Program

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    • DARS-SWARM 2021 is scheduled in JST (UTC+9).

    • On-demand discussions are available from June 1st to June 18th.

    • Some speakers provide online talks and discussions. Besides, you can discuss with online speakers via Slack from June 1st to June 18th. See the ONLINE session program on June 1st and 2nd for DARS, on June 2nd, 3rd, 4th for SWARM.

    • See the ON-DEMAND session program on June 1st for on-demand talks without online discussion. No online talk provided.

    • Plenary/ Keynote / Invited Speakers give talks online, and you can discuss online. The videos of the special talks will be delivered online at a later date.

    • The links for on-demand/ online discussions and presentation movies are emailed to those who have paid the registration fee.

June 1st

10:30-16:50, JST DARS online talks

17:00-18:00, JST Keynote Speech "RIGIDITY GRAPH THEORY FOR UNDERSTANDING ANIMAL AND ROBOT FORMATION MOVEMENTS" by Prof. Ming Cao (Chair: Prof. Hyo-Sung Ahn)

18:10-19:10, JST Keynote Speech "UNDERSTANDING OF SUPERORGANISMS: COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR, DIFFERENTIATION AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION" by Prof. Toru Miura (Chair: Prof. Shigeto Dobata)

June 2nd

4:00-6:30, JST (3:00-5:30pm June 1st, EST) Online social event (SWARM OS: Multi-scale Instrumentation of Biological Swarms)

10:30-16:50, JST DARS/SWARM online talks

17:00-18:00, JST Plenary Speech "CONTROLLING CELL FATE SPECIFICATION SYSTEM BASED ON NETWORK STRUCTURE" by Prof. Atsushi Mochizuki (Chair: Prof.Shunichi Azuma)

18:10-19:10, JST Invited Speech "MODELING AND CONTROL OF UNDERWATER SNAKE ROBOTS" by Prof. Jan Tommy Gravdahl (Chair: Prof. Shuzhi Sam Ge)

June 3rd

10:00-16:50, JST SWARM online talks

17:00-18:00, JST Plenary Speech "ROBOTIC SELF-RECONFIGURATION, SELF-REPAIR, AND SELF-REPLICATION" by Prof. Gregory Scott Chirikjian (Chair: Prof.Julien Bourgeois)

18:10-19:10, JST Invited Speech "STUDYING FERAL HORSE BEHAVIOR FROM THE SKY" by Prof. Satoshi Hirata (Chair: Prof. Kazushi Ikeda)

June 4th

10:00-16:50, JST SWARM online talks

17:00-18:00, JST Plenary Speech "INVESTIGATING ANIMAL LOCOMOTION USING BIOROBOTS" by Prof. Auke Jan Ijspeert (Chair: Prof. Poramate Manoonpong)

18:10-19:10, JST Keynote Speech "UNDERSTANDING THE DIVISION OF LABOR IN ANTS BY TRADE THEORIES" by Prof. Kazuki Tsuji (Chair: Prof. Marco Dorigo)