Gateway archive events

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Past events:

Date Speaker Title Venue Time
26/09/2014 Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar, University of Edinburgh Cafe Scientifique as part of Explorathon 2014 Churchill Theatre (bar), Morningside Rd, EH10 7:30pm
03/10/2014 Prof. David Lane, Heriot Watt University How to sucessfully set-up and run a company

Heriot Watt University, room EM 2.33

3:30pm
31/10/2014 Olivier Stasse, Ph.D., HDR (LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse) Vision-based motion generation for humanoid robots University of Edinburgh, Informatics Forum, G.07 3:00pm
30/01/2015 Vittorio Ferrari Horizons of Computer Vision Research (working title) Informatics Forum, G.07 3:00pm

Past events

Date and time Speaker Title Location
Fri, 14/11/2014 - 15:00 to 16:00 Prof. Sandy Cochran, University of Dundee Ultrasound capsule endoscopy for diagnosis and therapy: A new frontier in autonomous, robotic systems Heriot Watt University, room EM 2.33
Fri, 28/11/2014 - 14:00 Dr. Katrin Solveig Lohan, Heriot Watt University Poppy project: 3D printed robots Heriot Watt University, room EM G.44
Fri, 09/01/2015 - 13:30 to 15:00 Guest Lecture by Professor Ikuo Yamamoto Room EM183, Earl Mountbatten Bldg, Heriot Watt University
Thu, 12/02/2015 - 16:00 Keith Clark, Imperial College London Programming Robotic Agents: A Multi-tasking Teleo-Reactive Approach Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9AB
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 09:30 to 18:00 Sethu Vijaykumar Co-Director of Edinburgh Centre for Robotics- Sethu Vijaykumar TEDx Talk George Square Lecture Theatre, George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LD
Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:30 to 16:00 N/A Centre for Doctoral Training Open Day - 27th Feb 2015 Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9AB
Fri, 17/04/2015 - 13:30 to 17:00 Michael Milford, Queensland University From rats to robot navigation and beyond EM.183 Earl Mountbatten Building, Heriot-Watt University, EH14 4AS
Tue, 22/09/2015 - 14:00 to 16:00 RAS Executive Meeting Earl Mountbatten Building, Heriot-Watt University
Tue, 29/09/2015 - 18:30 to 20:00 Prof Sethu Vijayakumar, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh Our Changing World Lectures 2015 George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
Wed, 07/10/2015 - 17:00 Students - Deadline for Conference posters
Thu, 08/10/2015 - 16:00 Students - Deadline for Conference presentations
Fri, 09/10/2015 - 12:30 to 16:00 Dr Allan Gaw IAD presentation skills training 4.31/4.33 Informatics Forum
Tue, 13/10/2015 - 09:00 Posters submission deadline Online
Fri, 16/10/2015 - 16:00 Jose Part, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge - Introduction event Room 2.23, Earl Mountbatton Building, Heriot-Watt University
Thu, 22/10/2015 - 14:00 to 16:00 External Advisory Board Annual Meeting Informatics Forum 4.31/4.33
Fri, 23/10/2015 - 09:00 Professors Peter Corke and Darwin Caldwell Annual Conference James Watt Centre 2, Heriot-Watt University
Wed, 11/11/2015 - 12:00 to 14:00 [CDT-RAS] Executive Meeting - November Informatics Forum 5.42 (Turing Room)
Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:00 to 14:00 Keith Edwards, Institute for Academic Development, University of Edinburgh Internships & Career Planning (IAD) - 1st year PhD (CDT-RAS) students Informatics Forum, G.07
Fri, 20/11/2015 - 15:30 to 17:00 Ralf Der Gateway Event: The world as its own best controller 4.31/4.33 Informatics Forum
Fri, 27/11/2015 - 15:30 to 17:00 Xin-She Yang Gateway Event: Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithms 2.33, Informatics Forum
Fri, 04/12/2015 - 14:00 to 16:00 Ioseba Tena, Seebyte Gateway Event: Visit to Seebyte Orchard Brae House, 30 Queensferry Road, Edinburgh
Tue, 08/12/2015 - 12:00 to 14:00 [CDT-RAS] Executive Meeting - December 2.43, Earl Mountbatton Building, Heriot-Watt University
Wed, 09/12/2015 - 10:00 to 11:00 Dr Subramanian Ramamoorthy, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics CDT Virtual Open Day Online
Tue, 15/12/2015 - 17:00 to 20:00 Prof David Lane, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, Heriot-Watt University "Could a robot do my job?" Prof David Lane at IMAREST Lloyd's Register
