ARW 2012

ARW 2012


The 2012 edition of the workshop series will be held at Graz University of Technology on 3rd and 4th of May 2012. In 2012 contribution and participation of neighboring countries in the area such as Slovenia is particular welcome.

Relations to Industry
The organizers envision strengthening the cooperation between academia and industry. Therefore, the contributions and participation from industry is encouraged.

Service Robotics as Special Topic
The workshop focuses on current research themes and topics in the field of mobile, medical, field and industrial robotics. For the 2012 edition of the workshop service robotics will be a special area of interests.

Program Highlights

Workshop Highlights

  • Invited Talk Prof. Michael Beetz, Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Technische Universität München, Germany:
    Topic: Cognition-Enabled Control for the Realization of Home Chore Task Intelligence
  • Invited Talk Prof. Jadran Lenarčič, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Topic: From industrial to human robots and back
  • Panel Discussion on Robotics Research and Industry
  • Tutorial on Team Coordination in Multiagent Systems by Dr. Alessandro Farinelli, University Verona, Italy

Public Robot Event
There will be a public robot event comprising a robotics exhibition and bomb disposal robot demo. The addmission is free. Everybody is heartily welome. For details please refer to here.

Organization & Sponsors

Conference Chair

  • Dr. Gerald Steinbauer
  • Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Dr. Suzana Uran
  • University of Maribor, Slovenia


  • Prof. Horst Bischof, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Dr. Hubert Gattringer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  • Prof. Michael Hofbaur, UMIT, Austria
  • Prof. Jens Knoop, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Prof. Ales Leonardis, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Prof. Marko Munih, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Prof. Justus Piater, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Dr. Andreas Pichler, profactor Steyr, Austria
  • Prof. Bernhard Rinner, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Prof. Markus Vincze, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Prof. Franz Wotawa, Graz University of Technology, Austria

Local Organizing Committee

  • Dr. Gerald Steinbauer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Petra Pichler, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Martin Kandlhofer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Johannes Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Siegfried Podesser, Graz University of Technology, Austria