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Robots for harsh environments


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What’s all the fuss about robots – are they useful tools or just interesting toys?

Date and Time

11 June 2014 - 18:30-20:00


Oxford, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Oxfordshire local network.

About this event

Announcements by Google, Amazon and others have fuelled speculation that robots are about to deliver long expected promise. 

Rob will give his perspectives focusing mainly on the application of snake-arm robots in harsh environments: nuclear, oil&gas, aerospace and construction. 

Rob is co-founder and director of OC Robotics and is a member of the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Special Interest Group which is advising the UK Government on investment strategy for robotics R&D.


18:30-19:00 Registration and refreshments
19:00-19:45 Talk by Rob Buckingham FREng
19:45-           Q&A

Registration information

This is a free event however please register online to reserve a place.


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