Program and speakers
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
|3:55 – 4:00
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.
We are honored to welcome the following guest speakers:
Associate Professor at Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
The role of AI in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Bhavani Rao R.
Director of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
Compassionate Robotics Research
Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
AI and Robotics for a Fair, Just and Equitable World
Professor at University of Tsukuba, Japan
Under Water Investigation without Sending Human for SDGs
Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, USA
A Model of Responsible Robotics Innovation for Disasters
Associate Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Robotics and SDGs: a social sciences perspective on Human-Robot Interaction Research
Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, Netherlands
Machines Learning Morals
CEO at NuEnergy.ai, Canada
Governance for Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and SDGs