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Plenary Sessions

Schedules are planned on Hong Kong Time Zone
18 August 2020
Steering Committee Meeting
Chair: Prof. Bengt LENNARTSSON
Time: 21:00 - 23:00 HKG
Zoom Link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/95700914249
Zoom Meeting ID: 957 0091 4249
Audience: Steering committee members and invited guests only

19 August 2020
Best Paper Presentation
Chair: Prof. Yu SUN
Time: 20: 00 - 23:00 HKG
Zoom Link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/96233221089
Zoom Meeting ID: 962 3322 1089
Audience: All Registered Delegates

Day 1 - 20 August 2020
Moderated by Prof. George HUANG, Conference General Chair
Zoom Link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/93919573272
Zoom Meeting ID: 939 1957 3272
2000 - 2030
     Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome Speech by Prof. Xiang ZHANG
  •      President and Vice-Chancellor
         The University of Hong Kong
  • Welcome Speech by Prof. Seth HUTCHINSON
  •      IEEE RAS President
  • Welcome Speech by Prof. Christopher CHAO
  •      Dean of Engineering
         The University of Hong Kong
  • Welcome Speech by Prof. George HUANG
  •      Conference General Chair
    2030 - 2130
         Keynote Speech 1
  • Title: Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring:
  •      Low Cost Digital Solutions for SMEs
  • Speaker: Prof. Duncan MCFARLANE
  •      University of Cambridge
  • Moderator: Prof. George HUANG
  •      Conference General Chair
    2130 - 2230
         Keynote Speech 2
  • Title: The New Wave in Robot Grasping
  • Speaker: Prof. Ken GOLDBERG
  •      UC Berkeley
  • Moderator: Prof. Michael WANG
  •      Conference General Chair

    Day 2 - 21 August 2020
    Moderated by Prof. Michael WANG, Conference General Chair
    Zoom Link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/91815073626
    Zoom Meeting ID: 918 1507 3626
    2000 - 2100
         Women and Young Professionals in Engineering
  • Speaker:
  •      Prof. Mariagrazia DOTOLI, Politecnico di Bari
         Prof. Bengt LENNARTSSON, Chalmers University of Tech
  • Moderators:
  •      Dr. Raffaele CARLI, Politecnico di Bari
         Dr. Graziana CAVONE, Politecnico di Bari
         Prof. Jie SONG, Peking University
         Prof. Xiaolei XIE, Tsinghua University
    2100 - 2115
         Award Ceremony
  • Moderators:
  •      Prof. Yu SUN, University of Toronto
         Prof. Mariagrazia DOTOLI, Politecnico di Bari
    2115 - 2200
         Social Networking Session
  • Moderators:
  •      Prof.Chun-Hung CHEN,George Mason University
         Dr. Ray ZHONG, The University of Hong Kong
    2200 - 2230
         Closing Ceremony
  • Speaker: Prof. Bengt LENNARTSSON
  •     Chalmers University of Tech
  • Moderators:
  •     Prof. George HUANG & Prof. Michael WANG
        Conference General Chairs