For the first time, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research with the Ministry of Industrial Renewal are organizing the French Robotics General Assembly, alongside INNOROBO. They will invite French entrepreneurs, Innovation directors, researchers, SME and leaders from major groups in various industries to participate and discover more about robotics, its multiple fields of application and the current and future stakes in the arena.
Well-known speakers from multinationals will also be invited to discuss the changes and solutions robotics can provide for our major societal challenges.
The Robotics General Assembly 2014 will feature a mix of formal conferences (Tuesday, March 18) and workshops (Wednesday and Thursday March 19 & 20)
The French Robotics General Assembly is part of the "France Robots Initiative" announced by French Minister of Industrial Renewal Arnaud Montebourg at the last edition of Innorobo in March 2013.
Robotics General Assembly Announcement
Download here the press release (20 februrary 2014)
Tuesday 18 March 2014
10:00 Visit and Inauguration of Innorobo
2pm Robotics General Assembly Roundtables by the French Ministry of Industrial Renewal and in partnership with Région Rhône-Alpes
2.15 - Industrial Robotics - New Means of Production
Pr Hirochika Inoue - CTO - Kawada
Vincent Padois - Titulaire de la chaire RTE travail Robotisé - ISIR
Christian Verbrugge - Automotive Business Unit Director - Kuka Roboter
3.00 - Robotics and Man in Everyday Life
Bruno Maisonnier - CEO - Aldebaran Robotics
Patrick Mallea - Managing Director - CNR Santé
4.00 - Areas of French Leadership
Guy Caverot - Innovation Director - BA Sytèmes
Nicolas Pollet - Railway Expert ferroviaire Security & Maintenance, Responsible for Drone Mission - SNCF
Alain Fidani - Innovation Director - Cybernetix
Karine Gosse - Head of R&D department - CEA List
4.45 - Actions Contributing to the Development of Robotics
Anne Bajart - Research program Officer - Commission Européenne
Frank Tobe - Co- founder - Robo-Stox
André Montaud - Managing Director - Thésame Innovation
Philippe Bidaud - President - GdR Robotique
Speaches will be either in French or in English, pending on who is talking. simultaneous translation in English will be available.
Wednesday 19 March and Thursday 20 March
The Robotics General Assembly workshops, by the French Ministry of High Education and Research aim to boost new cooperation between research and industry, between robotics and human and social sciences and between French and German partners. They are also meant to reach for all dedicated sectors and allow them to speak out loud: researchers, companies or groups of companies, regional innovation agencies...
Wednesday 19 March
9.00 - 12.30 - "Robotics and European R&D"
- Agence Aquitaine Développement Innovation, Marco Calcamuggi, Président Cluster Aquitaine Robotics
2pm - 5.30 - Smart Machines in Production systems
Serge Grygorowicz - Founder & president - RB3D
Gérald Vogt - Robotics R&D Manager - Staubli Robotics
Particia Brunel - Digital Solutions Manager - Courbon, Vinci Energies
Guy Caverot - Innovation Director - BA Systèmes
Thursday 20 March
9.00 - 5.30 - Franco-German Scientific meeting on Robotics and SHS
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