Israeli Robotics Conference 2013

The Israeli Robotics Conference 2013, where INNOVATION meets ROBOTICS.

It is the leading robotics conference and exhibition in Israel, dedicated to strengthening Israel’s position as a world leader in high-end robotics through local and international partnerships and collaborations. The robotics field is currently experiencing a dramatic growth worldwide. Keeping with tradition as a “start-up nation,” the Israeli high-tech industry is ready to lead this robotics revolution to new heights.

Conference Highlights

A diverse technical program on applied and theoretical research

Distinguished Speakers:

o Prof. Bernie Roth, Stanford, Innovating Robots and Products Using Design Thinking

o Prof. Yoshi Nakamura, University of Tokyo: Human models for humanoid design

o Prof. Alberto Broggi, University of Parma: From Italy to China with no driver

o Prof. Dr. Ing. Stefan Weber, University of Bern: Opportunities in medical robotics

o Prof. Iztik Ben Israel, Tel Aviv University: Will robots help democracies win “small” wars against terror?

o Brig. General Haim Rubin, IDF: A road map for the use of robots by the Israeli Defense Forces

o Col (ret) Udi Gal, Defense Vision: Military Robotics as a Growth Engine for the Israeli Industry

o Udi Peless, Robomow: The accelerated growth of the domestic-robots market

o Chief Scientists forum: Is Robotics the new high-tech industry?


Thematic Tracks

o Medical Robotics (ISRACAS)

o Robotics Education


Invited sessions

o Innovation,

o Robotics as a growth engine

o Autonomous vehicles

o Robotics in the semi-conductor industry

o Robotics in agriculture


Panel discussions

o Can there be a unified approach to innovation?

o Robotic vs. conventional surgery: benefits and pitfalls


A large international robotics exhibition

o A showcase of the latest products of the Israeli robotics industry

o New personal mobile robots for military applications

o Robotic spine and brain surgery

o A device that helps people rise from the wheelchair

o The latest models of domestic robots

o Demonstrations of robots used by the Israeli Army

o Advances in industrial automation

o Innovative projects and ideas seeking funding


Post conference activities

o An industrial tour of leading robotics companies

o A guided tour of Jerusalem




Conference secretariat: Lea Stern +972.4.829.2102