[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] European Robotics Forum in Edinburgh 22-24 March: FINAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

Michael Herrmann michael.herrmann at ed.ac.uk
Wed Mar 8 10:21:57 PST 2017

This is the final call for registration for the

         8th edition of European Robotics Forum 2017 (ERF2017)

which will take place in Edinburgh, U.K. on 22-24 March 2017.

         On-line registration will close on Monday 13 March.

Please remember signing up for the **Conference Banquet ** which be held 
in the spectacular premises of the Scottish National Museum within 
walking distance from the conference venue on the second day of the 

Further Information:

- Forum website: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.erf2017.eu_&d=DwICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=o7jyn7V6fHhDGLYDiap7VgXbLNP2Vgogm7-ozd6fM1I&s=bkq-W_UGwTfKnvHWkA8TdUZfdak2ybG7lgmWpCuZAVg&e= 

- Programme: 

- Registration page: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.erf2017.eu_-3Fpage-5Fid-3D2873&d=DwICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=o7jyn7V6fHhDGLYDiap7VgXbLNP2Vgogm7-ozd6fM1I&s=YwTgWoilxq6gqRQPosSeDeEAHWkYvE07OiHs-P2U7Zo&e= 

The European Robotics Forum 2017, from 22-24 March 2017, is the meeting 
point for robotics in Europe, bringing together 800 scientists, 
companies and robotics officials from the European Commission. The 
program is designed to provide an opportunity for the companies and 
researchers to network, gather the latest information and build 
collaborations, in order to strengthen the potential of European robotics.

*Participants' profile*

-          Specialists working in basic research, applied research, or 
in a company using robots, or producing robots or any robotics 
technologies including autonomous and cognitive systems which are 
considered for transportation, health, and many other applications;

-          Public or private investors in robotics R&D, or considering 
expanding their existing range of products and services into robotics;

-          Stakeholders in regional, national, or European investments, 
technology transfer.

*Objectives of the event *

You will have the opportunity to:

-          Identify the potential of robotics applications for business, 
creation of jobs, and meeting societal needs by listening to our 

-          Learn about the most recent breakthroughs in applications 
(from agricultural robots to health services) and new robotic business 
potentials by visiting our exhibition;

-          Network with a wide range of participants from different 
countries and various robotics sectors during breaks and social events;

-          Get to know ongoing initiatives in robotics within Europe by 
listening to the European Commission presentations;

-          Voice your opinion to influence decision makers and 
strengthen the collaboration between all stakeholders in the robotics 

All the best,

Michael Herrmann
(on behalf of the ERF organising committee)

Dr. J. Michael Herrmann, Tel. +44 131 651-7177
Institute for Perception, Action and Behaviour
School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
10 Crichton St, IF-1.42, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB UK

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