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Economical and Ethical innovation and AI in robotics Future of Robotics in Finland Seminar

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The Future of Robotics in Finland Seminar started in 2013 will be organized again this year on Friday 22.11.2019. To address the trends in Ethics and AI related to robotics, the theme this year is Economical and Ethical innovation and AI in robotics. The full-day seminar will have keynote presentations, posters, pitch talks and demonstrations from companies and researchers, as well as a panel discussion. The event serves to bring the Finnish community of researchers, professionals and students around robotics and its related fields, together, and typically attracts around 100 participants.
Attendance is free of charge for registered attendees, and includes coffee and lunch. The seminar is each year hosted at a different location in Finland. In 2019, Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki will organize and host the event. Previous events can be found here:

Call for pitches, demos, posters: Please submit your proposals for (short) pitch talks, technology demos, or posters to Sonja Schubert ( by mid November.

The attendance is free of charge for registered attendees, including coffee and lunch. To help us organize the seminar, please register following the link below. Registration deadline is Monday 15.11.2019:

Tentative program of the seminar is as follows:

Date and time: Friday 22.11.2019 10:00-15:00

Place, Hanken School of Business, Auditorium A210

09:30 – 09:45 – welcome coffee / registration
09:45 – 10:00 – Pasi Hurri, BaseN / Dr. Roel Pieters, Tampere University – opening of the seminar
10:00 – 10:30 – Kim Nyberg, Trimble
10:30 – 11:00 – Mikko Valtonen, WallRobotics
11:00 – 11:30 – Harri Holopainen, Zen Robotics

11:30-12:30 LUNCH

12:30 – 13:00 – Tapio Taipalus GIMltd
13:00 – 13:30 – Oscar Nissin, Metropolia
13:30 – 14:00 – ABB (speaker to be announced)
14:00 – 14:15 – Coffee break
14:15 – 14:45 – panel discussion
14:45 – 15:00 – pitch talks
15:00 – closing words Pasi Hurr, BaseN/ Dr. Roel Pieters, Tampere University Please also forward this message to anyone you think may be interested. The detailed program will be updated later at:

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Organisation - IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of Control System Society, Robotics and Automation Society and System, Man and Cybernetics Society

Contact Name - Prof. Roel Pieters

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Date And Time

22-11-2019 @ 09:30 AM (CET) to
22-11-2019 @ 03:00 PM (CET)

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