17-18 October 2014 - Sixth EUCogIII Members Conference, Genoa

"Cognitive Systems: Present and future in the research, industry and funding landscape" Programme

Last updated: 14/10/2014

Organisation: Vincent C. Müller (ACT / Oxford)

In cooperation with the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Friday 17 October 2014
13:00Registration
14:00

Opening

I Results of the EUCog network
Location: Maggiore
Vincent C. Müller PDF↓ Video →

14:30-16:00II The European research and funding landscape
Location: Maggiore
Giorgio Metta (Genoa, IIT)
Markus Vincze (TU Wien) PDF↓ Video →
Herman Bruyninckx (University of Leuven) Video →
& Discussion
16:00-16:30Coffee break
16:30-18:00Announcement: The ShanghAI Lectures, Fabio Bonsignorio (SSSA, Pisa and Heron Robots)
III Cognitive Systems PULL & PUSH
Location: Maggiore
Giulio Sandini (Genoa, IIT): "Brains for Robots" PDF↓ Video →
19:30

Conference Dinner (Via Garibaldi 5 - Genoa →)

 
Saturday 18 October 2014
V Looking forward
9:00 - 9:30Coffee
9:30-11:00Luciano Fadiga (University of Ferrara) PDF↓ Video →
Location: Maggiore
“From brain research to artificial cognitive system"
Respondent: Gregor Schöner (Bochum) Video →
11:00 - 11:30Coffee break
11:30 -13:00Roger Moore (University of Sheffield) PDF↓ Video →
Location: Maggiore
“Speech technology: past, present and tech transfer"
Respondent: Bruce Balentine (Zurich & Eugene OR) PDF↓ Video →
13:00-14:00Lunch break
14:00-15:30Workshops:
1) On brain research: Fadiga & Schöner PDF↓ (Location: Sala Camino)
2) On speech technology: Moore & Balentine (Location: Sala Minore Consiglio)
3) On practical aspects of EUCog after FP7 funding (Location: Sala Munizioniere)
Workshop reports (Video) 
15:30 - 16:00Coffee break
16:00:17:30

Report back from workshops 1-3 (Respondents)
Herman Bruyninckx
(University of Leuven) PDF↓
Location: Maggiore
“The role of cognition in present and future robotics”

17:30Closing