Opportunities and Challenges in Robotics | IFE Grand Challenge Public Lecture Series @ QUT

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Several grand challenges confront humanity in the 21st century, from feeding the world’s booming population to managing scarce natural resources and reducing our carbon footprint. The Grand Challenge Lecture Series explores these and other challenges and the possible solutions to them.

Dr Henrik Christensen will present at the lecture, Opportunities and Challenges in Robotics where he will present the most significant drivers, and biggest challenges faced in the deployment of robots. He will also outline some of the key research questions to be addressed for major new progress and present new use cases that exemplify state-of-the-art ongoing research.

This event is available in person or via livestream.


When: Friday 14 July, 3:30 – 4:45pm

Location: Queensland University of Technology

The Kindler Theatre (P-421), Level 4, P Block, Gardens Point campus

2 George St


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Upcoming series lectures

Friday 11 August, 3:30pm
Professor Peter Coaldrake

Friday 8 September, 3:30pm
Dr Hasan Bakhshi (Creative Economy in Policy and Research, Nesta)

Friday 6 October, 3:30pm
Dr Cathy Foley (Science Director and Deputy Director Manufacturing, CSIRO)