automation, Tank farm automation, Retail Outlet Automation.

Keywords: Automation, Manufacturing, IndustryContact: IED Communications Ltd Tel.: +91 222 207 9567; Fax: +91 222 207 4516; web site: www.automation2008.com/

China Robot Expo – Robotics & Automatic Manufacturing Equipments Exhibition (E)

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

Robotworld 2008

15-19 OctoberSeoul, South Korea

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

19-22 OctoberArizona, USAContact: web site: www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/calendartec.php

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