Symposium “The Future of Human-Robot Interaction”

On Friday March 22nd 2019, prof. David Abbink held his inaugural address as professor in Haptic Human-Robot Interaction at the Aula of the TU Delft, starting at 15:00. The address can be seen through this link.

To further highlight the event, a preceding symposium was held in the morning, for a selective audience of 100 people. Five internationally renowned speakers shared their perspectives on “The Future of Human-Robot Interaction”, speaking from their diverse backgrounds in human factors, haptics, human-automation interaction and ethnography (note that Tom Carlson would originally speak as well, but was forced to cancel unfortunately). The symposium was recorded through Collegerama, click here to view the presentations of each of the presenters mentioned below.

Schedule for Friday morning, March 22nd 2019

08:30-09:00   welcome & coffee

09:00-09:35   prof. Frank Flemisch (RWTH Aachen)
 “Human-Robot Interaction and AI in civil and military applications: a matter of life or death?!”
09:35-10:10    prof. John D. Lee (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  “Individual and Societal Trust in Automated Vehicles”
10:10-10:45      Deborah Forster (UC San Diego)
  “From Perceptual Primitives to Contextual Presence –  Cognitive Science Reflections on Human-Robot Interaction”

10:45-11:15     coffee break and discussions

11:15-11:50     Joost de Winter (TU Delft)
  “Communicating with automated vehicles”
11:50-12:25     Erwin Boer (UC San Diego, Leeds, TU Delft)
  “What can robots do to be liked?”

12:25-12:30    Closing (David Abbink)

Bouwcampus, TU Delft
Van der Burghweg 1, 2628 CS Delft

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