Humanoid Robot for Real Applications Use


IEEE RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots – November 15-17, 2017, Birmingham (UK)

The idea of the workshop is to give the stage in priority to (i) industries (providers and potential end-users) and (ii) very advanced prototypes.

Invited Speakers

Real applications use-cases

  • “Humanoid robot application exploration at AIST”, Fumio Kanehiro (confirmed), AIST (Japan)
  • “Humanoid robots for aircraft manufacturing @Airbus”, Abderrahmane Kheddar (confirmed), CNRS-AIST JRL and CNRS-UM LIRMM (Japan/France)
  • “ARMAR-6: Humanoid robots for maintenance tasks in warehouse environments”, Tamim Asfour (confirmed), KIT (Germany)
  • “Challenges for humanoid robots in house-hold environments”, Maximo Roa (confirmed), DRL (Germany)
  • “BHR-6P: Humanoid robot with multi-modal locomotion for adaptation to real environment”, Zhangguo Yu / Qiang Huang (confirmed), BIT (China)

Humanoid robot providers

  • “Challenge for practical use of humanoid robot”, Takahide Yoshiike (confirmed), Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • “The real problems of a real humanoid robot in the real world”, Rodolphe Gélin (confirmed), SoftBank Robotics Europe (France)
  • “Use cases and applications for humanoids robots”, Francesco Ferre (confirmed), PAL Robotics (Spain)
  • “Knowledge and problem consciousness obtained through development of a four-limbed disaster-response robot”, Kenji Hashimoto (confirmed), Waseda University (Japan) and Takayuki Koyama (confirmed), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
  • "Delivering experimental humanoids to the masses", Courtney Edmondson, (confirmed) Jacobs Technology Inc. and NASA, USA