A Workshop on
 

Program: Mo-WS16 - October 1, 2018



08:45-09:00

Introduction by organizers

Samer Mohammed, Nicola Vitiello, Juan C. Moreno, Conor J. Walsh

Session 1: Enabling technologies for light-weight wearable robots

09:00-09:35

Invited talk #1:
The Cybathlon: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges

Robert Riener, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

09:35-10:10

Invited talk #2:
Hybrid (de)centralised control of (wearable) exoskeletons

Herman van der Kooij, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

10:10-10:45

Invited talk #3:
Robotics to Restore and Retrain Human Movements: Controlling Forces at the Pelvis

Sunil Agrawal, Columbia University, USA

10:45-11:00

Selected presentation #1

10:00-11:30

Coffee Break

Session 2: Challenges and trends of wearable robotics in industry

11:30-12:05

Invited talk #4:
The methodological approach adopted by CRF for the experimentation of wearable robots in the automotive sector

Massimo Di Pardo, Centro Ricerche Fiat, Italy

12:05-12:40

Invited talk #5:
Wearable Robots for Augmentation, Assistance and Substitution of Human Motor Functions - Highlights from a COST Action

Jan Veneman, Hocoma, Switzerland

12:40-13:15

Invited talk #6:
Challenges and trends in wearable robotics industries

Freygardur Thorsteinsson, Ossür, Iceland

13:15-13:30

Selected presentation #2

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch Break

Session 3: More than exoskeletons: extra-limbs and exo-suits

14:30 - 15:05

Invited talk #7:
TBD

Michael Goldfarb, School of Engineering, Vanderbilt University, USA

15:05-15:40

Invited talk #8:
Simple but functional design of soft wearable robots for the hand and upper extremitycontrol

Kyukin Cho, Seoul National University, Korea

15:40-16:15

Invited talk #9:
Human-in-the-loop development of soft wearable robots for the home and community

Conor J. Walsh, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA

16:15-16:30

Selected presentation #3

16:30-17:00

Coffee Break

Session 4: Wearable robots with Human in the loop

17:00-17:35

Invited talk #10:
Why using robots for rehabilitation? Principles, evidence and prospects

José L. Pons, CSIC, Spain

17:35-18:10

Invited talk #11:
Progress in human-in-the-loop optimization of exoskeleton assistance

Kirby Ann Witte, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

18:10-18:45

Invited talk #12:
TBD

Dirk Lefeber, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium

18:45-19:00

Conclusions, future activities

Samer Mohammed, Nicola Vitiello, Juan C. Moreno, Conor J. Walsh