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Sethu Vijayakumar represents ECR at EISF 2020 **CANCELLED**

**Due to Coronavirus, this event has been cancelled** Edinburgh International Science Festival, 4 - 19 April 2020

Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar will represent Edinburgh Centre for Robotics (ECR) at a series of events as part of EISF:

 

The Talos Humanoid Robotics Showcase

11-12 April, National Museum of Scotland

Talos is a six-foot-tall humanoid robot and is the newest addition to the robotics research lab at the University of Edinburgh. Meet the team behind this innovative technology,  hear how researchers are using Talos to study walking, balancing, using tools, sensing the world, as well as how robots employ machine learning to adapt to the ever-changing worlds around them.

 

The Robotarium

11-12 April, National Museum of Scotland

Meet members of Edinburgh Centre for Robotics and discover how robots are attempting to understand and mimic human behaviours.  On display for you to explore includes a collaborative robot that wants to work with you to toy robots that can be programmed and driven around. Robotics researchers will be present to discuss latest developments and possible implications for wider society.

 

RSE After Hours (+18's only)

Wednesday, 15th April, Royal Society of Edinburgh

Join Philosopher of Technology Dr Shannon Vallor, robotics expert Prof Sethu Vijayakumar and entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl for an evening of inspiring conversations and demonstrations; themed around artificial intelligence and its impact on society.

This event will include drop-in discussions, short talks and activities showcasing the latest research and cutting-edge developments.  This will be an informal and relaxed but inspiring event, connecting the public to people from different scientific and creative art disciplines.

Please note this event is for Over 18s only.

Presented by The Royal Society of Edinburgh

 

Useful links

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

Statistical Machine Learning and Motor Control Group (SLMC)