Tue, 12/01/2016 - 14:15 Professor Michael Beetz, Institute for Artificial Intelligence University of Bremen Germany Guest lecture Professor Michael Beetz Room SR114 Heriot Watt University
Fri, 22/01/2016 - 13:30 to 15:00 Michael Gienger, Honda Research Institute Europe Gateway event IF G.07
Fri, 22/01/2016 - 15:30 to 17:00 Marcia O'Malley Gateway Event: Challenge and Engagement - Ensuring effective upper limb robotics rehabilitation 4.31/4.33 Informatics Forum
Thu, 28/01/2016 - 12:45 Professor Patrick van der Smagt (TU Munich) , IPAB: Institute of Perception, Action & Behaviour Gateway Event: IPAB talk 4.31/4.33 Informatics Forum
Fri, 29/01/2016 - 10:00 to 12:00 [CDT-RAS] Executive Meeting - January Informatics Forum 5.42 (Turing Room)
Wed, 03/02/2016 - 09:00 Various, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, Heriot-Watt University Meet Edinburgh Centre for Robotics at SubSea Expo Aberdeen 2016 Subsea Expo 2016, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre
Thu, 04/02/2016 - 18:30 to 20:30 Various, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics and British Science Association How Robotics Will Reshape Our Lives in the Next Two Decades - Public Debate Informatics Forum, G.07/G.07A
Wed, 24/02/2016 - 11:00 to 11:45 Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics BBC Live Lesson - Micro:Bit Launch London
Fri, 26/02/2016 - 09:00 to 16:00 CDT in Robotics and Autonomous Systems Open Day Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh
Fri, 26/02/2016 - 16:00 to 18:00 Ralph Manchester, IHC Engineering Business Ltd. Gateway Event: "Market led innovation; the development of the Hi-Traq subsea vehicle from a clean sheet of paper to a working commercial system" 2.33, Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:00 to 12:00 [CDT-RAS] Executive Meeting - March Room 2.43, Earl Mountbatten Building, Heriot-Watt University
Sat, 26/03/2016 (All day) to Wed, 30/03/2016 (All day) Edinburgh Centre for Robotics current students, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Robot Lab - Edinburgh International Science Festival Learning Centre Level 2, National Museum of Scotland
Wed, 30/03/2016 - 20:00 to 21:30 Edinburgh Centre for Robotics students, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Technologies of the Future, Today Main Hall, Summerhall
Mon, 04/04/2016 - 20:00 to 21:00 Dr Patricia A. Vargas, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Science Festival: The Rights of the Machine Summerhall, Red Lecture Theatre
Wed, 06/04/2016 - 10:00 to 12:00 Executive Meeting 3.02, Informatics Forum
Thu, 07/04/2016 - 17:30 to 19:00 Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Unbottling the AI Demon Auditorium , National Museum of Scotland
Sun, 10/04/2016 - 18:00 to 19:30 Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, University of Edinburgh Tam Dalyell Prize Lecture at the Science Festival Playfair Library
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:00 to 16:00 Executive Meeting Heriot-Watt University
Thu, 26/05/2016 (All day) 3DT and Friends Informatics Forum
Mon, 06/06/2016 - 09:00 Conference planning meeting Informatics Forum
Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:00 Executive Meeting Informatics Forum Room 4.33
Thu, 16/06/2016 - 10:30 Olga Kozlova, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Gateway Event: IP Training Heriot-Watt University, EM 1.70
Fri, 01/07/2016 (All day) Midterm Presentations - 2015 Cohort Informatics Forum, 4.31
Sat, 02/07/2016 - 14:00 3D printing Open Afternoon at Opening of the Scottish Parliament Scottish Parliament
Thu, 14/07/2016 - 10:00 Executive Meeting Heriot-Watt University, EM 2.33
Sun, 24/07/2016 (All day) to Fri, 29/07/2016 (All day) Dr Patricia A. Vargas, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Special Session on Evolutionary Robotics at the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence Vancouver, Canada
Mon, 01/08/2016 - 16:00 to 17:30 Dr. Tadahiro Taniguchi, Ritsumeikan University Gateway Event - Dr. Tadahiro Taniguchi talk Informatics Forum - Room 4.31/33,
Tue, 02/08/2016 (All day) Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Students, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics 2015 Cohort Presentations Informatics Forum, 2.33 / HWU room EM2.33
