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Zoom Conference "Living Machines" 28 - 30 July 2020

The conference „Living Machines. 9. International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems“, organised by the University of Freiburg, the livMatS cluster and the Institute of Bioengineering Catalonia from 28th to 30th July 2020, will take place virtually in Zoom. The conference is free of charge for all interested parties who are not represented as first author in the conference proceedings. To registration

The conference programme includes paper talks, poster sessions, workshops and plenary talks.

Plenary Talks (to programme)

  • Dr. Auke Jan Ijspeert (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne) “Using Biorobots to Investigate Extant and Extinct Animal Locomotion”
  • Dr. Holk Cruse (Bielefeld University, Bielefeld) “From Walking to Cognition, a Decentralized, Insect-inspired Hexapod Controller”
  • Bas Overvelde (AMOLF, Amsterdam) “Adaptive Behavior Through Decentralized Reinforced Learning in Soft Robotic Matter”
  • Dr. Li Zhaoping (MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen) “The ESD Framework For Understanding Vision”

Workshops (To programme)

  • Dr. Barbara Mazzolai, Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, Dr. Mirko Kovac “Growing structures: bioinspired innovation insights for architecture and robotics”
  • Apostolos Axenopoulos, Dr. Dimitrios Giakoumis, Eva Salgado, Dr. Vicky Vouloutsi, Prof. Dr. Anna Mura “Shared workspace between humans and robots”


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