Government Forum


Factors That Will Be Shaping Evolving Robotics and AI-related Programs

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm, Nov. 5 (Tue)
Venue: Room L3-RC, Level 3
Chair and Organizer: William R. Hamel

The University of Tennessee, USA


Chair and Organizer: Guang-Zhong Yang

Imperial College London, UK
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China




Junku Yuh

President, Korea Institute of Robot and Convergence, South Korea

Stefano Stramigioli

Vice President, Research of euRobotics, European Union

Tong Boon Quek

Chief Executive, National Robotics R&D Program Office, Singapore

Rob Ambrose

Principal Technologist, Game Changing Development Program, Chief, Software, Robotics and Simulation Division, NASA Johnson Space Center, USA

Han Ding

Member, Chinese Academy of Science
Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology



Time Agenda Speaker
16:00 – 16:10 Opening Remark and Introduction Guang-Zhong Yang, Moderator
16:10 – 16:25 Programs in South Korea Junku Yu
16:25 – 16:40 Programs in Singapore Tong Boon Quek
16:40 – 16:55 Programs in the European Union Stefano Stramigioli
16:55 – 17:10 Programs in Japan TBD
17:10 – 17:25 Space Programs in United States Rob Ambrose
17:25 – 17:40 Programs in China Han Ding
17:40 – 18:00 Panel Discussion with Audience Comments and Questions Guang-Zhong Yang, Moderator