From 2 to 4 November Barcelona will host the second edition of the international conference on social robots therapy, assistance and education, New Friends 2016, co-organized by La Salle Campus Barcelona-URL and Cosmocaixa.
New Friends 2016, the first edition of which took place in the Netherlands, brings together the most important worldwide experts and research groups in social robotics. The aim is to present and discuss the most recent results of their research, developments and tests, as part of an overview of the status of this investigation to date and faces significant challenges to the technological, scientific, social, legal and ethical.
Wednesday 2 November at 19.00, will take place the official welcome Cosmocaixa. R.Nourbakhsh Illah, a professor of robotics in The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, will give the inaugural lecture entitled "Robotics and flow technology". Discuss robotics within the community, how people and communities can benefit or be affected by these technologies and how communities can influence their future through their use. You can confirm your attendance at the opening ceremony by sending an email to ealvarez [at] salleurl.edu.
On 3 and 4 November the congress will be held in the Conference Hall of La Salle, where you can visit an exhibition of the latest models of robots, applications and other elements on this sector.
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