Robotics in the 21st Century: New Frontiers

February 16-17, 2015

IEEE International Colloquium Dedicated to the 85th Birthday of Antal K. Bejczy

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February 16-17, 2015

Óbuda University welcomes Prof. Bejczy on his 85th birthday with the opening of a new exhibition “Father of Space Robotics”, an International Colloquium and several other programs in early 2015. These are to present and popularize the life and work of Prof. Bejczy and the Óbuda University IROB Center.
Prof. Dr. Antal (Tony) Bejczy physicist, lead engineer of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, professor at California Institute of Technology (Caltech), professor of Washington University in St. Louis, outstanding personal of the international space research and robotics, was born in Sinatelep, Ercsi county January 16, 1930.


February 16-17, 2015

Honoring Prof. Bejczy’s contribution to modern robotics, the newly established IROB Robotics Center at Óbuda University took his name in 2012. The Antal Bejczy Center for Intelligent Robotics (IROB) is devoted to promote the scientific and technological advancement of robotics, primarily for service applications. Within that, the IROB organizes major international meetings and conferences to promote the field, as a primary reply to the rising demand of R&D-integrated education and application-oriented development in robotics. The main objectives of the event are to promote technical and scientific achievements of the region among students and young scientist, create a forum for international technical education, dissemination of excellence and the presentation of main research topics of the CELLI network (Central European Living Lab for Intelligent Robotics).


February 16-17, 2015

The topics of the event will include several scientific and informative programs, which will offer knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities to everyone interested in robotics. In the scope of the event, the International Colloquium named “Robotics in the XXI. Century: New Frontiers” will be dedicated to the 85th birthday of Prof. Bejczy. Topical, moderated round-table discussions will be organized, involving the most renowned scientists of the field. New contributions are anticipated in the form of poster presentation. (See “Submissions” menu)
Additional events of the week include:
• “Future ahead” exhibition: English and Hungarian travelling exhibition presenting Tony Bejczy’s achievements on 20 cases.
• Bejczy robot construction competition
• Antal Bejczy essay writing contest
• Graphics contest
• Interactive online quiz on the IROB website
• Telerobotics movie nights presenting Tony Bejczy’s life and work at NASA
• Papers presenting the life of Antal Bejczy
• Presentation of media publication about the life and work of Antal Bejczy
• Presentation of media publications about the achievements and ongoing research of the IROB Robotics Center
• Media events organized around the program

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February 16-17, 2015

Venue 1

Óbuda University, ABC-iRoB

address: Kiscelli u. 82, H-1032 Budapest, Hungary

Venue 2

Óbuda University, Room Audmax

address: Bécsi út 96/b, H-1034 Budapest, Hungary


since December 2, 2014

Authors' Schedule

Full paper submission: February 2
Notification: February 6
Final paper submission: February 10

Last updated on February 18, 2015 by Annie