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Autonomous Systems

Innovation in autonomous systems: sensing and machine control for localised autonomy Event

roke manor
09:30 - 16:00
24 November 2016
Roke Manor Research, Old Salisbury Lane, Romsey, SO51 0ZN

For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Ghaithaa Manla at .

Event details

The Impatech Hub are pleased to announce a joint event hosted by Roke Manor Research. All are welcome and the event is free but it is necessary to book to register attendance.

Join the Impatech Hub members at this unique event. The specific goal of the Impatech Hub is to develop a connected academic and industrial community that will deliver a portfolio of collaborative research projects aimed at pulling through academic know-how into the industrial market.


Draft Programme:  (Chair: Simon Atkinson, Roke Manor Research)

 09:30 Coffee & registration

 10:00 Introduction & welcome by Professor Michael Butler, Impactech, University of Southampton

 10:05 ' Growth Strategies in the Solent Area and the Role of Impactech in Supporting Innovation' - Stuart Baker, LEP Solent

 10:15 ' Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Real-Time Collision-Free Route Planning' - Mike Hook, Principal Consultant at Roke Manor Research

 10:30: Tea, Coffee and Networking

 10:45 ' The Visual Control of Small Drone in GPS-Denied Environments' - Chang Liu, University of Southampton

 11:00 ' Stabilization and Control of Fleets of Autonomous vehicles' - Professor Eric Rogers, University of Southampton

 11:15 ' Autonomous Sensor Platforms and the Impact on Future Naval Operations' - Simon Willmore, Deputy head Combat Systems at BMT

 11:40 Tekever

 12:00: Site Tour & Lunch

 13:15 Scisys

 13:35 ' Biogeochemical Sensor Enabled Marine Autonomous Systems' - Professor Matt Mowlem, Head of Ocean Technology and Engineering Group at University of Southampton

 13:50 TBC

 14:05 ' Technology Barrier to Exploring the Marine Environment' -   Professor Stephen Turnock, University of Southampton

 14:20: Tea, Coffee and Networking

 14:35 ' Assurance Challenges' - Paul Caseley, Senior Fellow at Dstl

 14:55 ' Automated Design & Autonomous Systems within CEDG' - Dr David Toal, Lecturer in Computational Engineering & Design, University of Southampton

 15:10 ' Verification of Safe Movement of Autonomous Systems' - Dr Toby Wilkinson, Research Fellow, University of Southampton

 15:25: Close



Speaker information

Simon Atkinson,Chair, Roke Manor Research

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