Tue, 09/08/2016 - 11:00 to 12:00 Wolfram Burgard from University of Freiburg Gateway Event : Professor Wolfram Burgard talk and visit Informatics Forum - Room 4.31/33
Fri, 19/08/2016 - 12:00 Deadline for submission of dissertations (2015 cohort)
Sun, 21/08/2016 (All day) to Wed, 24/08/2016 (All day) The ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference and the Computer and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE) Charlotte, North Carolina
Sun, 28/08/2016 (All day) to Mon, 05/09/2016 (All day) Dr Xianwen Kong, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics 2016 International Summer School on Screw-Theory Based Methods in Robotics Montreal, Canada
Mon, 29/08/2016 - 10:00 to 12:00 ECR Executive Meeting Informatics Forum 4.31
Thu, 08/09/2016 - 09:30 to 14:30 Induction for new Robotics students 2016 (Heriot-Watt University) Heriot-Watt University, room D01.24 Lyell Building
Thu, 15/09/2016 - 13:00 to 17:00 Induction for new Robotics students 2016 (University of Edinburgh) Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh, Crichton Street
Tue, 27/09/2016 - 11:00 to 12:30 Dr Robert Ambrose, NASA Gateway Event - NASA's Dr Robert Ambrose - Distinguished Lecture Informatics Forum Room G07
Tue, 27/09/2016 - 18:00 NASA's Dr. Robert Ambrose gives a talk at University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
Wed, 28/09/2016 - 15:15 Visit by the US Office of Naval Research Global (ONR-G) Earl Mountbatten EM2.33
Thu, 13/10/2016 - 09:00 to 22:30 Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Annual Conference Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
Tue, 15/11/2016 - 12:00 to 15:00 CDT RAS Executive Meeting EM2.43
Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:30 to 16:30 Postgraduate Open Day at The University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
Fri, 09/12/2016 - 14:00 to 15:00 Professor Amilra De Silva, Queens University, Belfast Heriot-Watt Engineering and Physical Science Christmas Lecture and Party Cairn Auditorium, Postgraduate Centre - Heriot-Watt University
Tue, 13/12/2016 - 15:00 to 16:00 CDT RAS Executive Meeting Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh - Room 1.15
Tue, 13/12/2016 - 16:00 to 18:00 ECR/IPAB Christmas Event Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh - Room 1.15
Mon, 06/02/2017 - 12:00 to 14:00 RAS CDT Executive meeting Heriot-Watt University EM2.43
Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:15 to 15:30 Various EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training Open Day Heriot-Watt and University of Edinburgh
Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:00 to 12:00 RAS CDT Executive meeting Room 5.42, Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
Wed, 22/03/2017 - 09:00 to Fri, 24/03/2017 - 17:00 European Robotics Forum 2017 Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Fri, 26/05/2017 - 14:00 Antonio Fleres, University of Messina Robotics: What happens in the EU parliament? EM 3.06
Fri, 02/06/2017 - 12:15 Theodore Lim, Heriot-Watt University Game Based Learning - EU BEACONING Project TBA
Thu, 15/06/2017 - 18:00 Prof Ruth Aylett, Dr Dr Thusha Rajendran , Heriot-Watt University Innovation Robotics Lecture Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Wed, 21/06/2017 - 10:00 to 16:30 Dr Verena Rieser, Dr Mary-Ellen Foster Robotics and Interaction Lab Joint Open Day Earl Mountbatten Building, Room 1.82, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Tue, 27/06/2017 - 11:00 Prof. Jérôme Szewczyk, Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris VI Seminar and workshop: Current Trends and Technical Challenges in Surgical Robotics Heriot-Watt University, PGC 2.02
Thu, 29/06/2017 - 12:00 Dr Thusha Rajendran, Heriot-Watt University Seminar: Robots, Virtual Environments and Developmental Disorders: Technology Advancement Needs Neurodiversity 1.19 Paterson's Land, Moray House School of Education (EH8 8AQ)
Thu, 10/08/2017 - 17:30 Pepper the Robot Presents Children's Television
Tue, 29/08/2017 - 10:00 Executive Meeting Informatics Forum Room TBC
Wed, 30/08/2017 - 10:15 Artificial Intelligence Research SICSA AI Theme Meeting The Cottrell Building, University of Stirling
