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SCHUNK Expert Days – Service Robotics 2010

POSTED 12/28/2009

Expert forum for the future of service robotics

The first two Expert Days in 2008 and 2009 were a great success for all the participants. Now SCHUNK, the specialist in toolholding, workholding and automation in Lauffen, Germany, has organized the third Expert Days for service robotics on February 24 and 25, 2010. Experts from all over the world will assemble at this summit. In numerous lectures, which are held in English, the participiants will recieve information on present research projects, trends, and chances for service robotics.

The lectures of international referees particularly focus on current topics of service robotics: safety, standardization, and European initiatives. Moreover, current research projects in the fileld of gripping, mobile manipulation, and modular robotics will be presented. The forum should be a contribution to identify marketable applications of service robotics.

Beside an intensive exchange of experience, the Expert Days are an ideal platform for generating international networks all around the globe and to jointly tackle projects for the future. As in years before, two moderators will present the event: Professor Dr. Henrik I. Christensen, holder of the KUKA Chair of Robotics at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, as well as Martin Hägele, Head of Department of Robotic Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering und Automation (IPA) in Stuttgart. For further information as well as for registration please complete the form online under

The event will be held February 24-25, 2010, in Brackenheim-Hausen, Germany.