Program and speakers

Program

The workshop will be held online on October 1st, 2021 from 2pm to 4:00pm, CEST time, during IROS 2021.

Our guest speakers will present their work in short pre-recorded videos that will be available on the IROS platform.

During the workshop, they will be divided in 3 thematic panels and discuss about the role of robotics in the achievement of the SDGs.

 

2:00 – 2:05 Presentation of the Workshop
2:05 – 2:35
Panel 1: Robotics and SDGs: Society and Economy
2:35 – 3:05
Panel 2: The role of robotics in achieving the Environmental SDGs
3:05 – 3:35
Panel 3: Governance for Robotics and the SDGs
3:35 – 3:55
Poster Spotlights
3:55 – 4:00
Closing

Join the Gathertown post-session discussion and poster presentation from 4 to 5!

To attend, the participants will need to be registered to IROS 2021.

Guest speakers

We are honored to welcome the following guest speakers:

 

Ricardo Vinuesa

Ricardo Vinuesa

Associate Professor at Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

The role of AI in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Bhavani Rao R.

Bhavani Rao R.

Director of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India

Compassionate Robotics Research

Edson Prestes

Edson Prestes

Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

AI and Robotics for a Fair, Just and Equitable World

Yasushi Nakauchi

Yasushi Nakauchi

Professor at University of Tsukuba, Japan

Under Water Investigation without Sending Human for SDGs

Robin Murphy

Robin Murphy

Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, USA

A Model of Responsible Robotics Innovation for Disasters

An Jacobs

An Jacobs

Associate Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Robotics and SDGs: a social sciences perspective on Human-Robot Interaction Research

Katleen Gabriels

Katleen Gabriels

Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, Netherlands

Machines Learning Morals

Niraj Bhargava

Niraj Bhargava

CEO at NuEnergy.ai, Canada

Governance for Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and SDGs