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:00 Dr Glen Callow, Rio Tinto Growth and Innovation, Perth, Australia. Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Event with Dr Glen Callow, Rio Tinto Australia Robotarium seminar room, Earl Mountbatten, Heriot-Watt University
Thu, 07/09/2017 (All day) Induction Day new cohort Heriot-Watt University Robotarium Seminar Room, Heriot-Watt University
Thu, 14/09/2017 - 13:00 Induction Afternoon new cohort University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
Thu, 14/09/2017 - 15:00 Student feedback meeting Room G.07 Informatics Forum University of Edinburgh
Mon, 18/09/2017 (All day) to Tue, 19/09/2017 (All day) Creativity@Home training for 2014 & 2015 cohorts Robotarium Seminar Room, Heriot-Watt University
Mon, 25/09/2017 - 09:00 to Tue, 26/09/2017 - 13:00 Pitch Masterclasses (2015 & 2016 cohorts) Robotarium seminar room Heriot-Watt University
Wed, 27/09/2017 - 14:15 Dr. Manuel Giuliani, Bristol Robotics Lab Computer Science Seminar Series - To Err is Robot Robotarium Seminar Room - Earl Mountbatten Building Heriot-Watt University
Thu, 28/09/2017 (All day) to Sun, 01/10/2017 (All day) Professors Barbara Webb and Sethu Vijayakumar New Scientist Live ExCel London
Thu, 28/09/2017 - 12:45 Chenyang Zhao & Todor Davchev, University of Edinburgh IPAB Workshop Informatics Forum 4.31/4.33, University of Edinburgh
Tue, 10/10/2017 (All day) Morals and the Machine Training programme (all cohorts) G.07 Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
Wed, 11/10/2017 - 09:00 to Thu, 12/10/2017 - 17:00 Annual Conference Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh Universities
Fri, 13/10/2017 - 14:00 Vladimir Ivan, University of Einburgh Git Tutorial Appleton Tower room 7.14, University of Edinburgh
Thu, 19/10/2017 - 12:45 Bob Fisher, University of Edinburgh IPAB workshop: TrimBot2020 and recent research in Fisher's vision group Informatics Forum 4.31/4.33, University of Edinburgh
Wed, 25/10/2017 - 14:15 Dr Farshad Arvin, University of Manchester Dr Farshad Arvin - Open-source & Open-hardware Swarm Robotic Platforms & Perpetual Robot Swarms (Lecture) Robotarium Seminar Room, Heriot-Watt University
Wed, 25/10/2017 - 15:30 Dr Farshad Arvin , University of Manchester Mona: an Affordable Open-source Mobile Robot for Research and Education (Workshop) Robotarium Seminar Room, Heriot-Watt University
Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:45 Vladimir Ivan, University of Edinburgh IPAB Workshop: Building motion models that are both discrete and continuous Informatics Forum 4.31/4.33, University of Edinburgh
Thu, 09/11/2017 - 12:45 Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, University of Edinburgh IPAB Workshop: Shared Autonomy -- The Future of Interactive Robotics Informatics Forum 4.31/4.33, University of Edinburgh
Tue, 14/11/2017 - 14:00 Shunichi Nozawa, JSK Robotics Lab (University of Tokyo) Gateway Event: Introduction to humanoid robot's full-body manipulation and development of high-power and robust hardware Informatics Forum 4.31/4.33, University of Edinburgh
Wed, 15/11/2017 - 09:00 to 17:00 Various RSE: Franco–Scottish Seminar: Robotics The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Wed, 15/11/2017 - 14:30 Professor Daniel J. Sorin , Duke University Gateway Event: Designing Processors to Accelerate Robot Motion Planning Robotarium Seminar room, Heriot-Watt University
Wed, 15/11/2017 - 18:00 Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, University of Edinburgh RSE Franco-Scottish Lecture: Shared Autonomy: The Future of Interactive Robotics The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Thu, 16/11/2017 - 12:45 Calum Imrie, University of Edinburgh IPAB Workshop: Spatial self-organisation in swarm robots through Turing Patterns Informatics Forum 4.31/4.33, University of Edinburgh
Fri, 17/11/2017 - 11:00 Executive meeting Robotarium Seminar room, Earl Mountbatten building, Heriot-Watt University
Fri, 17/11/2017 - 13:30 All staff meeting Robotarium seminar room - Earl Mountbatten Bldg Heriot-Watt University
Tue, 21/11/2017 - 17:00 Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy, University of Edinburgh Maybe the robot invasion is a good thing - Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Disruptive Innovation Festival