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ARQ: Advanced Robotics at Queen Mary



The 2nd IEEE UK & Ireland RAS Conference

Date: 22 February 2018

The 2nd IEEE UK & Ireland RAS Conference

When: Thursday, 22nd of February, 2018

Where: Arts One: ALT, Queen Mary University of London

Registration: registration website.

Synchronising with the pace of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, the UK & Ireland RAS chapter addresses the advancement of the theory and practice of robotics and automation engineering and science and of the allied arts and sciences, and for the maintenance of high professional standards among its members. Today, Robotics and Automation Technologies have been widely applied in various areas, such as Manufacturing, Medical Surgery, Healthcare, Agriculture, Urban Search and Rescue in extreme environments, Surveillance, etc.

The aim of the annual IEEE UK&I RAS conference to improve the communication of its members and other researchers, young students and industrial professionals who are interested in the activities of RAS in research, development and education, share the knowledge, latest research achievements and technologies in RAS, explore the furture trend of RAS, and promote collaboration and knowledge transformation. At the conference, we will call for creating young student group.

Conference general chair: Prof John Gray, Chair of IEEE UK & Ireland RAS chapter, University of Manchester

Programme chair: Prof Kaspar Althoefer, Head of the Centre for Advanced Robotics @ Queen Mary (ARQ).

Themes of the conference:

1. RAS on Extreme Environments

2. RAS on Social and Health Care

3. RAS on Manufacturing and Food Automation

4. RAI Beyond 2020

5. Student research poster competition (Landscape, A1 size) - submit your abstracts here.

Contact: Dr Mary He (, Dr Jelizaveta Konstantinova (

Location:  Arts One: ALT, Queen Mary University of London