Daily Archives: June 1, 2018


Round table: Social Implications of Autonomy and Automation

Technological innovation in autonomy and automation has the potential to create tremendous benefits, as well as challenges, for the society. At the MED ’18 Round table entitled “Social Implications of Autonomy and Automation“, the panelists will discuss these benefits and challenges and explore future implications on the society.

The panelists include: Sandra Hirche, Technical University Munich; Anthony Tzes, New York University – Abu Dhabi; Kimon Valavanis, University of Denver; and Panos Antsaklis, University of Notre Dame (Chair).

Meet the panelists and join us for an engaging discussion on Thursday June 21 at 16:00 – 17:30!

(The meeting room at the Hotel Kolovare will be announced in the final program.)


Round table: Control Systems and AI in the Quest for Autonomy

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming our world. The implications, evolution, and impacts of AI adoption in control systems will be explored at the MED ’18 Round table entitled “Control Systems and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Quest for Autonomy“.

The panelists include: Maryam Kamgarpour, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH; Alexandre Maze, Softbank Robotics; Yasamin Mostofi, University of California – Santa Barbara; Kimon Valavanis, University of Denver; Zoran Vukić, University of Zagreb; and Panos Antsaklis, University of Notre Dame (Chair).

Meet the panelists and join us for an engaging discussion on Wednesday June 20 at 16:00 – 17:30!

(The meeting room at the Hotel Kolovare will be announced in the final program.)