Cognitive Collaborative Robotics in the Factory of the Future

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Ocado Technology Sofia

ul. „Henrik Ibsen“ 13 · Sofia

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Next to Paradise Mall, South Park Office Building, 7th floor

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We are very pleased to welcome our first guest speaker in our Meetup!

This talk introduces some of the key technologies for enabling intelligent collaborative robotics in the smart factories promoted by the so-called "Industry 4.0". The talk then goes beyond Industry 4.0 by introducing the concept of context and knowledge-based collaborative robots.

The use of those ideas is presented by two concept demonstrations built for Airbus and Volkswagen within the project Hybr-iT - Hybrid and intelligent human-robot collaboration.

José de Gea Fernandez - Head of Production Robotics, DFKI Robotics Innovation Center

José de Gea Fernández holds a PhD in Robotics (2011) from the University of Bremen, Germany. Currently, he is Senior Researcher and Head of the Applied AI Team "Production Robotics" and the Basic Research Team “Mechanics & Control” at the Robotics Innovation Center (RIC) of the DFKI.

José has been involved and acted as project leader of several German national projects for German Federal Ministry of
Education and Research (BMBF), German Research Foundation (DFG), German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), German Space Agency (DLR), European projects for European Union and European Space Agency (ESA) and industry transfer projects in diverse areas within his research in robotic (mobile) manipulation and safe human-robot collaboration.

18:30 – 19:00 Welcome
19:00 – 20:00 Presentation + Questions
20:00 – ??:?? Drinks & Food