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International robotics meets in Freiburg

Researchers demonstrate and discuss current developments in artificial intelligence

Freiburg, Jun 05, 2019

International robotics meets in Freiburg

Photo: Jürgen Gocke

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Intelligent systems that learn and solve increasingly complex tasks from the ground up with a minimum of prior knowledge; land, air and sea robots that help emergency forces save lives and work under extreme conditions; research on “soft” robots with thin artificial muscles and functional surfaces for medical applications - these are just three examples from more than 100 scientific lectures at the “Robotics: Science and Systems” conference in Freiburg, at which more than 450 researchers from leading locations worldwide exchange ideas over five days.

Experts from the field of robotics will be present current findings, ideas and questions on the topics of robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning at a

Press conference on Monday, June 24, 2019, 6pm
In the Messe Freiburg (convention center), conference room 10 (2nd floor),
Entrance SICK-Arena / Hall 4, Neuer Messplatz 1, 79108 Freiburg

The press conference is part of the international conference “Robotics: Science and Systems 2019,” which will take place from June 22-26, 2019 at the University of Freiburg.

The meeting will include the following speakers: Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard, Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg, Vice President for Automated Driving Technology at the Toyota Research Institute in Los Altos, USA, spokesperson for the Cluster of Excellence BrainLinks-BrainTools at the University of Freiburg and President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, the largest international association in robotics and local organizer of the conference; and Prof. Dr. Maren Bennewitz, University of Bonn, vice president and organizer of the conference workshops; as well as other national and international experts.

For organizational reasons, please register for the press conference with Natascha Thoma-Widmann, see below for contact details.

Kind regards,

Nicolas Scherger
Office of Public Relations


For more conference information



Natascha Thoma-Widmann
Head of PR/Marketing
Faculty of Engineering / BrainLinks-BrainTools
University of Freiburg
Tel.: 0761/203-8056
Mobil: 01522/2928606