ERW 2021 Event overview

Central Event 2021

22 and 24 November, online with regional focus on Bologna, Italy

Every year, since 2014, the ERW has changed the central event and hosts an eco-system of various events in the chosen location.

The Central event of ERW2021 in Bologna, Italy focused on robotics education and training as well as competitions. For the second time, ERW 2021 will be an online event, giving participants from all over the world the opportunity to take part. The event is supported by the Bologna University.


Opening 22 November 2021, online

16:00 Opening by Dr. Bernd Liepert, euRobotics President

16:15 Welcome note by local representative (tbc)

16:30 Presentation by Fiorella Operto, Scuola di Robotica

16:50 Presentation by Prof. Bruno Siciliano, Univ. Napoli Federico II

17:10 Presentation by Prof. Gianluca Palli, Univ. Bologna

17:30 The SciRoc Competition Bologna 2021 by Prof. Daniele Nardi and Prof. Valentina Presutti

18:00 End of the opening session

Sessions on 24 November 2021, online

16:00 Robot competitions – winning teams of the National Event Robotic competition Water – Earth – Air Robot “Save the Planet!”

16:40 Drones – part of our future daily life? Presentations by Antidio Viguria, CATEC and “UAM challenges and opportunities” by Giuseppe Scannapieco, Drones Project Manager, European Union Aviation Safety Agency. The presentations are followd by a Q&A session.

17:30 Presentation “EIT: Education innovation on sustainability and industry” by Alberto Bellini (UNIBO), EIT Climate-KIC

18:00 End

Click here to download the .pdf version of the Central event programme on 22nd and 24th November 2021