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Scientific & Social Programme

Event Programme

SUNDAY 14TH JANUARY 2018

19.30

WELCOME RECEPTION

Majestic Conference Centre, 241 Allée du Majestic, Chamonix

MONDAY 15TH JANUARY 2018

08.30

REGISTRATION at the Majestic Conference Centre

09.00

WELCOME

Professor Svetan Ratchev
Director of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing, University of Nottingham, UK

09.15

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr Graham Herries
Director of Digital Technologies, Laing O’Rourke, UK

Title: Manufacturing and Assemly in Construction: Improving Productivity

09.55

COFFEE BREAK

10.25 - 11.25

SESSION 1 - ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS AND PLATFORMS
Chair: Matthias Krieger

Presentation 1 (10.25-10.45)

Creating Resource Combinations Based on Formally Described Hardware Interfaces
N Siltala; E Järvenpää; M Lanz

Presentation 2 (10.45-11.05)

An All-in-One Robotic Platform for Hybrid Manufacturing of Large Volume Parts
F Crivelli; V Baumann; M Steiner; M D'Urso; P Schmid; A Steinecker

Presentation 3 (11.05-11.25)

Functional Modelling in Evolvable Assembly Systems
D Sanderson; J Chaplin; S Ratchev

11.25

COFFEE BREAK

11.40 - 12.40

SESSION 2: MACHINE VISION AND METROLOGY FOR ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS
Chair: Mark Jones

Presentation 4 (11.40-12.00)

Information-Rich Manufacturing Metrology
R Leach; P Bointon; X Feng; S Lawes; S Piano; N Senin; D Sims-Waterhouse; P Stavroulakis; R Su; W Syam; M Thomas

Presentation 5 (12.00-12.20)

Aerospace Assembly Gap Measurement using Low Cost Smart Tools with Machine Vision
R Crossley; S Ratchev

Presentation 6 (12.20-12.40)

A Low-cost Automated Fastener Painting Method based on Machine Vision
R Zhao; A Drouot; J Griffin; R Crossley; S Ratchev

12.40

BUFFET LUNCH

14.00 - 15.00

SESSION 3: HUMAN COOPERATION AND LEARNING
Chair: Marek Franaszek

Presentation 7 (14.00-14.20)

A Learning Method for Automated Disassembly
J Wolff; T Kolditz; A Raatz

Presentation 8 (14.20-14.40)

Gesture-based Robot Programming using Microsoft Kinect
S Blankemeyer; J Goke; T Grimm; B Meier; A Raatz

Presentation 9 (14.40-15.00)

Comfort Zone Concept Beside an Industrial Robot
A Changizi; M Lanz

15.00

COFFEE BREAK

15.15 - 16.15

SESSION 4: PRECISION ASSEMBLY METHODS
Chair: Richard Leach

Presentation 10 (15.15-15.35)

Improving Rigid-Body Registration Based on Points Affected by Bias and Noise
M Franaszek; G Cheok

Presentation 11 (15.35-15.55)

Precision Assembly of Optical Backplanes
S Ruggeri

Presentation 12 (15.55-16.15)

Prefabrication and Automated Micro Assembly of Piezoceramic Fiber Array Transducers in Microstructured Surfaces of Sheet Metals
M Schmidt; V Wittsock

16.15 - 16.55

SESSION 5: NUMERICAL METHODS AND PLANNING IN ASSEMBLY
Chair: Irene Fassi

Presentation 13 (16.15-16.35)

A Probabilistic Approach for the Trade-Off Analysis of Composite Wing Structures at the Conceptual Phase of the Design
K Bacharoudis; T Turner; A Popov; S Ratchev

Presentation 14 (16.35-16.55)

Production and Maintenance Scheduling supported by Genetic Algorithms
D Alemão; M Parreira-Rocha; J Barata

16.55

END OF AFTERNOON SESSIONS

18.15

Departure from bus stop outside Majestic Congress Centre for
SEMINAR DINNER “LES VIELLES LUGES”

 

TUESDAY 16TH JANUARY 2018

08.30

REFRESHMENTS

09.00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr Luis Ribeiro
Associate Professor in Manufacturing Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden

Title: Cyber-Physical Assembly Systems: Beyond the Technological Hype, the Persisting Design Challenges

09.40

EU H2020 OPTIMISED Project Dissemination Session
Graham Herries, Sam Murphy

10.25

COFFEE BREAK

10.45 - 12.05

SESSION 6: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND INDUSTRY 4.0 APPLICATIONS
Chair: Graham Herries

Presentation 15 (10.45-11.05)

Towards Industry 4.0: The Future Automated Aircraft Assembly Demonstrator
A Drouot; R Zhao; L Irving; S Ratchev

Presentation 16 (11.05-11.25)

Does Industry 4.0 pose a challenge for the SME Machine builder? A case study and reflection of readiness for a UK SME
M Jones; L Zarzycki; G Murray

Presentation 17 (11.25-11.45)

Deployment of a Distributed Multi-Agent Architecture for Transformable Assembly
J Chaplin; S Ratchev

Presentation 18 (11.45-12.05)

Towards a Cloud-Based Analytics Framework for Assembly Systems
G Terrazas; L de Silva; S Ratchev

12.05- 12.45

SESSION 7: GRIPPING AND HANDLING TECHNOLOGIES
Chair: Cédric Clévy

Presentation 19 (12.05-12.25)

Sliding Mode Impedance Controlled Smart Fingered Microgripper for Automated Grasp and Release Tasks at the Microscale
C Clevy; B Komati; P Lutz

Presentation 20 (12.25-12.45)

Fluid Dynamics Aided Design of an Innovative Micro-Gripper
G Fontana; S Ruggeri; A Guidoni; A Morelli; G Legnani; A Maria Lezzi; I Fassi

12.45

FAREWELL BUFFET LUNCH

20.00

DINNER AT RESTAURANT LA TELECABINE (OPTIONAL)