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02-15-2011, 02:44 PM
announcing the

July 25-29, 2011

From July 25 to 29, 2011, the STIFF/VIACTORS Summer School on Impedance
will be organised on the Fraueninsel in Bavaria, Germany.

This summer school concentrates on fundamentals and latest results in
human and robotic impedance, as well as on studying the transfer of
one to the other.

The current programme includes the following keynote speakers:

Alin Albu-Schäffer, DLR
Antonio Bicchi, Pisa University
Etienne Burdet, Imperial College
Neville Hogan, MIT
Oussama Khatib, Stanford University
Gerald Loeb, USC
Joseph McIntyre, UPD-CNRS (Paris)
Sethu Vijayakumar, University of Edinburgh

The five-day programme will include the above keynote talks, a number of
in-depth presentations of current research on the area of human and
robotic impedance, and a hands-on robot programming lab. Audience: Ph.D.
students, postdocs, and senior researchers working on robot control,
neuroscience, and biophysics.

Please find all information on the event at http://summerschool.stiff-project.org/.

Registration will soon be open; up to then, please join our mailing list.
There will be a maximum of 70 participants to the school.

Dr. Patrick van der Smagt phone +49 8153 281152, fax -34
DLR/Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics smagt@dlr.de
P.O.Box 1116, 82230 Wessling, Germany http://www.bionics.dlr.de/