The Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) hosted their first virtual conference on 30 June 2021. With over 50 talks, the conference was a gathering of top robotics researchers, business leaders and PhD/post-doctoral students showcasing cutting-edge research.
Members of the TAS Functionality Node gave talks on Connected Autonomous Vehicles (Prof Kerstin Eder), Out-of-the-Box Swarm Solutions for Intralogistics (Associate Prof. Sabine Hauert) and Developing Trustworthy Adaptive Autonomous Systems (Dr Shane Windsor). Sabine Hauert also joined a panel discussion: What Is The Future of Robotics?
Other speakers covered a wide range of topics such as unmanned aerial vehicles, soft robotics, assistive technologies, human-robot interaction and robot safety and ethics.
If you missed the conference, or you would like to re-watch it, BRL has made all the talks available through their dedicated YouTube channel.