Every oral session contains a keynote talk.
Monday, April 15
Session: Actuators 1
Time:11:20 - 11:40

The Integral Design of Robots via Soft Material Composites

Robert Shepherd
Cornell University, USA
Session: Novel Mechanisms for Soft Robots
Time:11:20 - 11:40

Soft Robotics Mechanisms: The Fascinating Role of Fibers

Matteo Cianchetti
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
Session: Actuators 2
Time:16:30 - 16:50

Inspiration from Self-healing, Multi Material and Variable Recruitment of Biological Systems for Enhanced Soft Robots

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Session: Grasping & Manipulation
Time:16:30 - 16:50

The Consequences of Softness for Robot Manipulation

Oliver Brock
TU Berlin, Germany
Tuesday, April 16
Session: Sensors 1
Time:11:20 - 11:40

Transparent and Stretchable Sensors and Actuators for Wearable Electronics and Soft Robot Applications

Seung Hwan Ko
Seoul National University, Korea
Session: Wearable Robots 1
Time:11:20 - 11:40

Making the Right Trousers: Developing Core Technologies for Wearable Soft Robotic Assistance

Jonathan Rossiter
University of Bristol, UK
Session: Sensors 2
Time:16:30 - 16:50

Fusing Perception with Structure in Soft Robotics

Kaspar Althoefer
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Session: Wearable Robots 2
Time:16:30 - 16:50

Bio-inspired Soft Robotics: For Practical Application of Soft Robotics Utilizing Pneumatic Artificial Muscle

Taro Nakamura
Chuo University, Japan
Wednesday, April 17
Session: Modeling & Control 1
Time:09:00 - 09:20

Physics-based Modeling of Deformable Robots for Real-time Simulation and Control

Christian Duriez
INRIA, France
Session: Bio-Inspiration
Time:09:00 - 09:20

Physical Adaptation of Bio-inspired Soft Robots

Fumiya Iida
University of Cambridge, UK
Session: Modeling & Control 2
Time:11:00 - 11:20

Marine Bio-inspired Flexible Surfaces and Adhesive Devices

Li Wen
Beihang University
Session: Fabrication & Learning/Optimization
Time:11:00 - 11:20

1 V – Driven Soft Actuators

Moon Jeong Park
Session: Locomotion & Underwater Robots
Time:14:00 - 14:20

Dynamic Locomotion with Compliant Muscular-Skeletal Structure

Koh Hosoda
Osaka University, Japan
Session: Origami & Smart Structures
Time:14:00 - 14:20

Rapid Fabrication of Smart Laminate Composites for Origami Robots

Michael T. Tolley