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Program

IROS 2013, November 7, 9am – 12:30pm, Room 601, Tokyo Japan

Science communication in robotics
9am-10am

Online tools to stay informed and expand your reach (Sabine Hauert, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robots for people who know nothing about robots (Evan Ackermann, IEEE Spectrum)
How to pitch your project to investors (Andra Keay, Robot LaunchPad & Silicon Valley Robotics)


Robots in the public discourse
10am-10:30am

A swarm on every desktop: Lessons on crowdsourcing swarm manipulation
Aaron Becker and Chris Ertel, Rice University

Public attitudes towards robots and outreach to the public through the European Union-funded programme on Cognitive Systems and Robotics
Cécile Huet, European Commission

10:30am – 11am
Break

11am-11:30am
Overview of the #robotsandyou conversation
Sebastian Grinschpun, EUCognition

Communicating the history of robotics through the voices of roboticists: the oral history of robotics project
Peter Asaro, School of Media Studies, The New School
Selma Sabanovic, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington
Staša Milojevic, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University Bloomington
Sepand Ansari, School of Media Studies, The New School


Driving the discussion around robotics
11:30am-12:30am

Panelists:
Peter Asaro, The New School
Ryan Calo*, University of Washington
Travis Deyle*, Hizook
Dario Floreano, EPFL
Cécile Huet, European Commission
Chris Mailey, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
AJung Moon*, University of British Columbia & Roboethics Info Database
Bruno Siciliano, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Alan Winfield*, University of the West of England

* online participants