The 4th World Congress of Robotics (WCR-2019)
Introduction of WCR-2019

The 4th World Congress of Robotics 2019 (WCR-2019) will be held in Shenyang, China during August 31-September 1, 2019. Initiated from 2015, WCR-2019 aims to strengthen the technical and business ties in robotic and AI industries, and provide a stimulating platform for researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners to present their latest research findings, ideas, developments and applications in all aspects of robotics. More...

Highlights of the Conference

● To Help Attendee To Lunch the Robotics Knowledge Showcase Platform in China
● To Invite World Class Experts to offer Plenary Lectures in both Leadership and Innovations
● To Design 50 +Topics of Oral Presentations to showcase current development
● To Bring 100+ Speakers to present their latest breaking R & D achievements
● To Call for 100 Papers to publish one proceeding published
● To Encourage Young Scientists and Engineers to join poster sessions to update their new R & D

Speakers of WCR-2019
Professor Tianwan Wang, 
Academician of CAE, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr. SethuVijayakumar, FRSE Personal Chair in Robotics Director, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics,  UK
Dr. Abderrahmane Kheddar,
Academician, National Academy of Technology of France (NATF), France

Dr. Ji Zhao,
President, Northeastern University, China

Dr. Daokui Qu,
CEO, Siasun Robot & Automation Co. Ltd.; Deputy Director, National Robotic Engineering & Research Center, China

Dr. Chao He,
Senior Director, MicroPort (shanghai) MedBot Co., Ltd., China
Dr. Hongliu Yu,
Professor, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
Dr. Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Associate Professor, University of Genoa, Italy
Dr. Tao Wang,
Director, Laboratory for Affective Intelligent Robotics, Peking University, China
Dr. John C Murray,
Professor of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, University of Hull, UK
Dr. Axel Sikora,
Scientific Director, Institute of Reliable Embedded Systems and Communication Electronics, Offenburg University, Germany
Dr. Qingsong Xu, Professor, Director of Smart and Micro/Nano Systems Lab, University of Macau, China
Dr. Daniel Schilberg,
Head of Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, University of Applied Sciences Bochum, Germany
Dr. Mehran Sarkarati,
Head of Applications and Robotics Data Systems Section, European Space Agency, Germany
Prof. Jon Platts,
Dean, Cardiff School of Technologies, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Wales, UK
Dr. Volker Graefe,
Head of the Intelligent Robots Lab, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering,
Bundeswehr University Muenchen, Germany
Dr. Karl Christoph Ruland,
Chair of the Institute for Data Communications Systems, University of Siegen, Germany
Dr. Kazuhiko Terashima,
Vice President of Research Affairs, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan

Dr. Yoshio Matsumoto,
Team Leader of Service Robotics Research Team, Robot Innovation Research Center, AIST, Japan
Dr. Ing. Bartłomiej Stańczyk,
CTO, ACCREA Engineering, Poland

Mr. Vincenzo Marchica,
CEO, Vincix Group, Italy

Dr. Ahmed Abdelgawad,
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering, College of Science and Engineering, Central Michigan University, USA

Professor Yang Gao FIET FRAeS,
Professor of Space Autonomous Systems, Head of STAR Lab, Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, UK

Dr. Michael Short,
Reader (Professor Extraordinarius) in Control Engineering, Teesside University, UK

Dr. Youfu Li, Professor,
City University of Hong Kong, China

Dr. Jose Boaventura Cunha,
Senior Researcher, INESC TEC; Professor, UTAD University, Portugal

Dr. Hoshang Kolivand,
Assistant Professor in Computer Graphics, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Dr. Jong-Wook Kim,
Professor, AI. Robotics Lab., Department of Electronic Engineering,
Dong-A University, South Korea
Eng. Stefano Tonello,
CEO, IT+Robotics s.r.l., Italy
Dr. Andre Rosendo,
Tenure Track Assistant Professor at ShanghaiTech University, Brazil
Dr. Attila Vidács,
Associate Professor, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary
Dr. Tetsuya Ogata,
Associate Dean, Research Promotion Division, Waseda University, Japan
Dr. Hee Yong Youn,
Director of UTRI, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Dr. Yoshio Matsumoto,
Team Leader of Service Robotics Research Team, AIST, Japan
Dr. Minoru Sasaki,
Senior Professor, Gifu University, Japan
Dr. Ing. Bartłomiej Stańczyk,
CTO, ACCREA Engineering, Poland
Dr. Milena Krumova,
Assistant Professor, Technical University-Sofia, Bulgaria
Dr. Gabriele Ermacora,
Project Manager, BeiDou Research Institute, China
Dr. Cheng Hu,
Honorary Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Lincoln, UK
Introduction of Shenyang
Shenyang is a celebrated old city with more than 2,000 years of history, and it is the largest city in Northeast China, as well as the political, economic and cultural center of Liaoning Province. From 2018, Shenyang starts construction of a future city of robots. With investment of more than 5 billion yuan ($722.4 million) from SIASUN Robot and Automation Co, which is based in the city, the future city of robots will focus on planning eight industrial platforms, including an artificial intelligence (AI) incubator platform, a robot incubator platform, an intelligent equipment R&D platform, and a cloud technology intelligent development platform. The future city is expected to develop into a collaborative innovation platform in Northeast China, and a world-class hub of innovative industries.
Conference Guide
Hosting Organization

Shenyang Municipal People's Government

Operating Organizations
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shenyang Sub-council

Shenyang Hunnan District Municipal People’s Government

Shenyang Institute of Automation Chinese Academy of Science

China International Exhibition Center Group Corporation

Shenyang Daily Newspaper Group

BIT Congress lnc.
Supporting Organizations
Shenyang Education Bureau

Shenyang Science and Technology Bureau

Shenyang Bureau of Industry and Information Technology

Shenyang Municipal Commerce Bureau

Shenyang Administration of Big Data

Sino-German Equipment Manufacturing Industrial Park in Shenyang

Northeastern University

Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance for Robot Industry

Shenyang Robot Industry Alliance

Siasun Robot & Automation Co. Ltd.
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