IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering Town Hall Meeting

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IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering

Town Hall Meeting


Saturday, August 17, 2013

4:30pm to 6:00pm at Wisconsin Ballroom


Session Chair: Peter Luh


Background:
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Ad Hoc Committee on Automation


RAS
President David Orin created the above Ad Hoc Committee in January 2011 with the
charge to “r
eview the status of Automation Science and Engineering in the IEEE Robotics and
Automation Society, and make recommendations to strengthen the area.



Committee
members are:
N. Viswanadham

(T
-
ASE EiC Emeritus)
, Ken Goldberg

(T
-
ASE EiC)
,
Mengchu Zhou

(IEEE CASE Steering Committee Chair)
, Fan
-
Tien Cheng

(IEEE CASE 2014
Program Chair)
, Raj Madhavan

(VP Industrial Activities)
, Satoshi Tadokoro

(VP Technical
Activities
)
, Cecilia Lasch
i (AdCom member), Bradley Nelson (AdCom member), Raja Chatila
(President Elect) and Peter Luh (Ad Hoc Committee Chair).


Additional
contributors include

Tony Maciejewski

(VP Finance)
, Maria Pia Fanti

(Associate VP
Technical Activities, IE
EE CASE 2011 General Chair)
, Yu Sun

(IEEE CASE 2010 Program
Chair)
, Vijay Kumar

(IEEE T
-
ASE Advisor Board Chair),
Alessandro De Luca

(VP Publication
Activities)
, Frank Park

(Secretary)
, Ron Lumia

(Treasure)
, Stefano Stramigioli

(VP Membership
Activities)
,
Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos

(VP Conference Activities)
,
and
David Orin

(President).


Goal

of the Town Hall Meeting
:

After many rounds of discussions, including three
presentations to the RAS Administrative Committee, we are getting to the final stage. This
Town Hall meeting is to present our findings and progress made, and to solicit further input from
IEEE CASE attendees to finalize the recommendations.


Agenda


Opening Comments by by RAS President David Orin


Presentations:

1.
Ad Hoc Committee report: P
eter Luh


2. Presentations

by Automation
-
related Technical Committees:

(
Agricultural Robotics and Automation
: Mingcong Deng)

Automation in Health Care Management
:
Walter Ukovich

and Maria Pia

Automation in Logistics
:
Spyros Reveliotis


(
Micro/Nano
Robotics and Automation
:

Fumihito Arai
)

Robotics and Automation in Nuclear Facilities
:
Raja Chatila

Semiconductor Manufacturing Automation
: James Morrison

Smart Buildings
: Qianchuan Zhao and Qing
-
Shan Jia



Sustainable Production Automation
:
Jingshan Li
, Yin
g Tang, and
Bengt Lennartson


3. Presentation

by T
-
ASE Editor
-
in
-
Chief: Ken Goldberg


4. Presentation

by IEEE CASE Steering Committee Chair: Mengchu Zhou


Comments by RAS Junior Past President Kazuhiro Kosuge


Open Discussions starting at 5:20 pm


Closi
ng by RAS President Elect Raja Chatila