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3rd German-Pakistani Workshop on Field & Assistive Robotics (WFAR)
WFAR3
Nov 16-17, LUMS School of Science & Engineeing, Lahore, Pakistan


Day 1: Friday Nov 16, 2012 - Venue: 10-401, 4th floor, SSE building

TIME SPEAKER TITLE SLIDES / VIDEO
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Welcome Address
9:30-10:30 Prof. Dr. Karsten Berns, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany Keynote Address A

Behavior Based Control for Off-Road Robots

Slides
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:00-12:00 Dr Abubakr Muhammad, LUMS, Pakistan Minicourse A

Motion Planning Algorithms - 1

Slides
12:00-12:30 Syed Atif Mehdi, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany At the Research Frontier

Probabilistic Search of Human by Autonomous Mobile Robot

Slides
12:30-1:00 Mhequb Hayat, CASE, Pakistan Pakistan University Spotlight

Robotics Group at Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering, (CASE), Islamabad

Slides
12:50-14:30 Lunch / Prayer break
14:30-15:30 Prof. Dr. Karsten Berns, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany Minicourse B

Biobots: Biomimetic Robotic Mechanisms - 1

Slides
15:30-16:00 Dr. Aamir Khan, CTO, Ayton Willow, Pakistan / UK Pakistan Industry Spotlight

Robotic Vehicles, Surgical Mechanisms and Green Technologies at AW.

Slides
16:00-16:15 Prayer break
16:15-17:15 Dr Abubakr Muhammad, LUMS, Pakistan Minicourse A

Motion Planning Algorithms - 2

Slides
17:15-17:45 Tea / Prayer break
17:45-18:30 Panel Discussion

Opportunities and challenges in setting up a robotics industry in Pakistan

Slides
19:30-21:00 Dinner at LUMS Executive Dining Hall

(Invited speakers and guests only)

Day 2: Saturday Nov 17, 2012 - Venue: 10-301, 3rd floor, SSE building

TIME SPEAKER TITLE SLIDES / VIDEO
8:45-9:45 Prof. Dr. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti, MAJU, Pakistan Keynote Address B

Modeling and Control of Underground Coal Gasification Process at Thar

Slides
9:45-10:45 Prof. Dr. Karsten Berns, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany Minicourse B

Biobots: Biomimetic Robotic Mechanisms - 2

Slides
10:45-11:30 Mhequb Hayat, CASE, Pakistan Minicourse A

Tutorial on Open Motion Planning Library (OMPL)

Slides
11:30-11:45 Tea break
11:45-13:00 Parallel Activity

Hands-on computer lab on Open Motion Planning Library (OMPL)

Parallel Activity

Networking, exhibits and cyphynets lab tour.

Slides
13:00-14:00 Lunch / Prayer break
14:00-14:30 Daniel Schmidt, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany At the Research Frontier

Behavior-based Arm Control for an Autonomous Bucket Excavator

Slides
14:30-15:00 TBA Pakistan University Spotlight

Robotics Research at National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad

Slides
15:00-16:00 Prof. Dr. Karsten Berns, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany Minicourse B

Biobots: Biomimetic Robotic Mechanisms - 3

Slides
16:00-16:15 Prayer break
16:15-17:00 Closing Ceremony.
17:00-18:00 Refreshments+Tea

Sponsors / Organizers News / Announcements

http://www.daad.de/entwicklung/hochschulen/zusammenarbeit/17104.en.html http://www.hec.gov.pk/ http://aytonwillow.com/ Pakistan Chapter

  • Confirmation sent to accepted participants. (Nov 6, 2012)
  • Applications open for 3rd German-Pakistani workshop on field and assistive robotics. (Oct 2012)
  • 2nd German-Pakistani workshop on field and assistive robotics held in Dagstuhl, Germany. (Jun 2012)
  • 1st Pak-German workshop on field robotics held in Lahore, Pakistan. (Oct 2011)
  • DAAD approves funding for research, exchange and organization of workshops on field robotics at LUMS and Kaiserslautern, Germany. (Aug 2011)
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