Prof. Minoru Asada Retirement Commemoration Symposium

An international Symposium in honor of Prof. Minoru Asada on the occasion of his retirement will take place on March 15, 2019. Click here for registration

Prof. Minoru Asada Retirement Commemoration Symposium
Date: March 15, 2019 12:30 – 16:45 (Symposium), 18:30 – 20:30 (Banquet,Opening 18:00-)
Venue: MO Hall, 3F, Convention Center, Suita Campus, Osaka University (Symposium), and Banquet Hall “Seiun”, Main Building 2F, Hotel Hankyu EXPO Park (Banquet)
Registration:Registration form (Deadline: February 28, 2019 extended to March 14 for symposium, March 8 for banquet)
Organizer:Committee on Retirement Symposium, and Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
Sponsor: Daiwa House Industry Company, Ltd., ABeam Systems Ltd., Fujikin Incorporated, Kintetsu Railway Co., Ltd., JTEKT Corporation, The Robotics Society of Japan
Event Assistant: Inter Group Corporation, Association for the Advancement of Manufacturing and Technology


12:30- Opening
13:00-13:10 Opening remarks by Yasushi Yagi (Vice President of Osaka University)
13:10-13:40 Giulio Sandini (Italian Institute of Technology)
From edge detection to social robotics (and beyond)
13:40-14:10 Hiroshi Ishiguro (Osaka University)
Studies on symbiotic intelligent systems
14:10-14:40 Yiannis Aloimonos(The University of Maryland)
The theory of primitives in cognitive robotics
14:40-14:55 Break
14:55-15:25 Ichiro Tsuda (Chubu University) Emerging AI based on complex systems sciences: could an artificial mind converse with a real brain?
15:25-15:55 Rolf Pfeifer(The University of Zurich)Prof. Minoru Asada, the pioneer – Robocup, developmental science, child robots, soft materials, and the brain
15:55-16:40 Minoru Asada (Osaka University)
Beyond symbiotic society
16:40-16:45 Closing
18:30-20:30 Banquet


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