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Robots on Tour: 8-9 March 2013 in Zurich

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03 March 2013



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The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the University of Zurich, organizer of the ShanghAI Lectures, celebrates its 25th anniversary with a big robot festival on 8 and 9 March 2013 in Zurich.

Robots on Tour, 9 March 2013
From 9:00 until 20:00, “Puls 5” in Zurich will be hustling and bustling with dozens of robots: Armar, Baxter, Geminoid, iCub, Nao, and many more (also from Hollywood movies) have confirmed their attendance. Some of the attractions (see program):

  • Cornell Ranger will attempt to break its previous world record and walk more than 65.2km on a single battery charge
  • Davide Scaramuzza’s flying Quadrocopters
  • Robot soccer: Nao Devils vs. Hamburg Bit-Bots
  • Theater featuring Roboy, the AI Lab’s newest humanoid robot
  • Swiss Artists-in-Labs special with European premiere of the movie “archipelago.ch” by Adrianne Wortzel and Daniel Bisig

This is a public event, get your tickets here.

Science Café — Robots & Cyborgs @ Sphères, 8 March 2013
On 8 March a scientific symposium takes place from 9:00 until 17:00 at “Science Café Sphères”, featuring Rodney Brooks, Giorgio Metta, Masayuki Inaba, Rüdiger Dillmann, Hiroshi Kobayashi, and many more (see program).



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Nathan Labhart Co-organizing the ShanghAI Lectures since 2009.
Nathan Labhart Co-organizing the ShanghAI Lectures since 2009.





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