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Smart Industry Workshop

Recent Advances in Industrial Digitalisation, Robotics and Automation

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The Smart Industry Workshop; 'Recent Advances in Industrial Digitalisation, Robotics and Automation' brings key academic and industry experienced speakers together to inform and inspire the future generations of robotics and cybernetic experts. This 2 day workshop, funded by Connected Everything, is aimed at a multidisciplinary audience interested in understanding Computational Intelligence and Cognitive Robotics.

  • From: Wednesday 9 January 2019, 8.30 am
  • To: Friday 11 January 2019, 5.30 pm
  • Location: Nottingham Trent University, Pavilion building, Clifton Campus, Nottingham, NG11 8NS,
  • Booking deadline: Tuesday 8 January 2019, 3.00 pm
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Event details

Computing and communication systems are advancing at an incredible pace with recent advances achieving effective and ubiquitous results at all levels of modern society. The current stage of globalisation, a.k.a Globalisation 3.0 means that science, scientists, manufacturing and operators are even more distributed across a global geographical span rather than locally.

As industrial systems and processes evolve, research students and early career researchers in computer science, engineering and manufacturing must keep up to date with how computational intelligence, machine learning and connected devices are helping to shape the future of our smart industry.

This workshop will present rigorous scientific advances accompanied by real world applications in the areas of Industrial Digitisation, Robotics and Automation. This will include presentations of recent advances in tools and techniques for the design and development of embodiments for smart industry. In a smart industry, devices not only react to events through sensing, interpretation and service provision, but also learn and adapt their operation and services over time. These embodiments employ contextual information when available, as well as offering unobtrusive and intuitive interfaces.

We bring key academic and industry experienced speakers to inform and inspire the future generations of roboticists and cybernetic experts. This workshop will bring a multidisciplinary audience interested in understanding Computational Intelligence and Cognitive Robotics by considering ideas and topics presented by our prestige set of speakers.

Booking information

The workshop has 30 funded scholarships sponsored by the EPSRC Network Plus. This will include the registration fees,  access to tea/coffee breaks and lunches for three days.  Therefore, attending this workshop is FREE for research students and early career researchers who are successful with their applications.

For 20 research students who are travelling from other cities,  they would be able to claim up to £200.00 towards their accommodations and travel in addition to free access to the workshop.

For more information and to apply please follow the link to 'reserve your place'. The deadline for scholarship application is 31 October 2018.

Event costs

For other participants interested to attend this workshop and not eligible to apply for the above scholarship, the following registration fees apply.

  • Student Registration –  £225.00
  • Regular Registration –  £275.00
  • Late Student Registration –  £275.00
  • Late Regular Registration –  £325.00

Deadline for the early registration is 14 December 2018.

All participants must register.

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Location details


Nottingham Trent University
Pavilion building
Clifton Campus
NG11 8NS


Parking is available free of charge. Please enter via the Main Gate entrance.

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