AI in robotics and smart materials – Future of Robotics in Finland Seminar 2022

The Future of Robotics in Finland Seminar started in 2013 will be organized in Dipoli / Takka, Aalto University, Espoo, this year on Thursday 1.12.2022, 1PM – 4PM. To address the trends in smart materials and AI related to robotics, the theme this year is ‘AI in robotics and smart materials‘. The half-day seminar will have keynote presentations and talks from companies and researchers, as well as a panel discussion. The event serves to bring the Finnish community of researchers, professionals and students around robotics and its related fields, together, and typically attracts around 100 participants.

Registration is free, but mandatory and can be done here:

Tentative program of the seminar is as follows:
Place, Dipoli / Takka, Aalto University, Espoo

12:45 – 13:00 – Welcome coffee

13:00 – 13:10 – Pasi Hurri, BaseN, Opening of the seminar

13:10 – 13:30 – Alex Jung, Aalto University, Networked Federated Learning

13:30 – 13:50 – Anssi Laukkanen, VTT, ProperTune, AI for materials engineering and materials accelerator platforms

13:50 – 14:10 – Joni Pajarinen, Aalto University, Planning and reinforcement learning in robotics

14:10 – 14:30 – Coffee break

14:30 – 14:50 – Tomasz Kucner, Aalto University, Legible navigation in human-centred environments with spatial models of human dynamics

14:50 – 15:10 – Rituraj Kaushik, Silo.AI, Autogeneration of visual programs for industrial robots

15:10 – 15:30 – Heikki Ailisto, VTT, AI in manufacturing industry – when can we expect wide deployment

15:30 – Panel discussion and closing words, Pasi Hurri, BaseN

IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of Control System Society, Robotics and Automation Society and System, Man and Cybernetics Society (
Officers: Pasi Hurri, Prof. Roel Pieters, D.Sc.(tech) Yancho Todorov, Prof. Simo Särkkä
Contact: Pasi Hurri, chair of the IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of CSS, RAS and SMCS;