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Human-Robot Collaboration
(HRC)
Framework

Conference 2018

  1. Overview
  2. Programme
  3. Gallery
  4. Delegates
  5. Exhibitors
  6. Exhibition Opportunities
PROGRAMME
DAY ONE (22 March 2018 )
08:30 Registration
09:00 Introduction
09:15 The economic feasibility and rapid implementation of human-robot collaboration (HRC) for industrial automation, manufacturing and fulfillment industries across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and the region
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 Effects of robot motion on human-robot collaboration
11:00 Creation of a simulation tool for verifying and balancing human-robot collaboration
11:45 Coordination mechanism in human-robot collaboration
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Autonomous Robots: Special issue on learning in human-robot cooperation
14:45 Thresholds for safe human-robot collaboration
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 Effects of movement speed and predictability in human–robot collaboration
16:30 Panel Discussion
17:00 End of Day 1
DAY TWO (23 March 2018 )
09:00 Introduction
09:15 Interface design to increase the efficiency of human-robot collaboration
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 Solutions for a new level of quality in human-robot collaboration
11:00 Trends in control and decision-making for human-robot collaboration systems
11:45 Is collaborative robot and worker safety possible?
12:30 Lunch
14:00 The business case for collaborative robots and their functionality to both end users and robot manufacturers
14:45 Evaluating the safety of collaborative capabilities of robot systems in workspaces shared with humans
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 Framework to quantify towards increased in the efficiency of human-robot collaboration
16:30 Concluding Panel Discussion
17:00 End of Conference

Designing robots that can integrate seamlessly into human group dynamics is now the way forward for companies across industrial automation, manufacturing and fulfillment industries that embrace collaboration between robots and humans to benefit from highly flexible workflows, maximum system throughput and productivity as well as economic efficiency


The growth of collaborative robotics is a new era for industrial automation, manufacturing and fulfillment industries across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and the region. From taking over repetitive tasks and heavy-lifting duties to handling complex assemblies or meeting strict quality requirements, their usefulness spans different industries and applications. Through HRC, the individual characteristics of humans and robots are combined in a common work system that will translate to hold the potential to combine human cognitive abilities with the strengths of robot technology in terms of precision and performance, unlocking vast global additional automation potential in industry. As such, there is a need to develop innovative safety systems which guarantees human protection during work with robots. This requires a framework to develop collection of measurement tools that quantify to increase the efficiency of human-robot collaboration, as well as advancing worker safety as more robots enter the workplace, including trends in control and decision-making for human-robot collaboration systems. As such, World Human-Robot Collaboration (HRC) Framework Conference 2018, provides a timely platform to accelerate the implementation of HRC, in which humans and automated machines share and work in the same workspace at the same time, without elaborate protective equipment, each side can complement the other safely and in the best possible manner, in order to achieve safer collaborative work environments to revolutionize productivity and safety in industrial operations, while preventing human-robot collaboration from turning into human-robot collision.