Program

June 1st

10:00-17:00, JST TBA (Regular/Organized Sessions)

17:30-18:30, JST Keynote Speech "RIGIDITY GRAPH THEORY FOR UNDERSTANDING ANIMAL AND ROBOT FORMATION MOVEMENTS" by Prof. Ming Cao (Chair: Prof. Hyo-Sung Ahn)

18:40-19:40, JST Keynote Speech "UNDERSTANDING OF SUPERORGANISMS: COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR, DIFFERENTIATION AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION" by Prof. Toru Miura (Chair: Prof. Shigeto Dobata)

June 2nd

10:00-17:00, JST TBA (Regular/Organized Sessions)

17:30-18:30, JST Plenary Speech "CONTROLLING CELL FATE SPECIFICATION SYSTEM BASED ON NETWORK STRUCTURE" by Prof. Atsushi Mochizuki (Chair: Prof.Shunichi Azuma)

18:40-19:40, JST Invited Speech "MODELING AND CONTROL OF UNDERWATER SNAKE ROBOTS" by Prof. Jan Tommy Gravdahl (Chair: Prof. Shuzhi Sam Ge)

June 3rd

10:00-17:00, JST TBA (Regular/Organized Sessions)

17:30-18:30, JST Plenary Speech "ROBOTIC SELF-RECONFIGURATION, SELF-REPAIR, AND SELF-REPLICATION" by Prof. Gregory Scott Chirikjian (Chair: Prof.Julien Bourgeois)

18:40-19:40, JST Invited Speech "STUDYING FERAL HORSE BEHAVIOR FROM THE SKY" by Prof. Satoshi Hirata (Chair: Prof. Kazushi Ikeda)

June 4th

10:00-17:00, JST TBA (Regular/Organized Sessions)

17:30-18:30, JST Plenary Speech "INVESTIGATING ANIMAL LOCOMOTION USING BIOROBOTS" by Prof. Auke Jan Ijspeert (Chair: Prof. Poramate Manoonpong)

18:40-19:40, JST Keynote Speech "UNDERSTANDING THE DIVISION OF LABOR IN ANTS BY TRADE THEORIES" by Prof. Kazuki Tsuji (Chair: Prof. Marco Dorigo)